There is only one public mobile operator in Greenland:
- Tele Greenland
The state-owned TELE Greenland A/S Group is the main telecommunication and postal provider in Greenland and its headquarters are in Nuuk. It also operates the only mobile network in the country.
2G and 3G is on 900 MHz, 4G has started 2013 in Nuuk on 800 MHz and is in these towns in 2015: Nuuk, Qaqortoq, Ilulissat, Sisimiut, Maniitsoq, Aasiaat and airport Kangerlussusuaq. Every settlement with more than 70 inhabitants has at least 2G coverage, but most areas of the country are uninhabited. Detailed coverage maps here.
Bear in mind: Though being a territory of Denmark, Greenland is not a part of the EU. So EU roaming caps don't apply and calls from Denmark/EU are considered overseas calls.
Tusass (by TELE Greenland)EditTELE Greenland's mobile offer is branded as Tusass. They have a prepaid offer without data packages, but only different per MB rates. That's why a contract is also added as an exception to this Wiki. It's accessible for foreigners and can be suspended anytime online.
Prepaid voice & data SIM Edit
The prepaid SIM card of Tele Greenland is called Tusass. It's available in every post office of the country called Tele-Post Center (locator) for 400 kr. including 200 kr. credit. That's where you can top-up too or online.
- the only available data rate is 0.80 kr. per MB
Prepaid data-only SIMEdit
They offer one data-only SIM for prepaid called Mobil Bredbånd Simple. Start-up is for 300 kr. Speed is up to 10 Mbps.
- the only available data rate is 0.40 kr. per MB
Tusass Plus Edit
For more data you should choose a prepaid subscription that can be customized and cancelled anytime. It must be linked to an internatl. credit or debit card and website is in English. You can transform any Tusass voice prepaid SIM to a Tusass Plus combo plan, but no data-only SIM.
You can quit a Tusass Plus subscription by logging on their homepage; click on "Subscription" and press the on / off button, which is next to the "Free Speech & SMS". The Tusass Plus subscription will end if you cancel before the 20th of the month. You pay for an extra month, if you cancel after the 20th of the month.
Your credit or debit card linked to the Tusass account and will be charged at the 1st of each month, what is called auto-pay. You can choose a monthly data allowance that can be changed every month.
A Tusass Plus SIM plan includes unlimited voice and SMS in Greenland for a base rate of 149 kr. per month and monthly data like this:
- 1 GB: 70 kr.
- 2 GB: 120 kr.
- 3 GB: 150 kr.
- every GB more: + 100 kr.
- up to 40 GB: 3850 kr.