Mobile Phone Coverage in Seychelles?


Feb 25th, 2003, 07:58 AM
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Mobile Phone Coverage in Seychelles?


My husband and I are off to the Seychelles for two weeks the end of March. I am bringing my cell phone (European, on 1800 MHz). Does anyone who has been there know if there is cell phone coverage on Mahe, Praslin, and La Digue? I know, I am on vacation, it is pathetic that I am taking my phone with me, but I need it to stay in contact with family!

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Feb 26th, 2003, 12:24 AM
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UK mobile phones do have roaming access on the islands you mention - subject to the UK carrier offering roaming. I dont specifically know for other European carriers.
Alternatively, it is possible to buy a SIM card in Seychelles for a mobile phone (with a Seychelles telephone number) from Airtel.
Mobiles do not work on the more remote islands.
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Mar 3rd, 2003, 12:20 AM
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Does your phone also receive GSM 900mhz?
If not, you may be out of luck. For more info go to:
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