TravelSim, International SIM Card, Global Roaming

Users of Top Connect’s TravelSim service have apparently saved over $200 million in calling and data download charges in 2013 when compared with standard roaming charges that would have been paid had these users utilized national carriers instead.

TravelSim offers 85% savings to global travelers in 190 countries

This results in 85% savings when compared to traditional local providers according to the company, and really bodes well for using it and other global roaming services when traveling around the globe. TravelSim’s ability to offer free incoming calls is something not seen in any national carrier, although T-Mobile US’s “Uncarrier 3.0” initiative comes a little closer. However, TravelSim can be utilized in 190 countries while still offering consumers savings.

The company also recently launched TravelSim New plans to provide more affordable data usage to its growing consumer base, which is made up of direct users and customers of mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) across the world. About 60% are business travelers.

TravelSim’s user base currently stands at a whopping 3.5 million and increases by around 80,000 per month. If this growth remains steady through the end of this year, the number of customers serviced by the global carrier will grow to over 4 million.

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By Josh Robert Nay

Josh Robert Nay is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of TruTower. He has worked in the telecommunications industry since 2003 and specializes in GSM based technology. He also uses (too many) VoIP apps and is a long-time user of BlackBerry, Android, and Windows Phone. He adores anything having to do with space exploration and writing. In addition to the links below, he can be found on LinkedIn and can also be found on his website at