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    Canada is an anomaly. Go to the roaming rates...

    Canada is an anomaly.

    Go to the roaming rates page and check rates in other countries. You’ll learn fast.
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    Don’t remember what I’ve read before - when were...

    Don’t remember what I’ve read before - when were they supposed to start charging Global SIM card users $4.99/mo?
    Has anyone posted that they’ve been charged?
  3. Will my shadow numbers change if i change my GV number?

    BTW, in the future, when you’re saving phone numbers, save both real and “shadow” numbers.

    In my contacts list, I find it more practical to save each number to a different contact entry:
    Allan...
  4. Make sure you immediately change the default GV...

    Make sure you immediately change the default GV voicemail greeting or your customers will hear “...Google Voice...”.
  5. Will my shadow numbers change if i change my GV number?

    Then they may have changed their procedure. This was true when I tested it before (forgot how many years ago*). When I called a “shadow phone number” using other people’s phones, the caller ID that...
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    Several years ago, Lycamobile got rid of its...

    Several years ago, Lycamobile got rid of its PayAsYouGo page. Users then were of the opinion that this is Lycamobile’s way of pushing people to get on a plan instead of going the PayAsYouGo route.
    ...
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    That’s because you’re on the roaming (in other...

    That’s because you’re on the roaming (in other countries) page.

    If you want to view rates for calling/texting other countries while you are in the USA, use this page www.lycamobile.us/rates
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    Both will take you to the same page.

    Both will take you to the same page.
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    The 4¢/SMS rate is for domestic (US to US) text...

    The 4¢/SMS rate is for domestic (US to US) text messages.

    The 12¢/SMS rate is for sending text messages to other countries while you are in the USA.

    If you want cheap international outgoing SMS...
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    It’s from www.lycamobile.us/en/roamingrates ...

    It’s from www.lycamobile.us/en/roamingrates

    Select From and To countries.
  11. By “shadow number”, I take it you’re referring to...

    By “shadow number”, I take it you’re referring to the phone number that GV assigns to the phone number that you’re calling using your GV account.

    You can still call shadow numbers using your new...
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    roaming in Canada: SMS incoming - free SMS...

    roaming in Canada:
    SMS incoming - free
    SMS outgoing - 2¢
    calls incoming - 6¢/min
    calls outgoing to Canada, USA (landline, mobile) - 6¢/min

    PayGo doesn’t have data.

    I usually get a Fido...
  13. This is true. You have to sign up through a promo...

    This is true. You have to sign up through a promo link (easy to find. Just Google search or browse through forums like Slickdeals). I have two Sprint FP accounts. I paid 99¢ activation fee for each.
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    Thanks. I tried this on an FP account that I...

    Thanks. I tried this on an FP account that I wouldn’t mind losing. It worked as you said. So, I suppose that the “... you will be removed from your previous data plan...” FP message probably refers...
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    Is it really just an add-on? You didn’t lose your...

    Is it really just an add-on? You didn’t lose your basic plan when you activated the “Global Free 100”.

    This is what I see when I click on Activate - “...you will be removed from your previous data...
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    Is the “global free 100” an add-on plan? Or do...

    Is the “global free 100” an add-on plan? Or do you lose the basic plan (e.g., 200 talk, 500 text, 200 or 500 data) when you enable the “global free 100 plan?
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    I haven’t received this email. I also did not...

    I haven’t received this email. I also did not receive the email that said global SIM card service was going to end Jan 3, 2018.
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    Well, I hope they never take away the toll free...

    Well, I hope they never take away the toll free calls. That’s the only reason I’m still keeping my Lyca account.
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    I have an FPop global SIM card in an iPhone 4s. ...

    I have an FPop global SIM card in an iPhone 4s.

    Speeds today are not so bad (in Chicago) for 3G:
    DL 2.15 Mbps
    Upload 0.49 Mbps

    Good enough for Google Maps.
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    Calls to tollfree numbers are still free. ...

    Calls to tollfree numbers are still free.

    Considering that all other mobile service providers charge airtime for calls to tollfree numbers:
    1. Did Lycamobile actually intend for calls to tollfree...
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    Does “will quit working in 1/3/2018” mean “in the...

    Does “will quit working in 1/3/2018” mean “in the US and outside the US”? Or is this limited to just in the US - i.e., it will still work in the UK/EU?
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    For how much are you selling your Global SIM...

    For how much are you selling your Global SIM cards?
  23. Google voice with Tello, Freedompop, Lycamobile

    This question is for Google Voice users.

    I've had my GV numbers since 2009 so I'd say that I pretty much know my way around it. Sometimes, Google tweaks it, then I have to stumble on the change...
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    How much balance do you guys have on your Legacy...

    How much balance do you guys have on your Legacy gold accts? Do you actually use your balance?

    I’m just wrapping my head around the wanting to retain Gold - for what reason?

    I ditched my Gold...
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    I know you asked about GSM only, but if you get a...

    I know you asked about GSM only, but if you get a cheap used Sprint phone, you can get Tello. Tello charges just 3¢/min voice call and 1¢/text (both national and international).

    I have Lycamobile...
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