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Joel
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Thanks everyone for all the details and for also including the costs of service, that is very helpful. Keep it coming!

Here is the link with the cell plans Wretha. You get alerts (that you can custom set) to tell you if you are getting close to any of your limits. You can then upgrade your plan just for that previous/current cycle, then set it back to the bottom tier or whatever works for you. So, if you get the no minutes plan, don’t use it for 2 months and then use 150 minutes the next, you could temporarily upgrade to the $15 plan for just that billing cycle.

I had briefly looked at prepaid phones, but the minutes would expire and other hassles I didn’t want. None of them fit my needs at the time anyway, so I didn’t do a lot of research.

https://www.consumercellular.com/Info/Plans

Here are the data plans (texts/data):

https://www.consumercellular.com/Info/Services
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<td>Connect! Lite</td>
<td>100 / 10MB</td>
<td style=”width: 80px;”>$2.50</td>
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<td>Connect! Ready</td>
<td>500 / 50MB</td>
<td style=”width: 80px;”>$5.00</td>
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<td>Connect! Active</td>
<td>1,000 / 100MB</td>
<td style=”width: 80px;”>$10.00</td>
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<td>Connect! Complete</td>
<td>4,000 / 400MB</td>
<td style=”width: 80px;”>$20.00</td>
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<td>Connect! Max</td>
<td>10,000 / 1GB</td>
<td style=”width: 80px;”>$30.00</td>
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I wonder, but have no idea how much data one would use, if say, they surfed the net for maybe an hour a day and checked email a few times. I suspect checking email uses little and streaming uses a ton.