[Skunkworks] Mobile Internet in East Africa

Mula G Njira g2mula at gmail.com
Fri Dec 6 14:06:54 EAT 2013


Thanks guys, the way to go seems to be the hotel wifi... that is sure to be
the first question while booking.

Regards,

Mula G


On Fri, Dec 6, 2013 at 12:33 PM, Edwin Wambua <eddwak at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Mula,
>
> Never ever roam while in East Africa! The best option is get a local SIM
> card, which will also help you make way cheaper calls while there. You'll
> be required to register but it will work fine.
>
> There are also many cyber cafes in TZ which have affordable rates or you
> can use the free Wifi provided if you'll be staying in a hotel which has it.
>
> Regards,
>
> Edwin
>
>
> On Fri, Dec 6, 2013 at 12:23 PM, Calvin Omari <calvinebarongo at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> My employer  loves customers who roam data charges in EA are astronomical
>> or exponential as my friend put it.
>>
>> Kindly don't ROAM unless you have money to waste my colleague came with a
>> bill of 70k within 5days of being in UG luckily he works for a telco
>> regards
>> On Dec 6, 2013 12:11 PM, "Mula G Njira" <g2mula at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>>  Hi all,
>>>
>>> Does anyone have an idea whether I will still be connected
>>> (intenet-wise) if I were to travel to Tanzania, specifically
>>> Dar-es-salaam...
>>> I am talking of Safaricom and/or Orange... what about Airtel? Will I
>>> incur extra charges on my bundles?
>>>
>>> If not do they have a prepaid internet bundle thing going on there?
>>> will one need to do SIM registration if one were to buy a card there?
>>> which provider would be recommended...
>>> do they still have cyber cafes? where I can go connect my laptop etc...
>>>
>>> any help would be appreciated
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>>
>>> Mula G
>>>
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