Sunday, October 3, 2010

Straight Talk Unlimited Review

Pay per minute, Pay per day, and Unlimited minutes per month. Some wireless companies sell a mix of these alternatives with their various plans.

Pay per Minute Prepay Mobile phones

With Pay per Minute phones you will purchase a phone card that will usually come with a certain number of minutes. The biggest companies within the Pay per minute are Tracfone Prepaid and Net 10. When you add the minutes you will additionally receive a time period to use the minutes in. For example with a $30 Net10. card you will receive 300 units and 60 days of activation time. If you do not use all of your units before the 60 days is up you will have to purchase and add another phone card in order to use the remaining minutes. On the other hand if you talk or text through all of your minutes you will want to add another unit card even when you have service time left.

Pay per Day Prepaid Cellular Plans

The Pay by the Day model is definitely most popular with the big Long term contract Cell phone providers such as Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile and At&t. With this system you will generally pay $1 per day and be able to make any number of calls to anyone on their phone network. As an example Verizon Wireless Prepay allows their prepaid customers to dial up everybody with a Verizon Wireless Prepaid account for 99 cents a day and all other calls will be ten cents a minute. The 99 cents will only incurred on the days you use the phone. You will need to spend at least $15 a thirty day period to continue to keep their service activated.

Unlimited Calling Prepay Cellular Plans

The Prepaid Unlimited use cell model is becoming more common in the last few years. The Unlimited plans began with a few small localized businesses that offered unlimited phone calls in the local area for under $50 a month. The major contract carriers formerly charged $100 plus per month to get unlimited use. Cricket and Boost Mobile were some of the first to offer unlimited prepaid cell phone plans. Straight Talk Wireless has rapidly become the largest provider in unlimited cell usage. They have a $45 a month Unlimited pay as you go cell plan that uses the Verizon Network.

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Saturday, April 10, 2010

How Tracfone Prepaid Works

How Tracfone Prepaid Works

The Prepaid model that Tracfone uses is the Cost per Minute structure. You purchase minutes and at the same time you will get a service period to use those minutes.

You buy the Tracfone phone and a Minute card. You can only use a Tracfone Cellular phone for Tracfone prepaid service, you cannot use a Verizon, At&t, T-Mobile, Alltel, Net10 or any other phone with Tracfone Service. The Tracfone SIM card will not work in any other phone either.

Then you activate the phone by calling Tracfone on a land line or by using the internet.

You will have to key in some numbers into your phone and then it is active. It is really easy.

Next you will add a Tracfone Minute Card. You will key in the 15 digit PIN code into your phone.

When adding a minute card if you use a five digit Bonus Code you might get more minutes. Check out the Tracfone Bonus Codes.

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How Tracfone Service Time Works

Most Tracfone cards will put 90 service days onto your phone along with the minutes. You must have both minutes and service time on your phone to use it. The remaining Tracfone minutes always show on the display of your phone. The Service end date will also scroll onto your screen. It normally says "Add Airtime by 12/21/10 or service ends." hwtracwrks

Buying Tracfone Minutes

Tracfone minute cards come in different sizes. The different options are $20, $30, $40, $80, $100 and $200. The larger the amount of the cards the cheaper the minutes. With the first four cards you will add 90 days of service time with the card. The twenty dollar card gives you three minutes per dollar and the eighty dollar card gives you 5.8 minutes per dollar. These numbers double with DMFL. The $100 and $200 cards extend your service by twelve months.

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Be sure to check out what Tracfone DMFL is before you order your Tracfone. Check out this article on Tracfone DMFL. It is an expensive mistake to add a phone card to a Tracfone without DMFL. How Tracfone Prepaid Works with DMFL cards.

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Tracfone Service Time and Minutes Roll Over

If you add minutes or service time before your phone has completely run out both the minutes and service time will carry forward. For instance if you have 20 minutes and 60 days left on your Tracfone and you add a 120 minute phone card you will end up with 140 minutes and 150 days left. If you have DMFL you would end up with 260 minutes (2+120+120) and 150 days of service.

The Most Common Tracfone Mistakes

Check out my article on Tracfone Mistakes.

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