Q-telecom (mobile network code: 202-09) is the fourth player in mobile telephony in Greece. It is the last entrant of the market and started its operation in June 2002. The company provides a complete telecom solution and has developed a GSM, LMDS and a backbone network in Greece. It calls itself as the first and only complete and integrated telecom provider in Greece. It is popular among youngsters and the company is known for its funny low-cost TV and radio ads.
Q-TELECOM, a division of Info-Quest, is the first, Greek private integrated Operator which aims to provide combined services of mobile/fixed telephony and Internet. Focusing its commercial activities in the large urban centers, Q-TELECOM develops a second-generation mobile telephony network, with the installation of Base Stations as well as a broadband Fixed Wireless Access network, point-to-multipoint, operating at 3.5 GHz range. Simultaneously, it develops a national network with the use of leased lines and privately owned transmission systems. Also, Q-TELECOM is directly inter-connected with OTE and the three others mobile operators and has a national roaming agreement with VODAFONE. Thus, it offers, since its commercial launch, high quality voice transmission, high transfer rate of call switching and also offers pan-Hellenic coverage.
Q-TELECOM provides a wide rage of integrated telecommunications solution and services for businesses and home users. Q-TELECOM is a pioneer in the Greek market by offering, from the beginning of its launch, combined services of mobile telephony with the prefix 699 (prepaid and postpaid), SMS and fixed telephony via the Carrier Selection Code 1765. Q-TELECOM differentiates itself by providing customized services, per second billing from the first second of the call, elimination of set-up fees, mobile number selection, preferential rates with Q-Family, the lowest tarrif for SMS from the first SMS, added value services, etc.
In the first trimester of its operation, Q-TELECOM has established more than 900 selling points all over Greece, by exploiting alternative distribution channels such as ACS courier.