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Postby tks » Wed, 12 Mar 2014 10:09 pm

Noted.

Where do you get the unlimited data pre-paid SIM card? I cannot find it on M1 website. How much is it?

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Postby zzm9980 » Thu, 13 Mar 2014 12:30 am

tks wrote:Noted.

Where do you get the unlimited data pre-paid SIM card? I cannot find it on M1 website. How much is it?


The M1 Prepaid data sim for my iPad definitely supported LTE speeds and Hotspot mode. I bought it at an M1 shop. I can't recall if it was nano-sim or not when I bought it, but it is trivial to take it to any small mobile shop around the hawker centers and ask them to cut it to nano-size.

If you're not familiar with Singapore telcos, their customer service is stupid. And that's being nice. Very good chance they were confused if you were trying to buy one of their own offerings that are specific to mobile broadband. They all sell packages with USB dongles or wireless routers for this stuff.

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Postby the lynx » Thu, 13 Mar 2014 8:34 am

ecureilx wrote:
Akimbo wrote:"unli"mited? 8-)



yessss

unlimited

tks: customer service people answer from scripts ... did you ask the cs person if they have done it ....

fret not.


Actually I figured so. But I was pointing that out because, for the benefit of non-Singaporeans or non-techie regulars, you should consider typing uncommon words in full.

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Postby ecureilx » Thu, 13 Mar 2014 1:50 pm

the lynx wrote:
ecureilx wrote:
Akimbo wrote:"unli"mited? 8-)



yessss

unlimited

tks: customer service people answer from scripts ... did you ask the cs person if they have done it ....

fret not.


Actually I figured so. But I was pointing that out because, for the benefit of non-Singaporeans or non-techie regulars, you should consider typing uncommon words in full.


I got unli'd due to extended stay in Philippines :)

then I remembered its not used in SG

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Postby tks » Thu, 13 Mar 2014 2:41 pm

zzm9980 wrote:Very good chance they were confused if you were trying to buy one of their own offerings that are specific to mobile broadband. They all sell packages with USB dongles or wireless routers for this stuff.


Not at all. I asked very specific questions and they knew exactly what I was asking about i..e whether hotspot (tethering) on iphone supported on their Pre-Paid Sim cards with data.

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Postby Akimbo » Thu, 13 Mar 2014 2:59 pm

OP, I don't doubt you asked specific question for it. I doubt that they actually understand and give intelligent answers for it. CS in Singapore is that problematic...

In any case, really, when I first migrated to M1 because I changed to my 4S, I tried to tether it to my office laptop just to try it out...I opened FB with it (plugged out the LAN cable)

I used to be with SHub when I was still using my old BB. When I changed to 4S, I need to change the SIM card to a new type of SIM (I couldn't just cut it). They say it's impossible without losing my old number.

I went to M1, they said, "Sure, you can migrate your number and have it changed to micro-SIM. Here you go"
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Postby ecureilx » Thu, 13 Mar 2014 5:49 pm

Akimbo wrote:OP, I don't doubt you asked specific question for it. I doubt that they actually understand and give intelligent answers for it. CS in Singapore is that problematic...


plus most cs are outsourced to overseas ...

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Postby tks » Sun, 16 Mar 2014 10:47 am

Update:

Bought, tried and tested SingTel pre-paid SIM card from airport. Hotspot possible. Not disabled!

Did not try M1 and StarHub.


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