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Telecom Italia Mobile (TIM) offers Internet access via their prepaid cards with several options (see below)

Where to get the SIM card: In a TIM shop in Italy, price is 10€ (with 5€ balance).

Activation of the Offers:


Smartphone Tariffs
Send following Text to 40916
activate / de-activate / balance
TIMxSMARTPHONE: 300 MB in 7 Days for 3€ (0€ first month for new customers)
Only for Smartphone Usage
TIMSMARTNEW ON / TIMSMARTNEW OFF / SALDO TIMSMARTNEW
TIMxSMARTPHONE 4G: 500 MB in 7 Days for 6€ (0€ first month for new customers)
VoIP and tethering are allowed!
TIMSMARTMAXI ON / TIMSMARTMAXI OFF / SALDO TIMSMARTMAXI
TIMxSMARTPHONE MESE: 1 GB in a month for 10€ TIMSMARTMESE ON / ? /
SALDO TIMSMARTMESE
INFO TIMSMARTMESE




Internet senza limiti, mainly for USB modems
Send following Text to 40916
to activate / deactivate / check status, expiration date / check balance
Internet Start: 2GB per month for 12€ @ 14.4Mbps PRO NEWINTERNETSTART or NEWINTERNETSTART ON NEWINTERNETSTART OFF
INFO NEWINTERNETSTART
BALANCE NEWINTERNETSTART
Internet Large: 5GB per month for 20€ @ 14.4Mbps PRO INTERNETLARGE
INTERNETLARGE OFF
INFO INTERNETLARGE
SALDO INTERNETLARGE
Internet 42.2: 10GB per month for 25€ @42.2Mbps PRO INTERNET42.2 (*)
INTERNET42.2 OFF
INFO INTERNET42.2
SALDO INTERNET42.2
Internet 4G: 15GB per month for 35€ @ up to 70MbpsNEWINTERNET4G ON or PRONEWINTERNET4G
NEWINTERNET4G OFF
INFO NEWINTERNET4G
SALDO NEWINTERNET4G
*) This code needs to be checked. The original text of the activating code for 'Internet 42.2' tariff on the TIM's web page (identical as for tariff 'Internet 4G') seems to be false.

Option activation costs 5€. Options are automatically renewed and should be deactivated manually!
The option is activated within 48 hours of the activation request. Confirmation of activation will be sent via SMS.
When a limit of transfer is reached, the browsing speed is reduced to 32 Kbps with no additional cost.
At cheaper tariffs VoIP and peer to peer are not allowed.


To change your current Tariff, please go to TIM office, or use TIM control panel (recommended)

To select English as the standard control panel language please call 40916, till the announcement of the remaining credit is over and then go to menu option 1 after press 2 then 1 then 3 and then 2 (for English) or 3 (for German).
-> after selecting the language i had to confirm (with 8) or cancel (with 9)
You can also change your language via SMS to 40916:
  • English: LINGUA ING
  • German: LINGUA TED

The offer is automatically renewed and is for an indefinite period unless terminated.

Misc:
  • APN to use: ibox.tim.it, no username and password required
  • All services are open

How to check the status and expiration date:
Send an SMS for free to 40916, with a text: INFO INTERNET40 (or INFO INTERNET100)

How to check data balance:
To check how many hours are still left, call 40916, wait till the announcement of the remaining credit is over and then go to menu option "1". then 1 the IVR voice will announce the remaining volume (or hours).

Or: check it via TIM web-site (see instruction bellow).

How to check the main balance:
Send an SMS for free to 40916, with a text: PRE CRE SIN
Dial *123# (only abroad while in roaming)

How to disable the option:
Send an SMS for free to 40916, with a text: INTERNET40 OFF (or INTERNET100 OFF)

How to top-up the card:
1. Buy a scratch card for 5 to 50 euros. Send an SMS to 40916 which contains "RIC XXXXXXXX", where XXXXXXXX is the secret number from the scratch card.
2. Use www.messaxio.com or www.saveonroaming.de and PayPal, takes 24-48 hours to be processed.
3: The scratch cards are sold in a lot of places such as supermarkets, electronic stores and so on
4: Top up with your credit card (or PayPal) via TIM website (only in Italian) www.tim.it


Another way to to activate tariffs/plans/etc via TIM web-site:
1. Send a SMS for free to 41901, with text TIM XXXXXXXX (XXXXXXXX is your new 8 digits password - but simple passwords as 12345678 are not allowed)
2. Go to : https://www.tim.it/119/login.do and login with your phone# and password.
3. Now you can add/remove/check data balance/ and more...........
4. Only in Italian...

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