Tesco Sim in Europe

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  1. John Laidler

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    Tesco's home from home deal started on 23 May so yesterday I tried my Tesco Sim card in France. Everything went swimmingly to begin with. Tesco sent me an SMS saying how I could enjoy UK rates etc and I even got a couple of websites up, quite quickly to! So it was working.

    Then the plug was pulled. "Invalid user profile. Contact service provider." No internet connection.

    I always knew trying to run a tablet sim in a mifi was a risk, but Tesco didn't have a pure data sim for a mifi so that was the only option. I did try the card in my phone but it didn't work there either. Swapping from SFR to the only other network here, Orange, didn't work either.

    I will try again, somewhere else.

    Incidentally, this is the second place in France where Three gets no signal, but my O2 card is working.
     
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    Would be good to know if you get it working again. I talked to a guy in Tesco yesterday and they said they do not have a data only sim available so the Home from Home would only work in a phone but tethering was not allowed.
     
  3. John Laidler

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    I think that must be the case. I couldn't get a clear answer from them, even calling customer services. The general opinion was, give it a try. Which I have but I will try again somewhere else and in Italy then cancel the contract if still no joy.
     
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