Telekom, Vodafone, O2 and Co. provide free calls and SMS in Ukraine
More and more German telephone providers have agreed now, to make calls and SMS in Ukraine as well as roaming on site free of charge . This reports the comparison portal “Verifox”.
Specifically, the following provider are:
- Deutsche Telekom
- O2 / Telefonica
- 1 & 1 (with drill discounters)
- Freenet Group (with Klarmobil and Mobilcom-Debitel)
The offer also applies to own and partner brands and both for mobile radio and landline connections of the providers. Special plus: Some providers even turn the action retroactively from mid-February, Netcologne even from 1 February.
The active provider Easybell does not exclude the action according to “Verifox” on the other hand. The effort is too high, it would be called “only a few minutes a week” in Ukraine. But: in extreme cases, if a customer is a lot of telephoning due to the current situation, fees could be adopted, the press office is quoted. Tip from the Comparison Portal: “As an alternative, calls over web-based services such as WhatsApp, FaceTime or Skype are offered.”
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