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Cheap phone service for AT&T phones
« on: August 29, 2017, 10:45:02 AM »
Hey all,

My personal phone service is Google Fi. It works great, especially since my fiancee and I have been traveling Europe for almost 6 months now. Never had any problems in over 12 countries we've hit.

Now that we will be back in the USA for about 2 months before departing again, I am needing a phone service for my fiancee. She has a Samsung Galaxy S7 from AT&T.

I am looking to get her on a cheap plan that she can have unlimited texting/talk and 1 or 2gb of data. I would toss her on the Fi plan, but she'd be stuck with only a data plan.

Anyone have any suggestions? Republic Wireless & Twigby both are saying her phone is not compatible with their services.
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Re: Cheap phone service for AT&T phones
« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2017, 11:23:57 AM »
Check the links in the sigline, one of which is stickied in the Share Your Badassity subforum. There are a few solid, ethical choices with good support. Puretalk USA will probably be your best option, though. $24/month for what you're asking for.
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Re: Cheap phone service for AT&T phones
« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2017, 12:55:42 PM »
Maybe check to see if her phone would work with Ting?  I picked them after reading Daley's awesomely thorough guide. 

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Re: Cheap phone service for AT&T phones
« Reply #3 on: September 05, 2017, 04:49:07 PM »
I switched over to H20 Wireless about a year ago and have been happy with it, no complaints or problems. 

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Re: Cheap phone service for AT&T phones
« Reply #4 on: September 05, 2017, 06:23:34 PM »
Maybe check to see if her phone would work with Ting?  I picked them after reading Daley's awesomely thorough guide.

I have used Ting and can vouch for them. I spend much of my day in wifi which allows me to average about $18 a month with Ting.
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Re: Cheap phone service for AT&T phones
« Reply #5 on: September 06, 2017, 06:57:10 PM »
1GB and unl talk and text on AT&T for $35, $30 w/autopay

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Re: Cheap phone service for AT&T phones
« Reply #6 on: September 30, 2017, 10:52:11 AM »
We have been with Airvoice Wireless since PTel suddenly went under, and have been very happy.

My wife is on the $20 unlimited talk/text and a smidge of data plan; I'm on the pay as you go $10/month plan paired with a lot of Google Voice texting (free) and Google Hangout calls (free). I basically never use the $10 I pay each month, and build a balance that I'll occasionally burn through when I'm out and about and turn on data for whatever.

Anyway, would definitely recommend for someone coming from AT&T, especially if you want to stay on the network.

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Re: Cheap phone service for AT&T phones
« Reply #7 on: October 01, 2017, 03:15:12 PM »
definitely check out Airvoice. I'm on pay-as-you-go, as my backup to VZW

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Re: Cheap phone service for AT&T phones
« Reply #8 on: October 03, 2017, 01:46:25 PM »
I just happen to be shopping for a cell service provider.
The best I've found;  RedPocket   $25 for unlimited talk & text w/ 1.5Gb of data

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Re: Cheap phone service for AT&T phones
« Reply #9 on: October 07, 2017, 10:20:54 AM »
Ting. Love them.

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Re: Cheap phone service for AT&T phones
« Reply #10 on: October 07, 2017, 02:01:44 PM »
Check out Cricket Wireless. ATT service at a fraction of the cost.

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Re: Cheap phone service for AT&T phones
« Reply #11 on: October 09, 2017, 03:48:17 PM »
StraightTalk.