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Polish PAYG sim/Network

31 Dec 2006 /  #1
Which or What is the best PAYG sim to have on the Polish mobile phone network? Im in the UK and i am trying to work out which is better value and what has better deals for PAYG sim -- i have an unlocked phone and would like to be able to use a polish sim in it.

Also if anyone in UK knows where i can obtain one (without physically being in Poland as i would like one prior to Summer 2007) please point me in right direction many thanks :)
31 Dec 2006 /  #2
pm me - bubbawoo - i might well have a spare gsm sim kikin about - if not i can pick you one up at the end of jan - cost about 10zl upwards...
OP telefonitika  
4 Jan 2007 /  #3
Bubbawoo here is the posting but have the postings have merged i think with the PM one :( lol oh well
Hope you get my email from the other posting (PM one)
BubbaWoo 33 | 3,510  
4 Jan 2007 /  #4
sent to your hotmail id - keep me posted...:)
4 Jan 2007 /  #5
hi i work for orange network and i kno we do a callin gaboard tariff which is cheap to call aboard with from the uk. they are free from the orange website or if you go to a shop they ar efree but you must put credit on it first......once you have the sim card all you do is call orange and ask for the calling aboard tariff

spiritus 69 | 666  
4 Jan 2007 /  #6
You can buy Polish sim cards at

I think they only stock Heyah but it's great value for money when you're in Poland. However, using this card to call Poland from the UK works out pretty expensive.
BubbaWoo 33 | 3,510  
4 Jan 2007 /  #7
you can send free sms to plusgsm from this link
18 Feb 2007 /  #8
Merged: Calling cards and sim card in Warsaw Poland

HI all just move in to town and need to find out where to buy callings cards to call to out side poland, in the UK one can normaly get those in any kiosk or shop , also need to know what is the best pay as you sim card and how much it cost , if any one recomend any operator .

Kowalski 7 | 621  
18 Feb 2007 /  #9
I'm far from being an expert on cell phones and rates but this is what I'm overhearing about prepaid cards. The least expensive is Heyah, their starter kit card, with phone nuber costs 5 PLN and additional cards (minnutes) also avalable from 5 pln and up. Heyah is popular among young teenagers who'd now change numbers every week or.

Then you have POP, Tak Tak, Simplus . You buy cards in newspapper kiosks or in operator's outletes (quite many in shopping malls)
19 Feb 2007 /  #10
hi there thanks for the info would you know about calling cards to call out side

anyway got the heyah sim for local calls and tele card for internationals calls but what i really want was american express callnig card very good rates anyway thanks for trying to help

oh i paid 20PLN for the start kid not 5
23 Mar 2007 /  #11
Merged: pay as you go sim card

i am coming to poland for a COUPLE OF weeks and will need regular use of a mobile, i want to buy a pay-as-you-go sim card, any DVUCE ANYONE CAN GIVE ME WHICH SIM TO BUY, HOW TO TOP UP ETC? thanx
BubbaWoo 33 | 3,510  
23 Mar 2007 /  #12
standard sim will cost you 9zl - PLUS is not a bad option - top ups are from 1Ozl upwards... loads of shops selling both...
23 Mar 2007 /  #13
thank you
afc1903 6 | 4  
24 Aug 2007 /  #14
Merged: sim card - Essentials for moving to Poland

I'm moving to wroclaw in a couple of weeks to start teaching English. A situation that a lot of people here may be in.

I was just wondering if there are an essentials you would recommend i take with me (other than the obvious).

Also, a polish sim card would obviously be important - what would you recommend and where would be the easiest place to get it?
BubbaWoo 33 | 3,510  
24 Aug 2007 /  #15
the obvious should just about cover it

you can pick up polish sims all over the place from 3 zl upwards
Magdalena 3 | 1,837  
24 Aug 2007 /  #16
I would personally recommend either Orange or Heyah as far as sims go. As far as I know, Heyah has the most hassle-free package with the simplest rules. And low prices. But that is just what I heard from others, I've been a Pop pay as you go customer in Idea (now Orange) all my life :-)
26 Aug 2007 /  #17
Or if you get an m-bank bank account (free) they have really low priced pre-pay mobile. Works great for me.
Antos 6 | 18  
23 Sep 2007 /  #18
Merged: Cell Phones - Getting a sim card in Poland

Maybe this has been mentioned before so I apologize.
Can I just go into the shop, pay the price for a prepay sim card and that's it?
Do I need to provide any details such as name, address so on?

I'm assuming all of the providers in Poland use sim cards.

Also out of my curiosity do phones in Poland allow you to type ąśęółżźćń in a text message?
Firestorm 6 | 400  
23 Sep 2007 /  #19
Orange is a Popular provider.
And easily obtainable. In most countries.
if your Outside Poland. Get one and setup International Roaming.
It will just automatically attach itself to an available provider inside Poland.
24 Sep 2007 /  #20
Can I just go into the shop, pay the price for a prepay sim card and that's it?


Do I need to provide any details such as name, address so on?

no, not for prepay

do phones in Poland allow you to type ąśęółżźćń in a text message?

of course lol ;)
Antos 6 | 18  
24 Sep 2007 /  #21
Cool, I'd like to have a phone that could write those letters.
No real need I suppose but I'd find it to be cool.
Alper 2 | 6  
24 Sep 2007 /  #22
which is the cheapest operator in poland ? in calls inside poland and sms ? :)))))))
24 Sep 2007 /  #23
/\ as regards to cheapest.... there is not a significant difference between carriers.

If u have Orange Go! prepay, it is 15 groszy per sms. International is 50 gr i think.

i get charged about 60gr per minute. Different length calls have diff charges for some reason. :S

If you have a Polish bank acct, you can top up your phone from the ATM.
24 Sep 2007 /  #24
Also out of my curiosity do phones in Poland allow you to type ąśęółżźćń in a text message?

most phones do, it's nothing to do with the sum card - you just need to change the language settings!

it's also pretty easy and cheap to get your phone unlocked here to allow it to accept any Polish prepaid sim.

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