Alltel is a US CDMA provider featuring phones from LG, Samsung, Nokia, Audiovox and several others.
“I have always had what I believed to be the best cellular coverage in the Pittsburgh Area, starting with Cellular one, in the late 70's?, which was bought by ?, then Cingular, which was recently taken over by AT&T and constantly improved over the years. AT&T has great 3G coverage over the Pittsburgh area and has never been difficult to deal with. The only drawback is the high price. ...” --dpbutal
Bell Wireless is a large Canadian CDMA provider featuring phones from LG, Motorola, Blackberry, Samsung and more.
“ I subscribed to Credo mobile because I believed in their philosophies. The first month was good, though I found the service areas a bit limited. Then in the second month I was notified that I had 200 overage minutes and owed them $192, rather than the $60 agreed upon amount. When I called, I got copies of my useage and could not see anywhere that I had that many minutes. Then I looked closer...” --DavidM
Cricket is a North American wireless provider featuring phones from Kyocera, Samsung, Nokia, Motorola, and others.
“Well back in 06 i droped my nextel line to go back with plateau because they got there GSM network up and running ( well most of the time not includeing the fiber cuts and misc outtages ) and montly plans are cheap i pay $39.95/mo for 1000anytime & unlimited nights & weekends @ 7pm mobile2mobile also but other then paying $0.50/min for roaming im pretty happy -Drew” --drew10162003
Fido - now owned by Rogers and sharing the same network, the only Canadian company to offer per second billing
Canadian cell phone company that was a direct competitor to the Big Three (Rogers, Bell, and Telus) especially Rogers as it was the other GSM provider in Canada. It came out with better and more affordable plans than the others which always seemed for the most part content to keep a status quo and not really compete with each other. Went into bankruptcy and recovered but then was eventually...
Helio is a US wireless provider of 4 co-branded Samsung phones called Ocean, Mysto, Fin, and Heat featuring unique multimedia support. Don't call it a phone.
Metro PCS provides wireless services on a no long-term contract, flat rate, unlimited usage basis in selected major metropolitan areas in the United States.