Truphone Intros 'Local Anywhere SIM'
Today Truphone announced a new service that is aimed at frequent world travelers. The new service, which will initially work in the U.S. and the U.K., will give users a local number to use no matter which country they happen to be in. Truphone says the application will provide local calling rates in countries where Truphone is active; local calling numbers; and low-cost international calling and roaming (when not in Truphone countries). Calling rates will start at 12 cents per minute. The service requires a new SIM (from Truphone) and an unlocked GSM phone. Truphone said it will be expanding Local Anywhere SIM to other countries around the world throughout 2010.
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Very nice job!
Not locked into domestic carriers that literally rape customers on international roaming rates. 🙂
For the countries I checked (Japan, India), their international rates were only slightly better than roaming on a domestic (US) carrier.
Roaming in the UK was better, but you can only get the best rate by spending an additional $12.99 a ...