Re: [86attendees] "best" prepaid US SIM?

joel jaeggli <joelja@bogus.com> Sun, 17 March 2013 16:40 UTC

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Subject: Re: [86attendees] "best" prepaid US SIM?
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On 3/17/13 3:00 AM, Tim Chown wrote:
> On 17 Mar 2013, at 07:28, "Eric Vyncke (evyncke)" <evyncke@cisco.com> wrote:
>
>> Correct while in US, I use a per-day 2G of data at 3 USD/day with T-mobile
> Wow, 2G of data a day for $3 US?  That's *really* nice.
it's 200MB so that's somewhat less nice. after that you get clamped to 
edge rates.

http://prepaid-phones.t-mobile.com/pay-by-the-day-cell-phone-plans

that does align fairly well with the 5GB a month tier in the postpaid 
"unlimited" plan so it is a reasonable deal, but no magic is happening.
>
> And I thought the EE deal in the UK which gives you 100MB of data for £2 a day while roaming in the US/Europe was pretty good.
>
> Tim
>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: 86attendees-bounces@ietf.org [mailto:86attendees-bounces@ietf.org] On
>>> Behalf Of Randall Gellens
>>> Sent: dimanche 17 mars 2013 00:04
>>> To: John Levine; 86attendees@ietf.org
>>> Cc: lars@netapp.com
>>> Subject: Re: [86attendees] "best" prepaid US SIM?
>>>
>>> At 7:52 PM +0000 3/16/13, John Levine wrote:
>>>
>>>> If you're in an area with adequate T-Mo coverage, they have some
>>>> reasonable plans starting at $30/mo with no contract.
>>>>
>>>> http://prepaid-phones.t-mobile.com/monthly-4g-plans
>>> My understanding is that T-Mobile has other prepaid plans that are not
>>> monthly but rather per use or per day of use or per month of use.
>>>
>>> --
>>> Randall Gellens
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