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December 9, 2019 at 3:28 PM #814144HobieParticipant
I’ve got a Google FI. The best for international travel. But, I’m going to go back to Verizon for better US coverage. FI says it will do wifi calling but doesn’t work. They use Sprint, ATT towers so the coverage is very spotty. I can’t use phone in the house. It will ring and can text but calls don’t work. Driving will have bad connections and dropped calls. The pixel phone is just fine.
Watsapp works great for wifi but remember it is only cell to cell no landline.
Just get a prepay sim card when traveling if you don’t use FI network.December 9, 2019 at 5:22 PM #814145barnaby33Participant
Thanks Hobie. So it’s not such a great deal. I mean I love the international travel part, but that’s 1 month a year on average. Verizon is both expensive and very limiting for any international calling. My wife uses Google voice to call her family in Peru. It turns out however there is no free ham sandwich!
JoshJanuary 1, 2020 at 10:20 AM #814250FlyerInHiGuest
[quote=Myriad]I just switched from VZ post-paid to prepaid. Not quite as cheap as going to another carrier, but pretty close.
Was previously paying the $35 plan for 2GB, (+$20 for line, -17% for discount).
Now I pay $35 for 6GB.
Was thinking about switching to Red Pocket, but only save $5 vs VZ prepaid. Not quite as cheap as some other ones, but pretty much no work other than a 5 min phone call with VZ.
Now home internet is what’s expensive…[/quote]
Myriad, next step is to switch to visible mobile which is owned by Verizon. You get unlimited for $25 on a “party” of 4. You can even invite strangers on facebook or Reddit to join your party because no contact info is shared and everyone is responsible for his own bill. I have some friends who insist they must be on the Verizon network, so they went with visible mobile.
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