Three (UK) SIM still working after it's expired!

Discussion in 'iPad' started by r-sparks, Jun 8, 2012.

  1. r-sparks macrumors 6502

    r-sparks

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    Dec 1, 2006
    Location:
    England
    #1
    I bought a Three SIM with my new iPad from Apple. It cost £5.

    It was a 1gb/1 month card that should have expired yesterday but it's still working fine. In fact I'm browsing now using it.

    If I visit the Three page I get told "You don't have any allowance left to use". I haven't bought top ups. In fact I didn't register with Three and they don't have my details.

    Any ideas what's going on? Do I have the everlasting SIM card or is this just a normal thing?

    FWIW the sim had 750MB left on it yesterday, when it was still 'valid', because I'm only a light user of cellular data.
     
  2. LJ50 macrumors member

    Joined:
    Jun 3, 2011
    #2
    I usually find that I get an extra 24-36 hours, then it just starts redirecting me to a top up page.

    I highly recommend the 3 month / 3GB card from prepaymania on the Amazon marketplace. Usually around £11-12 and 3 months data. Great value. I've been buying them for me and the other iPad owners in the family for 18 months or so now, no issues, no hassle.
     

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