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Topic # 99548 21-Mar-2012 20:18 Send private message

We are going to the US shortly for 3-4 weeks and I am hoping I arrange some sort of prepaid data for my iPad when we get there. Does anyone have any knowledge or experience on this - it's a bit hard to determine whether such schemes exist by looking at the telcos' websites. I will need to buy a sim card for the iPad - I don't currently use one in the iPad at home.

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  Reply # 598364 21-Mar-2012 20:20 Send private message

I was in the US Sep last year its easy as






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  Reply # 598378 21-Mar-2012 20:52 Send private message

johnr: I was in the US Sep last year its easy as


Thanks. Can you give me more info? Which telco did you use? Did you just stroll into their high street outlet?

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  Reply # 598383 21-Mar-2012 21:05 Send private message

I used T-mobile and walked into a shop in New York asked for Prepay SIM with data set the APN and away I went took less than 10 minutes,




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  Reply # 598385 21-Mar-2012 21:06 Send private message

yep I just went into a ATT store and got a prepay data SIM, pretty easy

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  Reply # 598386 21-Mar-2012 21:08 Send private message

I should have used AT&T as I could not get 3G on my SGII due to the operatng freq of my handset but EDGE worked fine




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