Mobile Internet Italy: 4 Solutions to stay connected during holidays
You are going on holiday in Italy and you want to stay connected to share all the details of your trip with your family or friends?
A professional departure during which it is necessary for you to keep in touch with the office?
Mobile Internet Italy: My Webspot offers you a list of solutions adapted to your departure in Italy to stay connected in Italy.
Portable Wifi rental: Mobile Internet Italy.
Portable wifi rental is ideal for tourists who need an Internet connection to share their photos on social networks, start a conversation with Skype, book a restaurant, hotel or even an outing; many things that a person on holiday is eager to do.
There are other solutions for connecting to the Internet but they do not provide such simple and convenient access. With My Webspot's pocket wifi, it's easy!
Indeed, all you have to do is turn on the mobile wifi box and it connects automatically. In addition, as its name suggests, pocket wifi is small and lightweight; it won't bother you when you travel or do your daily activities.
Portable wifi also allows you to share your connection with 10 devices such as computers, tablets, smartphones or game consoles simultaneously.
Finally, the mini router is the fastest mobile wifi service in the world, thanks to 4G LTE, which will offer you a download speed of more than 100Mb per second.
In Italy in major cities such as Rome, Milan, Naples, Turin, Palermo, Genoa, Bologna, Florence or Bari the 4G coverage is excellent.
However, the wireless router can also be used in the most remote cities of Italy by connecting to the various Italian mobile network providers, in order to ensure full and optimal coverage throughout the country.
The rental of the pocket wifi for Italy with My Webspot is available from 6.40 euros per day you benefit from an internet connection with optimal speed and unlimited access.
Free WiFi in Italy.
To connect to the Internet during your holidays in Italy, free wifi may also be an interesting solution. You will usually find it in public places such as bars, pubs, restaurants or hotels; a minimum of consumption will be required to get the access code.
However, free wifi is only recommended for occasional use; as the connection is weak and slow, it does not allow you to perform all the activities requiring a broadband connection, such as sharing photos or files, making phone calls or watching a movie in streaming.
As for Rome, you can consult the following site to find out where the free wifi connections are located: Mappawifi.it.
Another problem, and not the least, concerning free wifi, the connection is not secure and therefore you risk being hacked by a hacker; we know that public places are their favourite places. The following article from: The Express perfectly illustrates the risks of hacking that you may encounter.
Prepaid SIM card in Italy
A bank account and a local address will be requested by Italian prepaid SIM card providers.
Some providers, such as TIM, Vodafone Italy or Wind, offer travel packages that include a package for local or international calls and an Internet package.
While the telephone call package is practical and of high quality, it is much less so for Internet service. Indeed, this service offers a degraded connection, because providers only offer 3G packages, as for free wifi.
Other main problems encountered by prepaid SIM cards in Italy are:
- By using another SIM card in your phone, your usual card will no longer be operational and you can no longer be reached
- Some phones are not compatible with Italian prepaid SIM cards, so you will have to buy a phone on the spot.
Data abroad in Italy
Data abroad, better known by some as Data Roaming; is the worst solution to connect to the Internet when travelling in Italy (or any other country).
French operators, such as Bouygues or Orange, charge 1 euro per MB; when we know that an average traveller uses 800 MB on average per day, we quickly realize the significant risk of billing slippage.
A lot of customers have received invoices of between 30,000 and 50,000 euros.
Here are some cases of unusual invoices received from all over the world on: 20minutes.fr and Phonandroid. Don't be the next customer to be fooled by the mobile data solution from your provider. You have been warned......
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