Save on data services at the 2018 FIFA Soccer World Cup in Russia with a data plan.

The 2018 FIFA Soccer World Cup is now underway in Russia!  If you are planning to attend the games in Russia or simply happen to be in the country for other reasons and have a Telestial SIM card, remember that you can get extra savings on mobile internet by purchasing a discount data plan for your Telestial Pure SIM.

Data plans are available on all Telestial SIM cards: Pure World, Pure Europe and Pure Data. Simply check the county coverage for your data plan to make sure Russia is included. Data plans can be added at any time via your personal Telestial web account. To add a plan for your existing Telestial SIM Card, log into your web account, navigate to the Activate Discount Data Plan section, select the plan you would like to activate and click the Activate button. After purchase, data plans can be used immediately.

Order a data plan from your web account.

Haven’t departed for the games yet and need Russia SIM card? You can simply order a data plan during checkout with any of our international travel SIM cards. As simple as that!

Now you are ready to share those special moments with the world while saving even more money!

Telestial GDPR Update

As the new European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect, we would like to remind Telestial customers who are EU residents that your contact information, including email address, is within the Telestial database. We have this information because you have chosen to share it with us. We use this information to both support your account and to email you messages regarding the services we offer you.  For more information please review our updated Privacy Policy. 

Telestial SIM Card Rate Updates

Pure Europe SIM Updates

Effective April 16, 2018 the following changes became effective on the Telestial Pure Europe SIM Card.

Calls:

Country

Incoming call (USD/min)

Outgoing call (USD/min)

Georgia 0.00

0.75

Serbia 0.25

1.00

Switzerland 0.25

0.85

SMS:

Country
Incoming Text (USD/min)
Outgoing Text
(USD/min)
Albania, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Canada, Georgia, Serbia. Free 0.45
Andorra, Netherlands Free 1.10

 

Pure World SIM Updates

Effective April 5, 2018 the following changes became effective on Telestial Pure World SIM Card.

Calls:

Country

Incoming call (USD/min)

Outgoing call (USD/min)

Bahamas 0.25

0.69

Belize 2.15

3.15

Bhutan 2.85

3.75

Bolivia 1.55

2.50

Cambodia 0.65

1.55

Central Africa 1.25

1.55

Congo Dem. Rep. 0.00

1.55

Cook Islands 1.55

1.55

Djibouti 1.55

2.50

Georgia 0.00

0.75

Maldives 2.15

3.15

Mauritius 2.15

3.15

Montserrat 0.25

0.85

Papua New Guinea 0.65

1.55

Samoa 2.85

3.75

Satellite MCP 2.15

3.15

Satellite Onwaves 2.15

3.15

Serbia 0.25

1.00

Seychelles 2.15

3.15

Switzerland 0.25

0.85

Tonga Islands 1.55

2.15

Trinidad &Tobago 2.15

2.50

Tunisia 1.25

1.55

SMS:

Country
Incoming Text (USD/min)
Outgoing Text
(USD/min)
Albania, Australia, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Canada, Canada (Plus +USA), Ecuador, Egypt, Georgia, Korea (South), Lesotho, Martinique, Mayotte Island, Monaco, Montenegro, Nepal, Puerto Rico (Plus +USA), Satellite Network Aeromoile, Serbia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, United Arab Em. Free 0.45
Algeria, Angola, Andorra, Armenia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Cayman Island, Central Africa, Chad, Cook Islands, Cote Divoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji Islands, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Japan , Jordan, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Macao, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Montserrat, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Satellite Network MCP, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Singapore, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Tanzania/Zanzibar, Togo, Tonga Islands, Trinidad &Tobago, Uganda, Ukraine, Vanuatu Republic, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia. Free 1.10
Afghanistan, Aruba, Botswana, Cameroon, Cuba, , Falkland Islands, Kuwait, Morocco, Samoa, Satellite Network WMS, Syria, Tunisia. Free 1.55

Palestine and Peru have joined the International Data Plans

Pure Data SIM Updates

Effective Apri 5, 2018 the following changes became effective on Telestial Pure Data SIM Card:

Palestine and Peru are included in the Zone A Data Package Countries

Pure Europe SIM Rate and Data Plan Updates

Effective February 21, 2018 the following changes became effective on Telestial Pure Europe SIM Card.

Data Plan Updates

Andorra is now included in discount  Data Plan.

Rate Updates

Andorra  – Incoming calls FREE; Outgoing calls $0.69; Data $0.25 per MB.

Kosovo – Data $0.25 per MB

USA – Outgoing SMS $0.20 per message

Important Update Regarding the Telestial.com website.

On December 1, 2017 the Telestial.com brand was transferred to OneSimCard.com.

OneSimCard.com is not in possession of any customer information provided to Telestial prior to December 1, 2017, nor is OneSimCard  providing any services on the Telestial  SIM cards purchased prior to this date. Those services are still provided by eKit and you should contact eKit at shout@ekit.com for any help with your old SIM cards or any other services or phones purchased prior to December 1, 2017.

The new SIM cards offered at Telestial.com are supported on the OneSimCard platform and carry different rates and features. On the Telestial web site we now offer basic international  Data, Text and Voice roaming services at very low cost.

At OneSimCard.com we offer a premium feature rich service which includes Voice Mail, Call Forwarding, and additional country phone numbers. Also offered at OneSimCard.c om are SIM VOIP accounts allowing for lower cost calling over the Wi-Fi or mobile data and other OneSimCard Android and iPhone apps making the use of the OneSimCard service much simpler. OneSimCard.com also provides additional payment options and much more. If you are interested in purchasing a OneSimCard SIM, visit www.OneSimCard.com.

Countries Where Satellite Phones Are Banned or Restricted

Satellite phones are a fantastic tool for travelers that break away from the usual tourist routes and want to stay in touch or just want that all important way to call for help in emergencies, but there are some countries in the world that don’t take quite as kindly to the devices.

If you don’t properly prepare yourself beforehand, you could face several inconveniences and even penalties ranging from having your phone confiscated to being arrested and detained.

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11 Must-Have Italian Apps to Travel Like a Local in Rome

Hitting up popular tourist spots may provide you with a history lesson or two, but if you want to truly explore a new city, you want to find ways to travel like a local. With access to up-to-date, insider information, you can be your own tour guide in Rome and blend in with those who call Italy “home.”

These 11 apps will take you on self-guided walking tours, point out the best artwork, help you navigate public transportation, and more.

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