If I upgrade my phone. coverage in Asia?

… will I be able to use the service here? https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/13/world/asia/zhong-cave-dwellers.html

Not sure what service your looking at (you link is a NYTimes story about a China community living in a network of caves

Republic does not off an international service though current new phones are unlock and may be used on any carrier willing to activate them anywhere in the world

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Why not just buy a cheap prepaid phone when you are there? The additional cost to your trip should be relatively insignificant.

Hi @michaelf.ggoj86,

If you’re going to Asia, your Republic Wireless phone (upgraded or not) will not have cellular service and even if you have Wi-Fi, will only call US and Canadian numbers, just like when it is at home.

For some good advice on international phone use, please see this article:

We’d love to hear more about your trip. Will you be doing research?


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