WhatSim is a unique innovative SIM card which will let you connect to over 400 carriers worldwide and communicate with your near and dear ones using WhatsApp. The SIM has been launched by Italian virtual network operator Zeromobile, founded by the Italian telecom entrepreneur Manuel Zanella.
He summarizes the existence of WhatSim aptly as follows – “WhatsApp is the future of mobile communications. Its only “limit” is the data connection especially when you are traveling because the roaming charges are expensive and you can’t always find Wi-Fi everywhere and it is not always free. As someone who appreciates and uses WhatsApp, I tried to figure out how to get around this problem. That’s why WhatSim is an extraordinary opportunity for WhatsApp.”
To begin with, a WhatSim will cost you 10 euros (Approx 700 INR) and offer unlimited text messaging for one year. For sharing multimedia content, images, videos, audio, etc you will have to pay with credit points, depending on the region you are traveling in.
5 Euros will buy you around 1000 credit points which can be used to share around 100 pictures or 10 videos in most regions. There are no limits to sharing location or contacts.
You can buy and recharge WhatSim from the company’s official website. You will also have to pay standard 5 Euro has standard Global shipping price. The company also plans on marketing this over local distribution channels in 100 countries. There is no expiration date for WhatSim.
WhatsApp has definitely changed the way we communicate with text and with VoIP support on the cards, this could become the primary means of communication for youngsters worldwide. WhatSim is definitely a great concept frequent travelers can benefit from.