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Mobile in Singapore and SIM Card

Post by Ahmed_europe » Thu, 28 Jul 2005 12:35 am

Hi!

I travel a lot around the world and know how expensive is to use a mobile in foreign country. Roaming is just killing.

I will stay in Singapore 16 days and will bring my mobile with me.

What is the possibility to buy SIM Card in Singapore and charge it with some credit cards? Is that possible? I got some information about hello!pre paid card (Singtel), M1 and Starbuh...what to do...which one is the best solution and the biggest question is: will my mobile accept that SIm card?

Thanks in advance...

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Post by Oriental » Thu, 28 Jul 2005 6:08 am

You need to purchase the prepaid card in advance. If you want to use your credit card you can pay with it in the store in guess. As far as I know it is not possible to recharge using only your credit card. You will have to buy a new prepaid card instead.
Impossible is nothing!

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Post by Guest » Thu, 04 Aug 2005 8:14 am

Oriental wrote:You need to purchase the prepaid card in advance. If you want to use your credit card you can pay with it in the store in guess. As far as I know it is not possible to recharge using only your credit card. You will have to buy a new prepaid card instead.
u can top up yr card via ATMs!

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Post by riversandlakes » Thu, 04 Aug 2005 11:58 am

a quadband phone is usable in singapore. hence, a simcard purchased there is usable by that phone.
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Post by riversandlakes » Sat, 27 Aug 2005 4:57 pm

i just got a singtel # for $15, which lasts for 6 months. hence, if really used for emergencies, it's only $36 a freaking year?!

hehe got to love competition ;)
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Post by jj05 » Wed, 31 Aug 2005 4:44 pm

what are the choices of mobile phone in Singapore ? Who has the best package ? I will be moving to Singapore soon and will need to terminate the phone in Europe pretty soon. Was thinking of keeping the phone with me here and just get a sim card. Where can i find those information ? TQ

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Post by Guest » Mon, 12 Sep 2005 3:34 pm

jj05 wrote:what are the choices of mobile phone in Singapore ? Who has the best package ? I will be moving to Singapore soon and will need to terminate the phone in Europe pretty soon. Was thinking of keeping the phone with me here and just get a sim card. Where can i find those information ? TQ

There're 3 main service providers here, with different packages (each) and you can check which one suits your needs best:
www.singtel.com
www.m1.com.sg
www.starhub.com

You can check these forums if you like to see some discussions on the service quality:
http://forums.hardwarezone.com/
http://forums.asia.cnet.com/

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Post by fx8fx » Thu, 06 Oct 2005 9:48 pm

such sim card with number could be purchased on 7/11 or other 24x7 shop ?

tks

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