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Old 23-04-2011, 14:54   #1
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Cell Phones

As we are getting ready to cruise the Bahamas and North Carrib. we are looking for a cell phone and provider that will work for phone coverage and computer uplink. Has anyone had good luck with one? Any combo phone ,computer...computer skype wifi phone etc
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Old 23-04-2011, 15:33   #2
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Re: cell phones

The only difference between Jesse James and Batelco (cell phone) is Jesse had a gun. Cumputor and wifi cost you in Abacos (marsh Harbor) as well. The only thing free in the Bahamas is the wind.
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Old 27-04-2011, 20:39   #3
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Re: Cell Phones

We had issues with spotty cellphone coverage along the coast of Maine. The Bahamas are likely to be spottier. Where there was service, the AT&T internet linkup worked pretty well for emails and quick research on restaurants to check out.
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