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I have a Nexus 5 32GB white originally on the $30 Tmobile 5GB 100 minute plan and I switched to AIO after doing research here and on Howard Forums.

I'm about two weeks in and absolutely LOVE it! Here's why:

- The throttled speed is just fine for gmail, facebook and non graphic intensive web surfing, and that's unlimited
- I seem to get better voice coverage in the finge areas of Saint Louis like Imperial/Barnhart, Maryland Heights
- Improved reception inside buildings
- It JUST WORKS with google voice! You don't have to call AIO! Just follow the instructions for Google Voice and it tells you what to enter to do all the call forwarding.
- I don't have to worry about how many minutes I use
- With auto pay, it is only $5 more than the tmobile plan!
- Has a referral program
- DOES work with short text codes

So if ANYONE would like a referral, please either PM me or shoot me an email at bpollina @gmail.com and I will respond within 24 hours.
I came from the same tmobile plan and have the same amazing experience. Even the throttling is enough for Pandora as long as you don't keep skipping songs.

I want to point out for those looking at aio though. It's only 5 more dollars than the tmobile plan if you opt for the 500mb plan. For me I went with 2.5gb plan for 45. Still a much better deal than tmobile for the increased coverage.
 
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Another good point is no issues or restrictions on tethering. Really nice.

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It appears a few changes have been made with AIO Wireless Plans:

1) Throttle speeds went from 256Kbps to 128Kbps
https://www.aiowireless.com/legal-info/plan-terms.html

2) Group Plans available (Group Save Discounts)
https://www.aiowireless.com/shop/plans.html

3) Added a new $25 tier
https://www.aiowireless.com/shop/plans.html

This doesn't worry me much as 2.5GB has been perfect for my needs, as far as the new throttle speeds. Not sure I'll use the Group Plan either, but still interesting.
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It appears a few changes have been made with AIO Wireless Plans:

1) Throttle speeds went from 256Kbps to 128Kbps
The throttle speed sucks, but maybe it won't matter so bad if I get the 5Gb plan. I have the T-Mo $30 plan, and one or two times a month having to use EDGE kinda sucks. I also would like to stop worrying about using more than 100 minutes.
 
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The throttle speed sucks, but maybe it won't matter so bad if I get the 5Gb plan. I have the T-Mo $30 plan, and one or two times a month having to use EDGE kinda sucks. I also would like to stop worrying about using more than 100 minutes.
I've never hit the throttle speeds yet as 2.5GB is plenty. However, I know when I was on T-Mo and Edge sitting at maybe less than 128Kbps, it was only barely useful. So this would still be better than the excessive EDGE i had with T-Mobile. Also, you can still just pay a 1 time payment of $10 for 1 more GB of data with AIO if it really was an issue such as on a vacation/trip.

No more voice minute worries is nice. I easily was paying nearer to $40/mo with the $30 plan from T-Mobile as I needed reliable calling (not VOIP) way too much for work calls.
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The throttle speed sucks, but maybe it won't matter so bad if I get the 5Gb plan. I have the T-Mo $30 plan, and one or two times a month having to use EDGE kinda sucks. I also would like to stop worrying about using more than 100 minutes.
doesn't MetroPCS have a unlimited $60 plan that doesn't throttle?

$60 might be more worth it over AIO's $55 5GB
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doesn't MetroPCS have a unlimited $60 plan that doesn't throttle?

$60 might be more worth it over AIO's $55 5GB
But then don't you have the same issue with EDGE speeds outside of metro areas? I couldn't use data at all on a recent car trip. I really needed to check and see how long I would be in bad weather, and I had to end up calling my dad to check the weather for me. Since he is 63 and barely computer literate, this really ate into my 100 minute limit.
 
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doesn't MetroPCS have a unlimited $60 plan that doesn't throttle?

$60 might be more worth it over AIO's $55 5GB
Aio is only $50 a month for the mid-level plan with 2.5GB at LTE speeds. If you use automatic payment, your bill is automatically lowered to $45 a month. Aio's throttled speeds aren't really all that bad. I've never had any issue surfing the web with it either. It's nice to have reliable coverage anywhere you go. I used to have T-Mobile and had to look out for areas with bad reception/service.
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But then don't you have the same issue with EDGE speeds outside of metro areas? I couldn't use data at all on a recent car trip. I really needed to check and see how long I would be in bad weather, and I had to end up calling my dad to check the weather for me. Since he is 63 and barely computer literate, this really ate into my 100 minute limit.
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Aio is only $50 a month for the mid-level plan with 2.5GB at LTE speeds. If you use automatic payment, your bill is automatically lowered to $45 a month. Aio's throttled speeds aren't really all that bad. I've never had any issue surfing the web with it either. It's nice to have reliable coverage anywhere you go. I used to have T-Mobile and had to look out for areas with bad reception/service.
that's true...

if you want unlimited and stay in a place with good t-mobile signal, then $60 metroPCS...

otherwise, at&t mvnos doesn't have unlimited, but 5GB should be enough for basic stuff
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