If you regulary intend to make or receive calls, you can purchase a PREPAID GSM SIM CARD. TIM (GSM 1800), VIVO (GSM 850),
Amazonia Cellular (GSM 900/1800) and OI (GSM 900/1800). Check the GSM frequency supported by your mobile phone.
Calls to mobile numbers in Brasil are still expensive, up to R$ 1,40 per minute. However, operators do have promotions
for calls with prepaid phones within their own network:
TIM: TIM a 10 promotion: For each credit of
R$ 10.- or more you receive ten times
bonus for local calls to fixed and TIM
line (e.g. load 10 credit and get 100
bonus). TIM Prepaid-Chip 15 Reais
(with 5 R$ credit)
VIVO: VIVO 1000 - For loading 50R$ credits,
you receive R$ 500 Bonus for local
VIVO and fixed network. Other plans
Prepaid VIVO Chip: 5 Reais (R$ 10.- credit)
OI: Purchase monthly R$ 10.- credit and receive
a bonus of R$ 100.- every month for local calls
to OI and fixed network.
Prepaid OI Chip: 10 Reais (10.- credit)
To make calls with a new prepaid GSM chip, you have to register with the operator (possible by phone). Most of them have
English speaking attendents in their call center. You can contact ¨Amazonaslife¨ for assistance!
On request we can also help you to purchase a subsidized PREPAID Phone kit (from R$ 49.- incl. phone and GSM Chip).