Wireless Communication
Nokia Phones

How do you choose a cell phone company?

155156157

Top Answer
User Avatar
Wiki User
Answered
2015-07-15 21:46:29
2015-07-15 21:46:29

Choosing a cell phone company from all the available ones can be quite a task. There are certain factors that you should consider before selecting and settling on a particular cell phone company. These are:

  • Service/Coverage: The single most important factor is the quality of the cell phone service that you will get. A state of the art cell phone is not going to be very useful if you do not have an equally efficient service to go with it. The signal provided by the service should be clear and strong. A weak signal will cut off your conversations and can be very annoying. Sometimes a cell phone has a signal in some areas of your house but not in all e.g. the basement. A good idea is to try and take a trial and see if your service is satisfactory. You should also ask the carrier whether they have service in areas you visit periodically, like extended family and business partners.
  • Rates: As the competition in the cellular phone market intensifies, cell phone companies are lowering their rates to attract new customers. So shop around and see what is available in terms of price. Usually cell phone rates depend on the number of minutes and the coverage area. If you want national coverage then you can expect to pay more than if you wanted only local coverage. Rates might also be lower in peak holiday season as opposed to some other time of year. Added features are obviously going to cost you extra. So take all this into consideration and see if you can find yourself a bargain!
  • Plans: Cell phone service providers offer a variety of plans to suit individual needs. Check with different carriers to see what kind of plans they provide. You can choose from prepaid or a regular monthly plan. Prepaid plans are best for people whose cell phone usage is not very high whereas if you use your cell phone a lot then a monthly plan is best for you. Also inquire about 'by the minute' and 'by the second' billing which can make a significant difference to your monthly bill.
  • Contracts: Cell phone contracts typically range from 1-2 years and you sure don't want to be stuck with a bad one. Make a list of all the companies available in your area and then take some time to compare them in the above areas before committing to any one cell phone company.

You might also want to consider getting an unlimited cell phone plan and getting rid of your land line. This is a great way to save money by eliminating the $30-60 you pay for a land line. With post paid carriers, unlimited plans are in the $59.99 to $69.99 range for voice. Pre paid carriers have plans for $50 or a little less. If you up your cell phone bill from $50 to $70, you might be able to save hundreds of dollars a year with the elimination of your home phone.

001
๐Ÿ™
0
๐Ÿคจ
0
๐Ÿ˜ฎ
0
๐Ÿ˜‚
0

Related Questions


You have to go to your cell phone company.

Contact your cell phone company.

what cell phone company carries prefixes 253

Take it to you cell phone company

There is no company at present which guarantees cell phone service in the subway at present. The MTA is looking for cell phone providers to bid on developing a cell phone system in the subways.

Vontage phone company is a great cell phone company. They are one of the leading companies that deals with the cell phone service. One of the top ranking companies.

It really depends on the cell phone company you have some don't let you change and some do. I would advise you to contact your local cell phone company.

First you need a card (cell phone card) to have a cell phone with the company. If you don't then it's just a "fake cellphone" and you don't want that, you want a real one.

probably... depends on the phone

yes, everybody can tap a phone

its powered by the cell phone company 24/7 and its powered by electricity

Nokia is the best and the largest mobile phone company worldwide.

Yes. You can mail your cell phone in for repair. It really does depend on what brand of cell phone it is and if the company is willing to accept cell phone repair by mail.

Yes he worked for a company called Motorola when he invented the cell phone. Of course Motorola wasn't a cell phone company until Martin Cooper invented the cell phone.

'Best cell phone provider' means that the company can give you the a great cell phone. The company is very reliable and can give you great service with a great deal.

Yes, there is a cell phone company called Softbank, I own a Softbank 822P and Softbank has IPhones!!!!

Your cell phone number is yours to port as you wish to and from any cell phone company.

yes but no it depends on what phone company you have

By going to a phone company store and purchasing one.

First, choose a company that you trust -- like MetroPCS. Then, start with the lowest-priced phone they offer. Work your way up until you find an inexpensive one that's acceptable to you and buy it.

"There is no Blueberry phone. The phone in question is a Blackberry, made by the company ""Research in Motion."" The price of the phone is dependent upon the phone plan you choose."

You have to pay for online service on your cell-phone, from your phone company.


Copyright ยฉ 2020 Multiply Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved. The material on this site can not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with prior written permission of Multiply.