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Are prepaid cell phones popular?

by amasuperbike24 / April 15, 2005 4:16 PM PDT

I was wondering if prepaid cell phones were popular or if people really enjoyed there preapid service

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RE
by Refer / April 16, 2005 1:41 AM PDT

Prepaid phones have thier place. I dont think any cell phone is popular in the well liked category =P. However they are picking up speed, and also there is a new generation of services emerging that are hybrid post prepaid accounts. Such as T-Mobile SMart Access and Go Phone Plan by cingular (Not to be confused with Cingular Prepaid go phone) They are services with a monthly bill that Cut off services after a dollar amount or usage is reached to prevent overage. SPrint just came out with fair and flexible which in a twisted way is similar but not as assured of bill control.

Prepaid is popular among younger children and people that simply want a phone in the case of an emergency, as well as people with poor or no credit, but they are not a savings at all.

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I enjoy
by PudgyOne / April 19, 2005 2:11 PM PDT
In reply to: RE

I enjoy my Virgin Mobile Phone. I do not use a cell phone often. It offers my Phone service for .25 cents a minute the first ten minutes everyday, then .10 cent a minute after that. No contract. Free long distance. No raoming(uses Sprint PCS network). Only have to pay $20 every 90 days

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t-mobile can be good
by romeohifi.com / April 17, 2005 2:51 AM PDT

T-mobile prepaid can be good for people who do not use much. they have a gold plan, where after you $100 your minutes do not expire for one year

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re
by Refer / April 19, 2005 2:28 AM PDT
In reply to: t-mobile can be good

Isnt the gold rewards program after $250.00

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verizon is great
by Mary / April 20, 2005 5:26 AM PDT

I have been using verizon prepaid for 5yrs. now and love it and can't see switching as I don't need a lot of minutes. I spend $15 a month and that's plenty enough minutes for me and they carry over from month to month plus I get a ton of free minutes from them on the weekends. I don't even have to worry about forgetting to add minutes every month as they now charge my credit card automatically for me.

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so far, so good
by digdug15 / July 21, 2005 5:08 AM PDT

i've been using "t-mobile to go" for a few months now and so far i'm liking it quite a bit. the rates compare favorably to other service providers and reception in my area has been reliable.

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