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    Best Cellphone Plans (Archive)

    An inexpensive cellphone plan isn't worth it if the carrier stinks. Here are the best phone plans available from well-reviewed carriers. Best Cellphone Plans : Read more
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    Xfinity mobile data is way above what phone and experience says it should be

    My partner just signed up with Xfinity mobile as we are now living where comcast is the cable service provided. He rarely used much data and his new phone reflects his prior type data amounts, BUT, Comcast/Xfinity is showing tons more data and refuses to share what apps are supposedly doing...
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    How Good Are T-Mobile's BOGO Black Friday Deals?

    You can get some of the year's hottest phones, including the Galaxy S8 and iPhone 8, when you buy another phone from T-Mobile. But there's some fine print. How Good Are T-Mobile's BOGO Black Friday Deals? : Read more
  4. PhilipMichaels

    How T-Mobile's $199 Revvl Plus Matches Other Budget Phones

    T-Mobile is adding a $200 6-inch smartphone with dual rear cameras to its lineup. Here's how the Revvl Plus compares to other low-cost options. How T-Mobile's $199 Revvl Plus Matches Other Budget Phones : Read more
  5. PhilipMichaels

    Whoa: T-Mobile Gigabit LTE Hits 673 Mbps In Real-World Demo

    T-Mobile's Gigiabit LTE Network has expanded to more than 400 markets, and the speeds are very impressive. Whoa: T-Mobile Gigabit LTE Hits 673 Mbps In Real-World Demo : Read more
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    Galaxy S8 Active Hits More Carriers: Who Has the Best Deal?

    Samsung's rugged flagship, long exclusive to AT&T customers only, is now reaching two other major carriers. We look at what you'll pay for the S8 Active. Galaxy S8 Active Hits More Carriers: Who Has the Best Deal? : Read more
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    Project Fi Review: Seamless Wireless Service from Google

    Google’s Project Fi combines a trio of networks into a first-class wireless service with an unparalleled customer experience, though it’s not the cheapest option out there. Project Fi Review: Seamless Wireless Service from Google : Read more
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    Verizon's New Prepaid Family Pricing Still Isn't Cheap

    Verizon's new Prepaid Family Accounts offer discounts on multiple lines, but they're still too expensive compared with the competition. Verizon's New Prepaid Family Pricing Still Isn't Cheap : Read more
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    Best Smartphones at Cricket, Ranked Top to Bottom

    Cricket Wireless' plans may be cheap, but they don't mean you have to settle for a subpar phone. Here are the best handsets the prepaid carrier offers. Best Smartphones at Cricket, Ranked Top to Bottom : Read more
  10. PhilipMichaels

    LG V30 Arrives Oct. 5: Here Are the Best Carrier Deals

    Find out what you'll pay at AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint and Verizon for the LG V30, the new 6-inch phablet from LG. LG V30 Arrives Oct. 5: Here Are the Best Carrier Deals : Read more
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    T-Mobile Will Let You Consume a Crazy Amount of Data Before You're Throttled

    T-Mobile has raised the limit for customers where it can deprioritize your data from 32GB to 50GB, giving users more wiggle room each month. T-Mobile Will Let You Consume a Crazy Amount of Data Before You're Throttled : Read more
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    AT&T Just Made It Cheaper to Get 'Free' HBO

    The move comes after T-Mobile decided to offer free Netflix to its unlimited customers. AT&T Just Made It Cheaper to Get 'Free' HBO : Read more
  13. PhilipMichaels

    Which Carrier Has the Best Galaxy Note 8 Deal?

    Depending on whether you want to buy the Note 8 outright or pay it off in monthly installments, you can save some money on Samsung's new phone if you shop around. Which Carrier Has the Best Galaxy Note 8 Deal? : Read more
  14. AndrewFreedman

    Verizon's New Unlimited Plans Are All Worse Than Before

    Verizon took its easy-to-understand unlimited plan and chopped it into tiers, then added insult to injury by removing 1080p video altogether. Verizon's New Unlimited Plans Are All Worse Than Before : Read more
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    What Is TextNow, and Is It Worth It?

    TextNow can help you lower your monthly bill by using Wi-Fi to handle your calls and texts when available. Here’s how the service works. What Is TextNow, and Is It Worth It? : Read more
  16. PhilipMichaels

    MetroPCS vs. Boost Mobile: Which Is Right for You?

    You can save money on your monthly cellphone bill by going with a prepaid carrier. But is MetroPCS or Boost the better choice? MetroPCS vs. Boost Mobile: Which Is Right for You? : Read more
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    The Best Cellphone Plans for Students

    Price is paramount when it comes to student cellphone plans, but data usage and smartphone selection are also key factors to consider. The Best Cellphone Plans for Students : Read more
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    What Will Apple Watch 3 with LTE Do for You?

    Why would anyone pay for a data plan for their smartwatch? Better workouts. What Will Apple Watch 3 with LTE Do for You? : Read more
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    How to Switch Smartphone Carriers, and Why You’d Want To

    Here’s everything you ever wanted to know about switching to a new cell carrier but didn’t have time to ask. How to Switch Smartphone Carriers, and Why You’d Want To : Read more
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    T-Mobile Just Launched Its Own Very Cheap Phone

    The T-Mobile Revvl is a budget phone you can lease from the carrier for $5 a month. Here's how it compares to other low-cost models. T-Mobile Just Launched Its Own Very Cheap Phone : Read more
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    T-Mobile's Unlimited Plan for Seniors Is Tough to Beat

    T-Mobile's One Unlimited 55+ offers two lines of unlimited talk, text and data for $60 a month for customers 55 and older, which should appeal to data-hungry seniors. T-Mobile's Unlimited Plan for Seniors Is Tough to Beat : Read more
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    What Is TPO Mobile, and Is It Worth It?

    TPO Mobile positions itself as the wireless carrier with a social conscience, as you can steer a portion of your monthly bill to charitable causes. But are the monthly savings also appealing? What Is TPO Mobile, and Is It Worth It? : Read more
  23. PhilipMichaels

    Unlimited Plans Slowing Down AT&T, Verizon (Report)

    Network testing firm OpenSignal says 4G download speeds have gotten slower for AT&T and Verizon. And it thinks congestion from unlimited data plans is to blame. Unlimited Plans Slowing Down AT&T, Verizon (Report) : Read more
  24. tomsguideUS

    AT&T Phone Plan Buying Guide: What's Best for You?

    AT&T offers the second-best network, but beats Verizon on rollover data. Here's how to choose the best individual and family plans for your money. AT&T Phone Plan Buying Guide: What's Best for You? : Read more
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    What Is FreedomPop, and Is It Worth It?

    FreedomPop offers a number of low-cost cellphone plans, including one that's free. But what kind of service can you expect in return? What Is FreedomPop, and Is It Worth It? : Read more
  26. PhilipMichaels

    MetroPCS vs. T-Mobile: Which Is Best for You?

    MetroPCS and T-Mobile may share the same network, but there are some important differences you need to know regarding pricing, phone selection and features. MetroPCS vs. T-Mobile: Which Is Best for You? : Read more
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    What Is Project Fi, and Is It Worth It?

    Project Fi, Google’s wireless network, has an appealing pay-only-for-what-you-use approach to monthly cellphone bills. Find out if this low-cost carrier is right for you. What Is Project Fi, and Is It Worth It? : Read more
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    What Is US Mobile, and Is It Worth It?

    US Mobile, a fairly new mobile operator, offers good bargains for those who need cellular service but not a lot of voice minutes, texts or data each month. What Is US Mobile, and Is It Worth It? : Read more
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    What Is Page Plus, and Is It Worth It?

    Page Plus is a discount wireless carrier that uses Verizon’s leading network for its cellphone service. But what other reasons should you consider Page Plus? What Is Page Plus, and Is It Worth It? : Read more
  30. PhilipMichaels

    The Best Cheap Cell Phone Plans (Under $40 per Month) (Archive)

    These phone carriers offer monthly plans costing $40 or less. Here are the pros and cons of each discount carrier and our top pick overall. The Best Cheap Cell Phone Plans (Under $40 per Month) : Read more
  31. tomsguideUS

    Best Wireless Carrier of the Year

    We rank AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint and other carriers based on their call quality, data speeds, phone selection and customer service. Best Wireless Carriers : Read more
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    What Is Ting, and Is It Worth It?

    Here's what you need to know about Ting and its wireless service. What Is Ting, and Is It Worth It? : Read more
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    What Is Republic Wireless, and Is It Worth It?

    Republic Wireless leans heavily on Wi-Fi to keep your monthly cellphone costs low. Here's what you need to know about this low-cost carrier. What Is Republic Wireless, and Is It Worth It? : Read more
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    What Is Tello, and Is It Worth It?

    Tello is a relatively new entry to the ranks of low-cost prepaid carriers. And its mix-and-match plans could be appealing if you don't talk a lot. What Is Tello, and Is It Worth It? : Read more
  35. PhilipMichaels

    Sprint's Free Data for a Year Is Actually a Good Deal

    Sign up by June 30, and you'll get unlimited data for free for the next year, if you've got an eligible phone. Sprint's Free Data for a Year Is Actually a Good Deal : Read more
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    What Is Xfinity Mobile, and Is It Worth It?

    Comcast now offers wireless phone service through Xfinity Mobile. We look at what the service provides and whether it’s a good value. What Is Xfinity Mobile, and Is It Worth It? : Read more
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    T-Mobile and Verizon Offering Deals on iPhone 7, Galaxy S8

    T-Mobile will let you buy a high-capacity iPhone 7 at a $100 discount, while Verizon's offering lower monthly payments on a variety of flagship phones. T-Mobile and Verizon Offering Deals on iPhone 7, Galaxy S8 : Read more
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    Best LG G6 Smartphone Deals

    From Amazon to T-Mobile, here's where you can find the best prices and bonuses for the LG G6. Best LG G6 Smartphone Deals : Read more
  39. PhilipMichaels

    What Is Consumer Cellular, and Is It Worth It?

    Consumer cellular focuses on seniors and people who don't use a ton of data, and this service can save you a significant amount of money versus traditional carriers. What Is Consumer Cellular, and Is It Worth It? : Read more
  40. PhilipMichaels

    Help Me, Tom’s Guide: How Do I Get Better Wireless Signal at Home?

    Are you having a hard time getting good cell phone coverage in your home? Before you do anything else, give your carrier a call. Help Me, Tom’s Guide: How Do I Get Better Wireless Signal at Home? : Read more
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    T-Mobile Officially Jumps Into 5G Race

    While real 5G may still be a few years away, T-Mobile is started early as the first U.S. carrier to officially announce plans for its next-gen mobile network. T-Mobile Officially Jumps Into 5G Race : Read more
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    AT&T to Roll Out 5G Network That's Not Actually 5G

    AT&T is introducing a new network it calls 5G Evolution. But there are some caveats, starting with the fact that it the network is just a stepping stone to 5G speeds. AT&T to Roll Out 5G Network That's Not Actually 5G : Read more
  43. PhilipMichaels

    MetroPCS Is Fastest Discount Carrier, Straight Talk Slowest

    Among low-cost carriers, MetroPCS offers the best performance bang for your buck, finishing with the fastest download and upload speeds in our testing. MetroPCS Is Fastest Discount Carrier, Straight Talk Slowest : Read more
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    Verizon Kickstarting 5G Revolution in These 11 Cities

    Verizon is starting trials of 5G networking in 11 U.S. markets by the middle of this year, as it tests out the faster networking standard. Verizon Kickstarting 5G Revolution in These 11 Cities : Read more
  45. AndrewFreedman

    Is Verizon's New Unlimited Plan a Good Value?

    Verizon has brought back unlimited data plans, and it stacks up quite well to the competition. It's biggest threat? T-Mobile One and its lack of surcharges. Is Verizon's New Unlimited Plan a Good Value? : Read more
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    The Best T-Mobile Phones of 2017 (Including Budget Options)

    Here are the best smartphones available from T-Mobile, including inexpensive phones that won't bust your budget. The Best T-Mobile Phones of 2017 (Including Budget Options) : Read more
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    The Best Verizon Phones (Including Exclusives)

    Here are the best smartphones that work on Verizon Wireless's network, including exclusive phones that are only available on Verizon. The Best Verizon Phones (Including Exclusives) : Read more
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    T-Mobile Bundles Free Hulu, Throws Shade at DirecTV Now

    Calling DirecTV Now "barely watchable," T-Mobile says AT&T customers who've switched wireless carriers will get a year's subscription to Hulu. T-Mobile Bundles Free Hulu, Throws Shade at DirecTV Now : Read more
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    Sprint's Tidal Deal Gives Music Fanatics Reason to Switch

    New and existing Sprint wireless customers will soon be getting access to an exclusive catalogue of streaming music. Sprint's Tidal Deal Gives Music Fanatics Reason to Switch : Read more
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    Why I’m Dumping AT&T for T-Mobile

    AT&T’s price hike for its grandfathered unlimited wireless plan tells one long-time subscriber that it’s finally time to move onto another carrier after eight years. Why I’m Dumping AT&T for T-Mobile : Read more
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    The Most Expensive Carrier Just Raised Its Fees

    Verizon customers who upgrade to a new phone will now have to pay a $30 fee instead of $20. The Most Expensive Carrier Just Raised Its Fees : Read more
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    This Free AT&T App Saves You From Robocalls

    Some AT&T customers can now get a free app for their iPhones or Android phones that will block nuisance calls. This Free AT&T App Saves You From Robocalls : Read more
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    iPhone 7, Google Pixel Lead Verizon's Holiday Freebies

    Verizon is offering free offers on a slew of popular smartphones, provided you're willing to trade-in an eligible phone. iPhone 7, Google Pixel Lead Verizon's Holiday Freebies : Read more
  54. Mark Spoonauer

    Sprint Takes Big Step Towards 5G with HPUE

    Sprint is extending its coverage in the 2.5-GHz spectrum by 30 percent, and the first phone to benefit will likely be the Galaxy S8. Sprint Takes Big Step Towards 5G with HPUE : Read more
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    AT&T Refunding $88 Million After Overcharging Customers

    AT&T is paying back 2.7 million of its customers for sneaking third-party charges into their cell phones bills. AT&T Refunding $88 Million After Overcharging Customers : Read more
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    FCC: AT&T's DirecTV Offer Means Less Competition

    AT&T wireless customers may like the fact that they can watch DirecTV on their mobile devices without the streaming video hitting their monthly data cap. But the Federal Communications Commission isn't wild about the idea. And the arrival of the Direc FCC: AT&T's DirecTV Offer Means Less...
  57. Mark Spoonauer

    Want 6 Months of Free Phone Service? Check Out This Carrier

    Republic Wireless is offering six months of free service to celebrate the company's independence, which includes unlimited calls, texts and 1GB of data for two phones. Want 6 Months of Free Phone Service? Check Out This Carrier : Read more