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Small List compiled for Flip phone service. Regular service with unlimited data and all to come.

1.Tracfone-All Carriers $20 Talk/Text 1GB ($30 for first 6 months)
1b. Unlimited talk and text, no data $15/month ($10 with auto pay)

2.Mobi-Verizon $10 (Additional $5 off the 1st three months)

3.Tello-Tmobile $8 , US Mobile.

4.HelloMobile-Tmobile $5 (first 2 months for $5)

                 -EXPLAINED A BIT MORE IN DETAIL-
Tracfone Wireless- (CDMA/GSM Verizon/T-Mobile/AT&T)
First 6 months at $30 plus taxes.
Pay for the first 2 months $15 each month with autopay, then use reward points for the next 4 months. Use Referral code OOAB-E354 to get you 8,000 points. You must activate and set up the rewards within 14 days of activating Phone service.
  They limit 5 uses per month, so feel free to PM before using if you want to confirm they work for this month, as well they seem to be changing the referral code after every use. So feel free to post in the thread or message me for a new code.
       The points will only kick in after 60 days of service(hence the reason for keeping paid service for 60 days) the points will kick in getting you 8,000 Points, which is enough for 4 months free. You can redeem 2,000($20) increments for a free month of service and do that for a total of 4 months free.
  Now you must turn off auto pay after the first 2 months in order for the free 4 months that you added to kick in.  If you don't turn off auto pay it will continue billing your credit card and you will not get those free months until you turn off auto pay.
 Works on CDMA or GSM.

 Mobi Wireless- (Verizon/CDMA)
 $10 a month. With a referral code you can get another $5 off the 1st three months which I can give you. You need to sign up in the first week for the referral bonus to kick in.
Click here to pm me for the info.

Tello Mobile (GSM/T-Mobile)
$8 Month with Unlimited t&t and no data. Picture message might not work without data services.
$10 unlimited Talk/Text + 1GB. 60 free international destinations - UK, Canada, France etc but not Israel
(Find someone with a referral code or $10 off referral code = P3VB48C7)
wifi calling and ESim supported

Hello Mobile (GSM/T-Mobile)
 $5 Month with Talk/Text 500mb.
Unlimited calling to most international destinations. Canada/Israel/UK and many more.  2nd month free as well. Free sim card.

If you know of others please add to the wiki.
  Feel free to PM me with any questions or post in this thread so a dedicated member can help you out.

Mobi for me comes out to $14.05 in NY after taxes.
Vs
Us mobile i pool 2 phones and I  pay just $20.96 for 2 lines after tax. Both on the Verizon network

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H2O which runs on AT&T has a annual plan unlimited talk and text for $60 plus tax with free international calling as well

http://www.whistleout.com/cellphones
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Moving from verizon to At&t to be able to get the BlackBerry passport. Have 4 months left on contract with verizon. They say will cost me $150 ETF. Any realistic way of getting this off?

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Contract/Prepaid: Prepaid
Amount of lines needed: 1 or 2
Total minutes needed: 250-750
Need free nights and weekends? Y/N: Would prefer, but don't need.
Need unlimited mobile minutes? Y/N: No.
Need unlimited mobile minutes within a specific carrier? Y/N: No.
Total texts needed per line: If unlimited please state so.
Monthly budget:

Have a friend and his wife who is going to la for a week.
What are their options?


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Moving from verizon to At&t to be able to get the BlackBerry passport. Have 4 months left on contract with verizon. They say will cost me $150 ETF. Any realistic way of getting this off?
Can be by law they cannot charge you more than 50
Money talks...mine says goodbye!

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Contract/Prepaid: Prepaid
Amount of lines needed: 1 or 2
Total minutes needed: 250-750
Need free nights and weekends? Y/N: Would prefer, but don't need.
Need unlimited mobile minutes? Y/N: No.
Need unlimited mobile minutes within a specific carrier? Y/N: No.
Total texts needed per line: If unlimited please state so.
Monthly budget:

Have a friend and his wife who is going to la for a week.
What are their options?
Page Plus 12 plan for 250 minutes
Money talks...mine says goodbye!

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Page Plus 12 plan for 250 minutes

Does this have data?
Can he use his (unlocked) smartphone?

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Does this have data?
Can he use his (unlocked) smartphone?
Is his phone a CDMA phone? If it is a smartphone will not work on this plan! If he has a GSM phone it isn't compatible with verizon.
Money talks...mine says goodbye!

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My daughter and son-in-law are coming from Israel for Pesach for two weeks. They want to be able to use their unlocked Israel cellphones here in the New York area, primarily for Waze. They asked me to get SIM cards for them. What are the options?

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My daughter and son-in-law are coming from Israel for Pesach for two weeks. They want to be able to use their unlocked Israel cellphones here in the New York area, primarily for Waze. They asked me to get SIM cards for them. What are the options?
Check out this item I found on eBay: http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item.view&id=121508717907&alt=web

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Check out this item I found on eBay: http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item.view&id=121508717907&alt=web
It's out of stock, and they say T-Mobile will blacklist the phone if it's not renewed for at least 90 days.

Any experience with Ready SIM? The 14-day plan is $35. The Amazon reviews are all over the place. T-Mobile has a month with 100 minutes and unlimited web and text for $30 plus $15 for the SIM card. Simple Mobile has a month for $40 plus $0.99 for the SIM card. Others? Opinions?

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Maybe this one is out of stock but there are other sellers out there with the same deal.

They don't ask for the imei number so how can they blacklist a phone. I am talking from experience. I buy every month 3 of these for 3 different friends. One of them puts up about 50gb of data every month.

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Maybe this one is out of stock but there are other sellers out there with the same deal.

They don't ask for the imei number so how can they blacklist a phone. I am talking from experience. I buy every month 3 of these for 3 different friends. One of them puts up about 50gb of data every month.
Mind posting an active one? I have seen this for simple 40 plan but not tmo unlimited data..

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They come and go . here is a t-mobile that you can choose up to the $50 plan. 
 http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item.view&id=111539796819&alt=web
But for $1.49 for unlimited talk and text and  2 GB 4g lte. simple mobile is is a better deal http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item.view&id=161583154375&alt=web
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Anyone have a good suggestion for a cell phone plan with Internet for two days while I'm visiting the U.S.? Cheapest thing I see so far is t-mobile for $40...

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On ebay people sell the 40 plan for less than 10 dollars with a sim. They assume you will continue using it

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On ebay people sell the 40 plan for less than 10 dollars with a sim. They assume you will continue using it

Found one for 6 bucks- thanks!

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Will an unlocked iPhone 4S work with Sprint?
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Will an unlocked iPhone 4S work with Sprint?
Not ime, the 4s from Sprint and vzw don't need the sim card. So it needs to be a sprint iphone.

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Will an unlocked iPhone 4S work with Sprint?
The unlocked term applies to gsm phones that use Sim cards.
Sprint and Verizon use CDMA technology.

The answer to your question   if its a gsm phone and you want to use it in the usa, your options are either T-Mobile or at&t or one of there mvno's

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The unlocked term applies to gsm phones that use Sim cards.
Sprint and Verizon use CDMA technology.

The answer to your question   if its a gsm phone and you want to use it in the usa, your options are either T-Mobile or at&t or one of there mvno's
Thanks (and thanks to poster before you whom i forgot to quote as well).

I know that unlocked sim phones are for GSM.  I was wondering whether the new "4G" sim situation would somehow make the GSM-4S work with Sprint.  But I guess the answer is no.
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Newer iphones like the 6 can be used for multiple carriers since sprint and vzw now use the sim for lte service.