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Hi everyone, So i'm a Sprint user, and not quite sure what to do.

I am eligible for an upgrade December 1st, and would either get an iphone5 or GSIII ( phone choice is not the subject )

Right now, my sprint bill is just under $100 a month ( 450mins, unlimited data+messaging, phone insurance )

I'm not too happy with sprint service, as I live in a big city, and its good coverage there, but not so much out in the country, and basically no service at my parents house.

I was looking at at&t, and a similar plan would cost about the same ( just under $100 )

and have not looked at verizon ( I had not had good experince with them before ) But i doubt they are any cheaper than att/sprint.


OR

I was thinking of using straight talk, basically, a bring your own phone carrier, that piggy backs off att towers, and is $50 a month, no contract, unlimited everything ( but throttles data after 2gb ). cutting my phone bill in half would be great, but I would have to buy a new phone ( need a sim card phone )



Any ideas on what I might should do?
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If you need the data, stay Sprint. AFAIK, roaming with Sprint is on Verizon's network.

If you're concerned with coverage, see if AT&T is better in the areas you need it.
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If you need the data, stay Sprint. AFAIK, roaming with Sprint is on Verizon's network.

If you're concerned with coverage, see if AT&T is better in the areas you need it.

This^ Just force roam on Verizon by changing the prl. I've been with Sprint for years and have been force roaming on Verizon for the past two.

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I'm unfamilliar with that, so basically you force the phone to roam and make it piggy back off verizon?

how would I go about doing that, and what are the benifits of doing so?
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