Transatel DataSIM extends its footprint to Finland

The global internet access solution for travelers now covers all of North Eastern Europe. Travelers to this region of the world are no longer dependent on local Wi-Fi availability, nor forced to pay high roaming charges for cellular connectivity. Travelers today can revel in their newfound freedom, thanks to Transatel DataSIM.

Starting today, travelers from anywhere in the world can enjoy local rates for data in Finland as they connect to the internet via the Telia Sonera network at 19€/GB[1]. The network completes Transatel’s coverage of North Eastern Europe which already includes all of the Scandinavian and Baltic countries, as well as Germany and Poland. This is great news for regular or occasional travelers to this region, approximately 61 Million per year[2] who wish to stay connected at reasonable prices, in multiple countries, with the purchase of a single data SIM card, via the retail website www.transatel-datasim.com.

How does Transatel’s DataSIM card work?

Simply inserted into any laptop or tablet equipped with a SIM slot, the prepaid Data SIM card is delivered to your address before departure and offers permanent cellular connectivity in over 30 countries, at local prices[3].

How Can I Use My SIM Card pic

For travelers who do not own a laptop or tablet with a slot for a SIM card, Transatel offers the Wi-Fi hotspot as an alternative. Ordered and delivered already preconfigured with the SIM card, the hotspot shares internet access between up to ten separate devices simultaneously. This is an ideal solution for trips with family, friends, or colleagues, whether to consult emails, surf the web, use mobile apps for navigation, stream videos, stay connected via social media, and instantly send home– or to the office– videos and photographs.

‘Desperately seeking Wi-Fi’ is a tribulation of the past

In a world where staying connected is a necessity, the Transatel DataSIM card offers peace of mind. Travelers install their SIM card once and continue to benefit from a secure and private cellular connection wherever their travels take them. The hassle of entering personal details, following circuitous routes to log in, or repeatedly producing a credit card to pay for temporary Wi-Fi access is over. And no longer is one’s daily route influenced by proximity to a good source of Wi-Fi. Travelers can visit the retail website to recharge their data SIM card. They can add credit per megabyte or choose from a selection of data bundles. The pricing for either option is on par with local rates for data, thus eliminating costly roaming charges.

New countries are added to the Transatel DataSIM footprint every month, which is on track to reach 50 countries by March 2016.

Finland Norway DataSIM bundle

For more information, please visit www.transatel-datasim.com

 

About Transatel

For the past 15 years, Transatel has been offering, through a technical platform and associated services, a solution helping a diversity of players meet their market for mobile telephony and data connectivity. The company is positioned either as an enabler of mobile services in a BtoB context (Mobile Virtual Network Enabler), acting as third party and adapting to multiple business models, or as a mobile operator (Mobile Virtual Network Operator) with a BtoC retail activity.

Transatel’s 5 areas of expertise (MVNO, MVNE/A, Machine-to-Machine, embedded connectivity, and multi-local data connectivity) cover the extent of possible airtime offerings, currently delivering connectivity to over 1.7M SIM cards.

With 70% of its revenues generated abroad, the 160-strong company is established in France, the UK, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and the United States.

[1] For a data top up

[2] World Tourism Organization (2012), Compendium of Tourism Statistics dataset, UNWTO, Madrid http://statistics.unwto.org/en/news

[3] To date: Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Israel, Ivory Coast, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States

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