2) Have you had good luck with Magic Jack and Google Talk? I am considering them or Ooma (top rated by Consumer Reports).
As for cell phones, I switched to Consumer Cellular (also top rated by CR) and couldn’t be happier. They have a $10 plan, but the beauty of it is that you don’t pay in advance. If you use the phone more than expected, it will tell you when you are approaching your limit and you can very easily up your plan to match your usage, right up to the last minute and with no penalty or hassle. Very easy and all aspects of the service has been excellent. They use AT&T towers, which work very well in my current location.
3) Is your mailbox at the end of a 6 mile driveway (so no mailbox in town)? If I understand correctly, if they can’t get through, UPS/FedEx packages stay at their main offices in town for pickup?
4) What are your favorite news sources? I often seem to have a hard time finding concise and unbiased current news on the internet. Has having all your communications ‘eggs in one basket’ (the internet/wireless ISP) ever been a problem or cause for concern?
Great info, thanks for taking the time to share!
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