How to get a sim card in China

If you come to China to travel, work or live – and you are one of the members of our modern world – then you will need a Chinese SIM card to keep in touch with the Internet and make phone calls (or SMS, but I don’t know the people who still use SMS in the days of Facebook Messenger, Whatsapp, LINE, We Chat and Kakao Talk). You may also want to get a VPN in China to connect to Facebook, Google and YouTube. As with most Asian countries I have been to, getting a prepaid card is usually a breeze. They are cheap, easy to recharge, and you can connect in almost a few minutes. Just make sure your phone is unlocked and you can easily use your new SIM card. China Mobile’s network works in much the same way, but there are some issues you should be aware of – so there is a guide to help you understand which SIM card to get when you come to China.   China’s Three Major Mobile Operators   There are three major mobile Internet operators in China: China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom. China Mobile, 中国移动 The largest mobile […]

How to get sim card in China-Ultimate guide 2019