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Cheapest service options for the Nexus 5?

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By brooksyx, Senior Member on 9th May 2014, 07:35 PM
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So I am getting a LG G2 paid for by my work on Verizon. I won't have unlimited talk & text but pretty much will (along with 2gb of data). I want to keep my nexus 5 and personal phone number (didn't want to port over my number).

Anyways I want to drop the service down to a cheaper plan that my current straight talk one. I was thinking maybe h20 wireless with the unlimited talk/text w/ 500mb of data for $27 with autopay. Or maybe the tmobile $30 plan.

What do you guys think? Any cheap plans suggestions?
9th May 2014, 08:40 PM |#2  
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It completely depends on your usage and what networks get decent coverage near you.

For AT&T's network, I don't think H2O gives you anywhere close to 4G speeds, but that may be old information. Aio is $35 a month with 500MB at 8Mbps and unlimited at 128kbps.

On T-Mobile's network, the $30 a month plan is good if you don't need a lot of talk.
9th May 2014, 08:43 PM |#3  
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I'm on the $30 a month t mobile plan currently, it is a great plan since I don't talk on the phone.

Sadly I live in an area where T mobile service just doesn't cut it. I get full LTE out doors but as soon as I step inside I am down to 1 bar of 'e' or '3g'.

I will be moving to Straight talk (AT&T) for $45 a month in a couple of weeks to compare, definitely worried about ST throttling my data though as I have read they do quite often.
10th May 2014, 04:06 AM |#4  
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My husband is on the $30 tmo plan. Don't think you can really beat that currently for long as you don't need the minutes.

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10th May 2014, 05:30 AM |#5  
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As long as the area you live in has good T-Mobile coverage, I'd say go with them. I'm paying $80 a month with them, which includes unlimited everything (LTE data as well) and insurance. If you can settle with slower data the $30 plan cannot be beat.
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