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Joshua’s now on Republic Wireless

We’ve been big Ting wireless fans ever since smartphones entered our home, BUT:

Ting is only affordable if you manage to keep your usage down.

If you use a lot of data, your Ting bill can get high in a jiffy!

And since Joshua moved out, he’s just been on WiFi a whole lot less, which made Ting a not so appealing option anymore.

He’s the only one in our family who has an Android, so I suggested he give Republic Wireless a try.

Because I am always interested in helping people save money. Especially my own kids!

How was the switching process?

Really, really easy.

He got a new SIM card from Republic Wireless, signed up through their app, and was good to go.

(He just needed the account number and PIN for his phone from our Ting account, which was easy to find.)

Is his bill lower now?

Oh yeah.

He was paying about $52/month for his line on Ting, and now that he’s on Republic Wireless, he has unlimited talk and text for $15/month*, and each GB of data will cost him $5.

So, if he uses 3 GB of data, his bill will only be $30/month.

*If you prepay for a year, the $15/month goes down to $12.50/month.


What if you have an iPhone?

Unfortunately, Republic Wireless still doesn’t offer service for iPhones.

But Mr. FG’s usage and mine usually only adds up to $17-$20 a line (so $34-$40/month total).

Which means Republic Wireless wouldn’t save the two of us much money….definitely not enough to justify getting rid of our phones and buying Androids at this point.

If you have an iPhone and you’ve been spending a lot on service, though, it might make sense to buy an Android and then switch to Republic.

If you already have an Android, you can just hop on over to Republic Wireless and check to make sure your phone is compatible.


Where does Republic Wireless offer coverage?

They have a coverage check available on their site, which can help you decide if they are right for you.

Republic Wireless offers nationwide service, and it’s been working great for Joshua so far.

Do you have to sign a contract?

Nope, just like with Ting, you are free of a contract.  Plus, there are no overage fees…you just pay as you go with the data, and talk/text are unlimited.

Easy and low stress!

Readers, if you are with Republic Wireless already, let me know how your experience has been!

P.S. Joshua’s liking Republic Wireless so much, Lisey is planning to sell her iPhone and get an Android so she can switch over too. Maybe we are slowly going to become an Android family.

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Saturday 7th of December 2019

I've been a Republic Wireless customer since April 2018. I highly recommend it. I've recently added their Extend Home feature whereby I associate a 4-handset Panasonic cordless phone with my cell phone. All phones ring with an incoming call, and the handsets and the cell phone can call each other as well. If my cell phone should be discharged, turned off, damaged, or stolen, the handsets at home will continue to work. Caller ID, Call Waiting, 3-way Calling, etc., are included.


Friday 22nd of November 2019

I have mint mobile, which is also super cheap. I pay $20 a month for unlimited talk, text, and 8 gb of data. It would be cheaper for a plan with less data. I have an iphone, but it seems like it is compatible with a variety of phones. I've been really happy with it! This is a referral link that in full disclosure, benefits both those who sign up as well as myself. If you use it, I thank you in advance!

Susan gehrig-cardona

Friday 22nd of November 2019

We have 5 iPhones with unlimted talk/text/data on Tmobile for $150/mo. plus free netflix. I don't think I could beat that deal with any other company. I do look forward to the day when my kids are paying for their own plans!

Susan M.

Thursday 21st of November 2019

We have had Republic for probably three or four years now, and absolutely love it! I was the first one, but now my husband and adult son also have Republic phones, and we all like them! Coverage for us works fine. We are near Chattanooga Tennessee, and our son around Athens, Georgia. We travel from Tennessee to Michigan, plus down to Florida, and no problems.


Thursday 21st of November 2019

I've been a Republic customer for several years. We love the cheap service, and get the $15/month plan with no data. Here's what I don't like: dropped calls on a regular basis, and sometimes when traveling we end up in a place with no signal. (This happened recently, for example, on the grounds of Mammoth Cave National Park. It meant we could not reach a friend who was working there to meet up while we were visiting). So, if you want cheap it is great. If you need to have a high quality of voice calls for your job, I would avoid it. If you don't mind occasional dropped calls or occasional voice calls that have a poor quality (like we don't mind), the low price makes it worth it.

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