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Old 04-12-2007, 11:41 PM   #1
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Our cell phone contract from CellularOne is ending we havn't been happy with their service so we are looking to go to AllTell pretty much the only other cellular provider here. My mom does not want to go with a two year contract because she dosn't want to be stuck for two years with someone. But if we dont go with a two year contract then we have to pay full price for the phones.
What do you guys think? Go w/out a contract and pay full price for the phones or a two year contract and get free phones?
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IMO pay for the phones... and if you can go with NEXTEL the 2 way option is perfect for communicating
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and if you can go with NEXTEL the 2 way option is perfect for communicating
I wish i could go with NEXTEL, but we don't have nextel around here. We pretty much have two places CellularOne and Alltell
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Well I would still pay for the phones cause if the service sucks that bad at least your not stuck if a better provider comes along.
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I'd go with buy u'n-restricted' phones (works with any cell company) and no contract.
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Definitely buy the phone. You'll save more in the long tun by paying for the phone once than a whole second year of service you don't want.
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well, IMO that depends on the phone you buy... Some phone can go upwards of $300, and the contract break fee is only $150. so I'd go with the 2 year contract and if it sucks THAT bad then just break contract and go somewhere else. but honestly, the "free phones" you get with a contract aren't great most of the time. i've always bought up to a better phone and side by side with a "free phone" mine always got better recption.
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^That'* a good point too....I guess you'll just have to check the math and see what makes the most sense.
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