One of the greatest things about this country is the availability of choice. Want a breakfast cereal? You can choose from a multitude at your local grocery store. A loaf of bread? White or wheat no longer cut it--now, the more grains you have the better. 5? 10? 15? The grain sky is the limit. The ability for consumers to choose can be a good thing as long as there is actual choice. However, when we look at certain consumer areas--cell phone providers, for example--the actual ability to choose a specific provider is a limited one. The culprit? The early termination fee.
And now, for T-Mobile's next trick, making an entire prepaid cell phone plan disappear! But where did the plan really go? Was it a trick or all part of another devious plan? Time to put on our sleuth hats, boys and girls, for this is the case of the missing plan.
Here's quick tip: use a phone forwarding service to make switching cell phone providers a breeze!
The final act in the circus is upon us: prepaid phone plans for light talkers.
What's worse than paying a $200 ETF with Sprint? Paying a $350 ETF with Sprint!
Here at UCAN, we get lots of calls asking for advice on the best consumer services. Sometimes it's landline service,
other times it's an internet service provider, but lately, the most frequently recurring request is about prepaid phone
service. Maybe it's due to the economy or maybe it's due to consumers tiring of the pain of being in the clutches of a two- year service agreement. Whatever the reason, more and more people are thinking about switching to prepaid phones.
Chrip chirp chirp. Is that the sound of spring birds stretching their wings for a morning flight? Or is it the sound of crickets in response to AT&T’s announcement of its first prepaid Android phone? Engadget posted yesterday that, along with a new prepaid data plan, the wireless behemoth is dropping the LG Thrive on prepaid customers this Sunday, April 17. I guess crickets are a bit harsh, but let’s dive into what AT&T has to offer and compare it to another prepaid carrier that has had an Android handset available for prepaid service: Cricket Wireless.