• The company immediately responds to the call of the Government of the Czech Republic and sends today and tomorrow to all its customers with smartphones a request from the Ministry of Health to install the eRouška application
  • All employees of hospitals and regional public health stations will receive unlimited data during the declared emergency and their connection speeds of the fixed internet will be increased to the maximum
  • Small entrepreneurs will receive discounted offers of mobile, data and ICT services
  • For corporate customers, a free security audit of the corporate network and a month's security of work from home, infrastructure audit at a discounted price
  • Special package including laptop and internet access for schools

Prague, 13 October 2020 - T-Mobile immediately responds to the call of the Minister of Health Roman Prymula and the Chief Public Health Officer Jarmila Rážová. This afternoon, T-Mobile  starts sending an SMS to all his smartphone customers asking them to install the eRouška  application.

The distribution should last no later than Thursday and will be received by all T-Mobile customers who own smartphones, which represents almost 4 million SIM cards.

"The situation in the Czech Republic is serious. We greatly appreciate the work of our doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals. We therefore want to help them to be able to connect with both the professional public and their loved ones in the highest possible quality. At the same time, we believe that the eRouška application can help bring a pandemic under control if it is sufficiently expanded," said Juraj Bóna, Executive Director of T-Mobile for the Czech Republic.

eRouška uses the capabilities of a smartphone and records data that help track contacts with people who could be infected with the COVID-19 viral disease. You need to have at least Android 6 or iOS 13.5. operating system on your phone for it to work properly.

At the same time, T-Mobile will provide all its customers from hospitals and regional hygiene stations with unlimited mobile data for their employees free of charge from Wednesday, October 14 until the end of the emergency. At the same time, the operator increased the capacity of their fixed internet connection to the maximum free of charge.

T-Mobile is also coming again with help for corporate customers whose business was adversely affected by the autumn wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Small and medium-sized businesses can use a special package of voice, data and ICT services. Large companies will benefit from a discounted set of solutions for their employees' secure access to the Internet when working from home. At the same time, T-Mobile offers assistance to school facilities with distance learning. The special set includes a laptop, an educational package for online training, LTE connection and anti-virus protection.

"Just like in the spring, we stand by our customers. Whether it's small business owners, large institutions and businesses, schools or hospitals in difficult situation, "says Juraj Bóna, adding:" We are planning further targeted support for selected group of people, which we will soon introduce to you."

Support to medical facilities
For all hospitals and regional public health stations that use T-Mobile services, the operator has increased their fixed internet connection to maximum capacity free of charge since the beginning of the connection. These are, for example, the Brno University Hospital at St. Anne's, the Thomayer Hospital in Prague, the Motol University Hospital and others. In total, there are almost ninety subjects. At the same time, all their employees with a business phone will have unlimited mobile data available free of charge. Both measures are valid until the expected end of the state of emergency, ie until 3 November 2020.

Security audit for large companies and secure access for employees to the Internet from home for free
For large corporate customers, T-Mobile has prepared a set of tools for the safe work of their employees from home. The operator thus offers a free security audit of the company's LAN network, which reveals threats and risks to network security through monitoring. Internet access to internal applications will also be free.

With T-Mobile, customers can get free secure Internet access from home for a month, thanks to Cisco Umbrella. The operator also offers an audit of the state of the company's IT infrastructure at a discounted price, including a comparison with market standards.

For entrepreneurs and small businesses
T-Mobile offers a special COVID 2.0 package for all customers from the ranks of sole proprietors and small companies. It offers unlimited calls to its own network to those users who do not have it within their tariff. Just activate it in the My T-Mobile application or in the online self-service. The operator will also provide the option of purchasing not only mobile phones in installments but also without a fixed-term contract. In addition, in Magenta 1 Business, entrepreneurs can use 10% of the monthly invoiced amount for installments without increase, for up to 35 months. The transition to a digital environment requires, above all, a high-quality and fast Internet connection. T-Mobile therefore offers the highest available connection at a specific address at a single price of CZK 299 per month for the first half of the year. For the first month, new users will receive the popular M365 Business Standard office application package for free. They can also count on a discounted price for special IT support payments when migrating an existing e-mail solution to the Microsoft 365 cloud environment.

Entrepreneurs and small businesses can take advantage of all these offers from October 15 to the end of 2020.

A complete solution for online teaching
In cooperation with its partner Unicorn, T-Mobile now offers a special package for schools transitioning to online teaching. In addition to the HP notebook with an Internet connection via the LTE network, T-Mobile brings the Redmonster.cz online education solution and the necessary anti-virus protection. The package from Redmonter.cz, or selected courses, can also be used free of charge by families with children throughout October 2020.

About the Company

T-Mobile Czech Republic, a member of the international telecommunications group Deutsche Telekom, has almost 6.2 million customers, the number-one operator in the Czech market. T-Mobile is an integrated operator: in addition to telecommunications services, it offers comprehensive ICT solutions not only for companies, but also for other organizations and individuals. It provides outstanding services in the high-speed network, which was proved repeatedly by benchmark testing performed by umlaut (former P3) with Best-in-Test seal.

T-Mobile Czech Republic places emphasis on taking a responsible approach to the environment and society. It adheres to fair business practices, helps beneficial applications and services to see the light of day, supports non-profit organizations, small businesses and individuals, and lends a helping hand whenever crisis situations arise. The company’s employees serve as volunteers in many places across the entire Czech Republic.

More information about the company is available at www.t-mobile.cz, www.t-press.cz (the portal for journalists) and www.t-mobile.cz/pomahame (information on the company’s CSR activities).

Contact details of the press unit: press@t-press.cz.