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

Local provider but be sure to cancel your plan a few weeks before you leave and do it in person. I tried to do it after I left and ended up paying 5 extra months and making a lot of really frustrating phone calls. - Jul 11, 2016
none - Nov 22, 2011
You can choose from Limenet or Digicel. Easily available at supermarkets. - Jun 15, 2011
Get a local phone, but 3G or 4G networks aren't supported, so smart phones aren't too useful. Locals mostly use older model Blackberries, which the Embassy provides to many staff members. There are two cell phone providers (LIME and Digicel) on island, and cost of calling on either is expensive and each offer similarly mediocre service. Pick your poison. For personal cell phones, some opt to go with LIME to make calls to Embassy (which uses LIME) cheaper and others offer to go with Digicel because of convenience of location or to provide backup in case the other network goes down. - Dec 20, 2010
Plenty of options. - Feb 18, 2010