[OT] Prepaid mobile plans with data, possibly roaming

David Hodgkinson davehodg at gmail.com
Mon Aug 20 20:05:45 BST 2012

What they said. 3. All the cool kids in the Apple stores buy their
iPhones outright and use 3.

On 20 Aug 2012, at 15:42, Toby Wintermute <tjc at wintrmute.net> wrote:

> Hello all,
> I'm making a whirlwind visit to London and bits of Europe soon,
> although with awfully poor timing, just missing YAPC:EU :(
> Hopefully I'll manage to run into a few of you while I'm in London though.
> The last time I visited, I picked up an Orange SIM that had "Unlimited
> data" on the plan.. only to discover they meant "unlimited, but at
> <5kb/sec".
> So this time around I thought I should get some local knowledge. Can
> you suggest a mobile carrier who has:
> * 3G support for prepaid SIMs
> * Has reasonably priced data plans
> * For bonus points -- will work while roaming in Germany. Although I
> suspect I'll just have to buy yet another SIM over there..
> Alternatively.. I'd be happy to just get a data-only SIM and use Skype
> or similar the whole time.
> I hope this isn't too off-topic!
> Thanks,
> Toby
> -- 
> Turning and turning in the widening gyre
> The falcon cannot hear the falconer
> Things fall apart; the center cannot hold
> Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world

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