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Communications (Telephone, Post, Internet, TV, Radio)

Chile - Communications (Telephone, Post, Internet, TV, Radio)


Chile is an online country. Internet service is quite good but expensive. Cable TV is widely available and the phone service is a bewildering example of the joys of privatisation.

A 'triple pack' of extensive cable TV, phone line with free local calls and 2MB internet service costs around US$100/month. It is highly recommended that you use internet telephony (eg Skype or Vonage) to make long distance and international calls as the costs are vastly lower.

Mobile phones are very common and there is a variety of 'plans' to choose from, including Pay As You Go service.

The postal service is OK for letters but packages should be sent via registered mail in order to ensure they don't get 'lost'.


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Bupa Global

At Bupa we have been helping individuals and families live longer, healthier, happier lives for over 60 years. We are trusted by expats in 190 different countries and have links with healthcare organisations throughout the world. So whether you're moving abroad for a change of career or a change of scene, with our international private health insurance you will always be in safe hands.

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Cigna has worked in international health insurance for more than 30 years. Today, Cigna has over 71 million customer relationships around the world. Looking after them is an international workforce of 31,000 people, plus a network of over 1 million hospitals, physicians, clinics and health and wellness specialists worldwide, meaning you have easy access to treatment.