GSM Services and Simcards in Turkey
There are three GSM providers in Turkey that can set you up with a simcard and GSM plan. Turkcell, Vodafone, and Turk Telekom are the three operators, and all have a good coverage in Turkey. They all offer GSM plans with different amounts of call and internet/data use. According to Turkish law, all simcards must be registered, and can only be purchased with a valid passport.
Do not get stuck without a SIM card upon arrival!
Almost all communications and applications will be handled through your cellular phone and GSM services. That is why it is required to have your own simcard and GSM plan from Turkish GSM operators. S’aide will be assisting you to have your own plan even before coming to Turkey for your education.
Stay Instantly Connected
S’aide provides hassle free communication services to their student members so that they are secure and ready at their arrival to Turkey. Upon your arrival in Turkey, S’aide will turn over your pre-paid SIM card so that you can stay connected with your loved ones.
S’aide provides this unique service so that students do not face hassles of miscommunication between vendors, scams, identity theft from fake vendors, and more. S’aide is always on your side; safe, secure and hassle free.
Under the S’aide welcoming package we offer the S’aide GSM plan to meet your needs. This way you don’t need to worry about for the first 3 months. Afterwards you will be able to continue to have this service with monthly payments. Under S’aide plan you will get your;
- 3 Month GSM Package
- Monthly 750 min calls and 35 GB Internet/Data
Do I also need to register my cellular phone?
All phones nave to be registered under your name with the unique IMEI number of your cellular phone. After you receive your YKN, you need also to get your e-government password from the postal service (PTT). You can easily register your phone from e-government (www.turkiye.gov.tr) web site. You can learn your phone’s 15 digit IMEI number by typing *#06# to your own phone.