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Forum: Greece and Cyprus 16-08-2015, 06:27
Replies: 222
Views: 144,464
Posted By Evan
And as predicted, Wind announced last week that...

And as predicted, Wind announced last week that as of 28 September 2015 the credit will expire in 90 days with the sim card validity still at 12 months.

More info at the end of the announcement...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 27-07-2015, 08:37
Replies: 6
Views: 7,896
Posted By Evan
Indeed, Wind Plus Non Stop is not commercially...

Indeed, Wind Plus Non Stop is not commercially available.

However the data bundles of Wind still exist but their data volume got more so they've changed names. There are two main data plans:

-...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 27-07-2015, 08:16
Replies: 222
Views: 144,464
Posted By Evan
That's incorrect, perhaps he was looking at the...

That's incorrect, perhaps he was looking at the expiration date of the SIM, not the one of the credit. It's confirmed from numerous sources that the credit was expiring after 6 months. I say "was"...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 25-07-2014, 10:12
Replies: 222
Views: 144,464
Posted By Evan
Also Cosmokarta credit expires after 6 months....

Also Cosmokarta credit expires after 6 months. This bad 'trend' started by Vodafone on November 2012, followed by Wind and Cosmote last month.

It's important to know though that only the credit...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 16-08-2013, 11:44
Replies: 2
Views: 4,577
Posted By Evan
Yes it is possible, it takes at most 3 days and...

Yes it is possible, it takes at most 3 days and it's free of charge.

You need to contact the network operator you are moving to and apply for number portability. You can contact them online, by...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 02-08-2013, 08:31
Replies: 222
Views: 144,464
Posted By Evan
An update to my recent post ...

An update to my recent post (http://www.prepaidgsm.net/forum/greece-cyprus/2835-greece-hspa-prepaid-postpaid-offers-21.html#post43431)about the currently available prepaid data plans and offers.
...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 23-07-2013, 15:52
Replies: 222
Views: 144,464
Posted By Evan
This is another update of my older posts...

This is another update of my older posts (http://www.prepaidgsm.net/forum/36105-post136.html) about the currently available prepaid data plans, add-ons and offers in Greece. This will be a shorter...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 23-07-2013, 15:30
Replies: 222
Views: 144,464
Posted By Evan
That’s strange. I checked on a Greek forum and...

That’s strange. I checked on a Greek forum and they claim that they can use the Internet Monthly Pass 200 by sending an SMS with '500' to 1330.

Alternatively, check my (old) overview on Cosmote...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 02-07-2013, 12:53
Replies: 222
Views: 144,464
Posted By Evan
You can find the necessary settings on the...

You can find the necessary settings on the "Vodafone" link of my signature.

There is such an option for the last two years or so. They just sell it as an "offer" to their 200MB (now 100MB) data...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 02-11-2012, 10:51
Replies: 1
Views: 5,839
Posted By Evan
There are two more e-stores for online top-ups. ...

There are two more e-stores for online top-ups.

1. ConnectPhone (http://www.connectphone.gr/) which has two additional advantages. The first is that there are more available amounts to top-up (5,...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 02-11-2012, 10:40
Replies: 10
Views: 11,637
Posted By Evan
If you click on the 'web to sms' you could see...

If you click on the 'web to sms' you could see another tab called 'charges' with the instructions, conditions and the prices.

The price is 0.08€/SMS. However, according to the information there,...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 27-05-2011, 19:01
Replies: 222
Views: 144,464
Posted By Evan
Hi Nicholas, most of your questions are...

Hi Nicholas,

most of your questions are already answered by me and some the members here but I understand that there's too much info to read at once. :)

I'm afraid there's no way I could tell...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 23-05-2011, 14:09
Replies: 222
Views: 144,464
Posted By Evan
You can get a microSIM with Cosmote and Vodafone...

You can get a microSIM with Cosmote and Vodafone data plans, since both are offering the iPhone/iPad on their networks. I’m not sure if Wind provides microSIMs at the moment but I guess they will...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 20-04-2011, 10:17
Replies: 222
Views: 144,464
Posted By Evan
All phones have the option of disabling the SIM...

All phones have the option of disabling the SIM PIN. On iPhone go to Settings > Phone > SIM PIN and slide the slider to "Off".

It means "The service that you've requested does not exist". Which is...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 14-04-2011, 10:45
Replies: 222
Views: 144,464
Posted By Evan
If I understood correctly you wanted to get the...

If I understood correctly you wanted to get the Plan #5 of WIND (http://www.prepaidgsm.net/forum/36111-post139.html) (WIND Mobile Broadband me karta). I suppose that this plan works with *special*...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 07-04-2011, 09:15
Replies: 222
Views: 144,464
Posted By Evan
Keep in mind that the "500MB for 5€" is just an...

Keep in mind that the "500MB for 5€" is just an offer that was originally valid until 31 March. Few days ago, it was extended until 30 April 2011.

You mean the "500MB for 5€" offer that all...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 31-03-2011, 09:43
Replies: 222
Views: 144,464
Posted By Evan
The WIND plans #1 to #4 are all add-ons that work...

The WIND plans #1 to #4 are all add-ons that work with the normal SIM cards. As "normal" I mean a SIM card that offers voice and texts too and you can use it with a phone or with an USB modem. All...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 14-03-2011, 10:03
Replies: 19
Views: 21,434
Posted By Evan
I forgot to add that I was for 3 weeks last year...

I forgot to add that I was for 3 weeks last year in Parga and Lefkada and traveled by the coastline in-between. Most of the cities and popular beaches have 3G coverage from all three operators or at...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 14-03-2011, 09:37
Replies: 222
Views: 144,464
Posted By Evan
@wisniak: If you want to use the new Mobile...

@wisniak: If you want to use the new Mobile Hotspot feature of iOS 4.3, I read that Vodafone allows it only with its Data Plan #4 (Vodafone KartoInternet). On Cosmote and Wind the Mobile Hotspot is...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 14-03-2011, 08:37
Replies: 222
Views: 144,464
Posted By Evan
Thank you for the comments and the feedback :) ...

Thank you for the comments and the feedback :)


Some amendments and corrections of the overview post.

A small correction to the point #6 of the general post...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 11-03-2011, 13:53
Replies: 222
Views: 144,464
Posted By Evan
It refers to both actually. When you purchase a...

It refers to both actually. When you purchase a data-only SIM card, you can get a "SIM Starter Pack" or a "SIM+USB stick Starter Pack" (if you don't have an USB dongle)
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 11-03-2011, 12:40
Replies: 19
Views: 21,434
Posted By Evan
Yes you can buy and activate it on the point of...

Yes you can buy and activate it on the point of sale however it is recommended to check their availability, given that those are small cities and possibly the Cosmote or Germanos stores don't have...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 11-03-2011, 12:21
Replies: 222
Views: 144,464
Posted By Evan
The "prepaid products" are the different prepaid...

The "prepaid products" are the different prepaid SIM cards offered by the operator. Every operator offers 2 or more prepaid cards with different branding, voice/SMS options, offers, prices etc. (you...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 10-03-2011, 13:18
Replies: 222
Views: 144,464
Posted By Evan
Q-mobile Q-Mobile was the 4th Greek mobile...

Q-mobile

Q-Mobile was the 4th Greek mobile operator but now it's a subsidiary of Wind. Unfortunately, all of its web pages are only available in Greek so for instructions use Google translate or...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 10-03-2011, 12:45
Replies: 222
Views: 144,464
Posted By Evan
WIND General Information Coverage Map...

WIND

General Information

Coverage Map (http://www.wind.com.gr/TopMenu/Coverage/%CE%9Detwork/3G.aspx)



Wind Stores (http://www.wind.com.gr/TopMenu/WIND-Stores/WIND-Stores.aspx)
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 10-03-2011, 12:04
Replies: 222
Views: 144,464
Posted By Evan
VODAFONE General Information Coverage...

VODAFONE

General Information

Coverage Map (http://www.vodafone.gr/portal/client/cms/viewCmsPage.action?menuId=10505&request_locale=en&pageId=10505) (not detailed, check Point #2 here...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 10-03-2011, 10:17
Replies: 222
Views: 144,464
Posted By Evan
COSMOTE General Information Coverage...

COSMOTE

General Information

Coverage Map (http://cosmote.gr/cosmoportal/page/T25/section/Cover/loc/en_US)



Points of sale...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 10-03-2011, 10:15
Replies: 222
Views: 144,464
Posted By Evan
COMPLETE OVERVIEW OF THE PREPAID DATA PLANS IN...

COMPLETE OVERVIEW OF THE PREPAID DATA PLANS IN GREECE

Another update of my older post (http://www.prepaidgsm.net/forum/33230-post103.html) about the currently available prepaid data plans, add-ons...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 08-03-2011, 13:51
Replies: 222
Views: 144,464
Posted By Evan
Most of the places you've mentioned do have 3G...

Most of the places you've mentioned do have 3G coverage from one or all three mobile operators but as I said the quality of the signal/bandwidth strongly depends on the exact location. EDGE coverage...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 08-03-2011, 10:20
Replies: 222
Views: 144,464
Posted By Evan
Yes I read reports that some users noticed a drop...

Yes I read reports that some users noticed a drop in speed with the Q-plan. However, most users didn't notice any drop and that leads me to assume that the problem is not general but has to do with...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 04-03-2011, 11:50
Replies: 222
Views: 144,464
Posted By Evan
As I said on my previous post that you quoted,...

As I said on my previous post that you quoted, the only reason you would have gone with the data plans of Cosmote, was only if you didn't have 3G coverage with the other three providers, since...
Forum: Germany 12-01-2011, 18:11
Replies: 19
Views: 6,501
Posted By Evan
@inquisitor Speaking of a phone suggestion,...

@inquisitor

Speaking of a phone suggestion, or rather a phone offer, I sent you a PM. I hope it reaches you on time
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 30-08-2010, 17:10
Replies: 222
Views: 144,464
Posted By Evan
I used recently all the three mobile operators...

I used recently all the three mobile operators with their "Internet" (not WAP) APN with two different modems and two mobile phones, and I didn't have any problem regarding browsing, pop3 and imap...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 22-08-2010, 17:36
Replies: 222
Views: 144,464
Posted By Evan
This is not what they state on the page of the...

This is not what they state on the page of the plan. Instead they clearly write "In case of above bundle usage, the charge is €0,02 per ΜΒ" (and the bold are theirs not mine :))

You were charged...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 18-08-2010, 18:02
Replies: 222
Views: 144,464
Posted By Evan
Yes, it's a normal prepaid Wind Free2Go card...

Yes, it's a normal prepaid Wind Free2Go card which I use it for voice and texts as well. To activate the data add-ons just follow the instructions on their web page.

I'm not sure if you can buy...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 17-08-2010, 18:31
Replies: 10
Views: 11,637
Posted By Evan
I'm using the same plan at the moment to connect...

I'm using the same plan at the moment to connect from my notebook, without any problem with my old modem and not the one provided by Vodafone.

It seems that you've got an XP rather than Vodafone...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 17-08-2010, 18:19
Replies: 222
Views: 144,464
Posted By Evan
The F2G1,2...8 are not commercially available...

The F2G1,2...8 are not commercially available anymore. However, all customers that have previously activated one of those plans, still have them (except if they've changed to the new plans).

To...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 29-07-2010, 21:35
Replies: 5
Views: 8,662
Posted By Evan
There's not need to worry, the answer from...

There's not need to worry, the answer from Vodafone is absolutely incorrect, the information provided by Wind is the correct one. And I insist on that because:

- I've already registered a Vodafone...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 29-07-2010, 21:23
Replies: 222
Views: 144,464
Posted By Evan
I'm not sure, since they all offer 2-3 different...

I'm not sure, since they all offer 2-3 different modems that change from time to time. I read that the ones of Vodafone and Wind are usually unlocked and they work as long as you use the "generic"...
Forum: Europe 27-07-2010, 22:46
Replies: 4
Views: 2,064
Posted By Evan
All incoming calls are free in Europe as long as...

All incoming calls are free in Europe as long as you use, e.g, a Greek SIM while in Greece. If you use the Greek SIM in Italy then the charges that Effendi posted apply.

For the registration in...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 27-07-2010, 12:21
Replies: 19
Views: 21,434
Posted By Evan
I would suggest not to rely completely on their...

I would suggest not to rely completely on their answers regarding the 3G coverage. I sent the same request in all three companies, a couple of months ago regarding 4 locations in Greece. For 2 of the...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 27-07-2010, 12:09
Replies: 5
Views: 8,662
Posted By Evan
Not really. The other two also accept this method...

Not really. The other two also accept this method of registration if you are abroad. I registered in all 3 providers with that method while in Germany.
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 27-07-2010, 12:06
Replies: 1
Views: 4,584
Posted By Evan
No there is no fee for activating the roaming....

No there is no fee for activating the roaming. All the prepaid cards come with the roaming pre-activated. This pages is very obsolete (at least 3 years old) and the plans, offers and rates have...
Forum: Europe 27-07-2010, 11:57
Replies: 4
Views: 2,064
Posted By Evan
For your usage, and since you are visiting Greece...

For your usage, and since you are visiting Greece first, I would suggest to purchase a prepaid Q-card, available in any Wind store. They offer cheap local call rates and absolutely the cheapest...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 27-07-2010, 11:39
Replies: 222
Views: 144,464
Posted By Evan
An update on the previous posts. Cosmote has just...

An update on the previous posts. Cosmote has just announced its first prepaid plans for data connection on computer. The plans are quite more expensive than the similar plans of Wind and Vodafone but...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 12-07-2010, 14:39
Replies: 222
Views: 144,464
Posted By Evan
WIND UPDATED! 1. Data Plan "Wind Plus...

WIND

UPDATED! 1. Data Plan "Wind Plus Internet", Internet (no proxy), 4.12€/month, 40MB volume included, 0.5€/MΒ afterwards.

Info (only in Greek) here: Wind - ?????????????...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 12-07-2010, 14:29
Replies: 222
Views: 144,464
Posted By Evan
I need to break the overview into multiple posts,...

I need to break the overview into multiple posts, since the forum software doesn't allow post with above a certain number of characters.


VODAFONE

UPDATED! 1. Data plan "Surf & Email 60",...
Forum: Greece and Cyprus 12-07-2010, 14:16
Replies: 222
Views: 144,464
Posted By Evan
Another update of my older post...

Another update of my older post (http://www.prepaidgsm.net/forum/europe/2835-greece-hspa-prepaid-postpaid-offers-8.html#post31607) about the currently available prepaid data plans and offers in...
Forum: Germany 13-05-2010, 11:00
Replies: 12
Views: 13,539
Posted By Evan
Also Fonic will start selling micro SIMs from...

Also Fonic will start selling micro SIMs from June on its website.

Fonic: Mobildiscounter bietet iPad-Tarif ab Juni - News - CHIP Online...
Forum: Germany 13-05-2010, 09:27
Replies: 16
Views: 8,614
Posted By Evan
It's not 1GB anymore, it is reduced to 500MB/day...

It's not 1GB anymore, it is reduced to 500MB/day after they introduced their new data plan with the price cap of 25€/month.


Perhaps this is where your issue comes from. You generate 500MB/day,...
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