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Re: Any good ideas for Sprint Roaming while in Israel?
« Reply #15 on: February 16, 2012, 03:25:43 PM »
i once heard that incoming messages are free if you dont open them. Im not sure of the validity of thast statement
That never made sense to me as how would your carrier know if you opened a SMS or not.

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Re: Any good ideas for Sprint Roaming while in Israel?
« Reply #16 on: February 16, 2012, 03:29:59 PM »
That never made sense to me as how would your carrier know if you opened a SMS or not.
The txt message will cost you regardless if you open it or not.

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Maybe you could get a talk n save phone with an American #, and set up fwding from ur sprint phone to ur talk n save one

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Re: Any good ideas for Sprint Roaming while in Israel?
« Reply #17 on: February 16, 2012, 03:32:52 PM »
The txt message will cost you regardless if you open it or not.

@real-brisker Are you going to brisk? They let phones with internet?  ;)
Maybe you could get a talk n save phone with an American #, and set up fwding from ur sprint phone to ur talk n save one
You can fwd for free to a US# with  GV

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Re: Any good ideas for Sprint Roaming while in Israel?
« Reply #18 on: February 16, 2012, 03:38:44 PM »
You can fwd for free to a US# with  GV
How will he then receive it on his cell phone is Israel (if he doesn't have internet)? Maybe port his cell # to google voice, and that will be his google voice #, this deff will make all fowarding options easier

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Re: Any good ideas for Sprint Roaming while in Israel?
« Reply #19 on: February 16, 2012, 03:43:10 PM »
How will he then receive it on his cell phone is Israel (if he doesn't have internet)? Maybe port his cell # to google voice, and that will be his google voice #, this deff will make all fowarding options easier
I was just adding to your Idea of getting an Israeli cellphone with an american # and fwding his calls to that number. Using sprint to fwd your calls is very expensive so I was just advising using GV instead.

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Re: Any good ideas for Sprint Roaming while in Israel?
« Reply #20 on: February 16, 2012, 03:43:51 PM »
Using your phone in israel will cost you a heap! when i was in Israel i used gv (and on sprint u can set ur current number for ur gv) and combined it with rebtel. rented israeli sim from talk n save. I know its not what you want but i dont see any way to just roam and not pay

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Re: Any good ideas for Sprint Roaming while in Israel?
« Reply #21 on: February 16, 2012, 06:17:30 PM »
The txt message will cost you regardless if you open it or not.

@real-brisker Are you going to brisk? They let phones with internet?  ;)
Maybe you could get a talk n save phone with an American #, and set up fwding from ur sprint phone to ur talk n save one
Can you give me a bit more information on "talk n save"? What does it cost, and what it includes.

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Re: Any good ideas for Sprint Roaming while in Israel?
« Reply #22 on: February 16, 2012, 06:22:04 PM »
Can you give me a bit more information on "talk n save"? What does it cost, and what it includes.
let me put it this way, it's "talk-n-pay"! i would suggest trying to get a an israeli plan which doesnt have a contract and adding a service like 012 to get an american number for a fee per month.

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Re: Any good ideas for Sprint Roaming while in Israel?
« Reply #23 on: February 16, 2012, 06:49:35 PM »
let me put it this way, it's "talk-n-pay"! i would suggest trying to get a an israeli plan which doesnt have a contract and adding a service like 012 to get an american number for a fee per month.
What range fee are we talking about?

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Re: Any good ideas for Sprint Roaming while in Israel?
« Reply #24 on: February 16, 2012, 06:56:27 PM »
What range fee are we talking about?
i forget. but i dont think they quote rates online. if u contact them i think by msg or email they call back within a day and theyll tell u all the info. http://www.012.net/pages/default.aspx?AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1

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Re: Any good ideas for Sprint Roaming while in Israel?
« Reply #25 on: February 17, 2012, 01:19:27 AM »
get a blackberry from orange and they can give you a data  plan for 100 shekel a month. Add 013 for international calling. That would be your best option. The free international roaming just doesnt exist!

to get better internet get and internt card @ 100 shekel a month and plug it into ur laptop. it would also work on oranges 3G

(BTW this is befor the phone, and sim charges. If you want them waived send me a PM)

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Re: Any good ideas for Sprint Roaming while in Israel?
« Reply #26 on: February 17, 2012, 09:28:04 AM »
get a blackberry from orange and they can give you a data  plan for 100 shekel a month. Add 013 for international calling. That would be your best option. The free international roaming just doesnt exist!

to get better internet get and internt card @ 100 shekel a month and plug it into ur laptop. it would also work on oranges 3G

(BTW this is befor the phone, and sim charges. If you want them waived send me a PM)
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Re: Any good ideas for Sprint Roaming while in Israel?
« Reply #27 on: February 17, 2012, 09:34:53 AM »
I'm paying pelephone 38 shekel for 1GB & 200 min to 5 numbers. 100 shekel is a ripoff.
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Re: Any good ideas for Sprint Roaming while in Israel?
« Reply #28 on: February 17, 2012, 09:39:41 AM »
i once heard that incoming messages are free if you dont open them. Im not sure of the validity of thast statement
Not true - They will cost

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Up to you. Just why would a brisker need a not kosher phone?

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Re: Any good ideas for Sprint Roaming while in Israel?
« Reply #29 on: February 17, 2012, 10:26:15 AM »
I'm paying pelephone 38 shekel for 1GB & 200 min to 5 numbers. 100 shekel is a ripoff.
every now and then companys come out with sales for a few days. I learned in Israel also, I know the ropes.

1)You cant always get your plan
2)The BB is unlimited data, it seems like the brisker does it right.
3)Is yours BB service or just reg internet?