Cricket Versus AT&T

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  1. Obadiah

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    I'm thinking of switching my cell phone service. Does anyone have any information concerning Cricket's service. Their coverage is supposedly the same as AT&T's, but they have unlimited texting and calls, and 5GB, for only $40 (that includes tax). I'm not interested in unlimited GB; I'd be more prone to use my desktop for most Internet. I guess the main question I have is this: Is their offer too good to be true?
     
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    In my experience with cell phone coverage, it's best to talk with people in your location to get their opinions. Some providers may have great reputations nationally and cover a lot of areas but may have poor service in a particular location. Think about the places you frequently go, as well as the route along the way. Would you have reliable coverage at home? At work? At your in-laws' house an hour away and along the freeway to get there?

    I have Verizon, which is pretty expensive. It works everywhere, though, even in places where a lot of other people's phones don't work. For me, the reliability is worth the extra expense. You'll have to decide if it's worth it to you.
     
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    You do know that Cricket is owned by AT&T? That’s why their coverages are so similar.
     
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    Woah! Well then that explains the mystery why AT&T's shop moved down several stores in the shopping center and Cricket moved in to where AT&T was. Interesting.
     
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    I clicked in here thinking it was a thread about Cricket!
     
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    LOL! :)
     
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    I should have known better. No typical American sports fan would tolerate a game that lasts for 5 days and frequently ends in a tie! Although, to be fair it is more interesting than Baseball!:eek:
     
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    Seconding this, except you do have to have one of only 5 or 6 specific phones (and it doesn’t work yet with iPhones). But it is a lot cheaper, and you get a credit for your unused data.
     
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