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« Last edited by Twin on November 02, 2014, 04:17:56 PM »

Author Topic: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)  (Read 129702 times)

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So test it in a vzw phone

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MiFi 4510L. Advertised as "unlocked".

Page Plus sim card seller says it's active, but my phone says "no response from internet".
i actually have the 4620L but either way it should work since its a vzw device

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It didn't, and PP says it's in the T&C that I can only use a phone.
So I ordered a cheap phone through Amazon not to waste the SIM, and after activating (changing IMEI and programming phone) I'll see if it works in MiFi device.

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Once it's active and working in a phone it should be fine in the mifi.

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Anybody have an extra Verizon lte device imei number? Mine is blacklisted for six months, and I don't want to pay full price for a month...
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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In the NY (brooklyn & 5 towns) area, which carrier has better coverage (for calls and text. no data): at&t or tmobile?
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In the NY (brooklyn & 5 towns) area, which carrier has better coverage (for calls and text. no data): at&t or tmobile?
Probably att but if you have specific locations in mind , ask. Tmobile is better my office.

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #428 on: August 21, 2015, 02:43:44 PM »
My father is looking to change our current t mobile family plan to Verizon because he's getting annoyed with the lousy service. Whats the best current option for a family plan with Verizon?

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #429 on: August 21, 2015, 03:49:54 PM »
Direct verizon? There are no options. The plan is the plan.

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #430 on: August 23, 2015, 08:58:23 PM »
Direct verizon? There are no options. The plan is the plan.
And not direct Verizon?

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #431 on: August 23, 2015, 08:59:18 PM »
And not direct Verizon?

There's Pageplus.

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #432 on: August 23, 2015, 09:04:15 PM »
Verizon. Prepaid
Walmart sells total wireless $25 per month
 red pocket is $30 a month
Verizon prepaid $35 per month
Page plus $40 a month

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #433 on: August 24, 2015, 08:03:03 AM »
Verizon. Prepaid
Walmart sells total wireless $25 per month
 red pocket is $30 a month
Verizon prepaid $35 per month
Page plus $40 a month
Vzw prepaid is 45 no?

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #434 on: August 24, 2015, 06:33:13 PM »
Vzw prepaid is 45 no?
Only for a smartphone. For a basic phone its $35 a month unlimited talk and text

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #435 on: September 01, 2015, 06:07:14 AM »
Only for a smartphone. For a basic phone its $35 a month unlimited talk and text
On page plus you get unlimited data for the $40

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #436 on: September 01, 2015, 06:13:08 AM »
Page Plus Plan Improvements
as of September 1st

Page Plus has just announced the following plan improvements for their customer base.  These new improvements will automatically take effect on your plan as of your next renewal date, after Sept 1st.

KWBlue



The $29.95 Plan will now include 1500 Minutes, Unlimited Text Messages and 1GB of 4g LTE data.

The $39.95 Plan will continue to include Unlimited Minutes, Unlimited Messages, but will now include 1.5GB of 4g LTE data, and then unlimited throttled 2G after.

The $55.00 Plan will continue to include Unlimited Minutes, Unlimited Messages, but will now include 5GB of 4g LTE data, and then unlimited throttled 2G after.

The $69.95 Plan will continue to include Unlimited Minutes, Unlimited Messages, but will now include 7GB of 4g LTE data, and then unlimited throttled 2G after.

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #437 on: September 01, 2015, 09:10:02 AM »
Here's the boilerplate:
Contract/Prepaid: probably prepaid (but I can do contract if it's cheaper)
Amount of lines needed: 2
Total minutes needed: 0
Need free nights and weekends? Y/N: n/a
Need unlimited mobile minutes? Y/N: n/a
Need unlimited mobile minutes within a specific carrier? Y/N: n/a
Total texts needed per line: 0
Total data needed per line: enough for Waze
Smartphones? Y/N: Y
Carrier: don't care
Monthly budget: cheapest possible

And here's the rest of the story: My wife and I are happy with our ancient flip phones (we just phone and text, using PagePlus pay as you go, which costs us at most $20 a month each). We got smartphones for an Israel trip (Lenovo A606) and now we'd like to use them just for Waze and the like. I'm looking for the cheapest way to do this. We'll keep our PagePlus flip phones for normal use and leave the Lenovo phones in the car. What's the best way to do this? Prepaid Simple Mobile SIM cards from eBay?

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #438 on: September 01, 2015, 11:32:28 AM »
Here's the boilerplate:
Contract/Prepaid: probably prepaid (but I can do contract if it's cheaper)
Amount of lines needed: 2
Total minutes needed: 0
Need free nights and weekends? Y/N: n/a
Need unlimited mobile minutes? Y/N: n/a
Need unlimited mobile minutes within a specific carrier? Y/N: n/a
Total texts needed per line: 0
Total data needed per line: enough for Waze
Smartphones? Y/N: Y
Carrier: don't care
Monthly budget: cheapest possible

And here's the rest of the story: My wife and I are happy with our ancient flip phones (we just phone and text, using PagePlus pay as you go, which costs us at most $20 a month each). We got smartphones for an Israel trip (Lenovo A606) and now we'd like to use them just for Waze and the like. I'm looking for the cheapest way to do this. We'll keep our PagePlus flip phones for normal use and leave the Lenovo phones in the car. What's the best way to do this? Prepaid Simple Mobile SIM cards from eBay?
Have you looked into a mobile data device that you can connect your smartphone to via wifi? Some of those only cost $20/month and are usually cheaper than phones/SIM cards themselves since you can't talk (over phone networks) using them.

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Re: Need help finding a cellphone plan? Post here! US edition (Master thread)
« Reply #439 on: September 01, 2015, 11:33:19 AM »
The simple mobile sims are $5 or less a month