also wir geben gleich unser prepaid ab. wenn wir nach indien reisen. 😉 also jegliche technik ist doch zweierlei nutzbar. wie war doch noch dieser satz. dass technik an sich …
There are around 40,000 mobile phone subscribers in the north-eastern states of Assam and Meghalaya alone.
Pre-paid cash cards are often seen as the cheapest way to go mobile in the rest of India.
Those not heavily dialling out, but primarily interested in receiving calls, see the pre-paid cards as an easy way to stay in touch with friends and relatives.
But Indian intelligence agencies say separatists bought a lot of such cards and use them on imported mobile sets for speedy communication among themselves.
Fury at India phone card ban, bbc news – south asia 1.02.04 (via jivha)