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Old 10-09-2019, 03:04 PM   #1
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Default T-Mobil, Verizon, or AT&T??

I have AT&T now but the dang bill is high and am looking at possibly switching. Which would y'all go with out of the 3 above?
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Old 10-09-2019, 03:07 PM   #2
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tmobile if you want a lower bill, Verizon if you want service...
I"ve had both
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Old 10-09-2019, 03:08 PM   #3
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tmobile if you want a lower bill, Verizon if you want service...
I"ve had both
I would like both if possible.
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Old 10-09-2019, 03:08 PM   #4
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Old 10-09-2019, 03:10 PM   #5
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yep, I've heard good things about Cricket too...buddy here at the job swears by it
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Old 10-09-2019, 03:10 PM   #6
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AT&T Pre-paid. You can thank me later.
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Old 10-09-2019, 03:12 PM   #7
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How about consumer cellular? ............Any good?
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Old 10-09-2019, 03:24 PM   #8
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Didn't T-mobile just get bought out by Sprint?
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Old 10-09-2019, 03:40 PM   #9
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If you want your phone to work in the woods keep AT&T.


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Old 10-09-2019, 03:58 PM   #10
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I made the mistake of switching to T-mobile. While I didn’t have a contract I went ahead and paid off my phones just to get better service back. I’m back with Verizon. I’ve never used any other services to give my .02
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Old 10-09-2019, 03:58 PM   #11
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This is how it is for us also. Nothing works on our lease but at&t.
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Old 10-09-2019, 04:03 PM   #12
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NOT t mobile check out cricket I’ve been very impressed with them
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Old 10-09-2019, 04:06 PM   #13
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Verizon. Have service everywhere I have been so far.
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Old 10-09-2019, 04:06 PM   #14
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or cricket?
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Old 10-09-2019, 04:15 PM   #15
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Yes cricket I have signal at every deer stand and a ton cheaper than att 3 unlimited lines 90 bucks. I’ve heard they have the exact coverage as att. Verizon is the very best but also expensive
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Old 10-09-2019, 04:42 PM   #16
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None of those

Look up GoogleFi blows the other away if you play the data smart
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Old 10-09-2019, 05:25 PM   #17
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Cricket. Been a customer for over 10 years. They're on the ATT network now too.
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Old 10-09-2019, 05:29 PM   #18
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Cricket seriously has incredible service.. I've used their service everywhere, no complaints
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Old 10-09-2019, 05:34 PM   #19
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Verizon works great for me

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Old 10-09-2019, 05:35 PM   #20
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Verizon has been good for us. Good service. One phone with unlimited talk and text. I think 5gig of data for $70/month.
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Old 10-09-2019, 05:40 PM   #21
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I've had Verizon for 10+ years now and no complaints. We have 3 smart phones on our plan and pay $150ish a month.

You may try calling AT&T and telling them you are leaving for another provider and see if they will make you a deal. I do this with U-Verse cable and internet at my house. I have to talk to their "Customer Retention Department" every 12 months, but it saves me quite a bit.
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Old 10-09-2019, 05:44 PM   #22
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Verizon has my vote. You can do a tower search in your area that shows how many towers are there for each carrier and I would put money on Verizon...and you get what you pay for!
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Old 10-09-2019, 05:51 PM   #23
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Old 10-09-2019, 06:01 PM   #24
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Well, I have to carry two phones on two different services (Sprint and Verizon)... Loooooooong story and I can NOW combine the two on to one phone and one service... will soon.

First, Sprint sucks and have nowhere NEARLY as good a service. I travel all over the USA and Verizon is hands down the best overall. I can't think of anywhere I've been where I didn't have at least some coverage. How Sprint gets away with lying about their coverage being within 1% of Verizon is beyond me. I've got both phones running right in front of me when traveling by truck and it isn't even close.....i cannot speak for att, but, in rural North-Central LA where I hunt Verizon is much better than ATT. Everyone I know there has switched from them to Verizon.

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Old 10-09-2019, 07:07 PM   #25
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Crickettttttt
This all day long!
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Old 10-09-2019, 07:18 PM   #26
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I had Verizon then switched to T-Mobile and now I’m back to Verizon have service pretty much everywhere. Was with AT&T and switch a few years ago for the same reason bill just seemed to increase. Verizon has some decent deals for new plans as well
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Old 10-09-2019, 07:27 PM   #27
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Verizon works great but has no service at all around Brownwood.


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Old 10-09-2019, 07:39 PM   #28
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Verizon better service than AT&T except for south Texas, also cheaper. Iím on the business plan unlimited 55 bucks a month.
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Old 10-09-2019, 07:40 PM   #29
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Cricket uses AT&T cell towers!
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Old 10-09-2019, 07:42 PM   #30
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AT&T Pre-paid. You can thank me later.
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Old 10-09-2019, 07:44 PM   #31
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I've had all of them and paid to get out of at&t a couple years ago to go to t Mobil. The big advantage for me is it's free coverage in Mexico and Canada and the best international plans of them all. Verizon and at&t don't have signals at my house but t Mobil does and works well at my hill country lease but not out west.
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Old 10-09-2019, 08:10 PM   #32
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Think a little more outside the box. Cricket mobile! It's owned by AT&T. And uses AT&T towers. Cost me $35 month flat rate for Unlimited T&Text. And that's with 5 gigs. I seldom ever use 1 gig. It's a prepaid plan with auto draw. And they send me a text telling me the day before when they are gonna draw. Been with them for little over 2 years now. And have never lost service or had problems of any kind.
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Old 10-09-2019, 08:45 PM   #33
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My AT&T is higher than some of the others (not by much though for the service portion) however they have the only service that works at our lease so I'll gladly pay for the peace of mind that it will work just about anywhere I will go...
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Old 10-09-2019, 09:40 PM   #34
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Went from at&t to Cricket a couple weeks ago. way cheaper and good service I have no complaints


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Old 10-09-2019, 09:44 PM   #35
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Went from at&t to Cricket a couple weeks ago. way cheaper and good service I have no complaints


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Is the service any different or is it the exact same? Considering the switch
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Old 10-09-2019, 09:48 PM   #36
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Is the service any different or is it the exact same? Considering the switch


Not all we have a lease south of Oklahoma in red river county and pick up the same as my at&t. My wife had t mobile didnít pick up hardly at all any where around there. We merged to cricket 5 lines pay $165 total unlimited everything. No hidden fees is what I like best. My last at&t bill for 1 line was $160 I said I was done. I know Cricket uses at&t towers supposedly but which ever just as good as service and way cheaper


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Old 10-09-2019, 09:51 PM   #37
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Awesome thanks for the response! Highly considering it and making a change in the next 21 days.
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Old 10-09-2019, 09:53 PM   #38
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Verizon works great but has no service at all around Brownwood.


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I have verizone also. I loose service at Lometa and dont get it back until I'm dang near in Abilene. I'd venture to say anything within a 75 mile radius or more of Brownwood doesn't do well with Verizon.

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Old 10-09-2019, 09:53 PM   #39
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Is the service any different or is it the exact same? Considering the switch
I can't tell the difference. Glad the fine folks here convinced me to switch in a thread a couple years back.
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Old 10-09-2019, 09:59 PM   #40
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https://www.att.com/buy/wireless/prepaid/plandetails

Unlimited for $50 with auto pay.
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Old 10-09-2019, 10:40 PM   #41
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verizon for service everywhere i go, had tmobile before, loved the bill but didnt work alot of places i hunt/fish. would go with cricket but ATT sucks where I fish.
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Old 10-10-2019, 07:45 AM   #42
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You get what you pay for. Tried several. Only thing that works almost everywhere you go is verizon.

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Old 10-10-2019, 08:06 AM   #43
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This may be of interest:

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Old 10-10-2019, 08:18 AM   #44
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I've cycled through AT&T, Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile, and as of last week back to AT&T. I hate how expensive they are but I can't get anywhere near the coverage with any of the others. AT&T is the only service that works out at my place in Doss. T-Mobile is spotty and the rest have zero coverage.
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Old 10-10-2019, 08:26 AM   #45
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Are you serious... You cant even pout t-mobile in the same sentence as verizon. Simple if you want the best go with verizon....period
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Old 10-10-2019, 08:32 AM   #46
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Those that say they have never lost service with Verizon have never been to the Mason area. I have ATT and my wife has Verizon. She will be without service the entire weekend when we go hunting in Mason
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Old 10-10-2019, 08:40 AM   #47
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I wasn't even looking for new cell service but you have me thinking about Cricket now. I have had Sprint for about 10 years now and it's been fine but it doesn't get service at my new lease in NE Webb County. I have service in Freer and in Laredo but nowhere in between and the lease is right in between! AT&T is the only thing that gets service there and it's full 4G LTE but Verizon and Sprint are ZERO. I've been getting by just fine cause my work phone is AT&T and my truck (GMC) has AT&T wifi so I can keep my Sprint phone hooked up to it and use wifi calling.

Do any of you with Cricket have personal experience with South Texas rural coverage?
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Old 10-10-2019, 08:43 AM   #48
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thanks for all the responses guys! Seriously considering Cricket..
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Old 10-10-2019, 09:05 AM   #49
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FYI : AT&T owns Cricket. Thats why they use AT&T towers.

I use AT&T. The service works on my hunting lease
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Old 10-10-2019, 09:05 AM   #50
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i think its a $$ thing at that point, i switched to tmobile after having ATT for over a decade. The service isnt as good and a little more spotty but for the most part, im good with it, cut my phone bill in half. Im on a 'family' plan with a few friends, just gotta be ok with the not as good service

att owns cricket and verizon owns tmobile i believe. Sameish service, not as many towers
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