airBalticcard Mobile roaming in Laos

airBalticcard Mobile roaming in Laos
Incoming call
0.19 €/Min
Connection fee or other fees
0.00 €/Min
Calls worldwide starting from
0.73 €/Min
airBalticcard to airBalticcard from Laos
0.73 €/Min
SMS worldwide
0.06 €/SMS
Highspeed Mobile Internet per 1MB starting from
€/MB

mobile roaming in Laos
Do you know that every time you use mobile roaming abroad you have to deal with high roaming rates, while using the services of your domestic mobile operator? For mobile roaming in Laos we recommend using international SIM card AirBalticCard Mobile, which allows you to make and receive calls at 90% better rates comparing to your mobile operator.


Roaming in Laos

Have you ever heard about mobile roaming and what is is? If you have to travel a lot, than probably you already used it. Roaming allows you to use your mobile phone when you are abroad, while at the same time keeping you domestic phone number. Additionally to phone calls you can also transfer data such as SMS, MMS messages and to have access to mobile Internet. However the cost of roaming is significantly higher comparing to local calls, therefore it is recommended that before using your phone abroad you check roaming tariffs first.

Network types – 2G(GSM)/3G

2G

2G format or mostly known as GSM is a standard for most mobile phones. There is however CDMA format, but that is an exception an is mostly used in the United States of America. Most phones models support up to four frequencies: 850MHz, 900MHz, 1800MHz and 1900MHz.

2G operators in Laos
• Laotelecom
• Unitel
• Beeline
• ETL Mobile
• Sky Telecom

3G

Addiotionally to 2G format there is 3G format of mobile networks, also know as UMTS/HSDPA or WCDMA. There are several mobile operators in Laos that operate in 3G networks.

3G operators in Laos
• Laotelecom
• Unitel
• Beeline
• ETL Mobile
• Sky Telecom


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Laos
Capital:  Vientiane
Area: 236 800 sq.km
Population: 6 500 000 ppl.
Language: Laotian
Currency: Lao Kip (LAK)
Time zone: UTC+7
Phone code: +856

Lao People’s Democratic Republic is the official name of Laos, a state which is located in South-Eastern part of Asia. The capital of Laos is Vientiane. The country shares borders with the following states: Thailand (West), Vietnam (East), Cambodia (South), Yunnan Province of China (North), Myanmar (North-West).

Laos does not have any sea borders. Laos is covered by dense forests, the landscape has low hills and mountains, the largest peak is Bia, its height is 2817 m. Mekong River flows along the border with Thailand and Myanmar, Vietnam and Laos are divided by Chyongshon mountains.

Despite the small number of population, Laos is home for about 70 different tribes and nationalities. All multi-ethnic population of Laos is divided into three main groups: Lao Lum, Lao Teng and Lao Sung. Each group includes tribes and peoples who share a common ethno-linguistic signs, place of settlement and way of life. Administratively Laos is divided into 16 provinces, metropolitan prefecture and capital municipality. The provinces are divided into 140 districts, which consist of 11,000 communes. The country is ruled by People's Revolutionary Party of Laos, a communist type party. Lao president is elected by the parliament for 5 years. The Prime Minister of Laos controls the government system. The Prime Minister is appointed by the president with approval of Parliament. The party controls the government's policy; The Politburo consists of 9 members and the Central Committee consists of 49 members.

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