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alright, well im about to hit the travelin road for awhile, ive never had a americian plan, heres what i need

1) fast network that i can use with my laptop (non tethering perfered)
2) virtually no data limit (usuable that is) (browsing, streaming, uploading, file downloading)
3) possible cell phone bundle

thank you, ive read alot of things on here, some people hate att, some hate verizion

thank you, i can sign up for it in any major capital i would assume, thanks
   
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No data limit...and I want my own private Moon base and world peace laugher.gif

Verizon has a 10 GB LTE plan for $100/mo. with a 2 year contract and prior credit check. I don't know how they'd do it for someone from out of the country. Either way it's going to be horrifically expensive (and don't forget the early termination fee of $200+ if you decide to cancel.)

Virgin Mobile has some prepaid data plans but they're slow and there's a 5GB monthly cap.
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i understand i wont be getting unlimited in usa ( i have it in canada, 4g, and its pretty fast, netflix while on the move fast)
i just want something good that i know will be what i need
   
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You can look at Clear who has WiMax 4G, but has some spotty coverage. Other than that Verizon has 5gb and 10gb plans on LTE.
    
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Originally Posted by ggoodd View Post

i understand i wont be getting unlimited in usa ( i have it in canada, 4g, and its pretty fast, netflix while on the move fast)
i just want something good that i know will be what i need

if you don't mind me asking who are you getting unlimited data in canada from? all the plans I've seen from canadian providers are 2-20GB and there incredible expensive.
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Originally Posted by mr. biggums View Post

if you don't mind me asking who are you getting unlimited data in canada from? all the plans I've seen from canadian providers are 2-20GB and there incredible expensive.

MTS, its unlimited data in manitoba, my plan


300 weekday minutes
Unlimited Data Usage in Manitoba
300 MB of Data Usage in Canada
Unlimited text, video, and picture messaging
Unlimited local and long distance calling in Manitoba to and from all MTS Wireless customers
Unlimited Wi-Fi®
Unlimited evenings and weekends starting at 6 p.m.
$49.99 a month, bundled. $54.99 a month, unbundled

http://www.mts.ca/mts/personal/wireless
just click on wireless plans
   
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post #8 of 14
Verizon LTE for a fast network with pretty good coverage. They're supposed to be releasing shared data plans this summer which might work well for your phone + laptop.
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post #9 of 14
if your visiting the us then you shouldn't need to be making a bunch of calls no?
then tmobile prepaid should do the job they have a $30/mo plan with 100min talk, unlimited text, 5gb data, after 5gb it drops to 2G speed.
takes about 8 minutes to set it all up online. you just need to order the simcard first, should be like 3 bux on amazon.
post #10 of 14
AT&T is big and greedy but for coverage and fast network they tend to win, while verizon is similar in scale and speed verizon also uses CDMA so if you leave the states the hardware is basically useless.
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