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Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 04-02-2011, 00:33
Replies: 7
Views: 3,670
Posted By bartolo5
Truphone has now updated their rates on their...

Truphone has now updated their rates on their site. Tru rate checker (http://bit.ly/gZthq5)

Data per MB $ 0.17

We were right all along. They weren't :p
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 21-01-2011, 08:52
Replies: 7
Views: 3,670
Posted By bartolo5
I'm pointing out more the fact they´ll charge...

I'm pointing out more the fact they´ll charge you for every connection than the actual incremental amount of data. These days is almost impossible to know when your smartphone is connecting or not...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 21-01-2011, 03:20
Replies: 7
Views: 3,670
Posted By bartolo5
Tru lowers data pricing in the USA to around $.17/MB

You have to love how Tru will lower their pricing and will not bother about updating their site for a while. I've been tracking their prices for data in the USA for a while and they were set to a...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 11-01-2011, 07:45
Replies: 2
Views: 2,985
Posted By bartolo5
That's great to know. I was getting tired to call...

That's great to know. I was getting tired to call 404 to listen to the remaining balance. :???:
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 21-12-2010, 18:24
Replies: 52
Views: 15,987
Posted By bartolo5
Why can't the original poster edit his/her own...

Why can't the original poster edit his/her own posts?
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 20-12-2010, 10:12
Replies: 52
Views: 15,987
Posted By bartolo5
I've been trying to modify the original post of...

I've been trying to modify the original post of this thread but for the world of me I don't know how to figure out how to edit it.

The update I wanted to add is that I have finally been able to...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 07-12-2010, 21:59
Replies: 20
Views: 7,274
Posted By bartolo5
I use it often and works anywhere where there is...

I use it often and works anywhere where there is T-Mobile coverage which is pretty much everywhere I go. They are definitely one of the best offers on prepaid if you live in the US.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 05-12-2010, 19:09
Replies: 20
Views: 7,274
Posted By bartolo5
Well, according to Truphone's answer in this...

Well, according to Truphone's answer in this thread (http://www.prepaidgsm.net/forum/international-gsm-prepaid-cards/6315-truphone-local-anywhere-quietly-increases-pricing.html) the US european...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 03-12-2010, 00:34
Replies: 20
Views: 7,274
Posted By bartolo5
Previous thread was about their incorrect rates,...

Previous thread was about their incorrect rates, which by the way they are STILL incorrect. Incoming calls in Europe is still showing at $0.70 when Truphone itself confirmed it's wrong. Actually if...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 02-12-2010, 10:09
Replies: 20
Views: 7,274
Posted By bartolo5
Truphone/Truphone Local Anywhere rebrands it all to 'Tru'

Well, change is coming.

As i write these lines I can see that Truphone Local Anywhere is rebranding the whole operation to simply 'Tru'. Check out the new site www.truphone.com...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 01-12-2010, 19:01
Replies: 52
Views: 15,987
Posted By bartolo5
It's december 1st 2010, around 6pm in London UK,...

It's december 1st 2010, around 6pm in London UK, the day its coming to a end, and still no news from Truphone. After rolling back the launch of Australia, there still not news about the next...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 17-11-2010, 21:35
Replies: 52
Views: 15,987
Posted By bartolo5
So this basically proves they have an issue with...

So this basically proves they have an issue with their payment system. Not good.



I second this. The times I've called them on the phone they have been very quick and understanding solving my...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 16-11-2010, 09:07
Replies: 52
Views: 15,987
Posted By bartolo5
Actually now that I remember last time I...

Actually now that I remember last time I recharged the SIM, I was in Greece and I did it simply calling 404. Pressing '1' after it tells you your remaining balance will directly charge the credit...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 16-11-2010, 08:59
Replies: 52
Views: 15,987
Posted By bartolo5
I noticed that. Seems like they botched the...

I noticed that.

Seems like they botched the Australian launch? I mean, they had a big banner on the front page announcing Australia as a new country, most of the stuff on the TLA section was...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 13-11-2010, 23:41
Replies: 52
Views: 15,987
Posted By bartolo5
Well hopefully Truphone will bring Canada soon as...

Well hopefully Truphone will bring Canada soon as a local anywhere country and then you will have a very very competitive product.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 12-11-2010, 01:10
Replies: 52
Views: 15,987
Posted By bartolo5
Questioning the same here too, that post seemed a...

Questioning the same here too, that post seemed a little bit fishy to me.
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 05-11-2010, 17:34
Replies: 52
Views: 15,987
Posted By bartolo5
Well, if Truphone keeps its promises the next 3...

Well, if Truphone keeps its promises the next 3 countries should come online in less than 7 weeks given that's how much is left of 2010.

Eagerly awaing for their spanish service here too....
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 05-11-2010, 09:12
Replies: 52
Views: 15,987
Posted By bartolo5
I did see that. $0.10/MB-$100/GB is not too bad...

I did see that. $0.10/MB-$100/GB is not too bad for casual data use. Sadly in the USA they are still asking $0.50/MB-$500/GB. I wonder if T-Mobile must be part of the problem raising their data in...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 04-11-2010, 20:32
Replies: 52
Views: 15,987
Posted By bartolo5
Truphone, it has been 2 weeks since this post...

Truphone,
it has been 2 weeks since this post from you and your online rate checker is still posting $0.70 receiving for european countries. Is it really still $0.26? Or you have actually raised it...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 04-11-2010, 20:21
Replies: 52
Views: 15,987
Posted By bartolo5
I have used US credit cards in the past with them...

I have used US credit cards in the past with them without any issues but it has been a while since I last recharged my account. I have two SIMs with them.
I am not sure what's going on with their...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 28-10-2010, 02:55
Replies: 14
Views: 5,906
Posted By bartolo5
Apple to change the global roaming picture?

Just came across with this article

Is Apple About to Cut Out the Carriers?: Tech News (http://gigaom.com/2010/10/27/is-apple-about-to-cut-out-the-carriers/)

It suggests that Apple may come out...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 26-10-2010, 09:05
Replies: 53
Views: 18,215
Posted By bartolo5
Is this full unrestricted internet access? There...

Is this full unrestricted internet access? There seems to be something fishy about it because their prepaid rate for the month is $50 for 1GB. If you paid daily for 'unlimited' data it would come out...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 26-10-2010, 09:02
Replies: 52
Views: 15,987
Posted By bartolo5
Good to hear that the $0.70/min incoming is...

Good to hear that the $0.70/min incoming is actually incorrect. I just checked though ( 7:00 AM Tuesday, October 26, 2010 UTC ) and your prices are still showing $0.70/min incoming for european...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 21-10-2010, 11:58
Replies: 52
Views: 15,987
Posted By bartolo5
I'd cut them some slack. The global MVNO...

I'd cut them some slack. The global MVNO operation they are trying to come up can't be an easy task and we should judge them once they have over 20 countries up and and running. Straight roaming is...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 21-10-2010, 11:53
Replies: 52
Views: 15,987
Posted By bartolo5
Hello Truphone, Let me start by saying that...

Hello Truphone,

Let me start by saying that the little I've used your product, in supported countries and during roaming it has worked exactly how it was supposed to, which is something pretty...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 21-10-2010, 01:07
Replies: 52
Views: 15,987
Posted By bartolo5
Thumbs down Truphone Local Anywhere quietly increases pricing

I just noticed that Truphone Local Anywhere has considerably jacked up their prices for incoming calls on roaming if you are a US customer. Check prices here...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 20-10-2010, 21:42
Replies: 73
Views: 27,531
Posted By bartolo5
Yes, all cellphone carriers in the USA charge for...

Yes, all cellphone carriers in the USA charge for incoming SMS. Bizarre but that's the way it is. They've been many complain through the years because unlike a phone call, you can't reject an...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 20-10-2010, 09:11
Replies: 73
Views: 27,531
Posted By bartolo5
It really depends on what sort of data pricing...

It really depends on what sort of data pricing Truphone comes out with. I sort of need decently priced data, most of my phones are iPhone's or Androids these days, and data is very important. There...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 20-10-2010, 00:41
Replies: 73
Views: 27,531
Posted By bartolo5
It's pretty amazing Truphone Local Anywhere is...

It's pretty amazing Truphone Local Anywhere is offering free incoming SMS in the USA. I'm not aware of any other provider that does it? other than Google Voice of course. Their data rate of $500/GB...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 20-10-2010, 00:30
Replies: 73
Views: 27,531
Posted By bartolo5
Flawless

Just pinching in on this forum to say I have been using Truphone Local Anywhere for a few months and their service so far has been flawless for me.

I've used the service in the USA (home...
Forum: International GSM prepaid cards 20-10-2010, 00:22
Replies: 53
Views: 18,215
Posted By bartolo5
I beg to differ. Unless you plan ahead and do...

I beg to differ. Unless you plan ahead and do your research about what SIMs to get, what APNs to use and what tariffs are available on prepaid for data it's going to be difficult to get that info...
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