Practical information Uganda
There are several mobile providers including MTN and Zain. You can purchase a SIM card for relatively low cost (5 us dollar). Sim cards and airtime for the 2 competative companies are available all over Uganda. Make sure that your phone is Sim- Lock- Free.
The country code for Uganda is +256
Internet cafés are found all around the country and are now even to be found in remote areas. Realize that internet speed is extremely slow. If you bring your own laptop you can buy a 3 GB wireless internet stick from either orange or MTN. Internet is relativaly quick. Costs for this stick is about 100 us dollar per month (minimum 1 month). This stick can be bought in Entebbe, Jinja and Kampala.
Plugs and Voltage
British-style plugs with three pins: 240 V,50 Hz
For more info check: www.countrycode.org
Charging camera's, phones, etc
In most hotels you can charge your camera's, phones and other electricals. If you bring more chargable items you might concider to bring an extensions with extra outlets, since the amount of outlets is often limited. We advise to bring extra batteries for your camera, since some hotels don't have power and powercuts might occur.