N'djamena - 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?

Google Fi and T-mobile both have service within the country (well the capital city). It is not always that fast. Local carriers are Airtel and Tigo. - Aug 2020

Embassy employees and spouses are issued a basic cellphone. Personal use should be reimbursed. Many of us have brought our own unlocked GSM phone and shifted the SIM card over to it. - Apr 2014

All cell phones here are pay as you go. Embassy employee's have issued cells. A personal cell will run you about 35 a month on average for normal use. - Nov 2006

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