GLOBUL introduces new and lower roaming prices for calls within the European Union as of July 1, 2010. GLOBUL subscribers will pay BGN 0.914 per minute for outgoing calls, and incoming calls will be charged at BGN 0.351 per minute.
The new roaming prices follow the EU roaming regulation requirements and are valid for all GLOBUL subscribers in the EU countries as well as in Norway, Island and Lichtenstein. As before, all GLOBUL subscribers traveling in the EU will receive SMS notifications with information on roaming prices.
As of July 1, GLOBUL will also activate the GPRS roaming safe limit of BGN 117.35 (EUR 60) in accordance to EU regulations. The safe limit will be automatically activated to all residential subscribers of the operator that have active roaming service and that had not stated explicitly that they do not want the limit activated for their numbers by July 1. Subscribers can lift the GPRS roaming safe limit at any time and free of charge by dialing *124# and choosing option 4 from the menu.
GLOBUL clients with activated GRPS roaming safe limit will receive notification SMS when they reach 80% and 100% of the limit, respectively. Subscribers may opt to continue using GPRS in roaming by dialing *124# and choosing option 3 from the menu; otherwise the GPRS service will be disabled automatically upon reaching 100% of the limit.
Presently, GLOBUL has roaming agreements with over 400 operators in some 180 countries and territories across the globe.
All prices are VAT inclusive.
GLOBUL is the trademark under which Cosmo Bulgaria Mobile EAD offers mobile telecommunications services in Bulgaria. The company is 100% owned by COSMOTE (member of OTE Group), the operator with the widest presence in Southeast Europe. As of the end of March 2010, GLOBUL has 3.8 million subscribers, while its services are available to 99.97% of Bulgaria's population, covering over 99.02% of the country's territory. GLOBUL UMTS network covers 82.5% of the population. GLOBUL along with GERMANOS employ more than 2,300 people in the country. COSMOTE Group at the end of March 2010 has approximately 21.8 million customers in SE Europe.