In japan there is no concept of selling SIM card to customer , without
handset and contract
of services, so for you it will be difficult to buy only SIM as in other
[mailto:keitai-l-bounce_at_appelsiini.net]On Behalf Of Arnold P. Siboro
Sent: Thursday, January 17, 2008 4:19 PM
Subject: (keitai-l) Re: SIM cards in Japan 2008
You need to go to any official carrier's shops, as resellers only
sell subscription bundled with handset. Calling plans are exactly
the same. Getting SIM card only subscription is in fact a subset
of getting a SIM card subscription bundled with handset.
On 2008/01/17, at 14:54, William G. Perrin III wrote:
> That wasn't evident to me looking at any of the carriers websites.
> It's good
> to hear though. Are the calling plans and services offered
> different? I
> would assume a SIM card alone would be limited and thus priced
>> On Behalf Of Arnold P. Siboro
>> All 3G carriers in Japan sell SIM cards (i.e., accept SIM card only
>> subscription). You need to be resident in Japan though to be eligible
>> to subscribe.
>> On 2008/01/16, at 19:08, William G. Perrin III wrote:
>>> An article today in Japan Inc. about smartphones got me wondering...
>>> They talk about the HTC phones a lot and mention 2, the HTC P3600
>>> and HTC
>>> Advantage X7501, both of which advertise that they're SIM lock free
>>> (http://www.japan.htc.com/products.htm). How would you be able to
>>> use one of
>>> these phones if you live in Japan? Are any of the carriers selling
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