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Offline CRocker

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$19 unlimited cell plan
« on: November 08, 2011, 09:55:33 pm »
www.republicwireless.com

What do you think?  Will they flourish?  Or, will they get squashed?
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Offline Rick Hall

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Re: $19 unlimited cell plan
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2011, 10:32:33 pm »
Skype for your smartphone, Skype is free, last I checked. Don't think Skype has a smartphone app though.

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Offline stevewfl

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Re: $19 unlimited cell plan
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2011, 10:37:01 pm »
Looks lijke a wi-fi phone, as Rick said skype will suffice for that
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Offline Outback_Jon

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Re: $19 unlimited cell plan
« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2011, 07:39:20 am »
Skype for your smartphone, Skype is free, last I checked. Don't think Skype has a smartphone app though.


Just thought I'd take a look.  They do.  As long as your smartphone is Android or Blackberry.

http://www.skype.com/intl/en-us/get-skype/on-your-mobile/download/

I'd consider getting a Skype account, but I have so many minutes on my plan that I don't use anyway...  And enough rollover minutes that I could basically spend the whole month talking and still have minutes left...  My kids only seem to use up minutes when I call them.  Otherwise it's all text.
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Re: $19 unlimited cell plan
« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2011, 10:09:23 am »
I'm in the cell phone business and they won't flourish, but they won't get squished either. They will work for a few, but not many. I'm worried about lag and delays, I'm not sure we're ready for VoIP on a phone just yet. VoLTE should be ready closer to 2013-2014 but for now I'm not sure WiFi is a good way to go for a cell phone. I guess we'll see.
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