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Cell phone options in Poland?


espana  
27 Feb 2007 /  #31
didnt know they use cell phones .................they always can do a fire !!!!!!! ...
like always
Matyjasz 2 | 1,544  
27 Feb 2007 /  #32
didnt know they use cell phones

Just because no Polish girl wanted to give you her telephone number doesn't mean that we don't use them, you know. :)
espana  
27 Feb 2007 /  #33
20 pound and they will give me mor than the telephone number
sledz 23 | 2,250  
27 Feb 2007 /  #34
like a kick in the bollocks!:)
Matyjasz 2 | 1,544  
27 Feb 2007 /  #35
20 pound and they will give me mor than the telephone number

A slap in the face and a kick in the crotch! :)
zion  
28 Feb 2007 /  #36
what baout international calls I try two cards they are **** one is call tele pin the other telecard also internet service called smile phone any ideas for cheap international phone calls from Poland
BubbaWoo 33 | 3,510  
6 Mar 2007 /  #37
he cannot send text messages to the US

hmmm... whys that then?
krysia 23 | 3,058  
6 Mar 2007 /  #38
Cell phone companies in Poland can't send to the US because different wave frequencies. He does try, but they come decoded and the message ends up somewhere in India on somebody else's cell phone.

You can also get software and send through the internet to your phone.
sapphire 22 | 1,241  
8 Mar 2007 /  #39
I can totally relate to this as that is also my exact experience.

as for the phone ringing thing... I always thought it was cos they didnt have any credit so wanted you to pay to call them back :)
FISZ 24 | 2,116  
8 Mar 2007 /  #40
Cell phone companies in Poland can't send to the US because different wave frequencies.

It's either 900-1800MHz and in the US these GSM frequency's are the same, so that's not the problem. I can receive SMS from most providers in Poland. He may not belong to a carrier that allows outbound to the US.
szarlotka 8 | 2,209  
8 Mar 2007 /  #41
Polish people with cell phones is a quicker information dissemination mechanism than the Internet:)

Joking aside one of the things I have noticed about Central and Eastern European people is that they are phenomenonally good at networking. I was once told that it was a result of communism when things were in short supply. That may well have been tongue in cheek though
krysia 23 | 3,058  
8 Mar 2007 /  #42
He may not belong to a carrier that allows outbound to the US.

That could be true. But depending on the country, some US cells won't work in them. But then it all depends on the carrier too.

they called it "ba,ki".

Was it maybe "dzwonki"?
FISZ 24 | 2,116  
8 Mar 2007 /  #43
That could be true. But depending on the country, some US cells won't work in them. But then it all depends on the carrier too.

Well, I know some carriers here can't roam in Europe..like all CDMA (verizon) But, most GSM if the correct freq. can roam anywhere in europe.

....crrently working for a wireless provider in the US...in case you wre curious :)
krysia 23 | 3,058  
8 Mar 2007 /  #44
I live in a dinky little town. They don't have much choices of carriers. I have US cellular and it's the best one because I can text messages and have direct contact with Europe. Other providers will charge extra for that or don't have it at all.
pingwin 2 | 117  
8 Mar 2007 /  #45
I have T-Mobile. There service sucks at times but I have an open GSM phone and can text messages and receive massages. I also can buy any SIMS card and use it locally it's much cheaper. Example, my mother went to Poland roamed in Poland all the time but it was $0.99 a minute. Imagaine my phone bills for the three months she was there. Last year I bought her a Polish SIMS card showed her how to use it and she got a local cell phone number in Poland, free incoming calls, voicemail and SMS. The rates were much cheaper as well.
szarlotka 8 | 2,209  
8 Mar 2007 /  #46
but I have an open GSM phone and can text messages and receive massages

Wow - I want a phone that lets me receive massages - Swedish, Thai ?:)

Only kiddinn'
pingwin 2 | 117  
8 Mar 2007 /  #47
How abt Maldives???
szarlotka 8 | 2,209  
8 Mar 2007 /  #48
OK I'm sold on the idea. Beautiful Islands, friendly people and great diving:)
pingwin 2 | 117  
8 Mar 2007 /  #49
I wish I was there instead of here in this freezing state texting back and forth!
Aga76 - | 35  
8 Mar 2007 /  #50
I am wondering what providers offer the best service, prices for handsets, offers. I have looked through the websites of "Orange" "Eras" and seen what they offer.

Orange is the cheapest and most popular amongst the Poles
Keatsgray 7 | 5  
31 Jul 2007 /  #51
Cell phones in Poland

Since I will be moving to Poland, I wanted to get a cell phone for local services. I have my phone from the states. Do you think it would be best to bring my phone from home and set up services or just buy one in Poland? Will they set up services through a verizon wireless? What are the average service prices and prices of a phone? Thanks for the help...
BubbaWoo 33 | 3,510  
31 Jul 2007 /  #52
just get yourself a local sim card - if your american phone needs unlocking its easy to get done, otherwise just pick up on over here - not expensive
K13 1 | 1  
3 Feb 2009 /  #53
Thread attached on merging:
Cell phone plan in Poland to make international calls?

Hello,
Can someone tell me of a good cell phone plan that will let me contact my family in the US?
susi 1 | 6  
5 Feb 2009 /  #54
Don't know if this is of help for anyone but here is my solution:

My choice is a very simple Nokia model (second hand, old fashioned=no big deal if got stolen or lost) which is of course unlocked being second hand.

While at home (EU) I put my local SIM in and that's it. While at my second home in Poland I put the local prepaid (Carrefour) SIM in and that's it again.

Long distance calls from Poland are no problem with either of the SIMs but way too expensive for me (about 2zl/min). So, I use Messenger and Skype to chat with my friends.

I've found this solution best for me. Hope this helps?
polsky 2 | 84  
25 Jun 2009 /  #55
Jun 25, 09, 20:17 - Thread attached on merging:
PREPAID SIMCARD MOBILE PHONE rates Comparison ERA , PLUS and ORANGE

Hi

I am looking very hard to find a complete

PREPAID SIMCARD MOBILE PHONES rates comparison
from all the GSM networks prepaid simcards ERA , PLUS , ORANGE

For example there are 5 different types of Orange prepaid:
Orange Go, Orange Music, etc

What I am looking for is the mobile prepaid type of simcard
which will give me the LOWEST rates to call landlines (fixed phones) inside Poland

Thank you in advance guys!

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