In Slovenia you are unlikely to find yourself without a mobile signal, although it is still possible in some remote corners of the country. The two most developed mobile networks are those of Mobitel
. These are also Slovenia's largest mobile operators.
As in other European countries, GSM mobile phones operate in the 900 MHz or 1800 MHz frequency bands
Because Slovenia is a member of the EU, roaming charges within EU countries are capped.
Maximum price of calls within the European Union (with VAT)
Outgoing call to EU countries €0.29/min
Calls received from other EU country €0.08/min
Sending a text message (SMS) €0.09/SMS
Receiving a text message (SMS) free
Packet data transfer €0.7/MB
Operators are free to offer cheaper rates. Operators charge various rates for calls outside the EU. Check these with your own operator.
Buying a SIM card or prepaid telephone
If your mobile operator in your own country charges a high rate for calls to and from Slovenia and you are planning to call numbers in Slovenia, it is worth thinking about purchasing a Slovenian SIM card or even a prepaid telephone. There is a wide range on offer. You can buy a SIM card or prepaid telephone for as little as €10.
Slovenia.info on your phone
If your mobile phone has internet access, you can use it to view the contents of mobile.slovenia.info