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Topic # 112072 25-Nov-2012 16:23 Send private message

I'm going to China next month, so I was wondering does anyone here know of any "good" mobile data deals in China? I'd prefer to use one of their Sim cards (depending on which network is cheapest).

Is there something like NZD$20 ($100 yuan (china dollars)) for 1gb data for one month? etc?

Thanks in advance!




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  Reply # 722718 25-Nov-2012 21:24 Send private message

China Unicom has prepaid 3G monthly plans, just don't tell them how long you're staying I'm in China if you're only there for a short stay.


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  Reply # 722725 25-Nov-2012 21:39 Send private message

but if you run into trouble hand out 50 yuan?




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  Reply # 722733 25-Nov-2012 21:49 Send private message

?? ^




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  Reply # 722743 25-Nov-2012 22:12 Send private message

When I was there I think I used China Unicom - were a few hoops to jump through but with the help of friend based there got a prepaid SIM card setup. There is a bit of paperwork I recall.

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  Reply # 722754 25-Nov-2012 22:29 Send private message

When I was in China few years back it was a mission to get a SIM with internet access




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