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10-9  Excellent
8-6    Good
5-4    Average
3-2    Poor
1-0    Bad
Verizon Wireless AT&T Sprint T-Mobile Boost Mobile Cricket Virgin Mobile U.S. Cellular MetroPCS TracFone
Verizon Wireless AT&T Sprint T-Mobile Boost Mobile Cricket Virgin Mobile U.S. Cellular MetroPCS TracFone
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Ratings 9.58 9.38 8.38 8.33 7.73 7.70 7.30 6.95 5.45 5.00
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10
8.75
10
8.75
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10
8.75
7.5
8.75
8.75
10
8.75
6.25
8.75
7.5
7.5
8.75
8.75
8.75
6.25
7.5
7.5
8
7.5
7.5
7.5
7.5
8.5
7.5
6.25
7.5
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8
7.5
6.25
6.25
6.25
7.5
6.25
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Type of Carrier
Contract-based
     
   
Prepaid
 
Plans
Individual Plans
International Plans
 
 
 
Family Plans
 
 
 
Data Plans
 
   
Business Plans
     
   
Pre-Paid Plans
 
Unlimited Voice & Text $89.99 $89.99   $69.99   $40.00 $45.00*** $89.94    
Unlimited Voice $69.99 $69.99   $59.99   $30.00 $35.00*** $69.99    
Unlimited Everything     $99.99 $99.99 $50.00 $60.00 $55.00 $114.89 $40.00  
Phones & Features
Free Phones Available
     
   
Free Mobile-to-Mobile Minutes
   
   
Free Nights and Weekend Minutes
**    
   
Free Domestic Long Distance
Walkie-Talkie (PTT)
 
   
 
Refurbished Phones
               
Night Start Time 9:00 PM 9:00 PM 7:00 PM 9:00 PM       9:00 PM    
Rollover Minutes  
       
     
Additional Benefits
Voice Mail
Caller ID
 
Call Waiting
 
Call Forwarding
 
3-Way Calling
 
Conference Calling
     
 
Roadside Assistance
             
No Credit Checks        
 
Fees
Roaming Charges           $.25   $.69 $.19  
Activation Fee $35.00 $36.00 $36.00 $35.00   $15.00   $30.00    
Contract Length 2 Years 2 Years 2 Years 2 Years       2 Years    
Early Termination Fee $175.00* $150.00 $200.00 $200.00       $150.00    
Days to Return Phone & Cancel Service 30 30 30 30       30    
Help/Support
Live Chat
   
   
 
Phone Support
Email
FAQs