Getting a local phone number and internet connection
When you are moving to Cyprus you should also look into getting a local phone number and set up an internet connection.
How to get a Cypriot phone number
There are no challenges in getting a phone number whether it is a landline or mobile phone number, but if you are not a Cypriot or own property in Cyprus, you might experience some difficulties getting a subscription. In that case, our advice is to get a pay as you go number, which you can get at almost any kiosk.
You can read more about getting a Cypriot phone number from these two service providers No1. Cyta and No2. Epic
Getting an internet connection in Cyprus
Google also exist in Cyprus you will of course also need an internet connection. You will want to get the process started quickly as there sometimes is waiting time before your chosen supplier is able to get you connected to the world wide web.
Internet access in Cyprus is expensive compared to wherever you are moving to Cyprus from and the options are limited. This means that you will have to choose between quality and cost – at the moment there is no way for you to get a high bandwidth connection cheap. But internet connections are available from €15 a month and upwards.
Getting a mobile internet connection is also worth considering, as the providers have a 4G mobile network. two service providers No1. Cyta and No2. Epic
If you decide not to get an internet connection for your home you will have to rely on wifi access at bars, cafes and restaurants. While that will no doubt be good for your social life it will also include some costs for a coffee here or a drink or beer there.