Cyprus

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[edit] Cellular Operators

[edit] Cyprus Telecommunications Auth (Cytamobile-Vodafone)

APN settings

  • username: user
  • password: pass
  • APN name: cytamobile

[edit] MTN Cyprus (Areeba LTD)

APN settings

  • APN name: internet (or) wap
  • APN: internet
  • username: (blank)
  • password: (blank)
  • Authentication type: PAP or CHAP

[edit] PrimeTel mobile

APN settings

  • username: (blank)
  • password: (blank)
  • APN name: ip.primetel

[edit] Northern Cyprus

[edit] Kuzey Kıbrıs Turkcell

It operates in Turkcell network, supports GSM and UMTS technologies

APN settings

  • username: (blank)
  • password: (blank)
  • APN name: cepten.kktcell (or) internet.kktcell

[edit] KKTC Telsim

It operates in Vodafone network, supports GSM and UMTS technologies.

APN settings

  • username: vodafone (or) (blank)
  • password: vodafone (or) (blank)
  • APN name: internet (or) edge.kktctelsim.com

[edit] Prepaid plans

[edit] Cytamobile-Vodafone

Cytamobile-Vodafone supports GSM, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS and HSDPA technologies. This mobile operator offers 8 Mobile Internet packages, each available to all Cytamobile-Vodafone customers except those who have activated soeasy pay as you go service.

Plan Monthly Fee Included Data Volume Charge for additional usage
Mobile Internet € 0 20 KB 20ΚΒ - 20ΜΒ: €1,18 (1.63$)/ΜΒ; 20ΜΒ - 100ΜΒ: €0,59 (0.81$)/ΜΒ; >100ΜΒ: €0,12 (0.17$)/ΜΒ
Mobile Internet 20MB € 4 / 5.52$ 20 MB € 4 (5.52$)/20 ΜΒ
Mobile Internet 200MB € 9 / 12.43$ 200 MB € 3.5 (4.83$)/100 ΜΒ
Mobile Internet 1GB € 18 / 24.85$ 1 GB €3.5 (4.83$)/128 ΜΒ
Mobile Internet 2GB € 25 / 34.52$ 2 GB €3.5 (4.83$)/128 ΜΒ
Mobile Internet 3GB € 32 / 44.18$ 3 GB €12 (16.57$)/512 ΜΒ
Mobile Internet 5GB € 42 / 57.99$ 5 GB €12 (16.57$)/512 ΜΒ
Mobile Internet 20GB € 70 / 96.65$ 20 GB €24 (33.14$)/1 GΒ

[edit] How to top up

You can top-up your mobile account with soeasy top-up cards, which are available in 4 values: €5 / 6.9$, €10 / 13.8$, €20 / 27.61$ and €35 / 48.32$. These top-up cards can be found in many points of sale around Cyprus.

Step 1 Scrape the panel at the back of top-up card to show the 16-digit code;

Step 2 Either call 1882 or dial *115#, follow the instructions, enter the 16-digit code and wait for the confirmation of the recharge.

Another way to top-up your account is to buy a top-up 16-digit code with the help of your credit card from one of the online retail outlets: PrepaidCards.Com.Cy, JccSmart.Com and Bank of Cyprus.

Every time you top up your account the period of validity is extended as follows:

Amount Validity period
€ 5 / 6.9$ 15 days
€ 10 / 13.8$ 30 days
€ 20 / 27.61$ 60 days
€ 35 / 48.32$ 60 days

[edit] MTN Cyprus

MTN Cyprus mobile operator supports GSM and UMTS technologies.

[edit] How to buy

You can get prepaid connection pack, which is called PayAsYouGo in MTN shop, kiosks or at resellers. The validity period for the basic airtime is 30 days, each top-up card increases validity period up to 12 month.

[edit] PayAsYouGo prepaid

Connection Fee Initial Airtime Included Initial Text Messages Included Call Charges GPRS data
€ 12.50 / 17.26$ € 5 / 6.9$ 20 € 0.072 (0.1$)/ min € 0.005 (0.007$)/ 2 KB

[edit] PayAsYouSurf Data Service

For PayAsYouGo subscribers MTN offers a prepaid PayAsYouSurf data service.

Validity Period SMS message Volume of Data included Price
1 day data on day 20 MB € 2 / 2.76$
1 week data on week 80 MB € 5 / 6.9$
1 month data on month 200 MB € 10 / 13.8$

[edit] How to activate

Choose the package that suits you most and send corresponding SMS message from the above table to 6040. For example, if you want to activate the service for one day then SMS <data on day> to 6040.

[edit] How to top up

You can recharge your mobile account with top-up cards, bought either in MTN shops and kiosk or online.

Following top-up cards are available:

Card Price Validity Period SMS Included
top-up card € 5 € 5 / 6.9$ 12 months 22
top-up card € 10 € 10 / 13.8$ 12 months 44
top-up card € 20 € 20 / 27.61$ (bonus € 2.50 / 3.45$) 12 months 77
MTN booster card € 3 € 3 / 4.14$ no validity period 220
MTN booster card € 6 € 6 / 8.28$ no validity period 440

[edit] PrimeTel mobile

PrimeTel mobile supports GSM, GPRS, EDGE and UMTS technologies.

Mobile Internet Packages

Plan Monthly Fee Free MB Charge
Mobile Internet 3 € 3 / 4.14$ 50 MB € 0.08 (0.11$)/MB (charged by the KB)
Mobile Internet 8 € 8 / 11.05$ 250 MB € 0.08 (0.11$)/MB (charged by the KB)
Pay as you go Mobile Internet € 0 0 € 0.30 (0.04$)/MB (charged by the KB)

[edit] How to top up

Top-up vouchers are available online with the following values €10 / 13.8$, €20 / 27.6$, €35 / 48.32$ and €50 / 69.03$.

Also there is an Auto Top-Up option. Activation of this option is available here.All you have to do is register your mobile number and your credit/debit card details with PrimeTel, then your mobile account will be recharged with € 20 / 27.6$ (plus bonus € 2 / 2.76$ of free air-time) and your credit card will be charged with the same amount. You may use your mobile phone as usual and when your balance falls below € 2 / 2.76$, your account will be automatically topped up with another € 20 / 27.6$ (plus bonus air-time). When it happens you will get a confirmation message informing you about this operation. You may cancel this option at any time, just call 133.

[edit] VoIP applications

[edit] GPS and other navigation applications

Google maps work, but do not route. You can't find a route from one point to another.

[edit] Restaurants, hotels and other recommendation applications

[edit] Social Networking applications

[edit] Special Travel applications

[edit] Wi Fi Networks

[edit] References

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