Prepaid internet roaming using Metfone in Thailand

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Prepaid internet roaming using Metfone in Thailand

Post by phuketrichard » Tue Jun 20, 2017 11:53 am

this seems like an amazing deal :thumb:

Unlimited internet ONLY $2/month. am i missing something

http://metfone.com.kh/en/service/mobile ... id-roaming#

cheaper than buying a thai sim and using the internet
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Re: Prepaid internet roaming using Metfone in Thailand

Post by General Mackevili » Wed Jun 21, 2017 10:12 am

That is too cheap. I'm guessing 1G network.

There is also an "*" near the $2 price indicating more info, but can't find that.
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Re: Prepaid internet roaming using Metfone in Thailand

Post by monomial » Thu Jun 22, 2017 11:46 am

Using it right now in Bangkok.

Speed seems good. Roaming is through DTAC. I also have a Thai DTAC SIM card. Appears to be no difference in speed when switching between the two.

Of course, I am being very careful about how much data I use. I don't believe anyone can do unlimited data for $2, so there has to be a catch. But so far, after 657MB over the last 10 days, there has been no noticeable drop in speed, and when I do a balance check via USSD (*097#) there has been no additional charge to my account.

Seems completely legitimate as far as I can tell.
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Re: Prepaid internet roaming using Metfone in Thailand

Post by Hotdigr » Thu Jun 22, 2017 1:43 pm

I've been using their $5 unlimited plan for about 2 years. Never a problem. It does slow down somewhat after about 3 weeks of my usage.
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