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

Claro's local service was decent. - Feb 2019


Bring one that will work anywhere in the world and which is unlocked. You can also check the local cell phone stores for programs that work for you. - Jun 2013


Cheap plans for simple phones are available for US$20-30 a month. Blackberries are more expensive and more prone to be stolen, as everyone here uses them. - Jan 2012


Everyone uses cell phone in the city. Consulate gives all Direct Hires a cell phone. - Jan 2012


Buy a cheap one as it may get stolen. Most people have BlackBerries. Not a lot of iphones. - Aug 2011


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