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Old Feb 20, 2013, 11:03 AM   #676
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Wife and I are with Fido (Canada - Rogers network) with the same iPhone plan:

$56/month (each)
Unlimited Canada wide minutes
Unlimited SMS/MMS (International)
2GB Data + tethering
Caller ID, Name Display, Who Called
iPhone Visual Voice Mail

Even though we get 2GB data each, my wife only uses 100-200MB a month and I average 400-600MB per month; we have wifi at work and home.
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Old Feb 20, 2013, 01:35 PM   #677
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Man isn't it crazy that is like a car payment? I had $250.00 before my older son left my plan and I thought that was a lot, you are in the same situation as my brother in-law, they have 5 smart phones at $40 per is $200.00 and another $100 for their data plan, so he is at $300.00 for 5 phones?

I think the carriers need to lower the cost of the plans, we all know they make a ton of money, but what is driving their costs up is the iPhone, to me I do not see where they even make money because every 2 years they give you a discounted price, just doesn't seem like it is worth the headache for them, and they pass it on to us.
Using the Verizon Share Everything plan this way is actually saving everyone money. 2 of the iPhones are for me and my wife. We were already sharing 6GB between 2 phones. We decided to put everyone else on our plan to save them money. The other 3 iPhones are our parents...and then the 2 basic phones are her grandparents.

They are all saving a lot of money (especially on data) and they even pay a little more than their share so that my wife and I can save money on our bill, too. But still...it's a lot of money.
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Old Feb 21, 2013, 08:22 AM   #678
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Using the Verizon Share Everything plan this way is actually saving everyone money. 2 of the iPhones are for me and my wife. We were already sharing 6GB between 2 phones. We decided to put everyone else on our plan to save them money. The other 3 iPhones are our parents...and then the 2 basic phones are her grandparents.

They are all saving a lot of money (especially on data) and they even pay a little more than their share so that my wife and I can save money on our bill, too. But still...it's a lot of money.
I hear ya on this, had my mom on my plan bc she was paying $60.00 per month for 120 minutes, and looks like my dad will be getting on ours too, although not sure how he will handle a smartphone, will have to find a really easy one for him to use, right now he is on my stepsisters but they are moving
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Old Feb 21, 2013, 08:36 AM   #679
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Switched to VZW 2 iPhone 5's and a iPad mini on a 6gb plan $157 a month
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Old Feb 21, 2013, 10:01 AM   #680
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Just curious, does the UK/Europe offer unlimited data plans?
Yes many networks do, but at high prices. The cheapest are 3 and Tmobile. Im on Tmobile full monty with an iPhone 5 which is 35 a month with unlimited calls, texts and data!
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Old Feb 21, 2013, 10:13 AM   #681
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2 iPhone 5
1 iPhone 4s

ShareEverything
Unlimited text
Unlimited talk

8gb of data

2 iPhones with insurance

20% discount from employer

$223- $225 with taxes

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Old Feb 21, 2013, 11:16 AM   #682
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Verizon Wireless
2 iPhone 5
1 iPhone 4s

ShareEverything
Unlimited text
Unlimited talk

8gb of data

2 iPhones with insurance

20% discount from employer

$223- $225 with taxes
How much do you pay for the insurance (on the 5's, I'm presuming...)?
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Old Feb 21, 2013, 11:24 AM   #683
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How much do you pay for the insurance (on the 5's, I'm presuming...)?
$8.18 each for both iPhone 5's...I am think about cancelling it for my line because of the 5 years I have carried insurance - I have never used it.
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Old Feb 21, 2013, 11:44 AM   #684
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Verizon Share Plan 6GB Data UNL Talk/Text

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~$280 after taxes (20% discount for my school)
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Old Feb 21, 2013, 09:46 PM   #685
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Straighttalk $45/month
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Old Feb 21, 2013, 09:47 PM   #686
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$8.18 each for both iPhone 5's...I am think about cancelling it for my line because of the 5 years I have carried insurance - I have never used it.
Except the day you cancel it, you'll break it
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Old Feb 21, 2013, 09:49 PM   #687
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Wife and I are with Fido (Canada - Rogers network) with the same iPhone plan:

$56/month (each)
Unlimited Canada wide minutes
Unlimited SMS/MMS (International)
2GB Data + tethering
Caller ID, Name Display, Who Called
iPhone Visual Voice Mail

Even though we get 2GB data each, my wife only uses 100-200MB a month and I average 400-600MB per month; we have wifi at work and home.
That's amazing! How???

Let me tell you though the pricing in the Us and Canada really surprised me. I thought it'd be cheaper like Internet is. I wonder why that is

EDIT I think it'd be useful if the people here who got special pricing to mention how they managed to get those plans so other people may be able to gain some useful info
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Old Feb 21, 2013, 10:29 PM   #688
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That's amazing! How???

Let me tell you though the pricing in the Us and Canada really surprised me. I thought it'd be cheaper like Internet is. I wonder why that is

EDIT I think it'd be useful if the people here who got special pricing to mention how they managed to get those plans so other people may be able to gain some useful info
If you think my plan is amazing, you should see Bell's Thunder Bay-specific plan (which just expired last month).

Anyhow, Fido had this promo for the plan we're on from mid December 2012 till the first week of January, so my wife and I took advantage, signed up and each got an iPhone 5.

I'm also a little surprised at how high some of the Ameri-plans posted here are. It definitely used be the other way around, we used to only dream of what they had south of the border. But prices have declined up here over the last 12 months.
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Old Feb 22, 2013, 04:31 AM   #689
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I am not in USA but still mentioning

Rs. 500 Per month approx (around 10 US$)

Includes calls/SMS worth 250 Rs (each 1 min call or each SMS is 1 Rupee).
1 GB of 3G Data for 250 Rs.

No LTE here as of now.
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Old Feb 22, 2013, 05:29 AM   #690
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Giffgaff (uses o2 network)

12 a month on a 30 day rolling contract

250 minutes
Unlimited Text
Unlimited Data
Free calls and texts to other Giffgaff phones
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Old Feb 22, 2013, 05:34 AM   #691
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$495 one time card. unlimited talk,text,web, for 365 days. Straight talk.
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Old Feb 22, 2013, 05:39 AM   #692
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I have never had a monthly cell phone and/or data plan bill.
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Old Feb 22, 2013, 05:40 AM   #693
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$0
I have never had a monthly cell phone and/or data plan bill.
Oh really?

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$160/month for 2 iPhones. I think it's a rip off.

Minutes: Don't remember, I never exceed them or come close, it's like 700.
Data & Texting: Unlimited
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Old Feb 22, 2013, 05:42 AM   #694
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$0
I have never had a monthly cell phone and/or data plan bill.
How do you manage to do that.shed some light.
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Old Feb 22, 2013, 12:34 PM   #695
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2 iphones

2 iPhone 5's

AT&T
550 shared mins (don't use anywhere near that)
roll over, free N&WE free m2m etc.
unlimited data (grandfathered)
200 texts each

one phone insured.

$136.64 / month after 18% FAN discount

In case it hasn't been mentioned, people should check out this site to see if they have the cheapest plan option for your usage :

www.savelovegive.com (it was recommended on a TV show somewhere)
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Old Feb 22, 2013, 01:45 PM   #696
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$233 for 4 lines on Sprint. Everything unlimited except calling to landlines
(1500minutes shared) This is with a 19% discount from work.

Getting LTE now in NYC, almost launching so its much better then before.
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Old Feb 25, 2013, 12:48 AM   #697
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$59 Virgin Mobile Australia

Includes 16 gb White iPhone 4S

$700 of call credit, what I don't use gets pushed over to the next month
Unlimited Texting (MMS comes out of call credit)
3Gb Data (no tethering restrictions)
International calls available with call credit
Free voicemail

I honestly love my contract!
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Old Feb 25, 2013, 05:34 AM   #698
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well i dont really have an iphone right now, but my bill is the same. (got galaxy s3 at the moment)

i pay 200 DKR pr month.
so thats just above 33 dollars

that includes a couple of GB of data, unlimited sms and mms and 3 hours of talking.

it suits me nicely.
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Old Feb 25, 2013, 07:22 AM   #699
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5 $ per month for 1 GB of Data, additional 4 $ if I want 2 GB
and 2 $ per month for calls as min commitment if I don't use the phone at all.
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Old Feb 25, 2013, 10:43 AM   #700
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Verizon wireless family plan:
-1000 minutes
- unlimited texting
- iPhone 5 with unlimited data
- HTC Rezound with unlimited data
- iPhone 4S 2GB data plan
- HTC Rezound 2GB data plan
- dumb phone

Ends up being about $320 a month. Gonna try not to switch to a share everything plan because I tend to use a lot of data
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