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Handling multiple SIMs from a single company/family account

By: ivida | 14-02-2010 02:10

This idea was brought up by several posts earlier (see 1,2) and Vincent has even posted

a partial solution, but apparently it hasn't yet made it to this page.

The proposal is to have the possiblity to handle more than one SIMs from

a single account. This would be useful for companies, families, couples

and any other groups, if handling of the SIMs' administration/finances

is performed by one person.

The point is not necessarily to have only a single account for the SIMs,

i understand that at the moment the system requires the creation of an

account for each SIM.

The point is much more to have the possibility to define a master account from

which you can access relevant settings of all the SIMs within the associated pool.

Not only to top-up (this is not a problem as you can top-up any number through

the giffgaff pages) but also to activate/inactivate auto top-up or set speding limits, etc.

Another important aspect of a company/family pool os SIMs would be to handle the

credits more flexibly: to have the possibility to transfer credit from one SIM to

the other. Tthere was some discussion about implementing some form of credit

transfere on giffgaff (1,2) - in my opinion company/family SIM pools would be a good

argument to push such a feature and also an excellent context for the development

and testing.

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Comments

by: wainw59
on: 13-04-2019 22:06

[GIFFGAFFY] FAMILY SIM AND [GIFFYKIDDIES] SIM BUNDLES.

THE ADULTS CAN PICK WHATEVER BUNDLE OF THERE CHOOSING FOR THERE CHILD AND THEMSELVES.

THEY CAN COME IN CHOICE OF THREE [GIFFYKIDDIES] BUNDLES EACH ONE WITH DIFFERENT MINUTES AND DATA ALLOWANCE.

HOPEFULLY GIFFGAFF HAVE THE TECHNOLOGY TO PUT SOMEKIND OF BLOCK ON CERTAIN NUMBERS OR CALLS.

[GIFFYKIDDIES} SIM CARDS COULD HAVE A TELEPHONE SERVICE BLOCK THAT'S DESIGNED TO HELP CHILDREN AGAINST ONLINE WEBSITES THAT ARE NOT FOR OUR CHILDREN.

PARENTS CAN HAVE THE ABILITY TO MAYBE IF GIFFGAFF HAVE THE SOFTWARE TO BUILD A PLATFORM SO THE PARENTS CAN READ TEXTS LOOK AT INCOMING AND OUTGOING CALL LISTS AND MORE IMPORTANTLY HAVE THE POWER TO LIMIT INTERNET ACCESS THOUGH A GIFFGAFF ONLINE PORTAL.

THE SERVICE COULD WORK IN THE SAME WAY AS A SIM CARD AND PROVIDES MANY IMPORTANT SAFETY BENEFITS FOR THERE CHILDREN'S PARAMOUNT SAFETY SO THEY CAN NOT ACCESS WEBSITE WE'RE THEY DON'T KNOW WHO They ARE TALKING TOO.

A WEBSITE INTEGRATED WITH THE ONE WE HAVE ALREADY OR A SEPARATE FAMILY SIM PAGE WITH SEPARATE BUNDLES FOR THE ADULT AND SEPARATE SIM PACKS FOR THE [GIFFYKIDDIES]

[GIFFYGAFFY] FAMILY SIM WITH ADULTS BUNDLES PLUS A [GIFFYKIDDIES] SIM WITH MAYBE THREE CHOICES OF WHAT MINS AND DATA THEY WOULD LIKE THERE CHILDREN'S TO HAVE.

I BELIVE THAT GIFFGAFF COULD MAKE REVENUE OF THE SIM CARDS AND OF THE PLATFORM IN THE WAY OF A SUBSCRIPTION OR INCLUDE THE SUBSCRIPTION WITHIN BOTH GOODYBAGS.

CHILDREN'S ONLINE GROOMING IS A HOT TOPIC AND OUR CHILDREN ARE AT RISK.

NSPCC AGREE THAT DITES LIKE FB, INSTERGRAM TWITTER, SNAPCHAT ARE NOT SUTIBLE FOR CHILDREN UNDER 13 YEARS OLD.

THIS COULD CHANGE THE WORLD WE LIVE IN BY PROVIDING A SERVICE AGAINST DIFFERENT FORMS OF ABUSE

.

SIMON WAINWRIGHT

by: poppymae14
on: 15-04-2019 09:12

Love this idea

by: claire1uk
on: 28-02-2019 18:08

Great idea. Would definitely make life easier for managing multiple SIM cards.

by: jossy22
on: 12-02-2019 13:19

YES please!

by: schil31
on: 08-01-2019 12:14

Please please please one account for multiple sims...I'm losing tack of my user names!!!

with multiple phones and also iPads I can if necessary admin them from one base but I end up forgetting which was which and consequently 3mths later ordering another sim and having t create yet another user name which puts me right off the GiffGaff process

by: deswr02
on: 09-12-2018 05:11

Yep this would be great

by: hecticjunk
on: 29-11-2018 23:19

Yes. A simple account just for me - to use my phone, for text and calls only, and then my tablet for data only, both from one account. Please!

by: fadlur_f
on: 20-11-2018 11:23

A short update: We are definitely looking into shared accounts, however, the shared usage moves away from the simplicity that giffgaff strives for. Your support and vote will help towards implementing this idea. Keep up sharing those shiny ideas with us.


Thanks,

Fadlur

by: jossy22
on: 19-02-2019 15:38

I don't think we would be loosing simplicity just the opposite, so many of us have multiple SIMs it would make it far easier to manage them.

by: muttleyberks
on: 22-05-2019 09:02

You've made it confusing already. I created a single account for my daughters SIM, I then clicked order another SIM, thinking it would tie it into my account for my son. It wasn't until activation and having to chat with your support, I discovered multiple accounts are needed. Why would it make it complex having a single account with multiple SIMs. During activation, offer to tie it to the same account, otherwise ask them to create a new account. This isn't complex. Shame really.

by: fadlur_f
on: 20-11-2018 11:23

A short update: We are definitely looking into shared accounts, however, the shared usage moves away from the simplicity that giffgaff strives for. Your support and vote will help towards implementing this idea. Keep up sharing those shiny ideas with us.


Thanks,

Fadlur

by: paulreason
on: 16-11-2018 10:06

Yes please

by: mezeit
on: 11-11-2018 17:48

A multi account is what I need. Go giffgaff!