airBalticcard Mobile roaming in Iceland

airBalticcard Mobile roaming in Iceland
Incoming call
0.00 €/Min
Connection fee or other fees
0.00 €/Min
Calls worldwide starting from
0.15 €/Min
airBalticcard to airBalticcard from Iceland
0.19 €/Min
SMS worldwide
0.06 €/SMS
Highspeed Mobile Internet per 1MB starting from
0.015 €/MB

mobile roaming in Iceland

Do you know that every time you use your mobile phone abroad, while being connected to your domestic mobile operator, you have to deal with high roaming rates? For mobile roaming in Island we recommend using international SIM card, airBalticCard mobile, because calls from it and to it are at least 90% less expensive comparing to your local mobile operator.

airBalticcard Mobile data roaming in Iceland not only provide you with the opportunity to use low cost Internet abroad, but also protect you from unexpected expenses.


Roaming in Iceland

If you are a tourist or you just simply need to make a business call to another country, you most probably will use your mobile phone outside of network coverage area of your mobile operator. In order for you to make it your mobile operator has to have roaming agreements with mobile operators from the country you are visiting. Roaming allows you to make and receive calls, transfer SMS, MMS, GPRS data when you are abroad and at the same time allowing you to keep your domestic caller ID.

Network type – 2G (GSM)/3G

2G format is also known as GSM, as is a standard type of network for most phones, with the exception of CDMA, which is used in USA. Most phones support following frequencies: 850MHZ, 900MHz, 1800MHz and 1900MHz.

2G operators in Island
• Siminn
• Vodafone
• Nova
• Icecell

3G format

There are several networks in Iceland operating in 3G networks. 3G frequencies are usually marked as UMTS/HSDPA or WCDMA

3G operators in Island
• Siminn
• Vodafone
• Nova
• Icecell


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Iceland
Capital: Reykjavik
Area: 103 125 sq.km.
Population: 317 630 ppl.
Language: Icelandic, gesture language
Currency: Iceland Kroner (ISK)
Time zone: UTC+0
Phone code: +354

Iceland is the island state, which is located in the Northern part of the Atlantic Ocean. The country is divided on the island of Iceland, an area of 103,000 square kilometers and small islands around it. Administratively country is divided into eight regions: Sudurnes, Hevyudborgarsvaydid, Vestfirdir, Vesturland, Nordyurland-Eystra, Nordyurland-Westra, Syudyurland, Vestfirdir. The capital of the country is Reykjavik, its population is around 180 000 people including rural areas. Reykjavik is where preside parliament and government, as well as the financial, cultural and commercial center of Iceland. Other large cities: FH (19 thousand) Kópavogur (21 thousand), Husavik, Akureyri (17 thousand), Akranes Seyðisfjörður. The most important ports: Grundarfordur, Reykjavik, Habnarferdyur, Akureyri.

The head of state is the president, elected by direct popular election for 4 years. The executive body is the Icelandic government, which consists of the Prime Minister and the Ministers (herrar), today it consists of members of the two parties - the Independence Party and the Progressive Party. Legislative authority in Iceland belongs to a unicameral Parliament (Althing) (Alþingi), which operates from year 930 AD (63 members (Þingmaður, tingmany); members are elected by popular vote for 4 years), and they, in turn, elect from among its members the President of Althingi (Forseti Alþingis). Prior to 1991, the Althingi was bicameral. The parliament has the power to bring a vote of no confidence in the government.

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