The TDC-owned mobile service provider YouSee now makes it free to send sms and make calls to all its customers who are abroad. However, it will still cost to use the data, as one's subscription requires.
According to a press release from the company, there are just thousands of customers abroad, which is the background for this initiative.
'the Number of customers abroad is falling daily as the danes returning to Denmark, but the danes, who continued to reside abroad, it can be expensive to call to Denmark from several of the countries where the borders are now closed down,' explains Jacob Mortensen, who is the director of YouSee, in the written opinion.
'Both in Denmark and in the rest of the world is introduced precautionary measures and closed borders to reduce the spread of COVID-19. For danes abroad creates this situation is, of course, one needs to keep in contact with family and relevant authorities, both here in the country, but also in the country where you are staying,'
As evidenced by the faktaboksen including, applies the measure also YouSee operators, Telmore and Fullrate.
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In the current situation, many danes abroad the extra large needs to get in contact with family and authorities - both in Denmark and locally. All mobile subscribers in YouSee will now have the option for free calling and texting home until the end of april.
All mobile subscribers in YouSee can from Friday the 20. march free calling and texting from abroad and home. At the same time, also is it free to call locally in the country where they reside and receive calls abroad.
The temporary solution shall enter into force on Friday, 20. march and runs until the end of april. The solution also applies to mobile customers in Fullrate and Telmore.
The interim solution covers the following:
- calls from abroad to Denmark
- sms from abroad to Denmark
- local calls in the country you are staying in
Call via Facetime, or various apps are NOT included in the solution, as these are charged as data. It also does not cover by satellitopkald - i.e. calls from the ship and aircraft.
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whether you are a customer of YouSee or any other phone company, so are the travelers as staying in the european UNION, already well covered. Here is the general rule, namely, that your subscription covers in the same way as at home.
It means that the text in the vast majority of subscriptions are free, just as one's talk time is valid abroad. If you exceed your taleforbrug, you also only have to pay the per-minute charge that apply herjemme.
Those who have free speech in their subscription, is thus already fully covered when travelling within the EU. In contrast, the data usage be less than what you have available in Denmark. But, again, are estimated the possible extra consumption, you can buy, after the Danish prisregler.
Several of the telecommunications companies, for example, 3, has, in fact, special subscription as 3LikeHome, where a large number of countries the world over have the same terms as at home and not have to pay extra.
You can read more about the rules for the use of mobile phone in the EU here.
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