5 Best Prepaid SIM Cards in Bosnia & Herzegovina: Buying Guide


Bosnia and Herzegovina – one of the nine countries with two names. It also has three official languages: Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian.

Formerly part of Yugoslavia, Bosnia and Herzegovina has an incredible history. Churches, cathedrals, and bridges – there is a lot to see.

But the country should not be visited just for history, even though there are many historical things to see. From winter sports in Sarajevo to Rafting in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina can be a thrilling travel destination.

And I am sure you want to share your travel experiences online. It is expected nowadays, so share away!

However, you should know that international roaming can be expensive. If you do not watch out, you may face a costly bill when you go back home – one way to ruin your post-holiday mood.

Luckily, there is one way to stay connected for low rates, which is by getting local SIM cards when traveling. This would be buying a SIM card in Bosnia and Herzegovina. And everyone can do so without restrictions.

So how much will a Bosnian and Herzegovinian SIM card cost you?

You can get a SIM card for as low as 4 BAM (2.50 USD) in the official stores of BH Telecom, m:tel, or HT Eronet. They are also sold in other establishments like grocery stores. A plan with 1 GB of data valid for 7 days can be purchased for 3 BAM (1.85 USD).

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Those are some exciting prospects. At least, to me – I love cheap data (and you probably do too if you are reading this and are not planning on roaming when traveling).

But do not be too excited yet. There are still many things to know about getting a Bosnian and Herzegovinian SIM card.

In this guide, I will go over everything you need to know about buying a SIM card in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Let's do this.

Buying a SIM Card in Bosnia and Herzegovina Guide (logos of BH Telecom, m:tel, Haloo, HT Eronet & GO! free)

Original publication: 4th of June 2021. Last updated: 12th of July 2021.

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Can You Buy a SIM Card in Bosnia and Herzegovina?

Anyone in Bosnia and Herzegovina can buy a Bosnian and Herzegovinian SIM card regardless of whether they are visiting the country as a tourist/traveler or are living there.

You do need to have a phone that supports the frequencies used in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Furthermore, your device has to be SIM-lock-free (unlocked) if you plan on using local SIM cards.

Where Can You Buy a SIM Card in Bosnia and Herzegovina?

Bosnian and Herzegovinian SIM cards are available in the official stores of the operators (BH Telecom, m:tel, HT Eronet), and other stores, such as post offices, grocery stores, newsstands, gas stations, and convenience stores.

It is also possible to buy SIM cards at Sarajevo International Airport (Međunarodni Aerodrom Sarajevo).

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You can expect to pay the following for Bosnian and Herzegovinian SIM cards:

  • BH Telecom: 5 BAM
  • M:tel Bosnia and Herzegovina: 4 BAM
  • HT Eronet: 4 BAM
  • GO! free (m:tel Bosnia and Herzegovina MVNO): 4 BAM
  • Haloo (HT Eronet MVNO): 4 BAM

The following operators also have SIM cards targeting tourists:

  • BH Telecom: from 20 BAM
  • HT Eronet: 20 BAM
  • Haloo: 20 BAM

Can You Use Your Phone in Bosnia and Herzegovina?

Bosnia and Herzegovina use GSM technology for mobile communications. CDMA phones will not work in Bosnia and Herzegovina. If your phone has a SIM card slot, then it supports GSMA (99% of the phones do support GSM nowadays).

Traditional European frequencies are used in Bosnia and Herzegovina, which are mostly used in ITU Regions 1 & 3 (Africa, Asia (including the Middle East), Europe & Oceania).

The Americas (North-, Central– & South America + the Caribbean – ITU Region 2) use American Frequencies, which differ from the European ones.

ITU Regions Map
By Maximilian Dörrbecker (Chumwa) – Own work, using this fileOpens in a new tab. by Denelson83, CC BY-SA 2.5Opens in a new tab.

If you bought your phone in Africa, Asia, Europe, or Oceania (ITU regions 1 & 3), you should not experience any issues with using your phone in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

If you purchased your phone in the Americas (ITU Region 2) and have a low/medium-end device (without Tri-Band or Quad-Band) support, then there is a possibility you cannot use your phone when in Bosnia and Herzegovina or can only use slower networks (3G or 2G).

If you have a medium/high-end device with Tri-Band or Quad-Band support, you can use your phone in Bosnia and Herzegovina (to some extent) – also on 4G/LTE.

Mobile Operators, Networks & Frequencies in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina has three mobile network operators (Main Operators) and two (Mobile Virtual Network Operators):

  • BH Telecom
  • M:tel Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • HT Eronet
  • GO! free (m:tel Bosnia and Herzegovina MVNO)
  • Haloo (HT Eronet MVNO)

The following frequencies are used in Bosnia and Herzegovina:

  • 2G: 900 MHz & 1800 MHz
  • 3G: 900 MHz & 2100 MHz
    4G/LTE: 800 MHz (Band 20) & 1800 MHz (Band 3)

You can learn more about frequencies in the video below.

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To check whether your phone will work in Bosnia and Herzegovina, check out this pageOpens in a new tab. by Will My Phone Work (may be outdated or inaccurate at times).

Again, make sure your phone is unlocked. Otherwise, you will not be able to use any SIM card except the one from your home operator (meaning you have to roam internationally or buy another unlocked phone that does support the frequencies listed above).

If you want to learn how international roaming works, this guide explains it in-depth. If you wonder why it is often so expensive to roam, this article explains the hidden reason they do not want you to know.

5G in Bosnia and Herzegovina

5G is not available in Bosnia and Herzegovina as of 2021, and the Bosnian and Herzegovinian government has not made any indications of when they will auction 5G licenses. However, BH Telecom has held 5G trials back in 2020Opens in a new tab..

Below is a video of their 5G trial:

Best SIM Card in Bosnia and Herzegovina

If you want to buy the best SIM card in Bosnia and Herzegovina, I recommend going with BH Telecom or HT Eronet. BH Telecom has the best coverage and the fastest speeds. Contrastingly, HT Eronet is a cheaper option, but its coverage and speeds are not on par. However, it does offer more variety in plans.

SIM Card Registration in Bosnia and Herzegovina

SIM card registration using your passport information is not needed when buying a SIM card in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

EU Roaming in Bosnia and Herzegovina

European Union (EU) & European Economic Area (EEA)

Note that Bosnia and Herzegovina is not part of the European Union (EU) nor European Economic Area (EEA), meaning that EU roaming regulations do not apply in Bosnia and Herzegovina. As a result, you should not expect to roam for free if you have an EU/EEA SIM card while traveling in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Although some European operators may offer free (data) roaming while in Bosnia and Herzegovina, most operators do not. Make sure to explore your roaming options before you roam.

Roaming in the EU with Bosnian and Herzegovinian SIM Cards

Bosnia and Herzegovina is not part of the European Union (EU) nor the European Economic Area (EEA). Therefore, the EU roaming regulations do not apply to Bosnian and Herzegovinian SIM cards. As a result, you should expect to roam for free in the EU/EEA with Bosnian and Herzegovinian SIM cards.

However, Bosnia and Herzegovina is a Potential Candidate CountryOpens in a new tab. for joining the EU. The country also wants to join the EU/EEA common roaming zoneOpens in a new tab. in the near future. To do so, Bosnia and Herzegovina and other Western Balkan countries have decided to cap roaming ratesOpens in a new tab. between July 2019 and July 2021. They will entirely scrap roaming rates within the region on the 1st of July 2021. This is because it is apparently a prerequisiteOpens in a new tab. to join the EU/EEA common roaming zone.

West Balkan Roaming

Those with SIM cards from Albania, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, and Serbia can roam at reduced rates in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and those with Bosnian and Herzegovinian SIM cards can do the same in the aforementioned countries as part of the Roam Like At Home Plus (RLAH+) scheme agreed to by the six countries since July 2019.

Western Balkans Countries
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Starting from the 1st of July 2019, roaming rates in Western Balkan states have gone down by up to 99%. From the 1st of July 2021, international roaming fees will be abolishedOpens in a new tab. in the West Balkans.

Bosnia and Herzegovina Speeds, Internet Prices & Insights

Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Most countries in Europe have affordable mobile data rates. At least, compared to other regions worldwide. And the quality of networks is often better than average too.

Does this apply to Bosnia and Herzegovina too? How much does mobile data cost in this country?

The average price for 1 GB of data in Bosnia and Herzegovina is 2.39 USD, around the European average of 2.50 USD. The world average is 4.07 USD.

Although Bosnia and Herzegovina are in the top five countries with the highest mobile data rates in Eastern Europe, it is still far below the global average.

Cable.co.uk split Europe into three territories: Western Europe, Eastern Europe, and the Baltics. The Eastern European average cost of 1 GB of data, using Cable.co.uk's definition, is 2.25 USD.

So we know that mobile data is inexpensive. Will you get fast speeds in Bosnia and Herzegovina?

Bosnia and Herzegovina's average mobile download speed is around 36 Mbps.

Do note that unless you are in urban Bosnia and Herzegovina, speeds can be slow. If you are unlucky (mostly HT Eronet), you may have to deal with 3G, or even worse, 2G only.

Besides that, coverage is quite good in the country. So you should have a smooth network experience when in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Currency in Bosnia and Herzegovina

20 Bosnia and Herzegovina Convertible Mark Note
© Centralna Banka Bosne i Hercegovine (CBBH)/Central Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina use the Bosnia-Herzegovina Convertible Marka, also known as simply Bosnian Mark, with the symbol BAM (which will be used throughout this guide). However, prices are often listed as just KM. For example, 25 BAM = 25 KM. For reference, below are some exchange rates between BAM and USD (US Dollars):

  • 1 HRK = 0.60 USD
  • 10 HRK = 6.25 USD
  • 100 HRK = 62.45 USD

For up-to-date BAM:USD exchange rates, search BAM to USD on Google, or replace USD with the currency you use.

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Bosnian and Herzegovinian Prepaid SIM Cards

Below, I will guide you through BH Telecom, m:tel Bosnia and Herzegovina, HT Eronet, GO! free & Haloo, and go through:

  • Background information
  • Mobile coverage
  • SIM card types, prices, and availability
  • Recharge / top-up information
  • Combo plans, data plans, and special packs (such as social media packs) 

With that being said, let’s see what Bosnia and Herzegovina to offer to us.

BH Telecom

BH Telecom Logo
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BT TelecomOpens in a new tab. is the largest operator in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It was also the first operator to launch 4G/LTE… in 2019.

BH Telecom uses the following frequencies:

  • 2G: 900 MHz
  • 3G: 2100 MHz
  • 4G/LTE: 1800 MHz (Band 3)

This is what you will learn about BH Telecom:

* Coverage
* How to Get a BH Telecom SIM Card & SIM Card Price
* Topping-Up Options & Methods
* Plans & Packages
* APN/Internet Settings

Click on the links above to jump to the section you are interested in.

Jump to: m:tel | HT Eronet | GO! free | Haloo

Coverage – BH Telecom

BH Telecom has the best coverage throughout Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Do note that coverage will mostly be great around roads, even in the rural parts. You may have no reception when you are not close to a public road.

Below is BH Telecom's coverage map:

SIM Card Price – BH Telecom

You can buy a BH Telecom SIM card, called Ultra Start Paket, for 5 BAM in BH Telecom storesOpens in a new tab. and other retailers, including newsstands. The SIM card features 3 BAM in credit for 30 days and 1 GB for 7 days.

It is also possible to purchase a BH Telecom SIM card at Sarajevo International Airport (Međunarodni Aerodrom Sarajevo) from kiosks or phone booths.

You will get a 5 BAM credit bonus when you register your SIM card.

Short-term travelers can also take advantage of the BH Telecom Tourist SIM card. They are sold in the following three variants:

PriceSIM CardCreditDataValidity
20 BAM Ultra Tourist 15 BAM15 GB10 days 
40 BAMUltra Tourist 210 BAM30 GB30 days 
100 BAMUltra Tourist Group Package N/A100 GB 15 days
BH Telecom Ultra Tourist 1 SIM Card 1
© BH Telecom
BH Telecom Ultra Tourist 2 SIM Card
© BH Telecom
BH Telecom Ultra Tourist Group Package
© BH Telecom

These SIM cards are sold at the same places where regular BH Telecom SIM cards can be purchased, such as post offices. They can be topped up with Ultra Tourist plans.

You can get the following data add-ons for Ultra Tourist:

PriceDataValidityActivation Code
15 BAM 5 GB10 days *105*6*1#
35 BAM15 GB30 days *105*6*3#
50 BAM25 GB30 days *105*5*5#

Topping Up & Recharge – BH Telecom

BH Telecom top-up vouchers are sold in BH Telecom storesOpens in a new tab. and many other stores throughout Bosnia and Herzegovina, including post offices, kiosks, and grocery stores.

The following (online) top-up options are available:

Top-UpValidity
0.99 BAM <=No change 
1 BAM – 2.99 BAM7 days
3 BAM – 4.99 BAM10 days 
5 BAM – 9.99 BAM30 days 
10 BAM – 19.99 BAM90 days 
20 BAM =>180 days 

To top up your BH Telecom SIM card, dial *124*VoucherCode#.

For example, if your voucher code is 123456, you would dial *124*123456#.

You can also tell the salesperson how much credit you want, your phone number, pay, and they will top up your SIM card with the POS system.

Dial *100# or *110# to check your BH Telecom balance.

You can also use the Moj BH Telecom (My BH Telecom) app to refill and check your balance (AndroidOpens in a new tab./iOSOpens in a new tab./Huawei App GalleryOpens in a new tab.).

BH Telecom App
© BH Telecom

Plans, Packages, Bundles & Offers – BH Telecom

BH Telecom has 2 types of data-featured plans: Instant Buy & Surf Za Vise Surfanja (For More Surfing) & Ultra Dokupi – Mjesečne Opcije (Ultra Buy More – Monthly Options).

Instant Buy & Surf Za Vise Surfanja (For More Surfing) – BH Telecom
BH Telecom Buy & Surf Packages
© BH Telecom

The Instant Buy & Surf Za Vise Surfanja (For More Surfing) are combo plans with credit and data.

The following Instant Buy & Surf Za Vise Surfanja are available:

PricePlanCreditDataSocial Media DataValidityActivation Code
1 BAM Buy&Surf 24 SataN/A500 MBN/A24 hours*108*1*0#
2 BAM Instant Internet 1 Dan N/A20 GBN/A1 day App only
2 BAM30 GB 1 Dan 2 BAM30 GBUnlimited 11 day App only
2 BAMBuy&Surf 2 DanaN/A2 GBN/A2 days *108*2*0#
2 BAMBuy&Surf VikendN/A4 GBN/A1 weekend (Saturday 0:00 – Sunday 23:59)*108*5*0#
3 BAMBuy&Surf 7 DanaN/A1 GBN/A7 days *108*3*0#
3 BAMInstant Internet 500 MB N/A500 MB N/AUnlimitedApp only
5 BAM Instant Internet 1 GBN/A1 GBN/AUnlimitedApp only
5 BAM Instant Internet 7 DanaN/A20 GB N/A7 days App only
7 BAM 22.5 GB 7 Dana 7 BAM22.5 GB Unlimited 27 days App only
Ultra Dokupi – Mjesečne Opcije (Ultra Buy More – Monthly Options) – BH Telecom

The Ultra Dokupi – Mjesečne Opcije (Ultra Buy More – Monthly Options) are combo plans with data, local minutes, and local SMS.

You can activate one of the following Ultra Dokupi – Mjesečne Opcije by texting the activation code to 611118:

PriceDataLocal MinutesLocal SMSValidityActivation CodeDeactivation Code
10 BAM100 MB100 minutes100 SMS30 days PRIJAVA301ODJAVA301
10 BAM2 GBN/AN/A30 days PRIJAVA1030ODJAVA1030
15 BAM15 GB N/AN/A30 days PRIJAVA5030ODJAVA5030
20 BAM500 MB200 minutes300 SMS30 days PRIJAVA302ODJAVA302
25 BAM1000 MB200 minutes500 SMS30 days PRIJAVA303ODJAVA303
30 BAM 1000 MB300 minutes500 SMS 30 days PRIJAVA304ODJAVA304

Ultra Dokupi – Mjesečne Opcije auto-renew. To deactivate auto-renewal, text the Deactivation Code to 611118.

APN/Internet Settings – BH Telecom

  • Name: BH Telecom
  • APN: minternet.bhmobile.ba

Note: leave anything not mentioned above untouched.

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m:tel Bosnia and Herzegovina

m:tel Logo
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m:tel Bosnia and HerzegovinaOpens in a new tab., just m:tel, is the second-largest operator in Bosnia and Herzegovina. m:tel as a company is active in other Balkan countries.

m:tel uses the following frequencies:

  • 2G: 900 MHz & 1800 MHz
  • 3G: 900 MHz & 2100 MHz
  • 4G/LTE: 800 MHz (Band 20) & 1800 MHz (Band 3)

This is what you will learn about m:tel:

* Coverage
* How to Get an m:tel SIM Card & SIM Card Price
* Topping-Up Options & Methods
* Plans & Packages
* APN/Internet Settings

Click on the links above to jump to the section you are interested in.

Jump to: BH Telecom | HT Eronet | GO! free | Haloo

Coverage – m:tel Bosnia and Herzegovina

m:tel has extensive coverage in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Do note that coverage will mostly be great around roads, even in the rural parts. You may have no reception when you are not close to a public road.

Below is m:tel's coverage map:

Jump back to GO! free.

SIM Card Price – m:tel Bosnia and Herzegovina

You can buy an m:tel SIM card for 4 BAM with 4 GB for 7 days or 10 BAM with 10 GB for 15 days in m:tel storesOpens in a new tab. and other retailers, including gas stations.

It is also possible to purchase m:tel SIM card at Sarajevo International Airport (Međunarodni Aerodrom Sarajevo) from kiosks or phone booths.

Topping Up & Recharge – m:tel Bosnia and Herzegovina

m:tel top-up vouchers are sold in m:tel storesOpens in a new tab. and many other establishments, such as supermarkets, newsstands, and convenience stores.

To top up your m:tel SIM card, dial *100# and follow the instructions.

You can also tell the salesperson how much credit you want, your phone number, pay, and they will top up your SIM card with the POS system.

You can also recharge onlineOpens in a new tab. with (international) debit and credit cards.

Dial *101# to check your m:tel balance.

You can also use the m:go BiH app to refill and check your balance (AndroidOpens in a new tab./iOSOpens in a new tab.).

m:tel Bosnia & Herzegovina App
© m:tel Bosnia and Herzegovina

Plans, Packages, Bundles & Offers – m:tel Bosnia and Herzegovina

m:tel has two types of data-featured plans: Plan Ze Sve + XYnet & Kupi Internet.

All plans can be activated by dialing *100# or on the m:go BiH app.

m:tel *100# Menu
© m:tel Bosnia and Herzegovina
Plan Ze Sve + XYnet – m:tel Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Plan Ze Sve + XYnet are combo plans with data, minutes, and SMS.

The following Plan Ze Sve + XYnet are available:

PricePlanDataSocial Media Data 1On-Net MinutesLocal SMSValidityActivation Code
1 BAMDopuna XY plan 1GB / 1 dan1 GB N/AN/AN/A1 day *148*1#
2 BAM20 GB / 24 časa20 GBN/AN/AN/A24 hours *100*1#
3 BAM 30 GB / 3 Dana30 GBN/AN/AN/A3 days *100*1#
4 BAM Dopuna XY plan 4GB / 7 dana4 GB N/AN/AN/A7 days*147*1#
8 BAMDopuna: SN/AN/A80 minutes80 SMS30 days *145*1#
12 BAMDopuna: M 200 MBN/A100 minutes100 SMS30 days *144*1#
12 BAM Dopuna M Net 4 GB / 30 Dana4 GBUnlimitedN/AN/A30 days *146*1#
19 BAM Dopuna: L1 GB N/A200 minutes200 SMS30 days *143*1#

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Kupi Internet – m:tel Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Kupi Internet are data-only bundles.

The following Kupi Internet bundles are available:

PriceDataValidity
1.20 BAM 100 MB24 hours 
2 BAM 20 GB 25 hours 
2 BAM Unlimited 110 days 
2.30 BAM2 GB24 hours 
3 BAM 3 GB 3 days 
3.50 BAM 1 GB 7 days 
4 BAM4 GB7 days 
11.70 BAM1 GB 30 days 

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APN/Internet Settings – m:tel Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Name: M Tel
  • APN: mtelfrend

Note: leave anything not mentioned above untouched.

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HT Eronet

HT Eronet Logo
© HT Eronet

HT EronetOpens in a new tab. is the smallest Main Operator in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is operated by Hrvatski Telekom from Croatia.

HT Eronet uses the following frequencies:

  • 2G: 900 MHz & 1900 MHz
  • 3G: 2100 MHz
  • 4G/LTE: 800 MHz (Band 20) & 1800 MHz (Band 3)

This is what you will learn about HT Eronet:

* Coverage
* How to Get an HT Eronet SIM Card & SIM Card Price
* Topping-Up Options & Methods
* Plans & Packages
* APN/Internet Settings

Click on the links above to jump to the section you are interested in.

Jump to: BH Telecom | m:tel | GO! free | Haloo

Coverage – HT Eronet

HT Eronet has good coverage throughout Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Just like with BH Telecom and m:tel Bosnia and Herzegovina, coverage is close to great in urban areas. In rural parts of the country, reception can mostly be found near public roads.

You will, however, experience more 2G/3G connections with HT Eronet than with BH Telecom and m:tel Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Below is HT Eronet's coverage map.

Jump back to Haloo.

SIM Card Price – HT Eronet

You can get an HT Eronet SIM card, called hej! Slagalica for as low as 4 BAM with 4 BAM in credit in HT Eronet storesOpens in a new tab., supermarkets, and post offices. You can also get the data-only SIM card called !hej Internet2Go Start Paket for 10 BAM with 10 GB of data for 30 days.

HT Eronet !hej Slagalici SIM Card
© HT Eronet
HT Eronet !hej Internet2Go SIM Card
© HT Eronet

It is also possible to purchase a !hej/HT Eronet SIM card at Sarajevo International Airport (Međunarodni Aerodrom Sarajevo) from kiosks or phone booths.

Short-term travelers can also take advantage of !hej Tourist HT Eronet's tourist SIM card. !hej Tourist is sold for 20 BAM with 20 GB and 30 local minutes for 30 days.

HT Eronet !hej Tourist SIM Card
© HT Eronet

These SIM cards are sold at the same places where regular HT Eronet SIM cards can be purchased, such as supermarkets.

!hej/HT Eronet SIM cards get deactivated if there has been no activity for 120 days (no top-up for 120 days or no activity for 120 days).

Dial *111# to access the !hej/HT Eronet menu.

Topping Up & Recharge – HT Eronet

!hej/HT Eronet top-up vouchers are sold in HT Eronet storesOpens in a new tab. and many other stores throughout Bosnia and Herzegovina, including post offices, kiosks, and grocery stores.

The following top-up cards are available:

Top-UpValidity
2 BAM7 days 
5 BAM25 days 
10 BAM90 days 
20 BAM90 days 
50 BAM150 days 

The following online top-up optionsOpens in a new tab. are available:

Top-UpValidity
2 BAM – 4 BAM7 days 
5 BAM – 9 BAM25 days 
10 BAM – 29 BAM 90 days 
30 BAM – 39 BAM120 days 
40 BAM – 50 BAM 150 days

To top up your !hej/HT Eronet SIM card, dial *123*VoucherCode#.

For example, if your voucher code is 123456, you would dial *123*123456#.

You can also tell the salesperson how much credit you want, your phone number, pay, and they will top up your SIM card with the POS system.

Dial *101# to check your !hej/HT Eronet balance.

Plans, Packages, Bundles & Offers – HT Eronet

HT Eronet has several data-featured plans, which are:

Click on the links above to jump to the plan you are interested in.

!hej Slagalica – HT Eronet

The !hej Slagalica plans are combo bundles for !hej Slagalica with data and local minutes.

The following !hej Slagalica plans are available, which you can activate by texting the Activation Code to 0637790:

PricePlanDataLocal MinutesActivation Code
10 BAMMini600 MB80 minutesMINI
15 BAMZvoni600 MB200 minutesZVONI
15 BAMGigo3 GB80 minutesGIGO
20 BAMZuba3 GB200 minutesZUBA
20 BAMFaca7 GB80 minutesFACA
HT Eronet Combo Plans
© HT Eronet
Extras – HT Eronet

The Extras are add-ons for the !hej Slagalica plans. They cannot be purchased as standalone plans.

You can activate Extras by texting the Activation Code to 0637790:

PriceDataLocal MinutesActivation Code
3 BAM200 MBN/APAKETI1
3 BAMN/A30 minutesPAKETM1
5 BAM600 MBN/APAKETI2
5 BAM N/A80 minutesPAKETM2
10 BAM3 GBN/APAKETI3
15 BAM 7 GBN/APAKETI4
HT Eronet Add Ons
© HT Eronet
Make Your Own Plan – HT Eronet

With !hej Slagalica, you can customize your plan by setting how much data and how many minutes and SMS you want.

HT Eronet Make Your Own Plan
© HT Eronet

You can activate your own plan by texting the word PAKET with the Activation Code to 0637790.

The Activation Code will be different depending on your selection. Do note that the activation code should be written in this order: PAKET + Minutes Activation Code + SMS Activation Code + Data Activation Code.

That looks complicated, but let me explain and visualize.

Let's say I want 3 GB of data, 80 local minutes, and 150 local SMS. The Activation Code for data would be I3. For minutes, it would be M2. For SMS, it would be S2. So I would text PAKETM2S2I3 to 0637790.

HT Eronet Make Your Own Plan Example
An example with 3 GB, 80 local minutes, and 150 local SMS

You are not required to select all options. If I only wanted 3 GB of data, I would simply text PAKETI3 to 0637790.

HT Eronet Make Your Own Plan Example
An example with just 3 GB

If this is still too confusing, go to the Make Your Own Plan pageOpens in a new tab. (in Bosnian) and see what Activation Code the page recommends

HT Eronet Make Your Own Plan Example
An example with 7 GB, 30 local minutes, and 500 local SMS.
Make Your Own Plan Data – HT Eronet

You can choose between 200 MB and 7 GB with Make Your Own Plan, all valid for 30 days.

Below are your data options:

PriceDataActivation Code
3 BAM200 MBI1
5 BAM600 MBI2
10 BAM3 GBI3
15 BAM7 GB I4
Make Your Own Plan Minutes – HT Eronet

You can choose between 30 minutes and 200 minutes with Make Your Own Plan, all valid for 30 days.

PriceLocal MinutesActivation Code
3 BAM30 minutesM1
5 BAM80 minutesM2
10 BAM 200 minutesM3

Below are your call options:

Make Your Own Plan SMS – HT Eronet

You can choose between 60 SMS and 500 SMS with Make Your Own Plan, all valid for 30 days.

Below are your SMS options:

PriceLocal SMSActivation Code
3 BAM60 SMSS1
5 BAM 150 SMSS2
10 BAM500 SMSS3
Opciju Social – HT Eronet

Opciju Social is a data-only plan for 6 BAM with 10 GB of data and unlimited data for Facebook, Instagram & Twitter.

Text SOCIAL to 0637790 to activate Opciju Social.

PriceDataSocial Media Data 1Activation Code
6 BAM 10 GB UnlimitedSOCIAL

1 Facebook, Instagram & Twitter

HT Eronet Social Media Add On
© HT Eronet
Tourist Options – HT Eronet

The Tourist Options are data-only add-ons for !hej Tourist.

You can activate Tourist Options by texting the Activation Code to 0637700:

PricePlanDataValidityActivation CodeDeactivation Code
3 BAMDaily 1 GB1 GB1 day DailygbNodailygb
20 BAM Weekly 20 GB 20 GB 7 days WeeklygbNoweeklygb

The tourist options auto-renew. Text the Deactivation Code to disable auto-renewal.

Internet Opcija – HT Eronet

Internet Opcija are data-only options for !hej Internet2Go (data-only SIM card).

Internet Opcija become activated by topping up the SIM card with the corrosponding price.

If a Internet Opcija plan costs 20 BAM, you would recharge 20 BAM to activate the plan.

Below are all the Internet Opcija:

PricePlanDataValidity
3 BAMInternet D20 GB24 hours
10 BAMInternet M4 GB30 days 
20 BAM Internet L12 GB30 days 
50 BAMInternet XL36 GB30 days 
!hej Dobatni MB – HT Eronet

!hej Dobatni MB are data-only add-ons.

You can purchase one of the following !hej Dobatni MB:

PricePlanDataValidityActivation Code
2 BAMDodatni 10 GB10 GB24 hours *105*1#
2 BAMDodatni 500 MB500 MB5 days *106*1#
3 BAM Dodatni 1 GB1 GB7 days *108*1#
4 BAMDodatni 4 GB4 GB 7 days *109*1#

APN/Internet Settings – HT Eronet

  • Name: HT Eronet
  • APN: gprs.eronet.ba

Note: leave anything not mentioned above untouched.

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GO! free

GO!free Logo
© GO! free

GO! freeOpens in a new tab. is an online-based m:tel Bosnia and Herzegovina MVNO.

To learn about GO! free's frequencies, jump back to m:tel Bosnia and Herzegovina's frequencies.

This is what you will learn about GO! free:

* Coverage
* How to Get a GO! free SIM Card & SIM Card Price
* Topping-Up Options & Methods
* Plans & Packages

Click on the links above to jump to the section you are interested in.

Jump to: BH Telecom | m:tel | HT Eronet | Haloo

Coverage – GO! free

GO! free is an m:tel Bosnia and Herzegovina MVNO, meaning GO! free uses the m:tel Bosnia and Herzegovina network and does not have its own mobile infrastructure. To find out what to expect in terms of coverage with GO! free, jump to the m:tel Bosnia and Herzegovina Coverage section.

Worry not; there will be a link to jump straight back to where you were after seeing m:tel Bosnia and Herzegovina's coverage.

SIM Card Price – GO! free

You can get a GO! free SIM card for 4 BAM with 4 BAM in credit for 30 days in grocery stores, corner shops, and post offices.

Suppose you do not top up your account on time, within 120 days from the expiry date of the GO! free account. In that case, you will be able to receive calls and SMS when in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

After the 120 days expires, if you do not top up your GO! free account, you will be able to dial emergency numbers and free user numbers within 30 days.

If you do not top up your GO! account after 150 days from the expiry date of the GO! account expires, you will use the remaining credit amount of the account. In such a case, you are entitled to submit a request for deactivation of the number within 30 days. Otherwise, your user status ends.

Topping Up & Recharge – GO! free

GO! free top-ups are available at post offices, convenience stores, and gas stations.

The following top-up amounts are available:

Top-UpValidity
2 BAM 10 days 
3 BAM 10 days 
5 BAM 30 days 
10 BAM60 days 
20 BAM 60 days 

To top up, dial *777# and follow the instructions.

You can also tell the salesperson how much credit you want, your phone number, pay, and they will top up your SIM card with the POS system.

Dial *707# to check your GO! free balance.

Plans, Packages, Bundles & Offers – GO! free

GO! free has only one type of data-featured plan, which are the GO! Tariff Options.

The following GO! Tariff Options are available, which you can activate by dialing *777#:

PricePlanDataValidity
1 BAMGO! Net 1 GB1 GB24 hours
5 BAMGO! Net 500 MB500 MB10 days 
10 BAM GO! Net 2 GB 2 GB 30 days 

Haloo

Haloo Logo
© Haloo

HalooOpens in a new tab. is an online-based HT Eronet MVNO.

To learn about Haloo's frequencies, jump back to HT Eronet's frequencies.

This is what you will learn about Haloo:

* Coverage
* How to Get a Haloo SIM Card & SIM Card Price
* Topping-Up Options & Methods
* Plans & Packages
* APN/Internet Settings

Click on the links above to jump to the section you are interested in.

Jump to: BH Telecom | m:tel | HT Eronet | GO! free

Coverage – Haloo

Haloo is an HT Eronet MVNO, meaning Haloo uses the HT Eronet network and does not have its own mobile infrastructure. To find out what to expect in terms of coverage with Haloo, jump to the HT Eronet Coverage section.

Worry not; there will be a link to jump straight back to where you were after seeing HT Eronet's coverage.

SIM Card Price – Haloo

You can get a Haloo SIM card for 4 BAM with 4 BAM in credit for 15 days in supermarkets, newsstands, and convenience stores.

Haloo SIM Card
© Haloo

Short-term travelers can also take advantage of the Haloo Tourist SIM card. For 20 BAM, you will get 1 BAM in credit, 20 GB, 100 local minutes, and 100 local SMS – all valid for 15 days.

Haloo Tourist SIM Card
© Haloo

The Haloo Tourist plan auto-renews unless you deactivate it. You can purchase regular plans with a Haloo Tourist SIM card.

Haloo SIM cards become inactive after 60 days of not topping up and deactivated after 90 days. After not topping up within 60 days of the last top-up, your SIM card will become inactive. You cannot make calls or send SMS, nor can you receive them. If the SIM card has been inactive for 30 days (90 days of not topping up), the SIM card gets deactivated.

Dial *100# to access the Haloo menu.

Topping Up & Recharge – Haloo

Haloo top-up vouchers are sold in many stores throughout Bosnia and Herzegovina, including post offices, kiosks, and grocery stores.

The following top-up options are available:

Top-UpValidity
1 BAM4 days
2 BAM10 days 
5 BAM25 days 
10 BAM90 days 
20 BAM90 days 
50 BAM150 days 

The following online top-up options are available:

Top-UpValidityBonus DataBonus Data Validity
1 BAM4 days 100 MB7 days 
2 BAM – 3 BAM 10 days 200 MB7 days 
4 BAM – 9 BAM25 days 500 MB7 days 
10 BAM – 20 BAM90 days 1 GB7 days 
21 BAM – 39 BAM 120 days 2 GB7 days 
40 BAM – 50 BAM 150 days 5 GB7 days 

If you recharge onlineOpens in a new tab. with (international) debit or credit cards, you will get bonus data. Bonus data is always valid for 7 days, regardless of the top-up amount.

To top up your Haloo SIM card, dial *123*VoucherCode#.

For example, if your voucher code is 123456, you would dial *123*123456#.

You can also tell the salesperson how much credit you want, your phone number, pay, and they will top up your SIM card with the POS system.

Dial *101# to check your Haloo balance.

Plans, Packages, Bundles & Offers – Haloo

Haloo has two types of data-featured plans: Komplet Paketi & Data.

Komplet Paketi – Haloo

The Komplet Paketi are combo plans with data, minutes, and SMS.

The following Komplet Paketi are available, which can be purchased by dialing *100*5*1#:

PricePlanDataOn-Net Minutes/SMSOff-Net Minutes/SMSValidity
10 BAMKomplet Za 10 1 GB100 minutes/SMS100 minutes/SMS30 days 
15 BAMKomplet Za 152 GB200 minutes/SMS200 minutes/SMS30 days 
20 BAM Komplet Za 20 3 GB 300 minutes/SMS300 minutes/SMS30 days 
Haloo Komplet Paketi
© Haloo
Data – Haloo

The Data plans are data-only bundles.

The following Data plans are available, which you can activate by dialing *100*3#:

PricePlanDataValidity
1 BAMHaloo Dnevna2 GB1 day 
2 BAMHaloo Dnevna+21 GB1 day 
3 BAMHaloo Sedmična2 GB7 days 
6 BAMHaloo Sedmična+10 GB7 days 
8 BAMHaloo Mjesečna4 GB30 days 
15 BAMHaloo Mjesečna+10 GB 30 days 
Haloo Mobilni internet Plans
© Haloo

APN/Internet Settings – Haloo

  • Name: Haloo
  • APN: web.haloo.ba

Note: leave anything not mentioned above untouched.

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Other Ways to Stay Connected When Traveling in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The cheapest way to get online in Bosnia and Herzegovina is to get a SIM card from one of the five mobile operators. However, local SIM cards are not your only method of staying online when abroad.

Below are some other options to consider.

International Roaming

Roaming is the most convenient way to stay connected. You do not have to buy a new SIM card, and people at home can easily reach you on your current phone number.

However, roaming has many downsides as well. It can be insanely expensive.

Learn more about roaming.

International/Travel SIM Cards

International SIM cards or travel SIM cards are SIM cards made for travelers. The rates charged are often lower than international roaming, but they are almost always higher than what local operators will charge you.

Get to know more about international and travel SIM cards.

Mobile Hotspots (Pocket WIFI)

Mobile hotspots, or pocket WIFI, are small devices that connect to the local operators of the country you are visiting. Mobile hotspots are ideal for families or those traveling in a large group, as they allow you to connect multiple devices to one hotspot without the need of each traveler having to buy a SIM card.

You can either buy a mobile hotspot or rent one.

Free WIFI Networks

Nothing beats free, right? Paying nothing to stay connected may be the best option. Until you remember that free hotspots are not available everywhere (especially when on the move) and that free connections are often extremely slow.

Just make sure to protect your internet traffic with a VPN when connected to open WIFI connections. It is worth it.

The Preferred Way to Stay Connected When Traveling in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Getting a SIM card from BH Telecom or HT Eronet would do you well when considering a Bosnian and Herzegovinian SIM card.

Local Prepaid SIM Cards in Other European Countries

Visiting other countries in Europe? Check out my Europe SIM card buying guide, covering other European nations, such as:

Going to other places around the world? Then you should also check out my sim card buying guides for other destinations around the world.

Next Steps to Enhance Your Travel Experiences

Looking for the next steps to enhance your phone travel experiences? Here is what to do:

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Learn About Your Phone Travel Options

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Ernest Adu

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