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

Bring your own unlocked phone. You can get a local sim card through the embassy if you work there. I didn't find it to be too badly priced and i could pay my bill on the internet. Be aware that cancelling your service can be a pain and they will keep trying to bill you long after you are gone. - Jul 2020


I used the local provider Movistar on a prepaid plan. Monthly plans are also available and either option is relatively cheap, less than plans in the U.S. - Jun 2017


Our local phone costs about 200 USD per month. - Oct 2016


We use a local provider. WhatsApp is a preferred method to communicate for many people here. - Aug 2016


Embassy provides phones to employees and a SIM card to EFM. Seems like all the locals have at least two phones. You can also get a SIM from any of the service providers - Mar 2014


There are many cell phone shops available here. The embassy provides staff with cell phones. - Mar 2012


Embassy provides. - Jan 2009


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