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Topic # 111243 28-Oct-2012 12:21 Send private message

A friend pointed this out to me (overseas operator). The costs for data roaming CAN/SHOULD be cheap!!!

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  Reply # 707855 28-Oct-2012 12:29 Send private message

Hi,

I saw this when in KL last week and was going to check it out but ran out of time. There seems to be several of these deals with operators around SE asia.

Still RM 32 is around $15 a day

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  Reply # 707856 28-Oct-2012 12:30 Send private message

To put this into perspective.

RM 2.49 = NZD 1

RM 32 = NZD 12.87

RM 36 = NZD 14.48

If you click on the images above, it will show you costs for the rest of the world.








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  Reply # 707900 28-Oct-2012 14:02 Send private message

clinty: Hi,

I saw this when in KL last week and was going to check it out but ran out of time. There seems to be several of these deals with operators around SE asia.

Still RM 32 is around $15 a day

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Still a good value.





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  Reply # 708052 28-Oct-2012 18:37 Send private message

15 bucks a day is 450 per month. Hardly what I would call 'cheap'

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  Reply # 708056 28-Oct-2012 18:44 Send private message

cheap for roaming dude! could've cost you millions!

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  Reply # 708057 28-Oct-2012 18:45 Send private message

when i was in Oz i could use unlimited data for $1 a day on Optus prepaid (not sure if this plan still exists) but that is not roaming



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  Reply # 708059 28-Oct-2012 18:45 Send private message

NonprayingMantis: 15 bucks a day is 450 per month. Hardly what I would call 'cheap'


So, you travel overseas for a month? If you can stay overseas for holiday that long, $450 should be nothing for you.

I normally travel overseas not more than 2 weeks. Paying $225 a month for unlimited internet is great. I can use it for voip call/sms and my phone can be a hotspot for my laptop - no need to look for wifi (very very convenience).







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  Reply # 708062 28-Oct-2012 18:48 Send private message

joker97: cheap for roaming dude! could've cost you millions!
for less than 450 bucks you could have hired somebody in advance to stand at the airport and give you a mifi with local sim where the charges would be considerably less.

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