+ 15p connection fee per call
+ 15p connection fee per call
Dial 0844 759 7771 for calls to landlines in Brazil
Dial 0844 904 4097 for calls to mobiles in Brazil
The above costs are charged to you by your landline provider.
Service provider to landlines: Core Telecommunications International Limited. Service provider to mobiles: New Call Telecom Ltd. Tel: 0333 321 8705. Full Terms
+ 3p connection fee per call
+ 12p connection fee per call
Text dts to 80550 for £5 credit
Dial 020 7124 2232 and then your destination number when prompted.
Only press the call/dial button once after dialing the 020 access number. All credit lasts for 90 days from the last time you use the service to make a call. Service provider: New Call Telecom Ltd. Tel: 0333 321 8705. Full Terms
How to use this service for low price calls from a landline
Belem / Belo Horizonte / Brasilia / Campinas / Campo Grande / Colombo / Contagem / Cuiaba / Curitiba / Duque De Caxias / Feira De Santana / Fortaleza / Goiania / Guarulhos / Jaboatao Dos Guarapes / Joao Pessoa / Maceio / Manaus / Natal / Nova Iguacu / Osasco / Porto Alegre / Recife / Ribeirao PrÃªto / Rio De Janeiro / Salvador / Santo Andre / Sao Bernardo Do Campo / Sao Goncalo / Sao Jose Dos Campos / Sao Luis / Sao Paulo / Sorocaba / Teresina / Uberlandia
Once you have dialed the access number above, then dial: 00 55 followed by the destination number you're calling.
The primary telecoms operator in Brazil is Brasil Telecom and the mobile operators in Brazil include VIVO, TIM, Claro and Nextel.
Times to call
Brazil is always 3 hours behind GMT, so in summer when the UK is on daylight saving time the difference is four hours, but in winter the time difference is just 3 hours. If calling at 18:00 BST, you'll be reaching Brazil at 14:00.
Public holidays give you the perfect opportunity to call your loved ones. In Brazil throughout 2011, these include: Labour Day (Dia do Trabalhador) on May 1st, Independence Day (Dia da Independencia) on September 7th and Republic Day (Proclamacao da Republica) on November 15th.
Interesting Brazilian Phone Facts
According to a report from February 2011, the mobile phone market has a penetration rate of over 102 percent, making it one of the largest telephony markets in Latin America.
Brazil ranks fifth overall in Internet and mobile phone usage. behind China, US and India. This has helped the county to become one of the world's fastest growing economies, leading all South American countries.
Near Field Communication (NFC) technology is becoming increasingly popular throughout Brazil, enabling mobile phone users to pay for goods using their handset. In 2010, the number of mobile payment transactions across the country reached a total of $3.9 million, likely to reach $5.1 million by Q4 2011.
In Brazil, there are 5 main mobile phone networks. Vivo lead the market with over 50 million subscribers, followed by Claro and TIM with 44, and 41 million respectively. These are followed by Oi and NEXTEL, who account for 36, and 2 million subscribers.
Brazilian Embassy in the UK:
32 Green St
Tel: 020 7499 0877
Portuguese is the official language of Brasil, and is spoken by more than 99 percent of the population, while English is a close second language. Other minority languages spoken throughout Brazil include Argentinean, French and Spanish.
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