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Will my cell phone work in Kenya?

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Will my cell phone work in Kenya?

I have a 4G Smartphone that I often use to take pictures and post them to Facebook. Will I be able to do this while in Kenya? Do I need a special SIM card for Africa?

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1. Re: Will my cell phone work in Kenya?

As long as you can roam with your phone provider then not an issue. Roaming charges can be exorbitant, especially for data usage. It might be worthwhile getting a local SIM with data, that you can top up along the way. These are available at Nairobi airport.

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2. Re: Will my cell phone work in Kenya?

As roadwarrior has indicated you can buy a SIM card in Kenya but look at this notice for SIM card registration - http://tinyurl.com/ca6xd8w.

It might be effected from Sept 30th.

3. Re: Will my cell phone work in Kenya?

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