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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

Use this website to find the best deals
https://prepaidcompare.net/#plans

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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I'm looking to join a phone plan. Unlimited everything. Please pm me if you have a spot available. Hotspot is a must.
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Contract/Prepaid: prepaid preferably
Amount of lines needed: 1, willing to join another persons plan if prepaid
Total minutes needed: 1000

Total data needed per line: 6+ GB 4g then after 3g

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Is verizon the best currently in nyc area ? Page plus, ultra mobile, simple mobile all have unlimited data plans $10 cheaper than Verizon.

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Is verizon the best currently in nyc area ? Page plus, ultra mobile, simple mobile all have unlimited data plans $10 cheaper than Verizon.

In NYC all four major national carriers have strong coverage.

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In NYC all four major national carriers have strong coverage.
Sprint is terrible in basements.
So no reason to go Verizon over PP or ultra mobile ?

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How is freedom pop.   I heard network issues around Atlanta area.

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Sprint is terrible in basements.
So no reason to go Verizon over PP or ultra mobile ?
The plans directly from any of the 4 carriers I believe have data priority and slightly higher speeds than a mvno.
My Tapatalk notifications don't always work.

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The plans directly from any of the 4 carriers I believe have data priority and slightly higher speeds than a mvno.
Not necessarily. Depends on the carrier, the MNVO and sometimes even the plan.

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Not necessarily. Depends on the carrier, the MNVO and sometimes even the plan.
Is there any upside to Verizon over these others ? How are they in basements ?

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Ultra is tmobile. Pp is Verizon.
Every basement is different

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Ultra is tmobile. Pp is Verizon.
Every basement is different
And Verizon vs t-mobile ?

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Ultra is tmobile. Pp is Verizon.
Every basement is different
+1 I have T Mobile, works perfect in my basement, a friend's  VZ does not. Then in his basement, lives less than a mile away, his VZ works better .
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I have Sprint in NYC works fine all over even in basements. A friend that Iím with a lot has Verizon and in some places I have better coverage and some places he has, I would say they are even in NYC.

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I figured I'll ask here even though it's slightly off topic...I have service with ATT and would like to switch phones. I am currently in Canada where I don't have service. Is there anything I need to do on the old phone aside from popping in the SIM card?
I am sometimes accused of overthinking things. I am still mulling over whether that accusation has merit.

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I figured I'll ask here even though it's slightly off topic...I have service with ATT and would like to switch phones. I am currently in Canada where I don't have service. Is there anything I need to do on the old phone aside from popping in the SIM card?
I'm not sure what you're asking. How are you changing phones but putting the new sim card in your old phone?

Just a side note. When inserting a new sim card into a phone in order for data to work you have to set up the APN in the phone settings.
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I'm not sure what you're asking. How are you changing phones but putting the new sim card in your old phone?

Just a side note. When inserting a new sim card into a phone in order for data to work you have to set up the APN in the phone settings.
I am switching from one iPhone to another. I will backup the "old" one on iTunes and install it on the new iPhone. I will also pop out the SIM from the old phone and into the new one.
I am sometimes accused of overthinking things. I am still mulling over whether that accusation has merit.

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I am switching from one iPhone to another. I will backup the "old" one on iTunes and install it on the new iPhone. I will also pop out the SIM from the old phone and into the new one.
I don't have experience doing this. But I'm pretty sure you can do that with no problem. (Just might have to change APN settings.)
My Tapatalk notifications don't always work.

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AT&T Prepaid is offering double data (8GB bonus data on 8GB / $50 plan ($40 w/autopay). Seems like a very good price. I'm currently on ATT regular. Anyone know how prepaid service compares to regular in 08701?
I am sometimes accused of overthinking things. I am still mulling over whether that accusation has merit.

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AT&T Prepaid is offering double data (8GB bonus data on 8GB / $50 plan ($40 w/autopay). Seems like a very good price. I'm currently on ATT regular. Anyone know how prepaid service compares to regular in 08701?
Plus. Save some money buying refill cards on ebay