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Old Sep 7, 19, 12:31 pm
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Visible Verizon low cost alternative

https://www.visible.com/

saw a comparison to Google Fi. Likely better for domestic calls and data, not so much international. My US domestic phone is ATT Straight talk. This would be a buck cheaper a month but maybe better coverage.
please merge but a search didnít bring any results up. Anyone have any experience?
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Old Sep 7, 19, 3:35 pm
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Visible seems to be lacking LTE in Rural America coverage which most Verizon prepaid carriers have. At least Verizon ST has coverage between Nashville and Lexington.
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Old Sep 7, 19, 5:42 pm
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Not sure if the phone has Canadian/Mexican roaming or at what price.
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Old Sep 7, 19, 7:25 pm
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Have you seen altice? $30 per month, unlimited data and voice. Runs on Verizon and TMobile

https://alticemobile.com/
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Old Sep 8, 19, 3:24 am
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I tried activating with Visible a few months ago and I couldn't get it to work - the price is really competitive compared to other prepaid plans, I know some people that have it and are happy with it. I might try again after it's been established for awhile.
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Old Sep 8, 19, 6:23 am
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Originally Posted by jerryss View Post
Have you seen altice? $30 per month, unlimited data and voice. Runs on Verizon and TMobile

https://alticemobile.com/
"Altice Mobile will use AT&T and Sprint's networks to deliver its service."

https://www.cnet.com/news/altice-off...st-20-a-month/
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Old Sep 8, 19, 10:09 am
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The industry term for these kinds of businesses is "MVNO" - mobile virtual network operator. Wikipedia has a reasonably current list of the ones currently operating in the USA at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_o...work_operators. It's a hard list to keep current though; setting up an MVNO isn't hard, and there are lots of them.

Most of them, though, don't switch carriers dynamically; your phone is set to use one of them, period. Google Fi (and maybe others by now) will switch depending on signal strength.
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Old Sep 9, 19, 10:23 pm
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Originally Posted by James Moore View Post
The industry term for these kinds of businesses is "MVNO"
The difference between Visible and most of the other MVNO's is that they are actually owned by the company who's network they use - Verizon.

The other network also have their own MVNO's - Cricket for AT&T, Boost for Sprint, and "Metro by T-Mobile" for T-Mobile.
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