[Noisebridge-congress] GSM cards in germany

Ben Kochie ben at nerp.net
Tue Dec 18 23:58:08 UTC 2012


Oh yes, make sure to have your hotel's address ahead of time so you have 
an address to signup for a sim card with.  You don't need to give them a 
room number or even admit it's a hotel.  Just say "I live here".

-ben

On Tue, 18 Dec 2012, miloh wrote:

> I used a blau card from the Saturn (not a car store, the Deutschland
> equivalent of best buy) on Alexanderplatz. They needed my address in
> Deutschland, which I futzed a bit on.  I can't recall the cost -- but
> I'd hazard a guess that it was less than 20EUR for the card and
> initial minutes, which I would refill periodically with their online
> system.
>
> As far as I know, it's still a usable number, and it's still in my
> phone, so I'll be able to switch over to it when I get back.
>
> On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 3:42 PM, Jake <jake at spaz.org> wrote:
>> if anyone arrives in Germany and purchases a GSM card for data or phone
>> service, can you please post to this list about where you got the card, and
>> how much it cost, and what the plan was?
>>
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