Guide to Cellular Phone Service Providers
multiple cellular phone service providers, all offering
different rates and different plans. This makes it confusing to
choose which one would be the best.
up to you to make your best selection based on the most
information possible. It starts with knowing what you want out
of a plan. For instance, some
cell phone plans offer unlimited calling,
internet, and texting for a very low rate." do you want to be
able to call anyone day or night without running up a huge bill?
Either that or
maybe you do not want to worry about a calling dropping in the
middle of your conversation. (You’ve all seen the commercials
and you’ve all laughed, but in really life it can be quiet
annoying at the very least.)
You also may be a
person who wants to be very sure in case of an emergency. It
does not do any good to have a phone if it is going to fail you
right when you most need it.
If you are
concerned about any aspect of choosing
cellular phone service
providers at all you should read this short guide on selecting
the right phone plan. It should be of some help to you.
When you seek a
plan, you want to find out how much you can get for the most
money. For instance, some prepaid phones offer unlimited
calling, internet, and texting for a very low rate. Sometimes it
is $50.00, and sometimes it is $70.00.
You start running
into the more expensive
cell plans if you have to pay say $80.00 or
more for all these unlimited services. The same goes for some
postpaid plans of which you would get either an online statement
or paper bill you have to pay every month.
sometimes it is not even that simple. There is another aspect of
choosing a phone plan that may make a difference to you. If you
travel quite a bit chances are you are going to need nationwide
or even worldwide coverage.
coverage may be an instance in which you would pay more than the
average rate per month. That, and perhaps you do not want to
worry about whether or not you can call in your basement or
other obscure place in your home.
people do not mind paying $100.00 or more per month if it
ensures total coverage and best reception. Keep in mind though
it is possible to find all of this for a special rate.
In more recent
years you may have also heard of what is called your “favorite
five” or comparable plan. This may seem like a great deal-and it
can be. However, considering there are companies that will let
you make unlimited calls for a cheap enough rate this may not be
On the other
hand, if that company that offers your “favorite five” or
perhaps a “mobile to mobile” and they have great coverage and
reception it may be worth it. By the way, a “mobile to mobile”
deal usually involves calling to someone who has the same phone
company as you.
many people call from Sprint to
Sprint phones for free any time
of the day. Otherwise, if it is during daytime hours (usually
before 7p.m. or before 9 p.m.) it might cost you.
There are other
phone companies that offer free calling to people of the same
company too. AT&T is one of them, and probably most other major
Cellular Plan Advice
Do not be fooled
by some of the rather confusing rate plans out there. Examine
the brochures and online literature carefully before making your
selection. Furthermore, use online search tools to compare the
rates of several cellular phone service providers at once.
is highly advised that if you pay more than say $10.00 or $20.00
for your phone (or it’s worth more than that) you should get
insurance on it. Otherwise, you may be stuck without a
cannot get a new one for a while.
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