eSIM for Cambodia 🇰🇭 – the best way to stay connected

eSIM for Cambodia 🇰🇭- best eSIM options

So you are taking a trip to Cambodia?

Cambodia is a small country, but it offers everything. There are two main reasons why you should visit Cambodia: 1) it offers an incredible amount of history and culture; 2) its nature is amazing: it ranges from the gorgeous National Parks to the relaxing islands.

If you’re planning to visit Southeast Asia, Cambodia is a must-visit country. Not only that Cambodia has a lot of fantastic views, all major local carriers support eSIMs as well!

Traveling to Cambodia? Stay connected by purchasing an eSIM online!

eSIMs are easy to activate without the need of physical swapping of cards to install a connection. They also allow for another physical SIM to be used at the same time.  Travel eSIMs are especially good as you can get them digitally right before you travel. eSIMs is perfect for travelers as it removes the need for individual SIMs. You can also upgrade devices in a breeze by registering your new device with your cellular network provider.

Let’s take a look at your options for eSIM in Cambodia

The Local Carriers

Metfone

Metfone , is the market leader right now in Cambodia with about 50% of all customers after they acquired Beeline in 2015. They are backed by Vietnamese Viettel group and said to have a good coverage outside of major towns in the provinces: 2G, 3G, 4G/LTE coverage map.

This carrier supports eSIM in Cambodia. 

Check out their local prices and coverage (in USD)

Smart (by Axiata)

Smart (by Axiata)  is the 2nd provider in Cambodia. It has a good coverage in the country with 98% 2G coverage and 75% of the cells 3G-enabled: Coverage map. They were the first network to have started with 4G/LTE in 2014. It’s available in all major cities, including Phnom Penh, Battambang, Siem Reap, Kampong Cham, Takhmak, Sihanoukville and more on 1800 and 2100 MHz (bands 1 and 3).

Smart also offers the lowest IDD rates to many Western and Asian countries at only 3c per min.

This carrier supports eSIM in Cambodia. 

Check out their local prices and coverage (in USD)

Cellcard (mobitel)

Cellcard (a.k.a. Mobitel) is the 3nd provider in with a good coverage in the country. It gives good speeds in the cities, but can be quite

patchy on the countryside. In 2015 they started with 4G/LTE in Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and 5 other towns on 1800 MHz (band 3) (list of towns), from 2017 it’s supposed to be launched nationwide.


This carrier supports eSIM in Cambodia.

Check out their local prices and coverage (in USD)

eSIM2Fly Roaming Sim

asia packageSo how does a roaming eSIM compare with local eSIMs?

Local SIMs are charging about USD 1 per GB.   The price per GB on Sim to fly is USD 3.10 per GB on the first package and then USD 2.50 for add on packages.   This makes the eSIM2Fly roaming sim competitive with the local eSIMs in price per GB.

Price of 6GB in USD

In the graph above, we see the equivalent cost of 6 GB when priced in USD.

Metfone

  • Can be purchased at Metfone branches and through 1777
  • NO KYC required

Smart (by Axiata)

  • Can be purchased at Smart outlets and through the App
  • NO KYC required

Cellcard (mobitel)

  • Can be purchased online at Cellcard outlets and through the App
  • NO KYC required

SIM2FLY

  • Can be purchased online
  • NO KYC required

eSIM Device and Installation

Check if your device supports eSIM prior to purchasing. See our full list of known eSIM devices. How do I install an eSIM with QR code?

AIS Roaming parters provide the local data in each country.  The SIM will auto connect or you can choose.

For any other questions regarding eSIMs, check our FAQ!

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