Rich Lafferty's LiveJournal (mendel) wrote,
Rich Lafferty's LiveJournal

New cellphone for me

Virgin Mobile logoEven though I’ve only been carrying around my Blackberry for the last little while, I had kept my Fido account open to keep the phone number. Switching it from a “$20-per-month” plan to prepaid to keep the costs down had been on my to-do list for a while, but I never quite got around to it. I call it a “$20-per-month” plan with scare quotes because it didn’t include voicemail ($5), caller ID ($5), system access fees ($6.75), or 911 ($0.50), which meant that without using it at all it was $43/month after tax! On Wednesday I decided I might as well get it over with, so I was browsing around all the phone companies’ websites to see if maybe I’d be better off just abandoning the number and changing to another provider.

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