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Pre-paid mobile SIM- international calls & cheap data rates

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Pre-paid mobile SIM- international calls & cheap data rates

I would like to know which mobile phone Company in Riga sell pre-paid SIM cards which I can use to make few international calls to my family in India, also make few local calls within Riga & most importantly make use of whatsapp phone app to share info & photos with my friends all over the world.

Important: international calling rate to India should not be exorbitant & the Internet data transfer rate per MB should also be reasonable & economical for me to use whatsapp to send photos.

Thanking you all fellow TAs

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1. Re: Pre-paid mobile SIM- international calls & cheap data rates

Take a look at the web sites of:

Lattelekom

Tele2

LMT (Okarte)

And even AirBaltic have pre paid sim cards for int. calls

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2. Re: Pre-paid mobile SIM- international calls & cheap data rates

I used LMT last year and was pleased. I bought mine in the multistory mall at the corner of Gertrudes and Barona, in the LMT store. The clerk installed it in the phone and activated it.

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3. Re: Pre-paid mobile SIM- international calls & cheap data rates

there are three mobile operators: bite, tele2 and LMT (lattelecom is a fixed line operator), with some service operators based on those three.

for data, i would go for LMT / okarte (http://www.okarte.lv/eng/pakalpojumi/onedela), 1G data for a week for LVL0.99. and in my experience their network is pretty good.

for calls to india, LMT and tele2 charge approx LVL0.40/minute during the day and LVL0.30 night time. bite 0.33. I would go with skype, at least if you're calling land lines. much cheaper.

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4. Re: Pre-paid mobile SIM- international calls & cheap data rates

Thanks everybody for the great advise.

Someone also suggested to checkout Rebtel calling facility for making calls to India. I believe it costs little bit more than a local call to make a call to India as Rebtel charges per minute 1.47cents(€) plus i have to add the local call charges

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5. Re: Pre-paid mobile SIM- international calls & cheap data rates

Find a LMT store, usually in a mall. 12lats for 2 iPhone SIMs good for one week. We Skype, post to FB, and send pictures with email. Only place cheaper was Estonia, where the cards were good for a month of data.

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