Get connected in Italy

by Stripes Europe Staff
Stripes Europe

Upon arrival, getting the basics set up is vital. This includes your phone, internet, and television! The good news is that you have a variety of options and many resources are available to get you connected.


Providers:  Vodafone, Tim and Wind/3

Service contracts

  • Approximately 2-3 years.
  • Breaking contracts is not an option.
  • No military clause included.

Pre-pay option

  • Add minutes online at most ATMs or at some retail locations.

What to bring to set up a cell phone plan:

  • PCS Orders
  • Military ID
  • APO Address
  • Codice fiscale

Useful apps to communicate:

  • Skype
  • Facebook Messenger
  • What’s App
  • Facetime
  • Hangouts

Note: Disable your voicemail, SMS missed calls and pop-up advertisements to avoid unexpected charges.


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