Most likely not unless you have a worldwide plan. If you have an unlocked phone you can purchase a chip here from one of your local service providers (Tigo, Claro, Cable and Wireless ). We here in Panama use a phone messenger program that is Free, we use WhatsApp. Download on your phone, include country code, area code and number. You can use your home cell phone with Wifi and chat with us any time! It’s a great program.