Belgium

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Cellular Operators

Aldi Talk (aka Medion Mobile)

APN name: web.be username: web password: web

Allo RTL

Uses Base for voice and data.

Base

APN settings

  • APN name: gprs.base.be
  • username: base
  • password: base
  • proxy IP:
  • proxy port:

Colruyt Mobile

Uses Mobistar for voice and data. Don't exist anymore. All customers tranfered to Mobistar Kangoroo.

Jim Mobile

APN settings

  • -- Name: JIM Mobile Internet
  • APN: web.be
  • username: web
  • password: web
  • MCC: 206 / MNC: 20
  • Verification type: PAP / APN-type: default

JOIN Experience

APN settings

  • -- Name: JOIN Internet
  • APN: join
  • username:
  • password:
  • -- Name: JOIN mms
  • APN: joinmms
  • username:
  • password:
  • MMSC: (add prefix http)://joinmms
  • MMS-proxy: 10.1.17.100 / Port: 8080
  • -- Voicemail
  • 9000
  • -- SMS-central
  • +32486000175

Mobile Vikings

APN settings

  • -- Name: Mobile Internet
  • APN: web.be
  • username: web
  • password: web
  • MCC: 206 / MNC: 20
  • Verification type: PAP / APN-type: default
  • -- Name: MMS
  • APN: mms.be
  • username: mms
  • password: mms
  • MMSC: (add prefix http)://mmsc.be
  • MMS-proxy: 217.72.235.1 / Port: 8080
  • MNC: 206 / MNC: 20
  • Verification type: PAP / APN-type: mms
  • -- Voicemail
  • 1933
  • -- SMS-central
  • +32486000005

Orange (Mobistar)

Orange operates under GSM 900/1800 (2G GSM) net and W-CDMA 2100 (3G UTMS) frequencies. Orange covers 99% of the population for voice, high speed mobile internet, and more then 88% of the population for voice, fast mobile internet and video calls.

APN settings

  • username: mobistar
  • password: mobistar
  • APN name: internet.be
  • username: NULL
  • password: NULL
  • APN name: mworld.be

Proximus

Proximus operates under GSM 900/1800 (2G GSM) net and W-CDMA 2100 (3G UTMS) frequencies. Its prepaid service is called Pay&Go. Internet on mobile phone: 250 MB = 5,000 mobile websites, 25,000 e-mails or 62 MP3s.

APN settings

  • username: (blank)
  • password: (blank)
  • APN name: internet.proximus.be

Lycamobile Belgium 4G

It's an MVNO launched in 2006, operates in Telenet BASE network.

APN settings

  • username: lmbe
  • password: plus
  • APN name: data.lycamobile.be

Prepaid plans

Aldi Talk (aka Medion Mobile)

Prepaid tariffs (VAT incl.)

Plan Price Volume Text via SMS to 1966 for activation (case insensitive) Restrictions
Internet Bundle €4 (valid for 1 month) 400MB DATAS VOIP blocked
Internet Bundle €8 (valid for 1 month) 1000MB DATAL VOIP blocked

Where to buy

Sold only in Aldi grocery stores as "Aldi Talk". A new sim costs €10, and comes with €10 in credit.

How to top up

Top-ups sold only in Aldi grocery stores. Amounts sold are €10 and €20.

Sim Sizes

Special SIM, be very careful with it! You get the SIM in standard format, but with a push-out mechanism for micro-sim; be careful not to break it if you want a full-size sim.

Allo RTL Studio

Prepaid tariffs (VAT incl.)

Plan Price Volume Text via SMS to 1957 for activation (case insensitive) Restrictions
Internet Bundle €10 (valid for 1 month) 2GB GIGA Only for data via phone

Where to buy

Sold in phone shops as "Allo RTL Studio" in BASE and Allo telecom shops. A new sim costs €10, and comes with €10 in credit.

Sim Sizes

Mini SIM and Micro SIM.


How to activate

Text "GIGA" to 1957 to activate data Text "MMS" to 1957 to activate MMS

How to top up

Top-ups sold in BASE Phone and Allo Telecom shops or (http://www.allortl.be/page/allo-rtl-recharger-votre-carte/192.aspx online]) . Amounts sold are €5, €10 and €20. Every top-up comes with free 10 MB data. If unavailable Base recharge cards can be used.

BananaSim by JOIN

BananaSim by JOIN is a European prepaid operator (MVNO on the Base network) offering a single rate throughout Europe with free receiving calls and max of data. Our support team is reachable through Facebook, Twitter and the live chat! There is also a support number, where they can help you in French, English, Luxembourgish, Portuguese and Spanish.

#CALL FOCUS PLAN

Plan Inside flat Out of flat
National calls 0.10€ 0.15€
National SMS 0.10€ 0.10€
National MMS 0.25€ 0.25€
National Data 0.10€ 0.10€
Calls to EU 0.10€ 0.20€
SMS to EU 0.10€ 0.07€
Received calls in EU Free during the 11 first minutes. Then, 0.0126€ /min.
Calls EU to EU 0.10€ 0.20€
SMS EU to EU 0.10€ 0.07€
Data in EU 0.10€ 0.15€

#SURF FOCUS PLAN

Plan Inside flat Out of flat
National calls 0.22€ 0.20€
National SMS 0.22€ 0.10€
National MMS 0.25€ 0.25€
National Data 0.22€ 0.10€
Calls to EU 0.22€ 0.35€
SMS to EU 0.22€ 0.20€
Received calls in EU 0.0126€ 0.0126€
Calls EU to EU 0.22€ 0.22€
SMS EU to EU 0.22€ 0.07€
Data in EU 0.22€ 0.15€

For more info about calls, sms and data out of Europe please check it on more

Each plan offers ±3.000.000 messages with WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram and Viber equivalent to 500 MB extra. You can enjoy 2000 free minutes and sms between Banana SIM users.

How to top up

You can choose online or offline top up methods, including Maestro, VISA, MasterCard.

Where to buy

You can buy a Banana SIM in couple of shops in Luxembourg and Belgium. You can also buy your sim card in our shops (find the nearest shop here

Sim Sizes

Special SIM, be very careful with it! You get the SIM in standard format, but with a push-out mechanism for micro-sim; be careful not to break it if you want a full-size sim.

Base

Prepaid tariffs (VAT incl.)

Plan Price Volume Text via SMS to 1914 for activation
BASE Mobile surf & mail 1 € 0.50/ 0.7$ 1MB SURF
BASE Mobile surf & mail 5 €5/ 7$ (valid for 30 days) 10MB SURF5
BASE Mobile Surf & Mail 10 €10/ 14$ (valid for 30 days) 500MB SURF10

After the 30-day validity period or after having consumed the data volume, you can reactivate an option whenever you want. If you don't purchase a new option, you will be activated automatically on Mobile surf & mail 1, then you only pay what you use.

How to top up

To charge additional money on the SIM account just go the to this website

Where to buy

Sold in a Base shop or online.

Sim Sizes

Mini SIM and Micro SIM.

Colruyt Mobile

Plan Price Volume Text via SMS to 1971 for activation Restrictions
150MB €6.75 (valid for 3 months) 150MB DATA150 ?
250MB €8.75 (valid for 3 months) 250MB DATA250 ?
500MB €9.99 (valid for 3 months) 500MB DATA500 ?

Where to buy

Sold only in Colruyt grocery stores. A new sim costs €10, and comes with €10 in credit.

How to top up

Top-ups sold only in Colruyt grocery stores. Amounts sold are €10, €15, €25, and €40. Use the USSD code * 133 * # xxxxxxxxxxxx (where the X's are your 12 digit code).

Jim Mobile

Prepaid tariffs (VAT incl.)

Plan Price Volume Text via SMS to 1985 for activation Restrictions
Forfait Social & Surf €5 (valid for 1 month) 500MB MEGASURF

Where to buy

Sold in Jimmobile outlet stores, Base shops, and ALLO Telecom shops. A new sim costs €15, and comes with €15 in credit. Or order a free sim chip online, which comes with zero credit.

How to top up

Top-up options


Mobile Vikings

Mobile Vikings is a online-only operator (MVNO on the Base network) that has a decent price setting. Support goes through e-mail and Twitter and you get response very fast! There is also a support number, where they can help you in Dutch, French and English. Operates through network of BASE.

Data feature packs

Plan Price Volume SMS Calling rate
DATA ONLY(*) € 12 / 16$ 2 GB mobile Internet
€ 10 € 10 / 13$ 500MB mobile Internet 500 free SMS up to 30 minutes (33 cent / min)
€ 15 € 15 / 20$ 2 GB mobile Internet 2000 free SMS up to 75 minutes (20 cent / min)
€ 25 € 25/ 33$ 3 GB mobile Internet 3000 free SMS up to 178 minutes (14 cent / min)
€ 40 € 40/ 53 $ 4 GB mobile Internet 4000 free SMS up to 400 minutes (10 cent / min)
€ 60 € 60/ 80 $ 5 GB mobile Internet 5000 free SMS up to 1200 minutes (5 cent / min)

Mobile Viking users also get 300 free SMS and 60 minutes per day between Belgian Vikings.

(*)Pre-paid data-only without subscription for tablets. To get this, you have to get a new SIM, but of that, 12€ is converted into the first top up, so the SIM effectively costs 3€ including postage.

How to top up

You can choose [1] top up methods, including Paypal, VISA, MasterCard, bank transfer and SMS top-up.

Where to buy

Mobile Vikings is a online-only operator, the only way to get a sim is by mail, usually takes 2-3 working days. They deliver to any country for no extra charge.

If you order a SIM with a new number, you have to pay an extra €15 for it. If you have a (free) SIM* from another operator, you can have it converted to Mobile Vikings for free.

Hint: Order a SIM from another operator (or get one for free), to change it to Mobile Vikings.

Sim Sizes

Special SIM, be very careful with it! You get the SIM in standard format, but with a push-out mechanism for micro-sim; be careful not to break it if you want a full-size sim.

Mobistar

Prepaid tariffs (VAT incl.)

Plan Price Volume Activation Restrictions
USSD code sequence of menu options
"Unlimited" Social Networking €3 (valid for 31 days) 1GB (netlog, facebook, and twitter only) #123# 2,4,3 VOIP blocked (and possibly everything apart from social sites)
Mobile Mail&Surf 25MB €3 (valid for 31 days) 25MB #123# 2,4,1 VOIP blocked
Mobile Mail&Surf 50MB €5 (valid for 31 days) 50MB #123# 2,4,2 VOIP blocked

Proximus

Pay&Go (pre-paid for mobile phones)

  • 25MB for €3 (#147*1# to order)
  • 200MB for €10 (#151*1# to order)

Internet iPad

Mobile Internet Price Included
Favorites for iPad (subscription) € 24.99 / 35$ month 1.5 GB / month
Pay For Surf & iPad (reloadable card) € 10/ 14$ (one time fee) 500 MB

How to top up

Reload your Pay & Go or Pay & Surf Online

Reload your Pay & Go in a store from € 15 to buy an Extra Messaging Pack

  • Purchase a recharge card or a Messaging Pack desired amount into a store (point of sale, night shop ...)
  • Train # 121 * code # 13-digit recharge your mobile phone and press the send button


Each time you reload your SIM card with € 10, € 15, € 25 or € 50, the period of validity is extended for 12 months, except for charging €5 or Extra Messaging Pack 50 that extend the validity of a month. The maximum validity of the SIM card is 12 months.

Where to buy

Every Proximus/Belgacom shop and most other shops where they cell mobile phones

Sim Sizes

Mini SIM and Micro SIM.

VoIP applications

GPS and other navigation applications

Restaurants, hotels and other recommendation applications

Social Networking applications

Special Travel applications

Wi-Fi Networks

References

APN settings AT&T