Chances are that you’re arriving in Paxos with a mobile phone, tablet or laptop – or a mixture of all three. If you’re looking to stay connected to the internet and phone services everywhere you go, it’s recommended that you purchase a plan from one of Paxos main networks. Note that mobile coverage is not available in some rural areas.
Free WiFi hotspots are generally found in main villages only. Purchasing a plan from a network will allow you to have access to a mix of data, calling and texting throughout your trip to suit your communication and connection needs.
The main networks are:
You’ll need to take your mobile device(s) into a branch when you first arrive to purchase your pack.
If you’re looking to use a combination of devices to connect to the internet, it is most cost-effective to set up your phone as a wireless hotspot that your other devices can run off as well. You can purchase data packs that expire after a certain amount of time. The network you choose will advise you on what will work best for your needs.
Paxos currently has limited access to free WiFi services, although the situation is gradually improving. Free WiFi hotspots are found in main villages of Gaios and Lakka.
Most of cafes and restaurants also have a free WiFi service when you purchase food or drink.
Most of Paxos accommodation providers provide free WiFi for guests. It’s a good idea to check if this service is offered at the time of booking.