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Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade 12-03-2014, 18:02
Replies: 0
Views: 6,571
Posted By hkr
Looking for a Panama SIM

Hi,

I am looking for a Panama SIM card, which will be used in September this year. We need it for voice and also for data.

Can anybody help us buy one and post it to Europe before the trip?...
Forum: Italy 01-05-2013, 16:12
Replies: 1
Views: 9,438
Posted By hkr
WIND activate/deactivate offer?

Hi,

I bought a WIND prepaid SIM, and some offer 7EUR/month for 1GB internet, 120 min. calls (?) was activated by the shop assistant.

Unfortunately he did not speak English and I did not...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 10-03-2012, 23:10
Replies: 7
Views: 4,259
Posted By hkr
Hi, What is the UK number for ekit? ...

Hi,

What is the UK number for ekit?

Since Betamax no longer supports IOM +447924 numbers, I am looking for an alternative to my Travelsim.

Isn't there any global SIM provider letting...
Forum: Europe 12-10-2011, 00:29
Replies: 6
Views: 3,235
Posted By hkr
Hi. I wonder if O2 CZ SIMs are available...

Hi. I wonder if O2 CZ SIMs are available somewhere on the Bratislava-Praha motorway, ie. maybe a petrol station or similar.
Forum: Germany 26-07-2011, 19:45
Replies: 1
Views: 3,890
Posted By hkr
Hi, Sorry, I just found your question here. ...

Hi,

Sorry, I just found your question here.

1) There is no real flat rate package here, especially not one that is prepaid

2) Szentpeterur is small village, and as far as I see there is no...
Forum: Europe 14-12-2010, 23:40
Replies: 27
Views: 16,870
Posted By hkr
Hi, I do not know which operator you want a...

Hi,

I do not know which operator you want a SIM for...

Actually you can find/buy some SIM cards at a lot of places... Just keep your eyes open. Bigger newsagents and almost all bigger petrol...
Forum: UK & Ireland 13-10-2010, 23:38
Replies: 19
Views: 11,077
Posted By hkr
I have just returned from the UK. Before the...

I have just returned from the UK.

Before the trip, a friend of mine, who lives there, got me a "Three" SIM. Their network is 3G only and boast to have the best 3G coverage in the UK.

As a...
Forum: Europe 29-09-2010, 09:56
Replies: 11
Views: 8,997
Posted By hkr
No problem, it actually saved me SEK 100 :) ...

No problem, it actually saved me SEK 100 :)

Yes, everything worked fine, but I was surprised to find that bandwidth was capped at 1 Mbps down/256kbps up. Not a bad concept from the operator's...
Forum: Europe 23-09-2010, 13:35
Replies: 27
Views: 16,870
Posted By hkr
Just re-checked. If you do not use your T-Mobile...

Just re-checked. If you do not use your T-Mobile DominoWEB card in a given month at all, it is free. But immediately you start using it, you pay the HUF 490. With Vodafone Vitamax Instant Net, the...
Forum: Europe 17-09-2010, 10:16
Replies: 11
Views: 8,997
Posted By hkr
Hej-hej. Just back from Sweden :) I was...

Hej-hej.

Just back from Sweden :) I was able to get the card at a pressbyran immediately upon landing. I went for the Telenor Enkelt as you had suggested. There were several other brands and...
Forum: Europe 17-09-2010, 10:06
Replies: 27
Views: 16,870
Posted By hkr
Daily tickets

There are two interesting data options from Vodafone HU.

If you have a normal voice SIM, for daily 150 HUF you get 10 MB for a day. It is useful for checking your mail / surf some websites on...
Forum: Europe 08-09-2010, 22:35
Replies: 11
Views: 8,997
Posted By hkr
borjeg, Thanks for the reply. I am to arrive...

borjeg,

Thanks for the reply. I am to arrive to Stockholm this Thursday evening. I hope I can buy a card at Arlanda Airport immediately after I land. I will look for the Telenor logo.

Hej-hej
...
Forum: Europe 03-09-2010, 20:55
Replies: 11
Views: 8,997
Posted By hkr
Sweden

Hello,

Does anybody know if it is possible for a short time visitor to buy a prepaid SIM for voice + data in Sweden? If yes, which operator/package do you recommend? No big volumes of data,...
Forum: Europe 26-08-2010, 17:51
Replies: 27
Views: 16,870
Posted By hkr
Hi, thanks for all the interesting...

Hi,

thanks for all the interesting comparison and charts.

I am not 100% sure about DominoWeb, I think that they only take the HUF 490 when you start using the internet, so if you dont use it at...
Forum: Europe 11-08-2010, 23:26
Replies: 8
Views: 6,504
Posted By hkr
I suggest you check out another forum on this...

I suggest you check out another forum on this board where we discussed Croatia mobile internet quite a while ago. Things seem to be still very similar there. I was using a normal VIP voice SIM there...
Forum: Europe 05-08-2010, 11:37
Replies: 27
Views: 16,870
Posted By hkr
Two things I forgot to mention. a) Vodafone...

Two things I forgot to mention.

a) Vodafone has two APNs. One of them works with compression, ie. they compress pictures, text and everything they can. This means you get less good looking...
Forum: Europe 05-08-2010, 11:27
Replies: 27
Views: 16,870
Posted By hkr
Hi, T-Mobile is not renowned for being the...

Hi,

T-Mobile is not renowned for being the most flexible or cheapest... However, their 'Domino Web' package is sort of copying a similar package of Vodafone. It is for people who need to have a...
Forum: Europe 05-08-2010, 01:58
Replies: 27
Views: 16,870
Posted By hkr
Lots of options. I do not think postpaid is...

Lots of options. I do not think postpaid is reasonable if you are just staying for 4 months, but who knows. I would not recommend it without a Hungarian company, good local friends or relatives......
Forum: Europe 05-08-2010, 01:44
Replies: 27
Views: 16,870
Posted By hkr
Vodafone - Elektronikus egyenlegfeltöltés...

Vodafone - Elektronikus egyenlegfeltöltés (http://www.vodafone.hu/etopup)

But you'd better speak Hungarian. Enter phone number twice, choose the amount you wanna topup, and click its icon. ...
Forum: Europe 05-08-2010, 01:37
Replies: 27
Views: 16,870
Posted By hkr
Hi, I live in Hungary and I think I know the...

Hi,

I live in Hungary and I think I know the market. It would be a long story for one single post, and also, offers change every other day :)

All I can promise right now is that if you tell me...
Forum: Europe 20-03-2010, 15:18
Replies: 1
Views: 3,264
Posted By hkr
Albania Data SIM?

Hello All,

Does anyone know of a good deal? We are to spend 2 weeks or so in Albania this coming summer, and I am looking for some data SIM to be able to send/receive e-mail. I have been through...
Forum: Europe 05-03-2010, 00:29
Replies: 5
Views: 5,614
Posted By hkr
Hi, Betamax access number in Hungary is a...

Hi,

Betamax access number in Hungary is a normal (Budapest) landline number, and thus can be dialled. The only problem is the advertised number is NOT correct as Hungarian dialplans are a bit off...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 07-08-2009, 16:21
Replies: 10
Views: 5,510
Posted By hkr
I can give you a non-working SIM. It is free to...

I can give you a non-working SIM. It is free to receive in any country, but it will not work. :D

You said it was free to receive calls in Morocco on sim4travel, but it did not work on the...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 06-08-2009, 12:30
Replies: 53
Views: 17,032
Posted By hkr
Why Italy?

Why Italy?
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 02-08-2009, 15:13
Replies: 53
Views: 17,032
Posted By hkr
Although I understand the reason behind any FUP,...

Although I understand the reason behind any FUP, I hate when the provider does not state exactly what the actual limits are...
Forum: Mobile Phones 29-07-2009, 21:43
Replies: 2
Views: 3,347
Posted By hkr
Yes. What was the price?

Yes.

What was the price?
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 17-07-2009, 10:28
Replies: 177
Views: 51,107
Posted By hkr
Yackie, by VoIP you mean that subscribers will...

Yackie, by VoIP you mean that subscribers will also have a SIP URI where we can forward our existing DIDs ourselves or set the card up as a VoIP extension in our VoIP PBX systems?

5-10 eurocents...
Forum: Europe 10-07-2009, 23:03
Replies: 22
Views: 12,959
Posted By hkr
How do these changes affect international SIM...

How do these changes affect international SIM providers?

Are the MNVO's registered and operating in EU countries required to offer the Euro-tariff?

How about operators based in an EU-country...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 08-07-2009, 22:01
Replies: 77
Views: 33,728
Posted By hkr
Well, I understand the reason behind it,...

Well,

I understand the reason behind it, however, I very seldom initiate calls (even at home, even more so when roaming), but I do receive calls as people call me from time to time. OK, I can...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 06-07-2009, 12:37
Replies: 109
Views: 48,236
Posted By hkr
Let's not forget that the Vodafone UK offer is...

Let's not forget that the Vodafone UK offer is only a promotion. I am sure there are many more special roaming promotions offered by operators. Not as good that of Vodafone UK, but still, some kind...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 05-07-2009, 11:26
Replies: 109
Views: 48,236
Posted By hkr
Well, calling a number in Estonia from Hungary is...

Well, calling a number in Estonia from Hungary is definitely far more expensive than calling a local, Hungarian mobile. Depending on our plan, it can easily be 15 times that expensive. This is a...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 05-07-2009, 11:14
Replies: 109
Views: 48,236
Posted By hkr
Sim4Travel does offer a similar product and is...

Sim4Travel does offer a similar product and is using the same Jersey Telecom platform. Jersey Telecom itself offers mobile phone services.

Phone numbers are resources that, IMHO, should not fall...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 04-07-2009, 16:19
Replies: 211
Views: 60,533
Posted By hkr
I would be happy to pay cca. 10 erurocents/min...

I would be happy to pay cca. 10 erurocents/min for incoming even within the EU if I would get a local (in my case Hungarian) DID number or the possibility to use a SIP URI to reach my phone. That is...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 03-07-2009, 22:15
Replies: 109
Views: 48,236
Posted By hkr
The thing that makes me stare is why it is...

The thing that makes me stare is why it is impossible to port my +44 7937 number. JT should be able to offer UM users to adopt their cards or release the numbers for porting...
Forum: Europe 30-06-2009, 11:36
Replies: 32
Views: 41,706
Posted By hkr
Is it not postpaid? I used VIP for data,...

Is it not postpaid?

I used VIP for data, primarily because I had a VIP voice SIM with quite some credit on it. I made only one phone call (another Croatia mobile network), and that one call was...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 27-06-2009, 16:40
Replies: 11
Views: 4,863
Posted By hkr
Easyroam, I have one of your cards too. When...

Easyroam,

I have one of your cards too. When I arrived in Porec, I found it was roaming on T-Mobile HR. I tried to make a call, but did not succeed (no callback). I changed to VIP and it did...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 25-06-2009, 14:06
Replies: 11
Views: 4,863
Posted By hkr
Matt, I have two Sim4Travel cards, and I am...

Matt,

I have two Sim4Travel cards, and I am just back from Croatia myself. The cards proved pretty much useless. I could send SMS, but that was about all. No incoming or outgoing calls worked. I...
Forum: Europe 19-06-2009, 16:45
Replies: 32
Views: 41,706
Posted By hkr
Greetings from Croatia! I have started using...

Greetings from Croatia!

I have started using my normal voice VIPme SIM for data. All is fine, I put the card in my Huawei B970 router, and voila, I have wifi in our hotel room :-) Works fine.
...
Forum: Europe 18-06-2009, 21:15
Replies: 32
Views: 41,706
Posted By hkr
I am still in Hungary, starting off to Croatia...

I am still in Hungary, starting off to Croatia tonight. I sent an SMS from my VIPme card to 792, but there was no reply. I thought it was not possible to active a 100 MB packet from outside of...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 17-06-2009, 23:59
Replies: 11
Views: 4,863
Posted By hkr
Sounds terrible... I am going to Croatia...

Sounds terrible... I am going to Croatia tomorrow. Should I take the card with me at all?
Which operator is your network partner there?
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 15-06-2009, 14:29
Replies: 109
Views: 48,236
Posted By hkr
inquisitor: you are right. But things are not...

inquisitor: you are right. But things are not so simple, Fidesz has done quite some harm when they were in power, no wonder people voted the commies back. Hungary should be annexed to Austria to...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 15-06-2009, 07:35
Replies: 109
Views: 48,236
Posted By hkr
Well, EU-roaming is not getting cheaper for...

Well, EU-roaming is not getting cheaper for everybody. Actually, In Hungary, it is just getting more expensive...

There are two factors: Hungary increases VAT from 20% to 25%, plus the...
Forum: Europe 11-06-2009, 13:18
Replies: 32
Views: 41,706
Posted By hkr
Hello dilijasi, I have contacted VIP...

Hello dilijasi,


I have contacted VIP again and asked them to clarify if this APN provides techically the same service as data.vip.hr. Here is their response:


APN gprs0.vipnet.hr does...
Forum: Mobile Phones 10-06-2009, 18:56
Replies: 0
Views: 4,970
Posted By hkr
Huawei B970 router

Dear All,

Does anyone here use the Huawei B970 router? It is a nice little box which acts as a mobile broadband router and also as a phone adapter.

I bought one on ebay (Vodafone branded) and...
Forum: Callback, VoIP, Satellite and all other technologies 10-06-2009, 00:11
Replies: 6
Views: 4,606
Posted By hkr
What does "hiding" the callback mean? Hide from...

What does "hiding" the callback mean? Hide from whom? Hide how?
Forum: Europe 09-06-2009, 20:31
Replies: 32
Views: 41,706
Posted By hkr
So I asked VIP. I got the following reply: ...

So I asked VIP. I got the following reply:


Dear Sir,

thank you for your query.

Mobile surf data packages are available for activation to each Vipme customer.

You can use the same phone...
Forum: Europe 09-06-2009, 11:08
Replies: 32
Views: 41,706
Posted By hkr
Hello dilijasi, At the URL VIPonline...

Hello dilijasi,

At the URL VIPonline (http://www.vipnet.hr/cw/show?idc=27472796) I read the following:

"When using data services, the time spent on the network is not charged, only the...
Forum: Callback, VoIP, Satellite and all other technologies 09-06-2009, 01:22
Replies: 9
Views: 6,763
Posted By hkr
I am on a business contract with Vodafone...

I am on a business contract with Vodafone Hungary. I have been using an option for two years now which gives me 1000 minutes of domestic landline calls (hardly ever do I use more than about 200...),...
Forum: Europe 08-06-2009, 03:15
Replies: 32
Views: 41,706
Posted By hkr
dilijasi, Thanks for the reply. It looks VIP...

dilijasi,

Thanks for the reply. It looks VIP has changed a few options since I last checked :-)

If I understand what they (you) say, I can buy data packages as an option for my existing VIPME...
Forum: Callback, VoIP, Satellite and all other technologies 03-06-2009, 21:59
Replies: 17
Views: 9,345
Posted By hkr
Any free US DID available for non-US residents?

Any free US DID available for non-US residents?
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