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Mobal International SIM Card
 We are proud to introduce a new option for frequent travelers who are just looking for that extra peace of mind and security.  The Mobal International SIM Card is a great option for travelers who do not plan on making or receiving many cellular calls, but would still like the security of having a solution in case of emergencies.  The Mobal International SIM Card works in over 140 countries and does not require reloads of any kind, there are also no monthly fees.

If you do decide that you will be making or receiving occasional calls, we offer another SIM card that would better suit your needs and offers significantly better rates.  Our SmartFree Global SIMCard offers better coverage and more competitive rates withFree Incoming Callsall over Europe.  For more information click here.

Please Note:  The Mobal International SIM Card gives you a UK-based phone number.  If you would like to make it easier for callers from the US to reach you while traveling overseas, our SmartForward service gives you a US number that callers all over the world can dial to reach you in case of an emergency.  For more information click here.

 $10 worth of starter airtime credit
 No reloads, just pay for the minutes you use
 No contract, monthly fees or minimum usage requirements
 Works in 140 countries
 Free incoming calls in the UK
 UK-based phone number (optional US based number available, for more information click here)
 SMS capabilities
 Data connectivity available in over 50 countries
  How It Works
 Unlike our traditional prepaid SIM cards where you buy airtime in advance, the Mobal International SIM Card is usage based.  Your credit card, which you will use to activate the SIM card, will be billed for airtime usage on a monthly basis, according to the calls you've made and their corresponding rates.  If you never use the SIM card, there is never a charge.

While the Mobal International SIM Card is great for emergencies, it is certainly not as economical for voice calls as our local prepaid (and even our global roaming prepaid) SIM cards.  However, once activated the SIM is always on and available for use, providing you with one more level of security and convenience on your next trip overseas.


  Activation Instructions
 Your cell phone number can be found on the back of the gray SIM card packet.  You will need to activate your Mobal International SIM Card by calling InTouch Smartcards at 1-703-222-7161 x115.  After activation, your SIM card will be ready to use.
  1. Follow the included instructions to activate your SIM card
  2. Put the Mobal International SIM Card into the cell phone*
  3. Be sure that battery is charged and turn on your phone
  4. Enter the PIN (if prompted) which is located on the same sticker as your phone number
  5. Start calling**

When Using Data Capabilities:  Your first MB of data downloads is already included, additional data charges will show up on the credit card you provided when you registered the SIM card.

*You will need to snap out the thumbnail sized Mobal International SIM Card along the perforated edge of its holder and then insert the SIM card into your cell phone with the gold contacts of the SIM card facing the metal contacts of your phone.

**When calling overseas from the US to your UK-based cell phone number, callers will need to dial "011" followed by the country code "44" and then your cell phone number.  To call abroad from most countries simply dial "00" followed by the country code and phone number.

**Your phone may or may not prompt you for a PIN code (there is no predefined PIN with this SIM card).  The PUK is only required to unblock your phone if you enter in a PIN code incorrectly 3 times in a row.  Follow your cell phone manual instructions to correctly use the PUK to unblock your phone along with PIN2.

Please Note:  The Mobal International SIM Card gives you a UK-based phone number.  If you would like to make it easier for callers from the US to reach you while traveling overseas, our SmartForward service gives you a US number that callers all over the world can dial to reach you more easily.  For more information click here.

  GPRS Capabilities
 With GPRS, you pay for the amount of information you receive and send, at a cost of 4 (about $20) per megabyte.  The following guide shows what this roughly equates to:
One megabyte approximately equals =1200 WAP pages or
20 web pages or
100 emails without attachments or
10 emails with a one page attachment or
1 email with a PowerPoint presentation attachment

You will be charged for the size of emails or web pages you download or send as well as the additional data required to control the sending and receiving of information.  For billing purposes, a megabyte is 1,048,573 bytes.

To use this SIM card to make voice calls, simply insert the SIM card into your phone after calling InTouch SmartCards to activate the SIM.  You will be ready to make and receive calls, but in order to use this SIM for data you will need to adjust your phone's data settings.


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