Experience High-Speed Wireless Broadband Service like never before! All at the touch of a button.
With Korek Telecom Extra G, the world is at your fingertips anytime anywhere.
Start living in a world without boundaries where you can
> Connect with the World
> Browse the Internet
> Stream videos
> Interact with Friends and Family
> Upload and share photos
> Accelerate your business
Play games, download content – apps, music, ringtones, games…. etc.
Korek uses the latest 3G technology to deliver data services. All plans will be accessible on the 3G connection when available or the service will continue uninterrupted on 2G. We encourage you to use 3G or EDGE enabled mobile phone for a rewarding experience.
Your data experience will continue uninterrupted even while Roaming
Data services are available for prepaid as well as postpaid customers. Korek offers a variety of plans for our data service. You can choose any of the following plans which suit your needs:
Choose the plan that suits your needs:
0.60 IQD/KB On Peak
0.24 IQD/KB Off Peak
Users can also renew their subscription within the validity period if they have consumed their quota before the end of Service Period or subscribe to another data package within the same Service Period. Renewal or new activation within period can be requested through the “Activate” option in *250# menu.
How it works:
Internet settings will be sent automatically to your handset as soon as your subscription to the service is activated. Settings need to be saved and you must restart the handset.
To find out more if your mobile handset does not accept automatic settings, please call Korek customer care on 411.
Benefits to customer:
With Korek Data Services, you can browse high-speed internet directly from your mobile almost anywhere or anytime.
How to apply?
> Dial USSD code *250# to initiate your prepaid Internet activation
> Once USSD menu is accessed, reply with (1) for Internet Offers. The list of Internet offers will be displayed
> Select the action you want to activate, reply with the number displayed next to the selected action.
> Select activate, reply with (1)
> Select the offer you want to subscribe, e.g. for monthly offer reply with (1)
> Confirm your selection, reply with (1)
> You must switch off and on your phone to register your device on Korek’s network to complete activation
Extra G FAQs:
What is 3G?
3G refers to the third generation of developments in wireless technology, especially mobile communications. It enhances the data service experience such as multimedia, high-speed mobile broadband, internet access with the ability to view video footage on your mobile handset.
What is Extra G?
Extra G is the new and unique 3G experience that Korek is bringing to your hand, where you can make video calls, watch live TV, access the high-speed internet, receive emails and download music tracks, as well as the usual voice call and messaging services found on a mobile phone, live streaming, downloadable video of entertainment, news and sport content.
Do I need to get a new SIM?
No. You do not need to get a new SIM.
Do I need to get a new number to use 3G?
No. 3G services can be provided on your current number provided and you have a 3G handset.
On what factors does 3G speed depend?
Speed depends on handset used, coverage, network traffic and a number of users currently using the 3G network at that point of time.
How do I know if I'm in 3G coverage?
If you have a 3G phone, you'll see a small symbol on your phone. This symbol is usually a small '3G' sign on the upper left corner of your screen, next to the network signal indicator. Depending on the handset, it can also appear as '3.5G' or '3G+' or ‘H+’ if you are in areas with 3G coverage.
Can I access my e-mail account from my phone using Korek’s internet data services?
You can access your email if your mobile has a built-in browser. If your mobile phone does not have a built-in browser, you can attach your mobile to a laptop or a PC and access your email. If you have smartphone, you can also use any of the email apps available from Google Playstore, Apple App Store, Blackberry World, and Windows
What happens when I move from 3G to 2G network?
When a user moves from 3G to 2G network then all the service supported on Korek 3G network like, video calls, high-speed internet access, etc. will not be available, the user will get basic service. If you were on a voice call while moving from 3G to 2G network, the call will continue.
What are the different service schemes available?
There are a variety of plans to choose from:
Per Kilobyte: This is suitable if your data usage varies each month and you don’t want to commit to a fixed periodic charge.
Data Packages: This provides a certain amount of data per period (week, month) for a fixed fee. Data offers are suitable if your usage is consistent every period (week, month) and you want to keep down your periodic cost. 7 different Weekly and monthly packages are available.
Are data charges deducted from my credit balance immediately?
The charges for data subscription and usage are deducted immediately. Per Kilobyte, your account will be deducted based on what is being used.
Can I use my data service while roaming?
Using Data while roaming depends on the operator you roam with. Check here for the list of operators and services available in each country.
How to use web browsing?
Web browsing allows you to not only visit websites such as www.korektel.com but also better view images, videos and enjoy clearer audio from your mobile handset or computer.
For more information contact our customer care 411