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

People use Getesa aka Orange or Muni for phone service and Whatsapp for texting and free international calls with/without video. We also use Skype and the IVG to make calls to the U.S. - Aug 20, 2017
There are three cell-phone carriers. The main one is Orange but coverage is not great at the Embassy compound. Embassy provided phones run through Muni, another telecon company. - Sep 7, 2014
There are two options. Both have poor service. - Jun 15, 2012