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Telecom & Internet
Most of Prague's public phones are cardphones. Phonecards are available for 150, 240, 300, 360 and 450 CZK at Post offices, "Tabac" and "Traffika"-shops. All public phones can get incoming calls. Emergency-numbers are free of charge, but sometimes you need a phonecard to get connected.

The Czech Telecom has a website: www.telecom.cz

Important phone numbers
  • Police 158
  • City Police 156
  • Ambulance 155
  • Fire department 150
  • Phone Directory Czech Republic: 1180
  • Phone Directory International: 1181
Long Distance Calls
From Prague to cities and places inside Czech republic see Prague Directory pages 23-29, for international calls dial 00+ and country code.

Faxes
Public fax station: General Post office, Praha 1, Politických veznu 34, Fax 224215146 & 223230303

International direct access providers
  • A T & T World Connect Service: 00-420-00101
  • MCI WorldPhone Service: 00-420-0011
  • Sprint: 00-420-87187
  • Australia Direct: 00-420-06101
  • Canada Direct: 00-420-00151
  • Germany Direct: 00-420-04949

Mobile phones
In the Czech Republic, the GSM mobile phone network is operating (at 900-Megahertz). Providers are:
  • Eurotel Prague (Prefix is 602, +420602 from abroad) Main Office: Olsanska 6, 130 88 Prague 3, Solar Network, Phone: (420) 267143808, Public Data Network, Phone: (420) 267144073, Information Center, Phone: (420) 2223133, Fax: (420) 26280176; 2nd Office: Jindrisska 24, 111 50 Prague 1, Phone: (420) 224228201, Fax: (420) 224227241; Free Info Hotline (only from non-cellphones 0800180033; toll free calls from a mobile phone: +420267016666)
  • T-Mobile (Prefix is 603, +420603 from abroad) www.www.t-mobile.cz Praha 2, Londýnská 57; Praha 7; Letenské námestí 3, & at the airport. Infoline: 603409287

Internet
Wireless WiFi Internet in Prague
Several coffee shops and restaurants offer free wifi connection. Just bring your laptop with wifi adapter.
  • Vltava Cafe and Restaurant, Masarykovo Nabrezi 22, Prague 1. Phone 224 932 203. Email: Send Email (Tram 6/9/17/18/21/22/23 Narodni Divadlo stop; Metro Narodni Trida station) Open Mondays til Fridays from 9 am until 11 pm; Saturdays and Sundays 12 noon until 11 pm.
  • Jama Cafe and Restaurant, V Jame 7, Prague 1. Phone 224 222 383. (Tram 3/9/14/24; Night tram: 51/52/54/55/56/58 Vodickova stop; Metro Mustek station) Open Tuesdays til Saturdays from 11 am until midnight; Sundays and Mondays 11 am until 1 am.
  • Modra Lavicka (Blue Bench) Czech-Thai restaurant, Opletalova 19, Prague 1 (across the street from the main train station, Hlavni Nadrazi). Phone 800 177 111. Email: Send Email (Tram 3/9/14/24 Jindrisska stop; Metro Hlavni Nadrazi station) Open daily from 11 am until 11 pm.
Internet Cafes in Prague Internet - Czech Providers
 
Language & Dictionary
If you do not know what it means ... use a free online dictionary (interactive):
There is one from Ectaco:

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Translations & Interpreter
If you need a text to be translated or an interpreter for meetings let us know and we will try to find someone who is available. Please let us know the languages involved and if you need a text to be translated (If so: What kind of text is it? A private text, an official text? A text that concerns legal issues?) or if you need to hire an interpreter (for which dates, at what times and for how many hours?). Please contact us.
 
Foreign Language Media
Radio stations, Newspapers:
  • Radio Prague has a terrific website at www.radio.cz Listen to them live in the Internet if you have a "real player". Furthermore they provide a daily news-email-service in english, german, french, spanish and czech - which is really amazing. Get news for free daily in your emailbox - to subscribe just visit www.radio.cz/subscribe/english.html. Radio Prague, Vinohradska 12, 120 99 Praha, Phone 224094111, Fax 224222236.
  • Prague Post , weekly publication, appears every Wednesday, contains also listings of movie theatres, opera, concerts & also restaurants in Prague. Printed version is available at newsstands at trainstations. Go to www.praguepost.com
  • Prague Guide (monthly)
  • What, Where, When (monthly)
  • Prager Zeitung , wöchentliche deutschsprachige Zeitung, Donnerstags, listet eine kleine Auswahl von Theater-, Film-, Klassik-, Jazz, Pop- und Musiktheaterveranstaltungen. Email: pragzeit@comp.cz
English Language Bookstores:
  • The Globe Bookstore and Cafe Janovskeho 14, Prague 7 (Metro Vltavska)
  • U Knihomola Manesova 79, Prague 2 (Metro Jiriho z Podebrad)
  • Big Ben Books TK (Metro Mustek)
 
Radio & TV
See also the chapter media in foreign languages (Pay Attention to Radio Prague)! BBC World Service English language broadcast is available on 101,1 MHz FM and Voice of America at 1.195 kHz MW.
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