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Do you have any recommendations regarding mobile phones? Did you keep your home-country plan or use a local provider?
Tigo and Claro both offer very extensive coverage at reasonable prices. I have a data-only prepaid plan from Tigo and pay US$13 for 1.5GB that lasts a month. - Jun 7, 2015
Pay-as-you-go phones are the cheapest way to go. Monthly plans are available. The Embassy gives FSOs phones. - Apr 23, 2014
Cell phone operators are pretty good in Guatemala. 3G Coverage is impressive (I managed to upload pics from the top of the Acatenango volcano). - Jan 3, 2014
Most cell phones work and much of Guatemala has 3G capability. - Nov 7, 2011
Don't talk on it in public if possible. - May 2, 2010
See above. Get a pre-paid phone card on double or triple days. - Mar 11, 2008