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Monday Evening Links
by Revcb 07:54PM Monday Dec 05 2011

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IowaCowboy
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Springfield, MA
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The Xfinity 2 Go was a launch disaster

I tried the Xfinity 2 Go when they launched it last year and they advertised as being available. When I called to order it, the reps never even heard of it. That being said, that was a hint at the quality of the customer support. I canceled it within the 30 day customer guarantee and switched to Verizon for mobile broadband.
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GraysonPeddi
Grayson Peddie

join:2010-06-28
Tallahassee, FL

Timg and Virgin Mobile

I pay $35 a month for Virgin Mobile with unlimited web, texting, and 300 voice minutes. I must have used between 0 to 300 MB a month depending on whether I'm away from home or not.

But then in my opinion, I think it'll be a waste of money to try out Ting because it'll be a hassle to get a Ting's version of LG Optimus.

I wanted an unlocked Galaxy Nexus with a pure Google experience even though I can live without a MicroSD slot. In Amazon.com for a 16GB model, I saw an import price of $800 (do a search in Amazon.com). Right now, I cannot afford it and I'll have to wait until I get my laptop paid off in Amazon.com.

So for now, I'll keep my LG Optimus V phone for now with Virgin Mobile.

It'd be nice of Ting is an NVMO provider of T-Mobile, but T-Mobile already provides a $30/month 100-minute unlimited web/texting plan. I'm unsure if Ting is a good alternative to Virgin Mobile, though.
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