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Do the prepaid mobile connections work over Srinagar?

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Do the prepaid mobile connections work over Srinagar?

I will be traveling from Chennai to Srinagar on 4thMarch. I wanted to know whether the prepaid mobile connection can be used in Srinagar and nearby places.

Thanks in advance.

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1. Re: Do the prepaid mobile connections work over Srinagar?

Prepaid phone is not working in kashmir valley , only postpaid sim card is working in a valley

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2. Re: Do the prepaid mobile connections work over Srinagar?

Gauarv

Prepaid mobile connection will not work in any place of Kashmir.

AshisRoy

Edited: 03 March 2012, 18:06
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3. Re: Do the prepaid mobile connections work over Srinagar?

Hi Ashis Da

We are planning to visit LEH from Srinagar on 30th May 2013.

Please advice us about the post paid connection which will work in Kasmir.

Also mentioned the service provicer's name such as Tata indicom or vodaphone etc

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4. Re: Do the prepaid mobile connections work over Srinagar?

SumanKalyanDe

Most of the post-paid phone works in Kashmir incl the services mentioned.

Edited: 27 February 2013, 07:00
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5. Re: Do the prepaid mobile connections work over Srinagar?

Hello.

As mentioned earlier only postpaid connections work in whole of JK, kashmir & leh. Particularly in Leh Only BSNL is only service provider which has connectivity upto Nubra valley.

other providers works in Leh range only

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6. Re: Do the prepaid mobile connections work over Srinagar?

I understand that it is possible to buy local prepaid sim cards in J&K and use it there. Only prepaid connections from outside the state don't work in J&K. Local prepaid connections work. Is this true? If so, which one would you recommend?

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7. Re: Do the prepaid mobile connections work over Srinagar?

I used my airtel postpaid and it worked very well there.

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8. Re: Do the prepaid mobile connections work over Srinagar?

Hi

I don't think that you will be able to get pre paid sim in JK

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9. Re: Do the prepaid mobile connections work over Srinagar?

Non Resident of kashmir valley are not allowed to buy the sim card, you can use the sim card of your friend, relative belong to kahmir

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10. Re: Do the prepaid mobile connections work over Srinagar?

Hi devikal2010,

Fellow Singaporean! Hi there.

Mobile services question is answered here:

tripadvisor.com.sg/…49251818

To add, yes, it is not quite possible to buy sim card in Kashmir if you are not a local. This is the same in India cities too. So forget about that idea. Though, I have alternatives when I was there... Thanks to my drivers/guides. In any case, may I know why you need mobile there? For work? If you just need internet, you can get hotels with free wifi - at least you can still reply whatsapp messages, viber or skype calls, surf internet.

Regards,

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