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Wifi and making/receiving calls?

Discussion in 'Misc. Vegas Chat' started by hselland81, Jan 11, 2015.

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  1. hselland81

    hselland81 Tourist

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    What do you use when you are in Vegas? Local sim (where do you buy and what is the name of the sim/operator?) or sim from your country??

    I have checked my operator in Norway and they are charging $1.8 (15 NOK) for making calls (pr min) to norway and $1.25 (10 NOK) for receiving calls. Send SMS is $0.5 (4 NOK)

    I have found another operator in norway that charges $0.25 for both calling, receiving (pr min) and sending SMS.

    I want to be able to use my phone in vegas and not worry about the bill :)
    Do you know if it is free wifi in most of the casinos?
     
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    hselland81 Tourist

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  3. ruralhipster

    ruralhipster Low-Roller

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    I use T-mobile pay as you go. 3 bucks a day unlimited call/txt/data in the US and a new $3 month fee (recent development) as someone who goes to the states 2-3 times a year for 1-3 weeks it is a good value. Wifi availability may be good but connection can be spotty in the hotels and the speed is often terrible.
     
  4. FullBoat

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    ruralhipster about has it. They charge you for "free WiFi" and the signal strength isn't that great most of the time. Your best bet would probably run over to McD's or another restaurant that has it. The signal seams to be a bit better there since they're not trying to send it all over the casino.

    You could look into picking up a pre-paid phone once you get here. That might save ya money over all. And, you might be able to just swap out the SIM card so you can still use your phone.
     
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