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Old Nov 27th 2010, 10:27 am
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I have a movistar phone and SIM (PAYG) but havent used it for 2 years so it has been de-activated. Can I just buy a new SIM card from Movistar shop? Need to have a mobile number for Monday!
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Old Nov 27th 2010, 11:19 am
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Originally Posted by linjon
I have a movistar phone and SIM (PAYG) but havent used it for 2 years so it has been de-activated. Can I just buy a new SIM card from Movistar shop? Need to have a mobile number for Monday!
Yes but you'll need your NIE etc. before you can buy one.
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Old Nov 27th 2010, 12:54 pm
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If you take your old sim and preferably the card with puk number etc to a movistar shop you may be able to get it "re-activated" This will save you paying for a new sim.
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Old Nov 28th 2010, 1:43 pm
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Thanks for your replies. It seems it isn't possible to re-activate the card (no real surprise there) so I have the choices of buying a new SIM card or looking at current "deals" which may offer a phone,SIM and credit for similar initial outlay.

Would welcome any suggestions on networks and good offers! Thanks
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Default Re: Movistar SIM card

Originally Posted by linjon
Thanks for your replies. It seems it isn't possible to re-activate the card (no real surprise there) so I have the choices of buying a new SIM card or looking at current "deals" which may offer a phone,SIM and credit for similar initial outlay.

Would welcome any suggestions on networks and good offers! Thanks
You can`t re activate a dormant sim after a certain period of time because they resell the number.
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Default Re: Movistar SIM card

Originally Posted by linjon
Thanks for your replies. It seems it isn't possible to re-activate the card (no real surprise there) so I have the choices of buying a new SIM card or looking at current "deals" which may offer a phone,SIM and credit for similar initial outlay.

Would welcome any suggestions on networks and good offers! Thanks
If you haven't used it for two years you might find it a good deal to get a new phone with the new card - they are now under €10.
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Originally Posted by snikpoh
Yes but you'll need your NIE etc. before you can buy one.
or your passport
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Old Nov 28th 2010, 5:14 pm
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Thanks for that! Had no idea they could be so cheap. Could you perhaps tell me which supplier that is?
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