Mobile Internet in Bulgaria
Mobile Internet in Bulgaria: the 4 Solutions
In order to protect the traveller from roaming charges or the risk of hacking, My Webspot offers its mini router. This mobile modem is the most widely used solution in the world by travellers. It allows you to have mobile internet in Bulgaria.
The mini router is also known by several names: pocket wifi, hotspot wifi, portable wifi or wireless router. Today it is known to all. It has become indispensable to French tourists visiting any part of the world.
This device allows you to access an ultra fast and secure Internet connection, on Bulgarian territory, even in the most isolated areas of the country.
Portable Wifi rental
In Bulgaria, renting a portable wifi from My Webspot allows you to enjoy an unlimited 4G LTE connection. Its download speed is 100 Mb per second. You can connect 10 devices (computers, tablets or smartphones) simultaneously. In addition, access is private and secure. There is no risk of your data being hacked by hackers.
In Bulgaria, the largest cities such as Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna, Bourgas, Roussé, Stara Zagora or Pleven offer excellent 4G coverage. But the mini router will also be usable in the most isolated areas of the country. Because it can also connect via the various providers of the local mobile network, in order to ensure optimal coverage.
The rental of the pocket wifi in Bulgaria is available from My Webspot. From 6.40 euros per day, enjoy a secure and unlimited connection.
Free Wifi in Bulgaria
Mobile Internet in Bulgaria is a solution that will allow the occasional Internet user to connect at low cost. For the traveller who needs a more frequent or even daily connection, this solution will not meet his needs. The accessibility of wifi terminals is not easy. They are generally only available in larger cities. In addition, the connection is of poor quality, cuts are frequent.
Concerning Sofia, click on the link below to find out the locations offering free wifi: find one of the free wifi in Sofia". It should be noted that most of them are offered in public places such as bars, cafés, restaurants or hotels. A minimum purchase must be made to get the code back.
But the biggest risk of free wifi in Bulgaria is that the connection is neither private nor secure. In other words, anyone in your vicinity can intercept the information transmitted between your computer and the wifi access point. In your own interest, avoid online purchases or banking, preferably.
Prepaid SIM cards in Bulgaria
The prepaid SIM card in Bulgaria is a solution that is not very popular with travellers because of its disadvantages and quality. It is easy to understand why at the time of purchase. Local mobile network operators require you to provide them with a bank statement and a local address to obtain a prepaid SIM card with Internet subscription. Some suppliers such as M-Tel, Telenor or Vivacom offer specialized packages for travellers. But their advantages are more oriented towards local and international calls. For Internet the rates are much too high to be interesting.
If you choose this option, do not forget to check before arriving on site that your phone is unlocked and that it can adapt to the different local GSM frequency standards. Please also note that if your phone does not have the dual SIM option, you will lose your usual number when using the prepaid SIM card.
Data abroad in Bulgaria
Data abroad is the solution that should absolutely be avoided when connecting during your stay in Bulgaria.
This option offers a real risk of being scammed by your mobile operator. Indeed, the proposed rates are really exorbitant. Add to that a few off-package connections (which happens very often). You can be sure to receive an invoice with a surreal amount.
*Unlimited internet with Daily Fair Usage Policy applies. Europe & USA: 1GB in 4G/LTE - Mexico : 2GB - South East Asia, Japan & China: Unlimited 4G/LTE - Rest of the world: 500MB in 4G /LTE. Throttled speed of up to 512kbps afterwards.