If you will be visiting other countries during your trip to Romania and would likeFree Incoming Calls All Over Europe, you will want to purchase Our Smartfree Global SIM. This SIM offers global coverage so that you will also be able to use the same SIM on your next trip overseas.
A pre-paid international SIM card is the only cost efficient option for staying in touch when you travel. By purchasing a Romania SIM You obtain a local number and enjoy local rates without worrying about expensive roaming fees charged by your service provider or phone rental company. The Connex Romania SIM allows you to control your spending and avoid unpleasant surprises of fees, taxes, and other surcharges. You will save significantly on using your mobile phone abroad. With the Connex Romania SIM you can make and receive calls from Bucharest to Targu Mures, Brasov, Sighisoara, and many other destinations within Romania.
- Local phone number.
- Credit size $5.
- FREE incoming calls.
- Calls to the U.S. only $0.70.
- No roaming charges.
- No contracts.
All incoming calls (even from other countries) are free.
Local calls are 25¢ a minute for calls anywhere in Romania at all timeswith the Romania SIM.
Incoming SMS messages are free (even from overseas), but outbound text messages to numbers within Romania are 7¢ per message. SMS messages sent to international numbers are 15¢ per message.
Calls to the USA are just 70¢ per minute, regardless of what time the call is placed. Calls to most countries in Western Europe are also just 70¢ a minute. For information about how to call the USA for less, or if you will be visiting other countries during your trip to Europe, be sure to contact us at (800)872-7626 x110 for other options.
Activate your service:
Upon arrival into the country, detach the SIM card from its plastic package and insert it into your cell phone according to the cell phone manual. We recommend reading the manual carefully before installation.
Along with the SIM card you receive security codes (PIN code and PUK code) enabling you to access your provider's services. When you turn on the phone, a PIN code is requested automatically. You can change or turn off your PIN code (your cell phone manual explains the details). If a PIN code is entered incorrectly three consecutive times, the SIM card will be blocked. In order to unblock the SIM card, you need to use the PUK code.
1- Your SIM card activates upon making first call. After getting connected to the local network, you can make calls. After making the first outgoing call you also will be able to receive incoming calls.
2- Your new phone number is indicated on the left-hand side of the package envelope. It appears as Nr. tel. and starts with 072 xxxxxxx.
Calling your new number:
In order for people to call you, friends and relatives from the United States should dial 011 40 72x (6-digit phone number) from a mobile/stationary phone.
In order to send you an SMS, friends and relatives should dial: + 40 72x (6-digit phone number).
Recharging SIM account
Starting credit of CONNEX SIM card is approximately 20 min of local talk-time. In order to recharge your account, purchase a Credit Increasing Card (scratch-card). It can be done at various kiosks, gas stations, newspaper stands or in the authorized dealer stores.
To recharge your account: send as SMS in this format *111*then the 14-digit refill voucher code, then # (without spaces) then press CALL. Or Dial operator at 9898 and follow instructions.
Determining account balance:
You can check your account balance by dialing: *101# then press CALL, you will receive an SMS with your account number
Local calls to a cell phone: (mobile area code) (phone number)
Local calls to a landline: (area code)(phone number)
International calls: 00 (country code)(area code)(phone number)
Local SMS: (mobile area code) (phone number)
international SMS: 00 (country code)(area code)(phone number)
For any questions in regards to the SIM card functioning call: *222 from
your mobile phone.