Lower roaming tariffs from COSMOTE Romania


Summer season brings lower roaming tariffs for COSMOTE Romania’s customers. Starting July 1st, people who travel abroad benefit of roaming tariffs reduced by up to 35.71% within the member states of the European Union (EU) and of the European Economic Area (EEA). COSMOTE Romania also enhanced its coverage for roaming services with new destinations and availability on aircrafts and ships.

Starting July 1st 2013, the roaming tariffs for all calls originated by COSMOTE customers to any EU and EEA countries will decrease by 17.24%, down to 0.24 euro/minute (VAT not included) and with 12.5% for those received within the EU and EEA space, down to 0.07 euro/minute (VAT not included), according to the European Commission’s regulations. Moreover, the roaming tariffs for outgoing SMS-es to any EU and EEA number decreased with 11.11%, down to 0.08 euro/SMS (VAT not included), while the roaming tariffs for data transfer decreased with 35.71%, down to 0.45 euro/MB (VAT not included). The new tariffs apply to all COSMOTE customers.

“Using a mobile phone for calling, texting and even for data traffic won’t be a problem anymore for COSMOTE Romania’s customers who travel abroad. Moreover, introducing data roaming on aircrafts and ships and even new destinations for voice roaming, data and 3G roaming will offer a better user experience and will keep people connected every time they are in a journey”, statedOana Cristea, Wholesales Department Senior Manager, COSMOTE Romania.

COSMOTE Romania’s customers can now benefit of more roaming destinations around the world. Those who travel in Costa Rica, Laos or Mozambique have voice roaming available, while in Caribbean Islands both voice, data and 3G roaming are available. Also, data roaming is available now in Costa Rica, Cape Verde, Qatar, Kuwait and Vietnam, while 3G roaming can be accessed in Jordan, Kuwait and Brazil. The prepaid roaming is also available in new destinations as Afghanistan, Canada and Indonesia.

Furthermore, COSMOTE now offers data roaming service on selected aircrafts and ships. In present, customers who travel by plane can access data roaming onboard of more than 100 Emirates aircrafts, 3 Virgin Atlantic aircrafts, 1 Malaysia aircraft and 1 Lufthansa aircraft. If they choose to travel by ship, COSMOTE’s customers have available data roaming onboard of Blue Star Ferries, Brittany Ferries, Caspi Cruises, Celtic Link Ferries, C.I.P., Discovery Cruises, Easy Cruise, European Sealines, Finnlines, Grimaldi Lines, Minoan Lines,MSC, NGSCO, Pullmantur-RCI, Tui Cruises and others.

More details are available at www.cosmote.ro.