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Old February 13th 16, 11:35 PM posted to alt.cellular.verizon
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On Tue, 9 Feb 2016 02:41:46 -0500, "Andy" wrote:

That and the cost of modern phones.



You can use any phone of the correct type, CDMA or GSM, with prepaid.
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Old February 13th 16, 11:37 PM posted to alt.cellular.verizon
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On Wed, 10 Feb 2016 05:49:15 -0500, "Elmo P. Shagnasty"
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In article ,
"Andy" wrote:

Actually it does .
Rember the more the phone costs the company the more mark up it has to get
to get its money back.
and with Verizon its a minimum of 150% mark up .



More idiocy. You can buy the phone anywhere and bring it to the
prepaid service.
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In article ,
"Andy" wrote:

That and the cost of modern phones.


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On Thu, 04 Feb 2016 07:11:01 -0500, "Elmo P. Shagnasty"
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On Wed, 3 Feb 2016 03:26:38 -0500, "Andy" wrote:

PRE PAY PLANS yes don't come with a contract.

True.

POST PAY YOU YOU PAY MONTHLY AND THOSE DO COME WITH A MANDATORY 2
YEAR
CONTACT.

Also true. But you also buy the prepaid service PER MONTH and that's
how it's paid.

Not true. No more 2 year contracts. Those are GONE, with very few
minor exceptions.

My mistake. Ileft Verizon years ago when I saw what they wanted for a
smart-phone data plan.

T-Mobile started this concept 3 years ago, and disrupted the entire
industry status quo. AT&T, Sprint--no more contracts.

So ask yourself now: what's the difference between prepaid and
postpaid, when there's no contract and you can just sign up for service
and leave when you want with no penalty?

The taxes on the service make the postpaid more expensive.

How does the cost of modern phones make a difference either way?

It doesn't.


And what does that have to do with prepaid vs postpaid? Nothing. Buy
the phone separate from the service, just like you do at home since
1984. That's it. Now buy service--month to month, no service contract.
That's it.

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Old February 13th 16, 11:47 PM posted to alt.cellular.verizon
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On Thu, 11 Feb 2016 04:32:32 -0500, "Andy" wrote:

until recently you COULD not get service with out buying a phone from
Verizon in Maine where iam from.
I got mine in 2007 and was told flat out we don't allow other company's
phones on our network or allow you to bring youre own to our service.
only when the FCC told them they have to allow it did they allow you to
bring youre own phone to Verizon.


"Recently" is not "now". And 2007 especially isn't now. Who cares what
it used to be?

and only then did they give you the unlock code so you could take youre old
Verizon phone and leave if you chose to.
now you can bring youre own phone.
but they still only give you the best deals IF you get a phone from them
WITH A CONTACT of 2 years of service.


Yes because the monthly payments on a contract include what is
essentially payment for the phone with the contract price being the
down payment. Over 24 months you will pay less by buying the phone
outright and bringing it to a no contract plan rather than taking the
subsidized phone and making 24 months of contracted payments.. It's
not complicated math.


ya aren't going win this one Elmo .


You can never win against a moron. I think he knows that.

the company does what it wants that's why its the biggest cell provider in
the nation.


And so you take it? Are you a sheep?

sad to say but true.



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Old February 13th 16, 11:48 PM posted to alt.cellular.verizon
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On Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:50:56 -0500, Owen McKenzie
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On 2/11/2016 4:32 AM, Andy wrote:
until recently you COULD not get service with out buying a phone from
Verizon in Maine where iam from.
I got mine in 2007 and was told flat out we don't allow other company's
phones on our network or allow you to bring youre own to our service.
only when the FCC told them they have to allow it did they allow you to
bring youre own phone to Verizon.
and only then did they give you the unlock code so you could take youre old
Verizon phone and leave if you chose to.
now you can bring youre own phone.
but they still only give you the best deals IF you get a phone from them
WITH A CONTACT of 2 years of service.
ya aren't going win this one Elmo .
the company does what it wants that's why its the biggest cell provider in
the nation.
sad to say but true.


http://www.cnet.com/news/verizon-aba...d-to-know-faq/



Are you assuming he will be able to read it? It's a little complicated
for the simple-minded.
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Old February 13th 16, 11:49 PM posted to alt.cellular.verizon
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On Fri, 12 Feb 2016 03:51:50 -0500, "Andy" wrote:

i know of this but the local stores still try to get you in to one to get a
decent plan and phone.


Owen - Told you so.
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Old February 13th 16, 11:55 PM posted to alt.cellular.verizon
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On Fri, 12 Feb 2016 06:15:01 -0500, "Andy" wrote:

from his posted link
READ IT CAREFULLY
So is this the end of contracts for Verizon?
Not exactly. If you don't want to pay the full price of a smartphone upfront
(and few do), Verizon will allow you to sign an agreement that says you will
pay for your device in 24 monthly installments. That is essentially another
contract.


Nobody "wants" to pay for a phone at all, but unless you are flat
broke or challenged by economics would you take the subsidized phone
route for service. And with many carriers you still don't need to pay
up front. They'll charge a down payment and the monthly payments at 0%
interest, which you can get out of by simply paying the balance. You
can avoid that contract by just buying the phone outright. With your
$90-200K income you should be able to afford that.
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Old February 13th 16, 11:59 PM posted to alt.cellular.verizon
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On Fri, 12 Feb 2016 05:50:31 -0500, "Elmo P. Shagnasty"
wrote:

In article ,
"Andy" wrote:

until recently you COULD not get service with out buying a phone from
Verizon in Maine where iam from.
I got mine in 2007 and was told flat out we don't allow other company's
phones on our network or allow you to bring youre own to our service.
only when the FCC told them they have to allow it did they allow you to
bring youre own phone to Verizon.
and only then did they give you the unlock code so you could take youre old
Verizon phone and leave if you chose to.
now you can bring youre own phone.
but they still only give you the best deals IF you get a phone from them
WITH A CONTACT of 2 years of service.
ya aren't going win this one Elmo .
the company does what it wants that's why its the biggest cell provider in
the nation.
sad to say but true.


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"Elmo P. Shagnasty" wrote in message
...
In article ,
"Andy" wrote:

Actually it does .
Rember the more the phone costs the company the more mark up it has to
get
to get its money back.
and with Verizon its a minimum of 150% mark up .


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"Elmo P. Shagnasty" wrote in message
...
In article ,
"Andy" wrote:

That and the cost of modern phones.


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wrote in message
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On Thu, 04 Feb 2016 07:11:01 -0500, "Elmo P. Shagnasty"
wrote:

In article ,
wrote:

On Wed, 3 Feb 2016 03:26:38 -0500, "Andy" wrote:

PRE PAY PLANS yes don't come with a contract.

True.

POST PAY YOU YOU PAY MONTHLY AND THOSE DO COME WITH A MANDATORY 2
YEAR
CONTACT.

Also true. But you also buy the prepaid service PER MONTH and
that's
how it's paid.

Not true. No more 2 year contracts. Those are GONE, with very few
minor exceptions.

My mistake. Ileft Verizon years ago when I saw what they wanted for
a
smart-phone data plan.

T-Mobile started this concept 3 years ago, and disrupted the entire
industry status quo. AT&T, Sprint--no more contracts.

So ask yourself now: what's the difference between prepaid and
postpaid, when there's no contract and you can just sign up for
service
and leave when you want with no penalty?

The taxes on the service make the postpaid more expensive.

How does the cost of modern phones make a difference either way?

It doesn't.

And what does that have to do with prepaid vs postpaid? Nothing. Buy
the phone separate from the service, just like you do at home since
1984. That's it. Now buy service--month to month, no service contract.
That's it.


You didn't read the link I posted, did you. Since 2008 at the VERY
least you've been able to bring your own phone to Verizon, or buy it
outright, and go on month to month service. It's not a matter of "only
recently and only when the FCC told them to". And it has nothing to do
with them unlocking phones to take elsewhere; only with the recent
coming of LTE service is that even technically feasible. Previously you
truly did have to buy a VZW phone, and it would work only on VZW--but
you could buy it, either from them or used, and you could put it on
month to month service.


The link was pretty complicated for someone whose grasp of English
appears limited.

Sure, the VZW salesdroids make more money if they can get you into a
contract; so, they LIE to make that happen. That YOU were an uninformed
consumer who bought into their lies, doesn't change that. It's not at
all that "in Maine they do it differently".

So you were told lies by people with incentive to lie. Caveat emptor.
It's up to YOU to know the information; it's not up to them to be
completely honest with you. Grow up.


And incredibly naive as a consumer.
Name an example of a worse deal by bringing your own phone vs a "better"
deal by entering into a contract. You can't.

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Old March 13th 16, 08:21 AM posted to alt.cellular.verizon
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On Wed, 03 Feb 2016 15:54:40 -0500, "Elmo P. Shagnasty"
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iam


I think this is the 2016 version of Larry's 'noone'.
 




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