SIM card for cell phone. Suggestions?

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Re: SIM card for cell phone. Suggestions?

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The benefit of providing ID and registering your SIM card is that if you lose your phone or your SIM gets damaged/stops working, then you can get the same phone number you had before when you purchase a new SIM card. If you want to remain anonymous, there's plenty of places to buy a SIM without showing ID.

I have found Cellcard to have excellent network coverage throughout Cambodia, but shit internet (3G, Edge ?) coverage outside of the main centres.
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PSD-Kiwi wrote:I have found Cellcard to have excellent network coverage throughout Cambodia, but shit internet (3G, Edge ?) coverage outside of the main centres.
Same.
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Smart has 5c a min to 15 counties ....
have not looked at newer post...so you might know this already....
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plus buy what is known as a girlfriend phone with two sims...then you have the benefits of both networks....phoning within the network is usually free...well it is with cellcard and smart...which i use
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badneighour wrote:plus buy what is known as a girlfriend phone with two sims...then you have the benefits of both networks....phoning within the network is usually free...well it is with cellcard and smart...which i use
Phoning within network is 7cents per minute on CellCard if I'm not mistaken.
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maybe but I always top up big and get free mins...now I'm not sure...
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smart 4 sure 5c a min 15 counties
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Yes thats true as I lost mine once and tney replaced it for 2 bucks
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Sir_Quality_U_Feel wrote:
badneighour wrote:plus buy what is known as a girlfriend phone with two sims...then you have the benefits of both networks....phoning within the network is usually free...well it is with cellcard and smart...which i use
Phoning within network is 7cents per minute on CellCard if I'm not mistaken.
Their $5 plan has 100 minutes on net and 3,5Gb data, you part separately for off net calls.
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Re: SIM card for cell phone. Suggestions?

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StroppyChops wrote:
Sir_Quality_U_Feel wrote:
badneighour wrote:plus buy what is known as a girlfriend phone with two sims...then you have the benefits of both networks....phoning within the network is usually free...well it is with cellcard and smart...which i use
Phoning within network is 7cents per minute on CellCard if I'm not mistaken.
Their $5 plan has 100 minutes on net and 3,5Gb data, you part separately for off net calls.
Ah yes, I accidentally signed up for that when I first arrived in country!

I probably make about 15 minutes worth of outgoing calls per month, 99% being to my Fiancee who is on-net. I am mostly a wi-fi whore, as it is everywhere.

I just use the scratch cards and leave it at that and I think I spend about $4-7$ per month. I always top up during their %100-%200 promotions ( CellCard that is). They take on-net calls out of that promotion bucket, which is cool. Data as well.

If I were in business here like I was back home, I would for sure need some type of packaged plan. Good info SC and BadNeighbour.

I called my father in the USA the other day via CellCards VOIP (177) service. Amazed at how clear the call was. I was left scratching my head that CellCard charges me 4.5cents to call from Phnom Penh to the USA but charges me 7cents to call my fiancee 5km away, on net.
I'll give ya 500 Riel for it...
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