[olug] Verizon vs... who?

Justin Reiners justin at hotlinesinc.com
Tue Jul 2 14:53:36 UTC 2013

Thats..... AWESOME! :P

On Tue, Jul 2, 2013 at 9:25 AM, Aric <aric at omahax.com> wrote:

> If you are trying to get the best mobile internet on your phone in Omaha
> and you use text and data services more than voice services.  Get a
> Verizon Wireless data only plan and use a VOIP provider like Magic Jack,
> talkatone Google voice, etc.
> http://www.verizonwireless.com/b2c/splash/messagingplans.jsp
> ....They wont just give you a data only plan if you walk into the store
> and ask for one.  You have to be deaf.  I was a bit irritated that I was
> being discriminated against because of my lack of a disability so I used
> http://www.ip-relay.com/ to make the order over the phone.  I got the same
> deal on a Galaxy Note 2 with a 2 year contract as I would have had a voice
> contract.
> The $75 plan comes with a free hotspot.  If you factor in that I got about
> a $600 credit on the price of my phone the data plan cost me about $50 a
> month.
> The voice does work if you need it but cost 25 cents a minute.  I text
> with my Google Voice account on my phone so that people don't call my
> voice number.
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*Justin Reiners*
Hotlines Technical Solutions Engineer.
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