Project Ara Smartphone Will Run Modified Android L with Hot Swapping

Project Ara is a very exciting topic–both for hardware and … more

Streamline Android Theme Customization with Graphic Porter

I dont have a custom theme on my Android phone, and the reason for this is because … more

Boost the Brightness of Your Sony Xperia Z1’s LED

I think the last time anyone has ever used a physical torch to find their earphones, … more

XDA Xposed Tuesday: Modify the Look of Your Volume Control – XDA TV

How many screenshots have you seen with a volume status bar in the … more
Post Reply

[Q] What carriers does the Nexus 5 work with?

26th April 2014, 01:36 PM   |  #1  
shiznoroe88's Avatar
OP Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 1
 
9 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jan 2013
More
I have a Nexus 5 and currently use Net10 with AT&T towers. Where I live AT&T doesn't have the best coverage. I would love to be on Verizon but I have been told that is impossible with the Nexus 5. What carriers can I use the Nexus 5 with and how good are they in speed, coverage, price, and amount of data(data cap)? Does anybody have Straight Talk with the Nexus 5 and how good is it?

Thanks in advance.


Edit: Don't need any info on Straight Talk anymore. Compared it to Net10 and it is basically the exact same thing with minor plan differences. I would still like to know about any other carriers though.
Last edited by shiznoroe88; 26th April 2014 at 02:43 PM. Reason: Did some Net10 to Straight Talk plan comparisons.
26th April 2014, 01:41 PM   |  #2  
rootSU's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Oxenhope, West Yorkshire, UK
Thanks Meter: 11,678
 
22,635 posts
Join Date:Joined: Aug 2010
More
Just not verizon.

Sent from my Nexus 5 using Tapatalk
26th April 2014, 02:12 PM   |  #3  
mistahseller's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Saint Louis
Thanks Meter: 193
 
798 posts
Join Date:Joined: Mar 2013
More
There is an entire thread dedicated to straight talk.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/goog...hread-t2581840
26th April 2014, 02:44 PM   |  #4  
shiznoroe88's Avatar
OP Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 1
 
9 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jan 2013
More
Don't need any info on Straight Talk anymore. Compared it to Net10 and it is basically the exact same thing with minor plan differences. I would still like to know about any other carriers though.
26th April 2014, 03:32 PM   |  #5  
Kreateablaze's Avatar
Senior Member
pottstown
Thanks Meter: 204
 
484 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jul 2012
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by shiznoroe88

Don't need any info on Straight Talk anymore. Compared it to Net10 and it is basically the exact same thing with minor plan differences. I would still like to know about any other carriers though.

It all depends on your location. Att is great where I live, that's why I still use att.

Sent from my Nexus 5 using xda app-developers app
26th April 2014, 03:36 PM   |  #6  
rootSU's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Oxenhope, West Yorkshire, UK
Thanks Meter: 11,678
 
22,635 posts
Join Date:Joined: Aug 2010
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by shiznoroe88

Don't need any info on Straight Talk anymore. Compared it to Net10 and it is basically the exact same thing with minor plan differences. I would still like to know about any other carriers though.

It works on every carrier except Verizon. This isn't really a carrier comparison forum.

Sent from my Nexus 5 using Tapatalk
26th April 2014, 03:45 PM   |  #7  
Senior Member
Flag NJ
Thanks Meter: 408
 
845 posts
Join Date:Joined: Mar 2009
More
As other people said, the USA version of Nexus 5 work with ANY GSM Carrier (T-mobile, at&t, any of their prepaid / MVNO partners)... just need to swap the sim card

For CDMA, works with Sprint (and SOME of it's MVNO partners). Ting supports it, but not Boost Mobile

Doesn't work with Verizon or any of it's MVNO.

Post Reply Subscribe to Thread
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


Top Threads in Nexus 5 Q&A, Help & Troubleshooting by ThreadRank