A lot of countries have a steadily growing expat community. The UAE, for example, is vastly populated by expats. In fact, it is reported that 80 percent of the country’s population is made up of migrant workers and other foreigners. This figure only indicates that starting afresh in a different country is no longer as difficult as it used to be.
Contributing to the ease of assimilating into a new country are all kinds of offered services designed specifically with the needs of expats in mind. For example, telecommunication companies use and help develop the best technology to make connecting to different parts of the world a breeze.
Therefore, if you are a new transplant in a certain country, most of the help you need to create a comfortable life is available. Say, you have no idea how to set up your personal telecommunication network to stay in touch with important connections such as your family abroad, there are certainly different services to help with this.
Listed below are five of the best tips to help you get reliable mobile and Internet access in the new country you call home.
1. Do not be too quick to ditch your old phone and phone plan.
If, for instance, you are from Iraq and you came into a new country using your old phone and a postpaid international roaming service that you signed up for before departing from your country of origin, continue to use it. Do so until you find a local phone service package that will allow you to perform all the activities you used your original phone and plan for.
2. Shop for the best local mobile phone plan for you.
Look for mobile and Internet connection service providers which are acknowledged in a lot of countries (including yours, …