Telephone Use And Numbers in Poland
Many Polish people use only mobile phones and do not have fixed telephone lines in their homes. And Poles are some of the most prolific users of VOIP phone systems, with Skype being the most popular, in the world.
People in the small towns and rural areas are more likely to use a regular phone except that those who have had relatives move to Western Europe for work may have some form of Skype available so they can communicate free.
Mobil phone numbers are not published. Skype ID information is available through the Skype Directory. If you do not have Skype, it might be best to get it now. Skype And read information about how to use it effectively.
Information about getting phone numbers of people who have land lines in Poland is covered in a special page that we have under this link. Polish White Pages
SMS messages are very popular among the young. During the parliamentary elections of 2007, SMS is credited with having made a great difference in turning out the vote for the winning party, Civic Platform.
There are pay phones all over Poland. Some accept prepaid cards and some accept coins. The operators generally speak Polish only.
If you are in the metro stations, there are yellow colored emergency telephones at each station. They are located in the passageways that lead you to the elevators.
If you are going to do business with Poland, a Skype account will save you a lot of money. The calls to Poland are incredibly cheap. This is discussed in various ways in the pages that we link below.
Companies in Poland use the Skype Out system to make incredibly cheap telephone calls anywhere in the world to regular phones. A call from Poland to the United States costs less than 3 cents per minute.
Polish Companies also use the Skype In system to allow people in foreign countries call Poland via numbers local to their country. For instance, you can call our Warsaw office from the United States by calling a phone number in Massachusetts - 508 471 4462. And you pay only for the call to Massachusetts.
Here are pages that discuss more about the specifics of communications in Poland.
Just one of those little things that can make a big difference. You can even save money if you make international phone calls from your cell phone. This page will get you started right.
A complete list of calling codes for Poland.
Here are some tips and hints on using your telephone in Poland. They can make your trip more comfortable, safer and save you money.
The rates that you pay when you call Poland, are of course, dependent on your telephone carrier and the country from which you are calling. But there are ways to cut your costs.
Step by step instructions that show you how you can set up Skype to call us, and anyone else with Skype, free.
This discusses how our system is set up. You can review this as a case study.
A case study that shows you how we use the phones in Poland for business and private use.
Step by step procedures to set up Skype.
In brief, SkypeIn is telephone number that lets you receive calls on Skype, from anyone, anywhere in the world.
Though Skype is used by many millions of people, you will still have to rely on the regular phones simply because they are not always sitting at their computer to be able to take a free Skype call.
Making business calls to Poland.
Skype is an internet based telephone service that is owned by eBay. Regardless of the size of your business, Skype offers you significant and valuable benefits. Skype offers many services. All are very inexpensive and worthy of your consideration.