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Do you have any recommendations regarding mobile phones? Did you keep your home-country plan or use a local provider?

Bring an unlocked smart phone. - Aug 2, 2015
AERA sells good plans with data. Bring an unlocked smart phone and you'll be able to use it. - Aug 12, 2014
For U.S. Embassy employees and family members, there are plans available through the embassy that are very reasonable. About $15-$20 per month. - May 18, 2013
Through the Embassy, they have plans. - Dec 27, 2012
Cell phones are expensive here as are minute plans. The embassy has a good plan for employees and families. - Oct 1, 2011
You can buy plenty here at local markets. Embassy provides cell phones to direct hires and spouses. - Mar 31, 2008