Finland

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Cellular Operators

Sonera

TeliaSonera AB is the dominant telephone company and mobile network operator in Sweden and Finland. Supports GSM/EDGE/UMTS/HSPA technologies.

APN settings

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  • APN name: internet

Saunalahti Oy (by Elisa)

APN settings

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  • APN name: internet.saunalahti

DNA Oy

Supports GSM/UMTS/HSPA technologies.

APN settings

  • username: dna
  • password: wap
  • APN name: wap

TeleFinland (by Sonera)

APN settings

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  • APN name: telefinland (or) internet

Cubio

APN settings

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  • APN name: internet.cubio.net

GoMobile

APN settings

  • username: internet
  • password: gomobile
  • APN name: internet.gomobile.fi

Prepaid plans

Sonera

You can buy Sonera Easy Prepaid SIM card at Sonera Dealers, and in kiosks. It costs € 9.90 / 13.1$ and includes € 7 / 9.26$ of airtime. Easy Prepaid is valid for 12 months.

To check the balance send SMS EASY SALDO to 15 400 (€ 0,08 (0.11$)/ message).

Easy Prepaid rates are:

Calling € 0.08 (0.11$) / min
Text messaging € 0.08 (0.11$) / SMS
MMS messaging € 0.39 (0.52$) / MMS
Data € 1.9 (2.51$) / MB

There is also Prepaid Internet available for your laptop:

Sonera Prepaid USB stick + 1 month online € 39 / 51.59$ Valid for 31 days
Sonera Prepaid Internet Monthly € 24.90 / 32.94$ Includes SIM card, which is valid for 31 days
Web extra time € 19.90 / 26.33 Extends your time online for 31 days

How to top up

Online top-up is available. Top-up of your Sonera mobile is available in the ammounts of € 10 (13.23$), € 20 (26.46$), € 30 (39.69$), € 40 (52.92$), € 50 (66.15$).

Also you can buy recharge vouchers in R-kiosks.

Saunalahti

Saunalahti Mobile operates a comprehensive Elisa's 3G network, whose coverage area has a population of more than 5 million people in Finland, which covers about half of Finland's land area. 3G/HSPA-verkon area connection speed can be up to 15 Mbit / s, a typical range from 0.4 - 6 Mbit / s. Outside of the 3G network connections work with EDGE and GPRS speeds (80-160 kbit / s and 30-40 kbit / s).

Elisa uses mostly 900 MHz 3G band (compared to 1800 MHz band more commonly used in other countries), which is not widely supported by hardware vendors. It is strongly advised to check hardware specs for the supported WCDMA frequencies before buying Saunalahti's SIM-card.

Saunalahti Prepaid Mobile Broadband: start-up kit includes USB stick and Saunalahti Prepaid Mobile SIM card, the whole package costs € 39 / 51.59$

Default data rate: €1.50/ 1.98$/ Mb, maximum charge €1.90/ 2.51$ day.

Data feature packs

Plan Price Text SMS to 15020 to activate
Weekly plan -Viikkopaketti (max. 4 Mbit/s) €6.90/ 9.13$ DATA7
Monthly plan 1 - Kuukausipaketti 1 (max. 1 Mbit/s.) €19.80/ 26.19$ DATA MEGA
Monthly plan 2 - Kuukausipaketti 2 (max. 4 Mbit/s.) €29.80/ 39.42$ DATA31

Where to buy

Saunalahti Prepaid SIM cards are widely available from several retailers:

  • Elisa Shopit
  • R-Kioski
  • Prisma
  • Alepa
  • Tarjoustalo
  • Shell

DNA

Prepaid Mobile Packages

Package Name Start-up kit Price Airtime included Talk time charge Data charge
DNA Arvo € 10 / 13.23$ € 10 / 13.23$ € 0.07 (0.09$) / min € 1.51 (2$) / MB
DNA Prepaid - € 10 / 13.23$ € 0.16 (0.21$) / min
DNA Super Prepaid € 7.9 / 10.45$ € 7 / 9.26$ € 0.08 (0.11$) / min
DNA Super Prepaid Etutaso & Supertaso - - € 0.07 (0.09$) / min

How to top up

You can top-up your DNA mobile in DNA Stores, R-kiosks, at the post office. Also online top up is available. Each time recharging you DNA Prepaid you may get a bonus as follows:

Sum of recharge Bonus
€ 10 / 13.23$ 15% (€ 1.5 / 1.98$)
€ 20 / 26.46$ 25% (€ 5 / 6.61$)
€ 30 / 39.69$ 25% (€ 7.5 / 9.92$)
€ 50 / 66.15$ 25% (€ 12.5 / 16.54$)
€ 70 / 92.60$ 25% (€ 17.5 / 23.15$)
€ 100 / 132.29$ 25% (€ 25 / 33.07$)

TeleFinland

Prepaid Easy start-up kit costs € 9.90 / 13.1$ and contains a phone number and € 11 / 14.55$ of talk time - more than 2.5 hours of talk. Prepaid rates are : € 0.07 (0.09$)/ min, € 0.07 (0.09$) / SMS and € 1.51 (2$) / MB with minimum monthly usage € 2.90 / 3.84$ per month

You can check the remaining balance by sending SMS with TELE SALDO to 15400 (€ 0.07 / 0.09$ per message)

How to top up

You can top up your Tele mobile at R-kiosks, Siwoissa or online.

Cubio

Cubio Prepaid start-up kit it costs €9.99 / 13.22$

Cubio Prepaid Rates:

Opening Fee Starting Credit Call rate SMS rate
€ 4.99 / 6.60$ € 5 / 6.61$ € 0.07 (0.09$) / min € 0.07 0.09$) / SMS

Cubio also offers Mobile Broadband packages

Package Name Price Bandwidth
Cubio Mobile Broadband 384 € 10.56 (13.97$) / month 384 kbit/s
Cubio Mobile Broadband 512 € 15.56 (20.58$) / month 512 kbit/s
Cubio Mobile Broadband 1M € 20.56 (27.20$) / month 1 Mbit/s
Cubio Mobile Broadband 2M € 30.56 (40.43$) /month 2 Mbit/s

Where to buy

You cand find Cubio Prepaid at Cubio Stores or from Cubio main office (Vilhovuorenkatu 11 A, Helsinki) or from Cubio sales point (Mikonkatu 8, Ateneuminkuja).

Recharge voucher costs € 10.

GoMobile

VoIP applications

GPS and other navigation applications

Restaurants, hotels and other recommendation applications

Social Networking applications

Special Travel applications

Wi Fi Networks

References

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