The free SIM cards for Ukraine refugees from Deutsche Telekom are still valid until June 30, after which you can switch to a special prepaid tariff.
Telekom presents new tariff for Ukraine refugees
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In response to the Russian war of aggression against Ukraine, Deutsche Telekom is issuing SIM cards to refugees from Ukraine that can be used for free phone calls and mobile internet use. The offer is still available until June 30th. 2022. After that, Ukrainian users should be able to switch to a special prepaid smartphone tariff or the card will be deactivated.
All users of the cards should be informed in advance. According to Telekom, around 400,000 of the free SIM cards were distributed by Telekom, and 350,000 are currently still in use.
Magenta mobile prepaid Ukraine
Telekom writes in its press release:
“Since the Russian attack on Ukraine in February, Telekom had provided around 400,000 SIM cards with free telephony and data use as immediate assistance in the crisis, of which 350,000 cards are still in use. Also calls from Telekom fixed network connections, mobile phones and public ones Telephones to Ukrainian dialing codes were provided free of charge immediately after the start of the war. These will be charged normally again from July 1.”
The “Magenta Mobil Prepaid Ukraine” tariff is to be activated from June 10, 2022 and costs EUR 9.95 with a term of one month. Included is a telephone flat rate in all German networks as well as unrestricted data volume of 10 GB – users even get 100 GB starting volume at the start. The tariff also includes 300 free minutes for telephone calls to the Ukraine, each additional minute is billed at 22 cents, and text messages cost 7 cents.
Customers can take their existing phone number with them to the new prepaid tariff and use the prepaid card free of charge for the first four weeks. New customers residing in Ukraine can then take out the tariff from June 10th.