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United Kingdom Sim Card GSM 900 / 1800

by Nomi Mobile
 

If you plan on visiting the UK ( England , Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland) any time soon, don’t take off without a prepaid SIM card. The UK SIM card provides a simple, convenient, and affordable way for any traveler to make and receive those all-important calls while abroad.

The prepaid SIM card for the UK is a practical option for using your existing world phone as a prepaid UK cell phone while you’re in the country at a better rate than you’d pay for a UK cell phone rental. It’s also a trouble-free ticket to using the same options that UK residents themselves use—the local UK cell phone system. The SIM chip, combined with an unlocked GSM World cell phone, helps you keep the lines of communication open without being burdened by high international roaming surcharges applicable when you use your “home” SIM card abroad. You’ll likewise enjoy the benefit of SMS text messaging, a comprehensive instruction guide for using your UK SIM card, and FREE incoming calls. The prepaid feature gives you complete control over your costs, and with our low domestic and international calling rates, having a cell phone in the UK is affordable for all. Access to customer service from your UK cellular phone is available 24 hour a day, so you’ll always have assistance with any unexpected issues or questions about your calls. No yearly contract, monthly charges, or credit check is involved.

Your United Kingdom SIM Card will require a SIM-unlocked GSM cell phone that supports the 900 and 1800 frequencies. If you do not have your own international cell phone, we have several models available for your consideration. Please click here for more information.

 

Airtime Rates

Domestic calls

Domestic rates throughout the United Kingdom are per minute for outgoing calls within the United Kingdom while you are in the United Kingdom. All incoming calls are free, regardless of where they originate.

To UK Nomi & Landlines To UK Others All SMS messages
5p ($0.08 USD) 10p ($0.20 USD) 10p ($0.20 USD)

 

Home-talking (use your SIM as a calling card)

With Home-talking you can get cheaper international & local rates from a landline. The Home-talking service is automatically set-up. To start using the facility, follow these steps:

  • Dial the free access number 0800 008 6805* or 020 8090 0275**
  • Enter your account or mobile number and PIN
  • When you hear the dial tone, enter the number you wish to call, including the country and area codes.

* Calls from this access number incur an extra 1p/min charge.

** Your phone provider may charge you for calls to this number.

You can use the Home-talking facility even when your mobile phone is in use. All calls made from your landline will be deducted from your Nomi-SIM.

 

International calls

All international calls are calls originating from the United Kingdom, while you are in the United Kingdom to international numbers outside the United Kingdom.

  USA / Canada Australia Europe
To Landlines 5p ($0.08 USD) 5p ($0.08 USD) 4p ($0.07 USD)
To Mobiles 5p ($0.08 USD) 15p ($0.26 USD) 16p ($0.27 USD)

 

All international text messages (SMS) are charged at GBP 0.10 (approx. US$0.20) per message.

 

Adding Airtime

In order to add airtime to your United Kingdom SIM card, please follow the instructions below. You may purchase additional airtime at most convenience stores, tabac shops and petrol stations in United Kingdom.

  • Locate the recharge voucher code, affixed to your SIM card package*
  • Dial 321 from your mobile phone
  • Enter your recharge voucher code when prompted

*You will be provided with a recharge voucher code, that you will find printed on a sticker, affixed to your SIM card package. At your destination, you can add your airtime and may purchase additional airtime in form of scratch cards, where you will need to scratch off the gray protective layer to reveal your recharge voucher code.

REMEMBER: Do NOT purchase another SIM card when your airtime credit is depleted! You only need a recharge voucher! Your incoming calls are always free, even when you run out of airtime.

Service Life

Your prepaid service will remain valid for an indefinite period provided you continue to use the service. It will expire, however, if you do not use it in any 6 month period.

 
 
United Kingdom SIM Highlights
  • 10 GBP (approx. US$14.25) airtime included
  • A local phone number while in the UK
  • Free incoming calls
  • International calling at incredibly low prices
  • SMS (text messaging)
  • A fully featured Voicemail service
  • No yearly contract, monthly charges or credit charges



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