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mackdad23 (Offline)
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Join Date: 30 Jul 2006

Default 30-07-2006, 04:39

Quick Facts

Country: Dominican Republic
Network Name: Orange
Prepaid Card Name: Orange Card
Frequency and Technology: (GSM 1800/1900)
Prepaid Package Cost (Just SIM): 250 RD$
Documents needed: Passport
Prepaid Package Validity: 3 months
CSD access: No
GPRS/EDGE access: Yes
UMTS access: No
SIM applications: No
Manual included: Yes (language?) Spanish
Refill amounts: 60, 100, 200, 500
Availability: All Orange Stores
Competitors: only GSM operator in country

More In-Depth Information
Any Orange Store will sell you the Prepaid sim
Very easy to purchase
The Good:
All the Orange stores sells the card, Sim last 3 months without a recharge, The 250RD$ gets you 100 RD$ airtime.
The Bad:
Recharge only last two weeks

The Good:
Your Comments Here
Very good coverage all over the island. Most places sell the recharge cards.
The Bad:
Your Comments Here
I ran into network capacity problems during peak times.
Your Tips Here
Most Orange stores will unlock your phone to sell you the service. Since the network is dual band 1800/1900 most US and European phones work on the network. System allows text msg to US numbers.
Your Comments Here
This is the only service to avoid the outrageous roaming fees from your home country.
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