Helsinki - Post Report Question and Answers

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

Pay as you go is easy to set up but a plan requires a bank account which takes a lifetime to acquire. Get on that day one! - Dec 2022

Data and local phone plans are inexpensive and easy to set up with any unlocked phone. - Oct 2021

Pre-paid SIM cards for mobile phones are cheap and convenient. Finnish phone plans are actually less expensive than their U.S. equivalents. - Oct 2018

The land of Nokia. It speaks for itself. - Jul 2012

Nokia. 60 Euro a month. - Jan 2011

I have not heard of anyone having a problem, whether they brought their American phone with them or bought one here. Although if you bring one here, it needs to be unlocked. - May 2010

This is the land of Nokia. You can buy a phone here and get either contract service or pay as you go. - Apr 2009

This is Nokia land, so any other brand is hard to find (including accessories for it). If you have a tri or quad band, it should work here. There are lots of options on Nokia models, it's the price that can scare you. But you can get a cheap one (but good) for 80 euros. - Mar 2008

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