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Geek Dan Frommer shares advice on finding SIM cards abroad for unlocked devices to choosing which data plan to buy before you leave.

After using a smartphone for years, the mobile Internet becomes so engrained in your life that you don’t realize how much you rely on it until it’s not there.┬áBusiness and pleasure travel overseas, for example, are prime occasions where mobile web access can even be more useful than at home. But in the past, that access has been prohibitively expensive.

The good news is that as smartphone popularity increases, it’s getting cheaper to get online abroad. International data roaming is getting more affordable, and depending on your phone and carrier, there are even more options to get online. Here are some tips.

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