Zelta Zivtina
PrePaid GSM SIM-card for GSM 900 or GSM 900/1800 dual-band
The Latvian GSM operator Baltcom introduced a PrePaid GSM card during the summer 1998. In January 1999 they launched another card. It was named Zelta Zivtina, which means The Little Goldfish. This type of card has become vey popular in all GSM countries, so also in Latvia

Zelta Zivtina has no minimum subscription period, no fixed monthly or other fees, other than a minimum recharge of a certain period. You buy value coupons and recharge the card with them. The card is valid for from two weeks to twelve months after the first call or after the latest recharge. The length of the period depends on how much you've paid for the card or the coupon.

You activate the cards by; 

1. placing the card in a suitable phone,
2. scratching your value coupon to find the the hidden code,
3. calling 688 and enter the code (Latvian, Russian or English),
4. Ready to use.


Zelta Zivtina can't be used in foreign nets (roaming), but international calls are possible.

Sevices included; 

1. CLI (Caller Line Identity) (Who is calling?),
2. Sending and receiving SMS
3. Free 112 emergency calls (like almost all nets),


Useable phone numbers; 

656 Zelta Zivtina costumer service
676 Change language
688 Recharge your card
655 Check your credit


Times and prices;

No Peak or Off peak hours for domestic calls.
Value coupons are available in a large range. Special offers of various kinds are very common.


The Start Packages cost from 0.99 LVL.


There are Phone Packages available. Phones in Latvia are often SIM-locked. 

Zelta Zivtina has improved a lot lately. We can recommend it, for incomming and outgoing calls and SMS.

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Calling fees:
1LVL=1.47EUR
of course exchange rates alter
Domestic and SMS
LVL
EUR.
Sending SMS
0.05
0.07
.
.
.
Domestic calls
.0.18
0.26.
Short number 655
0:00
0:00
Short number 656
0:00
0:00
Short number 676
0:00
0:00
Short number 688
0:00
0:00
.

 
Zelta Zivtina international calls:
LVL
EUR



Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden. 07-20
0.37
0.54
Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden. 20-07
0.26
0.38