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How to Set Up an Account on Jumpy.it for Free Internet Access
Pauline Kenny and Steve Cohen
Jumpy (www.jumpy.it) is a free ISP (Internet Service Provider) in Italy. You pay only for the phone call to go online (this is paid on the phone that you are using). Go to their website to create a free account. You can also get email through this account, but you probably will not use that. The Jumpy site is in Italian, so we have a translation here.
Read more about Using the Internet while traveling in Europe.
Note, this is for dialup access to the Internet, using a phone line with your computer.
How to Connect to the Internet With Jumpy
To dialup for internet access, set your modem to dial this number in Italy for Jumpy: 702 701 0702. You pay only for a local call and you pay on the phone that you are using; you do not pay through Jumpy. Login with the account name and password that you set up with Jumpy (see below).
If possible, try your Italy access number from home before you leave. Dial the access number long distance to see if you can login and go online. (Note, on the message board, someone said the Jumpy number can only be dialed from in Italy.)
Note: Check the phone number that Jumpy gives you; it may be different than the one in this example. They give you an Italian phone number. Dial just as it is given from Italy. To test from the US, dial the international long distance code then country code. For example: 011-39-702 701 0702.
How to Set Up Your Account on Jumpy (translation)
1. Go to this link on Jumpy.it.
2. This first page has the Terms of Service (TOS) that you must agree to if using their service. In three places, click "Accetto espressamente" to agree to TOS. Then click the AVANTI button to go to the next page.
3. This page has the form you fill out to create the account. I put in screen snaps below to show you what the screen looks like. Fill in the fields with red * (required).
a. Fill in these fields: First name (Nome), Last name (Cognome), Sesso (gender), Data di nascita (date of birth).
b. Answer this question: Vuoi ricevere informazioni commerciali nella
c. In the next section you setup the account. Fill in these fields: Account
name (Nome utente), password (Password), repeat password (Riscrivi password).
d. Now, setup a question for security: Fill in question (Domanda), answer (Risposta), repeat answer (Riscrivi risposta).
e. In the Immagine field, type in the letters shown in the box below (this proves you are human).
Click the AVANTI button.
4. If you have filled in the form correctly, the next screen tells you your account information and the information you need to login. It also gives you email information if you choose to get your email through them.
This is part of the page you will get after registering with the information for this account. Save this information.
(user name) User (nome utente): slowtravel
Settings for Email
(email settings if you are going to use their email)
How to Go Online
(phone number for online access) Naviga in Rete con Jumpy! Collegati componendo lo 702 701 0702, il numero unico da tutta Italia al costo di una chiamata urbana.
Note: This is an Italian local phone number.
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