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Old 11-14-2018, 12:23 PM   #43
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does anyone have Consumer Cellular ? Comments?
We have CC, and are generally pleased. They have limitations in coverage, especially in the boonies. However, their plan price for our 2 phones is half of what Verizonís was, and their customer service people are very nice and helpful. We didnít have good coverage when we were in the New England area and The Maritimes, but weíre fine in N. C. For half the price, itís worth the hassle of finding WiFi most of the time.
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Old 11-14-2018, 12:26 PM   #44
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I had an iPhone under att for years, unlimited everything. Was running $125/mo. Switched to consumer cellular about a year ago. They arenít as inexpensive as their advertising would have you believe. Now paying around $90/mo.
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Old 11-14-2018, 01:00 PM   #45
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Back on the phone with AT&T as they keep changing our plan unbeknownst to us! What we would really like is to have two phones with some data and hotspot data and then a mifi that we can use at home and in the Airstream with a Weboost. According to AT&T, we can get a mifi with 50GB for an additional $60, and if on an unlimited data plan you can get an additional 50GB for free.
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Old 11-14-2018, 01:23 PM   #46
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We use our cable company (Comcast) for our cell service. 45 dollars unlimited or 12 per gig. If you do the 12 per gig it is a family plan. Our phones change from being on the web to cell tour (Verizon) automatically. My son uses Google for his provider and it uses multiple tours. Another savings with these plans are lower taxes. Most modern cell phones work with these plans.
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Old 11-14-2018, 01:36 PM   #47
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Check them all they are getting more competitive all the time. we went with a Verizon plan they gave us four lines for the price of two and purchased 4 phones for the price of two. Unlimited data too and it works in Canada- donít know about Mťxico.
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Old 11-14-2018, 02:24 PM   #48
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For those over 55 with a Florida, Illinois, or Missouri billing address, here is a great deal from Verizon for two lines; $80/mth for unlimited talk/text/data.

https://www.verizonwireless.com/plans/55plus/
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Old 11-14-2018, 02:58 PM   #49
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I believe the AARP discount with Consumer Cellular is 5%, not $150 as stated.
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Old 11-14-2018, 03:26 PM   #50
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Had Verizon for 15 years. Cost kept rising. Needed new phones too. Phones were $100- $150 MORE with Verizon than Consumer Cellular. Our 2 phones w unlimited talk, text and 5 g data is less that $60 mo. w taxes. Was almost $200. w Verizon.
Consumer Cellular recently raised our data plan benefit and did NOT raise our fees. Get good reception almost everywhere even boonies, up east, Canada, etc...
Very happy w CC
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Old 11-14-2018, 04:10 PM   #51
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Both Penny and I have consumer cellular. Had ser. when almost no one had any at camp out when trying to make res. for coe. rates are very reasonable for 2 lines, with 400 min. per mo. no extra for long distance,only draw back they use Tmobile and ATT for serv. as they don't have any towers etc. also extra chge for text that we don't believe in, so no prob. Had ATT changed rates [lowered never notified] nextell now called sprint very exp. Have verizon unlimited for internet as we do not like any ph. avble. for all these services as only use to talk never send pics, text plus ph. cost under $50.00 per phone, if have old style small ATT flip ph. till works w/out pur. newer ph. [We have 1 of each.] So far serv. has been exc. except our house 3/4 mile from tower some times weak signal no where else this prob.
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Old 11-14-2018, 04:32 PM   #52
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... According to AT&T, we can get a mifi with 50GB for an additional $60, and if on an unlimited data plan you can get an additional 50GB for free.

Wait a minute. If you are on an "unlimited data plan" why would you need an additional 50GB for free? Did they actually say this to you? Unlimited means, without limits. Am I missing something here?
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Old 11-14-2018, 07:55 PM   #53
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Wait a minute. If you are on an "unlimited data plan" why would you need an additional 50GB for free? Did they actually say this to you? Unlimited means, without limits. Am I missing something here?
Ah...you would think unlimited is "unlimited" but it is not. There are two caveats....1) You have a limited amount of data you can use before they have the right to throttle your speed back. We've had this happen and "throttle" means turned off. 2) Unlimited does not include hot spot data. There, we are limited to 15GB each on each of our lines.

Great marketing....huh?
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Old 11-14-2018, 08:17 PM   #54
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Just returned from 12 wk/12,000mi trip around the US and Canada. I switched from AT&T to Xfinity Mobile $45/myth unlimited everything just before leaving. We left Anneís w/ AT&T just in case. We were notified by ATT 4 hrs after arriving in Canada that she had racked up $148 bill (hadnít used the phone yet) (apparently just using data in the background doing auto upgrades). She had to stop using her phone for 6 was until we could get to an Xfinity location to switch her phone over. I was a total Xfinity convert (coverage was great everywhere!) we used a massive amount of data streaming hours of video every night.......until the end of the third month. I got an email telling me my bill had been computed and it was $978.20 for the month of October! I had called Xfinity the day we entered Canada to confirm our unlimited everything plan was $45 no additional charges for anything. YES SIR, THATS IT!
Well, 3 hrs on the phone with them and 4 levels of supervisors, I got the bill back to $45.😤😠.
So, the take away. Xfinity uses all the Verizon towers, same quality coverage. Apparently they do charge roaming fees in Canada(despite claims to the contrary). $45 unlimited everything. Will stick with them
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Old 11-15-2018, 06:17 AM   #56
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Make that ďwhenĒ you have problems.
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