GO-SIM Launch New Global Mobile Data Service so Travellers Can Access the Web on the Move

GO-SIM has developed its market leading International SIM card service to allow customers access to the Internet using their laptop or notepad computers while on their travels.

York, United Kingdom, July 22, 2009 --(PR.com)-- GO-SIM are renowned for providing overseas travellers with low cost voice and text message services on their mobile phones, typical users can make savings of up to 85% when compared to roaming using their regular service provider. With this latest development, the GO-SIM card can now be used with a laptop computer to surf the web.

Mark Blakeston, CTO of GO-SIM says: “We are delighted to be offering this new service. With GPRS and 3G connectivity now available through GO-SIM in over 80 countries, our new ‘DataPack’ product will appeal to anyone wanting to use their laptop for quick and easy access to the web with cost effective rates that are clear and easy to understand. The ‘DataPack comprises a Nokia USB stick coupled with our International SIM card and pre-loaded with $10 (or £6.25) airtime. It’s pretty much plug and play; the software is pre-installed on the USB stick and is installed on the laptop the first time it is plugged in. So whether you take your laptop overseas to access email, surf the web or chat online to friends, this is a great way to connect at a fraction of the normal cost”.

The technology behind this clever SIM card means that it works in 175 other countries, with great quality voice calls, text messaging and now also GPRS and 3G data now in over 80 countries. The service is prepaid and a range of smart online tools means that users can effectively and securely manage their SIM card account, check call and data history, send free SMS and even set up an auto-recharge facility.

The GO-SIM DataPack is available with the Nokia CS-10 dongle and preloaded airtime online at the GOSIM.COM web site and can be delivered to a customer’s door before travel. Existing owners of the GO-SIM International SIM card can also buy the Nokia USB device by itself. Additional airtime credit can be bought online at GOSIM.COM, or by calling GO-SIM in the UK or USA.


For further information contact:

Mark Blakeston, on 00 44 1904-520708

About GO-SIM
With offices in the UK and USA, GO-SIM is a leading global provider of prepaid international travel SIM cards and services that enable leisure and business travellers to use their mobile phones overseas at prices they can afford supported by 24/7, 365 days a year customer service.

GO-SIM is a privately owned company with vast experience in telecommunications. They use their experience to provide innovative new products and services to make it easier and cheaper to use your mobile phone while travelling abroad.

The GO-SIM International SIM card provides voice and SMS services in over 175 destinations utilising the infrastructure of more than 400 local Network Operators. GPRS and 3G data services are also available in over 80 countries. The service is prepaid and any unused airtime credit never expires so the SIM can be used year after year. There are no daily connection charges and there are no monthly or annual service fees which make GO-SIM the favourite choice for people travelling the world and wanting to stay in contact with friends, family or work colleagues. Additional information, airtime and services can be obtained at www.gosim.com.
Mark Blakeston
0845 6583401
0044 1904-520708