Getting a land line in Portugal
All land line telephone services throughout Portugal are supplied by Portugal Telecom (PT). Once a government-owned company, PT still owns most line rentals in the country and other telecommunication companies operate through them.
Using your mobile phone in Portugal
If you have a GSM compatible mobile you will be able to use your foreign handset in Portugal. To avoid running up huge bills, it is a good idea to buy a Portuguese SIM card.
Dialling codes and Prefixes in Portugal
Portugal is no different from most other countries when it comes to making calls. When calling abroad or to another part of the country you will need to include the appropriate prefix to the number you wish to call.
How to save money on international calls
Using your mobile phone to make international calls from Portugal will cost you a lot of money. You should look into cheaper alternatives such as calling cards, international talk plans and the internet.
Connecting to the internet in Portugal
Portugal has advanced internet infrastructure with a number of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) offering ADSL broadband, cable and wireless connections.