Reasonable (cheap) cell phone service providers question

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  1. Lemmy

    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    I have an iPhone 4S and am out of contract right now. My phone is acting up but I can swap it for $50.....I could upgrade but I'd rather not pay $100 a month on my phone if I don't have to so what are my options? What cheap plans have good coverage?

    Please answer me as though you are talking to a retarded 8 year old. TIA. :toptip:
     
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    Lurking because I pay about $100/month.
     
  3. Lemmy

    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    Stew says you are gonna bump my thread to the "politics" forum. :chair:
     
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    crazypreacher Spoon! Gold

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    I have boost mobile and live in a rural area.

    $55 a month shrinks to 35 with on time pmts
    Sprint network
    Samsung phones
     
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    Vyb serial chiller Gold

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    Will you melt like he did? :idea:
     
  6. Lemmy

    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    Sorry, not much of a "melter". I tend to just quietly contemplate suicide and sob when I feel wronged on the internets (and I'd like to do it with cheaper data rates). :c
     
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    Not nearly as much fun. :nocheer:
     
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    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    Nobody else? Nothing more? WTF?!?!
     
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    Straight Talk? 45/month "unlimited" AT&T network I think...
    :dontknow:
     
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    I have a dumbphone from Tracfone. $80 a year for no frills, but I got great coverage.
     
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    I like to have coverage so I use verizon.
     
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    You can get an Iphone on Straight Talk for $45 a month at Walmart. You have to buy it outright but you can finance it on a Walmart card for $20 month
     
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    This^^^^^
     
  15. Lemmy

    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    Lots of these seem like great options but, unless I'm missing something, none of them allow me to use my existing iphone which is kind of the point. :nocheer:
     
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    If you own it, get your previous provider to unlock it for you and go to Tmobile

    Tmobile coverage is shaking compared to verizon in my area...but half the price

    http://www.t-mobile.com/cell-phone-plans/individual.html#lshop_plans_1
     
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    And there are cheaper ghetto carriers that are even cheaper...ask your perps what they use...serious

    Most wil gladly let you use your phone
     
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    Oh and the beauty of Tmobile is there is no contract...i already threatened to walk and they dropped 120 off my bill
     
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    I have boost, too.

    $55 for android shrinks to $40 with on time payments.
    $50 for no frills phones shrink to $35.
    (after every 6 mos. you get $5 off your bill)

    Unlimited everything & coverage is pretty decent (in LA, anyway)
     
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  20. Mur

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    I've been using Cricket. Its cheap and it works for me with no contracts.