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Looking to move wireless service providers. AT&T is just not cutting it.

So, who you use? Know of any :dill: s out there?

Wife lives iPhone 8 life, i have a paid off one plus 2 that is on its last dying breath. we owe 250 on the iphone 8.

I want an unlimited plan.

I NEED wifi calling.
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golftdibrad wrote:
Fri Jun 07, 2019 4:00 pm
Looking to move wireless service providers. AT&T is just not cutting it.

So, who you use? Know of any :dill: s out there?

Wife lives iPhone 8 life, i have a paid off one plus 2 that is on its last dying breath. we owe 250 on the iphone 8.

I want an unlimited plan.

I NEED wifi calling.
I’m on AT&T and also thinking about ditching them and trying to cut my bill down. Buddy really like google fi
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I'm still on the grand ole Samsung S5. I just can't justify spending even $400 on a new phone. Spending the outrageous default of $800+ on a new S9 or S10 or whatever the fuck's out now is just out of the question. I'm just paw paw like dat. I switched to Verizon a few years ago to cut my bill down. Pretty happy with their service, but I mainly need data and not really cell coverage.

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I've been on Google Fi for 3 years now and really like it. Got my wife, dad, and myself on the "plan". Wife and I have new Pixel 3a's after our Moto X4's just didn't want to work anymore. LOVE the Pixel 3a. Takes :mindblown: good photos, snappy, great hardware, solid battery life.
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I've been on Google Fi for 3 years now and really like it. Got my wife, dad, and myself on the "plan". Wife and I have new Pixel 3a's after our Moto X4's just didn't want to work anymore. LOVE the Pixel 3a. Takes :mindblown: good photos, snappy, great hardware, solid battery life.
Fi is not true unlimited data and i don't want my bill creeping up. Also wife lives the iPhone lyfe and and don't think it will work on fi.

Sprint or t-mobile are looking to be the jam...
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golftdibrad wrote:
Detroit wrote:
Fri Jun 07, 2019 4:17 pm
I've been on Google Fi for 3 years now and really like it. Got my wife, dad, and myself on the "plan". Wife and I have new Pixel 3a's after our Moto X4's just didn't want to work anymore. LOVE the Pixel 3a. Takes :mindblown: good photos, snappy, great hardware, solid battery life.
Fi is not true unlimited data and i don't want my bill creeping up. Also wife lives the iPhone lyfe and and don't think it will work on fi.

Sprint or t-mobile are looking to be the jam...
I don't think anyone has a truly unlimited plan for any reasonable amount of money.

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Fri Jun 07, 2019 4:21 pm
golftdibrad wrote:
Fi is not true unlimited data and i don't want my bill creeping up. Also wife lives the iPhone lyfe and and don't think it will work on fi.

Sprint or t-mobile are looking to be the jam...
I don't think anyone has a truly unlimited plan for any reasonable amount of money.
Right. I'm not aware of anyone that's true unlimited.
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I've been on Google Fi for 3 years now and really like it. Got my wife, dad, and myself on the "plan". Wife and I have new Pixel 3a's after our Moto X4's just didn't want to work anymore. LOVE the Pixel 3a. Takes :mindblown: good photos, snappy, great hardware, solid battery life.
Fi is not true unlimited data and i don't want my bill creeping up. Also wife lives the iPhone lyfe and and don't think it will work on fi.

Sprint or t-mobile are looking to be the jam...
iPhone works on Google Fi, but you don't get WiFi calling IIRC.

What do you NEED UNLIMITED data for? Stay on WiFi at work and home, and then what's data for?
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iPhone will work on Fi, and the data cost stops after 6gb each month, you just have throttled speeds after that.. $10/gb up to that 6gb “cap”
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iPhone will work on Fi, and the data cost stops after 6gb each month, you just have throttled speeds after that.. $10/gb up to that 6gb “cap”
Yep.

I usually use 1-2gb of data per month, but like 30gb overall all on WiFi. routine <$40/mo phone bills, ~$70 for two is really addictive.
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ALSO, you can add free data-only sim cards for tablets or whatever. Just pay for the data you use with zero other fees.
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Detroit wrote:
Fri Jun 07, 2019 4:24 pm
golftdibrad wrote:
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Fi is not true unlimited data and i don't want my bill creeping up. Also wife lives the iPhone lyfe and and don't think it will work on fi.

Sprint or t-mobile are looking to be the jam...
iPhone works on Google Fi, but you don't get WiFi calling IIRC.

What do you NEED UNLIMITED data for? Stay on WiFi at work and home, and then what's data for?
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Desertbreh wrote:
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iPhone works on Google Fi, but you don't get WiFi calling IIRC.

What do you NEED UNLIMITED data for? Stay on WiFi at work and home, and then what's data for?
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If you need to pron without WiFi, you have larger issues to address.
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Pron
If you need to pron without WiFi, you have larger issues to address.
How else am I supposed to Netflix and chill in my RTT?

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Detroit wrote:If you need to pron without WiFi, you have larger issues to address.
How else am I supposed to Netflix and chill in my RTT?
Just bang it out, no need for virtual aids in the wilderness.
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Fri Jun 07, 2019 4:21 pm
golftdibrad wrote:
Fi is not true unlimited data and i don't want my bill creeping up. Also wife lives the iPhone lyfe and and don't think it will work on fi.

Sprint or t-mobile are looking to be the jam...
I don't think anyone has a truly unlimited plan for any reasonable amount of money.
sprint and tmoble dont say they throttle till 50gb
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golftdibrad wrote:
Fri Jun 07, 2019 4:20 pm


Fi is not true unlimited data and i don't want my bill creeping up. Also wife lives the iPhone lyfe and and don't think it will work on fi.

Sprint or t-mobile are looking to be the jam...
iPhone works on Google Fi, but you don't get WiFi calling IIRC.

What do you NEED UNLIMITED data for? Stay on WiFi at work and home, and then what's data for?
Im tired of being fucking throttled on ping times because we used all our high speed. I can deal with slow (since my use is mostly text and web images) but 20 second ping times are retarded.
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iPhone will work on Fi, and the data cost stops after 6gb each month, you just have throttled speeds after that.. $10/gb up to that 6gb “cap”
and thats be 160 a month for two line plus tax IE more than AT&T's unlimited plan
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Fri Jun 07, 2019 4:57 pm

sprint has a special right now buy one get one free iphone XR and 3 lines for 100 a month (same as 2lines) ...i might live the iphone life again :(

prob should just go talk to the guys in the store.

Paying off the 8 right meow doe. anyone want an iphone 8?
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fucking phones. I swore that I'd never do payment plans again too. but they are just too fucking expensive. Oh well a 800 doll ahir phone for half off is not a bad :dill:
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golftdibrad wrote:
Fri Jun 07, 2019 4:55 pm
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I don't think anyone has a truly unlimited plan for any reasonable amount of money.
sprint and tmoble dont say they throttle till 50gb
Detroit wrote:
Fri Jun 07, 2019 4:24 pm

iPhone works on Google Fi, but you don't get WiFi calling IIRC.

What do you NEED UNLIMITED data for? Stay on WiFi at work and home, and then what's data for?
Im tired of being fucking throttled on ping times because we used all our high speed. I can deal with slow (since my use is mostly text and web images) but 20 second ping times are retarded.
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iPhone will work on Fi, and the data cost stops after 6gb each month, you just have throttled speeds after that.. $10/gb up to that 6gb “cap”
and thats be 160 a month for two line plus tax IE more than AT&T's unlimited plan
The data is free after 12 GB, $120. It's $15 for the first line/mo then $10 for the second. The most you will EVER pay for Fi for 2 lines is $145.

I'd be :mindblown: if you both routinely use more than 12gb combined if you're just using text and images. You won't be throttled until you hit that 12gb. Anything you use under that isn't charged for.
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golftdibrad wrote:fucking phones. I swore that I'd never do payment plans again too. but they are just too fucking expensive. Oh well a 800 doll ahir phone for half off is not a bad :dill:
Buy used. Mine was $150.

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Detroit wrote:
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sprint and tmoble dont say they throttle till 50gb



Im tired of being fucking throttled on ping times because we used all our high speed. I can deal with slow (since my use is mostly text and web images) but 20 second ping times are retarded.



and thats be 160 a month for two line plus tax IE more than AT&T's unlimited plan
The data is free after 12 GB, $120. It's $15 for the first line/mo then $10 for the second. The most you will EVER pay for Fi for 2 lines is $145.

I'd be :mindblown: if you both routinely use more than 12gb combined if you're just using text and images. You won't be throttled until you hit that 12gb. Anything you use under that isn't charged for.
ah i see. 145 then, but I'd still need a new phone. for about the same price the wife and i can rock three lines, roll with brand new iphone xr's, and recoup some of the 260 fucking dollars i just spent to pay off her phone by selling it.

My fucking dad is never going to let me live this down with the iphone thing.
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Google offered me 0% financing on the phones. The money in my Ally savings account is making 2.2% right night now, turning down 0% to pay cash would be losing me money.
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golftdibrad wrote:fucking phones. I swore that I'd never do payment plans again too. but they are just too fucking expensive. Oh well a 800 doll ahir phone for half off is not a bad :dill:
Buy used. Mine was $150.
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The data is free after 12 GB, $120. It's $15 for the first line/mo then $10 for the second. The most you will EVER pay for Fi for 2 lines is $145.

I'd be :mindblown: if you both routinely use more than 12gb combined if you're just using text and images. You won't be throttled until you hit that 12gb. Anything you use under that isn't charged for.
ah i see. 145 then, but I'd still need a new phone. for about the same price the wife and i can rock three lines, roll with brand new iphone xr's, and recoup some of the 260 fucking dollars i just spent to pay off her phone by selling it.

My fucking dad is never going to let me live this down with the iphone thing.
What do you need 3 lines for?

$100/mo for real unlimited and all that really is :notbad:
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Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:08 pm

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Google offered me 0% financing on the phones. The money in my Ally savings account is making 2.2% right night now, turning down 0% to pay cash would be losing me money.
yea, spring has better deals on the phones themselves right now, even the pixels
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