Tag Archives: data

Can I tether with my prepaid Italian SIM card?

The answer, in short: It depends. Tethering—using your smartphone as a mobile hotspot for surfing the web on other gadgets, including tablets and laptops—is fairly straightforward on Android, iOS or Windows Phone devices. However, most smartphone prepaid or pay-as-you-go bundles in Italy do not allow you to use the tethering capabilities of your phone. The […]

The latest 3G data and voice plans for using your smartphone in Italy

There’s always a new deal in Italy, and prepaid phone plans change all the time. So, it’s time to update the details on my step-by-step guide to buying a smartphone SIM and pay-as-you-go plan in Italy. The how-to instructions remain the same (see that previous post for easy-to-follow instructions): it’s simple to get connected in Italy, and […]

New guidebooks and data roaming

Slack, slack, slack. No, not my “forthcoming projects” folder. That one’s bursting-full, thankfully. More my unforgiveably irregular postings and updates here. It’s about time, so here’s a snapshot of some of what I’ve been up to work-wise in the last couple of months. My regular slot in the Sunday Telegraph‘s travel Q&A column, as consumer […]