Main post offices and large hotels have facsimile facilities.
Internet cafes are available in the main cities, including Athens,
Thessaloniki and the islands Kos, Crete, Rhodes, Mykonos and Skiathos.
• Cosmote, Hellas Online
GSM 900 and 1800 networks exist. Coverage is excellent around
the major towns on the mainland and on many islands.
Main operators include:
• Stet Hellas
All letters, postcards, periodicals and newspapers will automatically
be sent by airmail. There are Poste Restante facilities at most
of the post offices throughout the country. Advance notice is
required at all Athens branches except for the central office
at 180 Eolou Street. A passport must be shown on collection.
Post office hours: Monday-Friday 0800-1400,
There are numerous daily newspapers in Athens including Eleftherotypia,
Kathimerini and Ta Nea.
Athens Daily Post and Athens News are
both published daily in English.
From time to time the radio frequencies change and the most up
to date information can be found online:
World Service can be received.
of America can be received
Country code: 30, followed by (2100) for Athens, (2310) for Thessaloniki
and (2810) for Heraklion (all area codes are prefixed with 2 and
end with 0).
Outgoing international code: 00.
IDD is available throughout the mainland and islands.
The Greek telecommunication network supplier is Organismos Telepikinonion
Telegram facilities are available in main post offices and large
hotels in all Greek cities and the major islands.