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Vietnamese sim cards?

Posted by chicho83 on 17/2/2009 at 04:32

is it possible to buy a sim in vietnam for my phone and use as normal pay as you go?

#1 chicho83 has been a member since 30/12/2008. Posts: 23

Posted by Archmichael on 18/2/2009 at 07:00

Yes, but you'll have to have an unlocked phone that is GSM 900 network compatible. Advice I've heard is, don't buy SIM cards from Viettel, as lots of people have had problems with them, reloading, etc. There are a couple of other providers in VN and cards are sold all over the place.

Bon voyage!

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Posted by DLuek on 25/2/2009 at 09:55 TF writer

Posted from within Vietnam.


I got the Mobiphone SIM after some locals told me it's the best and most clear.

#3 DLuek has been a member since 19/6/2008. Location: Thailand. Posts: 1,176
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Posted by Archmichael on 25/2/2009 at 11:27

Yeah, that's one of the ones that was recommended to me as well.

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Posted by ngg18 on 15/3/2009 at 14:46

When I was in Vietnam I bought a Mobifone SIM card. Worked fine and whats more, when you buy one you get lots of credit. Note however that you are best to buy a SIM card away from the touristy district 1 in HCMC as people sell them at inflated prices. In many places, Can Tho say, you can buy a SIM card for around 50000VND. Not bad at all especially since it usually comes with about 100000 or 1500000 dong of credit!

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Posted by ktstop on 27/9/2012 at 07:53

Hi, If you want best international PAYG sim card, I'm recommending you to use holidayphone prepaid sim cards. Because it is very cheap and best in all aspect of services. pay as you go

#6 ktstop has been a member since 27/9/2012. Posts: 3

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