cheap SMS, was Email to text -
eric.kuhnke at gmail.com
Thu Aug 18 20:49:21 UTC 2016
There isn't, really, the closest you can get (on a GSM-derived, LTE
network) is probably a pay-as-you-go data plan per GB on one of Rogers'
sub-brands Fido or Chatr.
On Thu, Aug 18, 2016 at 11:49 AM, Sean Watkins <sean.watkins at gmail.com>
> Tings pricing looks really good.
> Anyone know of an equiv in Canada?
> On Thu, Aug 18, 2016 at 11:59 AM, Eric Kuhnke <eric.kuhnke at gmail.com>
>> The "Ting" MVNO is owned/run by the Tucows people (remember them!) and
>> on either Sprint or T-Mobile's network depending on where you are.
>> For very low data rate OOB access type things it can be as low as $10/mo
>> for an active LTE SIM card.
>> On Thu, Aug 18, 2016 at 10:51 AM, John Levine <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:
>> > >Then I went into a t-mobile store and bought a few $25/mo SIM cards,
>> > credit card on file to auto renew each month, slapped them in, and
>> > our NMS’s at them.
>> > Since this comes up from time to time, here's the cheapest US SIM plans
>> > know of.
>> > Tracfone BYOD runs on AT&T or Verizon (the latter is LTE only) and the
>> > cheapest plan is $18 for 90 days if you sign up and autorenew. That
>> > gives you 180 SMS. and if you want them 180 mins of voice and 180MB of
>> > data, unused rolls over. Customer service is OK, seems to be in the
>> > US, aimed at a bilingual Spanish/English market.
>> > Airvoice Wireless runs on AT&T. Their $10/mo plan is good for 500
>> > SMS/mo, no rollover. Their $20/mo plan has unmetered SMS and voice.
>> > They have very good US-based customer service.
>> > R's,
>> > John
> Sean Watkins
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