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    Cellplanman
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    Re: UK visitor -- help please

    Quote Originally Posted by Ellen View Post
    With prepaid service, you are NOT locked in, and can take your number to another provider of your choice at any time. Again, you are not signing a contract in oder to get the service. Simply paying for your service for one month does not lock you into anything......If a customer ones more features, and minutes then they would have to sign either a one year or a two year contract.....Thankfully we don't do three years here!


    No, they are not the same. In most cases, you get "less" minutes on the prepaid plans, than you would if you signed a contract.


    Again, even if you did pay for the extra week, it is still prepaid here. No contracts are necessary.


    Huh, how did you come to this conclusion, when I clearly said that you get "less" minutes than you would on a contract, and are paying a higher price for them as well......


    I'm not trying to give you a hard time here cellplanman, as I can see that you are obviously an educated person, however, I just wanted to point out to you that the way wireless service is run here in the states is different than in Canada.
    knowledge is power.

    I think theres some miscommunication though..

    When you do pre-paid, do they do a credit check?
    When you do monthly, do they do a credit check?
    Quote Originally Posted by charlyee View Post
    2. Pick your Plan - this is the monthly plan.This allows some roaming but not as much as a regular plan. It also gives m2m, rollover etc.
    I think this is the equivalent to the CDN monthly contract.

    This is a "monthly contract" because you cant just cancel the plan within 5days can you? your "locked" in for the full month.. therefore a contract no?

    Quote Originally Posted by charlyee View Post
    Absolutely not, it was perfect. I just needed to straighten him out as it seems to be my mission in life lately to do so in CPF and WA.
    lmfao.. never claimed to be pro @ states stuff. Dont know anything really lol

    Lets talk CDN providers... and i'll win hands down :P


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    charlyee
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    Re: UK visitor -- help please

    Quote Originally Posted by Cellplanman View Post
    I think this is the equivalent to the CDN monthly contract.

    This is a "monthly contract" because you cant just cancel the plan within 5days can you? your "locked" in for the full month.. therefore a contract no?
    You could say that, but there is no "canceling" involved. You pay for the month in advance whether you use the phone for 1 minute or your total allowed minutes. This is not much different than a regular prepay where you also have paid for the minute in advance irrespective of how many of it use.


    Makes sense?



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