Golan Telecom

Golan Telecom entered the Israeli cellular provider market in 2012, offering low-cost plans.  They offer one metered and one unlimited plan, as listed below.  The unlimited plan includes unlimited international calling to the destinations listed below the chart.  A cellular device must be 3G-compatible to work on this network.  Golan Telecom utilize a roaming agreement with Cellcom, which allows their users to roam free of charge on Cellcom’s mobile network until they build their own, independent, cellular network.

Golan Telecom broadcasts on 3G 2100 MHz, and in areas where they don’t have towers, they roam on Cellcom’s 2G 1800 MHz, and 3G 850/2100 MHz HSDPA.  Read more about what this means here.

Customer support is available by dialing *0058, and via other options listed on their support website.

Until January 21, 2013: Switch to Golan Telecom and pay only 49 shekel per month for six months for their unlimited plan.  Details here.

Plan NamePriceMinutes (cost per additional)SMS (cost per additional)Data (cost per additional MB)International calling destinationsOther ServicesNotesLink
9 Shekel Package9.9960 (0.18)60 (0.01)10 (0.09)Not included.MMS for 0.02 NIS/message.Golan Telecom 9 Shekel Package
Golan Telecom Package99Unlimited (N/A)Unlimited (N/A)Unlimited (throttled after 3 GB)See below.Switch to Golan Telecom, pay only 49 shekel per month for six months.Golan Telecom Package

Golan Telecom International Destinations (landline)

Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Britain, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, Cyprus (South), Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hawaii, Holland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kazakstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, USA, Vatican City, Venezuela

Golan Telecom International Destinations (cell)

Canada, USA

Last checked: January 2013