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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
« Last edited by myi on December 04, 2022, 09:36:47 PM »

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But you need their phone...


yup! thats why i suggested ring plus upthread..
Their cheapest phone is $100. The first year will cost $220, after that $120. Ring plus will cost $240 a year. Plus the no roaming part can be a killer when out of the city, being as all the options we mentioned (ptel, ringplus, MetroPCS, ect...) are sprint or TMobile, which have terrible service out of urban areas. The at&t/Verizon options are much more practical. Or, of course, republic wireless, which has the free off network roaming.
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Assuming the rates dont go up
as soon
as you buy their phone...
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Assuming the rates dont go up
as soon
as you buy their phone...
They've been around for years. And their phones have a great resale value.
Who do you think you are fooling? You think you are going to pull a quick one on your Creator? Good luck with that.
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the best carrier in general is Verizon & followed by AT&T

you can get AT&T unlimited talk text for $20 per month if you have 5 lines and $20 per month for a single line at cricketwierless.com
forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=50351

you can get Verizon unlimited talk text for $25 per month for single line at totalwierless.com
forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=52535
Total wireless does not roam

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Since its verizon I think they don't have to much to roam..!

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bump
anyone know the cheapest way to get AT&T (post-paid) service for a few months?
2 lines - iphones - talk, text, data - we have the phones.
thanks

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Who do you think you are fooling? You think you are going to pull a quick one on your Creator? Good luck with that.
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Try this http://m.ebay.com/itm/231584994448?nav=SEARCH ;)
That looks like an interesting option. It seems to be for pay-as-you go only, so depending in usage, it might not be worth it. There's a $30 unlimited talk option.

Does anybody know if the pre funded sim cards can be activated to use the credit for a monthly plan?

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That looks like an interesting option. It seems to be for pay-as-you go only, so depending in usage, it might not be worth it. There's a $30 unlimited talk option.

Does anybody know if the pre funded sim cards can be activated to use the credit for a monthly plan?
It is a monthly plan. Its the $30 plan (unlimited talk/text w/ 500mb data) with the first month free.
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It is a monthly plan. Its the $30 plan (unlimited talk/text w/ 500mb data) with the first month free.
Oops, you're right. I was looking around on eBay and Amazon for different options and saw one as I described, and mixed them up.

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i need help finding an internet stick for my computer. i need it for the catskills. i need quality over quantity(memory). what would my best option be? my cell phone is sprint
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Buy a mobile hotspot, and a Sim card (pageplus) for service. Total cost: $65 for two months.
 http://m.ebay.com/itm/141688426625

 http://m.ebay.com/itm/331578685957
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Buy a mobile hotspot, and a Sim card (pageplus) for service.
 http://m.ebay.com/itm/141688426625

 http://m.ebay.com/itm/331578685957
thanks, and is this good for the catskills? i am not familiar with which carriers have good service over there
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thanks, and is this good for the catskills? i am not familiar with which carriers have good service over there
This is Verizon, which is the best service in the Catskills. Of course, service anywhere is hit or miss, but your best shot is Verizon. You can probably check out their service map.
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This is Verizon, which is the best service in the Catskills. Of course, service anywhere is hit or miss, but your best shot is Verizon. You can probably check out their service map.
ok thanks for your help!
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Contract/Prepaid: Contract or prepaid, whichever is better deal
Lines needed: 3 or 4
Total minutes needed: prefer unlimited on at least 2 lines, otherwise need 3000 or more

Total texts per line: prefer unlimited, otherwise need 3000 or more
Total data per line: 1GB or more per line
Smartphones: yes
Would you like a specific carrier? no
Do you have phones already? no

Yes or No
Free nights and weekends? preferred
Unlimited mobile minutes? preferred
Unlimited mobile minutes within a specific carrier? yes

Monthly budget: looking for something around $100 for 4 phones



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Contract/Prepaid: Something to last 1 month only
Amount of lines needed: 1
Total minutes needed: 200/300
Need free nights and weekends? Y/N: N
Need unlimited mobile minutes? Y/N: N
Need unlimited mobile minutes within a specific carrier? Y/N: N
Total texts needed per line: 100
Total data needed per line: 5GB
Smartphones? Y/N: Y
Carrier: (Only if you want a specific carrier).
Monthly budget: Cheapest

I am coming to the states for 3 and a half weeks. I am looking for a sim only plan which will last me for this amount of time. What are my best options? I really don't know much about carriers in the US (I'm European).

Thanks in advance

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Ebay has simple mobile sims for less than 10 dollars with 1 month service. Tmobile service

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Buy a mobile hotspot, and a Sim card (pageplus) for service. Total cost: $65 for two months.
 http://m.ebay.com/itm/141688426625

 http://m.ebay.com/itm/331578685957
I'm looking into doing this. That hotspot is sold out. Will any Verizon hotspot work with Page Plus, or does it need to be unlocked?