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Using my mobile phone in Singapore

Postby nongice626 » Tue, 06 Feb 2007 2:35 pm

Hello,

I live in Thailand and come to Singapore every few months for business, so I will need a local Singapore phone number. How do I go about using my cell phone, and will I be able to maintain the same phone number over these periods of time? Thanks.

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Postby Bremen » Fri, 09 Feb 2007 3:59 pm

Well, you use your cellphone just like you normally would...

What's your exact cellphone model? You should be able to just buy a prepaid singapore SIM card, put it in your phone and be good to go.
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Re: Using my mobile phone in Singapore

Postby Asian_Geekette » Tue, 13 Feb 2007 5:34 pm

nongice626 wrote:Hello,

I live in Thailand and come to Singapore every few months for business, so I will need a local Singapore phone number. How do I go about using my cell phone, and will I be able to maintain the same phone number over these periods of time? Thanks.


You can buy a Singtel pre-paid SIM card. Just make sure that before you leave Singapore, you've topped up the value with at least 20 SGD. I go to Singapore every month or so. After topping up my Singtel number, the account would get a 6 months expiration period. But I tend to return to Singapore before this period expires, so it was never an issue. However, if I need to top up when I'm overseas, the SIM card has an option for sending SMS to a friend in Singapore who can send me a top-up value. Another thing is, Singtel is a member of the Bridge Alliance. There's a local telco here who is also a member of the Bridge Alliance so I can go to this telco customer service counters and have my Singtel number topped up (or loaded as what we call it in the Philippines).

Hope this helps.
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