I've often roamed on White Plan and found it to often double my usual
The only thing I could recommend is to check which carrier you roam on.
When you got your phone it came with a booklet which lists up the per
minute rates for each network.
There are often several to choose from and offer quite different rates.
Of the top of my head, Vodafone, in it's various regional
incarnations, seems to be the best value.
Actually they list the rates online too - UK:
> From: Nick May <nick_at_kyushu.com>
> Subject: does and don'ts...
> Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2008 22:36:46 +0900
> I'm off to rainy Blighty end of Feb - with my Softbank Nokia 705NK, on
> white plan....
> I want basic calls, with - possibly - email.
> Any does and don'ts?
> Incidentally - anyone care to wager when the iPhone will hit Japan? I
> assume Docomotose will be the carrier - given Apple's preposterous
> revenue sharing demands.... (I guess March...)
> I am in two minds about the iphone. It looks jolly nice, but a crappy
> phone.... But if it has a nice SDK - and if REALbasic is ported, and
> has real access to the hardware, it will be Butterfly sexy ("chou-
> Japanese Maps, English Labels.
> Find Japanese addresses in English. Now for phones too...
Received on Fri Jan 18 03:06:46 2008