"Frank Murphy (Frankly3d)" wrote:
> Paul Murray wrote:
>>> You're making mountains out of molehills here. You can get free simm
>> cards from every operator in the country. Get a free one. It'll do
>> nothing until you subscribe it to a plan, and do that over the phone with
>> them to suit your needs and quote the simm card serial number.
>>>> Its all about what service plan and customer account your simm card is
>> associated with. The simm itself is junk, replacable, and freely so.
>>> The problem is already have a BB contract for the Datacard sim.
> But would like to use in something smaller,
> when lugging a laptop is not feasible.
>> Without having to get a new contract (or p.a.y.g.),
> for those rare occasions.
So use it for data only in the smaller device and all is as was. If you
think you'll be tempted to make calls, checkout your rates and add a package
option if necessary.
Beware of simm locking limitations, generally speaking Irish operators only
lock devices to accept simms that they issue, but some asian operators that
I have experience of lock their simms to only work in certain operator
devices, but haven't come accross that here. Just keep in mind that if
you're going to use a Voda simm from a voda datacard in say an iPhone, there
may be issues. Using a voda simm in a voda palmtop device, typically no
Also, get yourself a spare simm anyway, they're free, and the day you loose
your phone / device, you can activate the simm over the phone with the
network without having to go to a dealer, provided you have access to a
spare device to use it in.
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