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    Default CELL PHONE Question

    I have an Ifon 5 from a dinky little company called Cellcom in the US. Wondering how much it is to convert to DR use, and where is the cheapest reliable place to do that. I will be using data, mostly when I'm biking for route guidance, not voice calls. How much does data cost, and will it work when I'm out in the sticks biking?? What is the best company to use in terms of coverage?? Will be in DR for three weeks.

    Is there a charge to convert my phone back for US usage?? thanks, tom

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    I believe your phone is CDMA. Does it carry a sim card as well? To unlock the phone is 200-500 pesos.



    If you're still in America these guys can unlock it for you. And it's a factory full unlock.


    http://www.techmajesty.com/iphone-unlocking-service/

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    I am sure others with more knowlege will chime in......

    Not sure for I5, but any smartphone can be unblocked here, in any small dealer ( claro for example, where u can buy SIM cards ).
    For very cheap, I imagine. I unblocked a swisscom samsung recently for less then 800 pesos ( unblocked, SIM + 150 pesos credit ). Maybe a bit less,cant remember.
    Maybe more expensive for Iphone. Dont know.

    Claro seems to have the most coverage in the dr. Daily internet, 100MB 24 h, 40 pesos. Easy to get.
    They will explain that when u get ure SIM card ( 50 pesos I think ).

    *111#2-1-2-1-1 and voilą one day internet !!!!! ( multiple days and more data are available through the same menu ).

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    I will be getting my iPhone 6 plus shortly (hopefully). Where in sosua or
    Cabaret do you get the phones unlocked. Have seen the post a hundred times
    But never read them before!!

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    Sorry Malko did not see your post! Ty!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harleysrock View Post
    I will be getting my iPhone 6 plus shortly (hopefully). Where in sosua or
    Cabaret do you get the phones unlocked. Have seen the post a hundred times
    But never read them before!!
    Just ask around, ie locals, to be sure the guy has being doing it for sometime.
    Just so he doesnt fry ure Iphone 6 !!!! ( or transform into an Iphone 4.... ).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harleysrock View Post
    I will be getting my iPhone 6 plus shortly (hopefully). Where in sosua or
    Cabaret do you get the phones unlocked. Have seen the post a hundred times
    But never read them before!!
    Are you getting a LOCKED iPhone 6? Why would you do that? Why didn't you better take a plan with Claro and an iPhone 6?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harleysrock View Post
    I will be getting my iPhone 6 plus shortly (hopefully). Where in sosua or
    Cabaret do you get the phones unlocked. Have seen the post a hundred times
    But never read them before!!
    You may have some trouble, I hope I'm wrong. In the past, Claro couldn't unlock newer iPhones, I remember trying to get a 3G unlocked, and they couldn't do it "yet", even though the 4 was out already.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mauricio View Post
    Are you getting a LOCKED iPhone 6? Why would you do that? Why didn't you better take a plan with Claro and an iPhone 6?
    I wanted the iPhone 6 plus, which was not here at the time i ordered it 2 + months ago...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harleysrock View Post
    I wanted the iPhone 6 plus, which was not here.
    I have the iPhone 6 with Claro, they had the plus also....You should have waited....

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