Essential Timor Leste Travel Tech Guide
Yours to Discover
Timor Leste has only had a few years to enjoy some degree of autonomy and stability. During this time, it’s managed to creep up from the bottom of some of the world’s worst lists. When visiting, one can support the people by buying from local shop owners.
Try some excellent East Timor Coffee
Exceedingly Slow Internet Speeds
Visa Online and Official Tourism Website Internet Filtering: No Filtering
As of 2014, there are two telecoms that offer mobile connectivity for tourists, Timor Telecom (TT) and Telkomcel (newly arrived in 2013). A passport is required to purchase a SIM card.
Top Prepaid SIM options
Cost: Sims cost $1, top up $12.50 for 500 mb or $25 for 1.5 gb of data, lasting one month.
Cost: Sims cost $1, top up $1 for 40 mb data lasting seven days, or $8 for 500 mb data lasting 30 days.
Where to Buy: Anywhere, but at an authorized store is cheaper.
Call for Information: n/a
Call for Emergency: 112
Type: C, E, F, and I
Surge Protector Recommended: Yes
Expect Power outages: Yes
last update: December, 2014
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