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Best international cell plan

by crtilts / November 1, 2009 12:20 AM PDT

I'm looking for a cell phone company that has the best international rates for calling and texting international (both incoming and outgoing).

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best is subjective
by Pepe7 / November 1, 2009 12:51 AM PDT

It would help if you state where you are located (U.S.?) and if you already have service. Knowing how many minutes per month you would be using would help too. Most of this stuff is readily available on the carriers web sites if you look at their tables by the country you are calling/texting.

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I Know this Is a non-Ans.But I Heard About A $85-95 W~Unlim
by onejaytee / November 2, 2009 1:28 PM PST

But I Want to do Some Digging First I'll Know Something by 11/04 and will post Info then Hold-on.

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best international cell phone
by crtilts / November 4, 2009 1:48 PM PST

I currently live in Tx.I have centennial wireless. Iget unlimited incoming nationwide.and 150 texts. I would be using 300 mins to talk to Russia. and 5 to 10 texts a day. Asof today this was the first day they applied the international feature I can finnaly call and text. However she lives in St petersburg Russia. She has a phone by megaphone. We currently keep in contact by skype. SHE CAN E
-MAIL through gmail And I text her bach throuh g-mail.. SO EVEN IF YOU NEW OF A GOOD TEXT PLAN/or program tht you called ..

Thanks Craig Racz

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2011 need advice on best international cell plan & phone
by jeing99 / April 17, 2011 5:27 AM PDT

I live in Califronia, a beginner on cell phone. My main objective are to communicate with friends family in Indonesia freely and keep the cost down. Any suggestion ? Thank you.

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It would have been better to raise your own discussion
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / April 17, 2011 5:34 AM PDT

because this one is now a couple of years old.

I have absolutely no expertise in cell phones as I try to avoid them at all cost. However, I would suggest that using any cell phone for international calls is going to be prohibitively expensive. Cell phone companies have no wish to reduce tariffs and where I am in Europe they are only now beginning to think about it because of pressure from Governments. But they are kicking and screaming all the way.

If you have a computer and a land-line, have you considered Skype?


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by birdmantd Forum moderator / April 18, 2011 4:21 AM PDT

Whatever you do, don't use a calling card with a cellular phone, it will use your plan airtime.

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