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Forum: Italy 09-08-2013, 22:18
Replies: 1
Views: 3,192
Posted By msjfb
TIM NEWINTERNETSTART or TIMSMARTMESE

Hi to all,

I have a new (never used in Italy) SIM that a friend recharged from Italy.
Leaving in a few weeks and need Data (Galaxy S3 unlocked smartphone).
I am considering 2 plans:
1GB, 30...
Forum: France 03-05-2011, 14:05
Replies: 9
Views: 6,587
Posted By msjfb
BTW this is a legit SIM card, purchased in France...

BTW this is a legit SIM card, purchased in France and registered to my name.
Accepting Paypal would seem to me to be an easy solution to online recharges.

I have had people from this forum help...
Forum: France 03-05-2011, 00:53
Replies: 9
Views: 6,587
Posted By msjfb
Looking to recharge French Lebara SIM

Hi,
My Canadian VISA card is not accepted at Recharge ton mobile en ligne (SFR La carte, Orange Mobicarte, Virgin Mobile, NRJ Mobile, Ortel mobile, ...) - (http://www.topengo.fr). I would like to...
Forum: BeNeLux 16-01-2011, 03:14
Replies: 5
Views: 12,794
Posted By msjfb
Netherlands + Belgium Data

Greetings,

Is there a prepaid SIM I can purchase in Amsterdam that will give me data access in both the Netherlands and Belgium?
I will be spending 1 week in the Netherlands and 1 week in Belgium...
Forum: Italy 26-08-2009, 13:59
Replies: 6
Views: 3,736
Posted By msjfb
Thanks to all. Looks like I will have no problem....

Thanks to all. Looks like I will have no problem.

With the SIM installed in my Touch HD here in Canada, I do get the 3G symbol (as I do with my Fido SIM) so I am assuming it has the ability to...
Forum: Italy 24-08-2009, 13:39
Replies: 6
Views: 3,736
Posted By msjfb
My 1998 FIDO SIM would not give anything over...

My 1998 FIDO SIM would not give anything over EDGE speeds. Upgrading to a newer SIM did the trick. Just trying to have as few hassles as I can once I am there. If anyone can confirm that I will not...
Forum: Italy 24-08-2009, 03:42
Replies: 6
Views: 3,736
Posted By msjfb
older TIM (Italy) SIM and 3G Data

Hi,
My SIM was purchased in 2003 and has the following ID on it: 893901 It's not a good idea to write the iccid (beppe_bl)

Since we had some trouble over here in Canada with older SIMs when 3G...
Forum: Italy 04-07-2009, 19:38
Replies: 25
Views: 35,631
Posted By msjfb
I was unable to recharge my TIM SIM from Canada...

I was unable to recharge my TIM SIM from Canada because I was out of credit, even though the card was still active. Sending an SMS to 4916 did not work. *123# to get a balance did not work either.
...
Forum: Italy 04-07-2009, 14:36
Replies: 4
Views: 16,495
Posted By msjfb
Thanks for the reply, I will definitely...

Thanks for the reply,

I will definitely look into it, but TIM Maxi Alice 100 (if I read it right) gives me 100 hours unlimited data in blocks of 15 minutes for 25 euros. There is also Maxi Alice...
Forum: Italy 04-07-2009, 03:11
Replies: 4
Views: 16,495
Posted By msjfb
Who has best 3G coverage in Italy?

I will be spending time in Genoa, Florence and countryside and Cinque Terre. I need good GSM coverage and as much as possible good data coverage: may need to tether off my phone if no wifi available...
Forum: Italy 23-05-2008, 20:03
Replies: 217
Views: 97,705
Posted By msjfb
Try www.ebay.it , you will find many offers...

Try www.ebay.it , you will find many offers there. You should be able to find someone willing to mail you one.
Forum: Italy 16-11-2007, 16:35
Replies: 14
Views: 12,664
Posted By msjfb
Oops, previously posted reply in the wrong...

Oops, previously posted reply in the wrong thread... Here goes:

I have recharged my TIM SIM the following way many times from Canada:

Send an SMS to 4916 with the following text: RIC 12345678...
Forum: Italy 16-11-2007, 16:24
Replies: 8
Views: 6,883
Posted By msjfb
I have recharged my TIM SIM the following way...

I have recharged my TIM SIM the following way many times from Canada:

Send an SMS to 4916 with the following text: RIC 12345678
where 12345678 is the PIN code on the recharge card.

To find...
Forum: Italy 16-10-2007, 15:58
Replies: 18
Views: 8,558
Posted By msjfb
I have experience with TIM: you can set all...

I have experience with TIM: you can set all voicemail prompts and menus to English. However, in 3-4 attempts over a couple of trips, I have NOT been able to speak with an English speaking operator...
Forum: Europe 27-08-2007, 20:29
Replies: 7
Views: 3,755
Posted By msjfb
I purchased earlier this year a recharge from...

I purchased earlier this year a recharge from Matteo at Samat.it (samat1@gmail.com). I purchased a 50euro recharge for 55euros. I considered the 'service charge' reasonable.
I sent him the money...
Forum: Italy 31-07-2007, 14:23
Replies: 5
Views: 9,347
Posted By msjfb
Here is what needs to be done: - Go to to...

Here is what needs to be done:
- Go to to www.alice.it, and login with username and password ( Mail E Servizi Frame on the right)
- This will bring you to your mail management page.
...
Forum: Italy 31-07-2007, 03:50
Replies: 5
Views: 9,347
Posted By msjfb
Found it !!! After scouring the Alice site, I...

Found it !!! After scouring the Alice site, I eventually got at the menu where I could setup the notification. So I modified my profile, and it works.

Problem is I cannot repeat it (yet), so I...
Forum: Italy 29-07-2007, 03:42
Replies: 5
Views: 9,347
Posted By msjfb
Andrea, Thanks for the link but I have already...

Andrea,
Thanks for the link but I have already created my Alice Account, and linked it to my TIM number. Here is an email I got from Alice after creating my account:
>>>
Benvenuto nei servizi di...
Forum: Italy 26-07-2007, 04:01
Replies: 5
Views: 9,347
Posted By msjfb
Need info on Tim Italia and Alice mail

I have a TIM SIM all charged up for my upcoming trip to Italy, and I have made the required changes to the TIM email to link an Alice account with my phone number. I can send email to my Alice box,...
Forum: Italy 25-05-2007, 20:15
Replies: 5
Views: 2,655
Posted By msjfb
Have a look here: ...

Have a look here:

http://stores.ebay.com/SAMAT-SAS-di-R-Baietta-PADOVA-ITALY_SIM-Prepaid-Cards_W0QQcolZ4QQdirZ1QQfsubZ11QQftidZ2QQtZkm

I have dealt with this gentleman (bought a recharge for...
Forum: Italy 18-05-2007, 20:06
Replies: 8
Views: 6,883
Posted By msjfb
You can check your balance (even from abroad)...

You can check your balance (even from abroad) different ways:

You can select "Servizi TIM" in the menu of the handset, then scroll to and select "Timcard" and finally, "Credito." You will receive...
Forum: Americas 09-01-2007, 20:33
Replies: 21
Views: 10,015
Posted By msjfb
my previous response never got posted... do here...

my previous response never got posted... do here goes again:
I have been with Fido since 1998: they started out with excellent 1900 coverage in urban areas but with limited rural coverage, and they...
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