Comparing Straight Talk Unlimited vs Net10 Unlimited Prepaid Cell Phones
Straight Talk Unlimited vs Net10 Unlimited are two of the newer prepaid cell phone Unlimited plans. Both companies are at least partially owned by America Movil which also owns Tracfone.
Price of Straight Talk Wireless Unlimited vs Net10 Unlimited
Straight Talk Pay as You Go Unlimited cost per 30 days is $45.Net10 Unlimited cost per 30 days is $50.
Least expensive Phones Straight Talk Pay as You Go Unlimited vs Net10 Unlimited
You can get refurbished Straight Talk Pay as You Go phones starting at 19.99 at Straight Talk Prepaid.com. You can get Net10 phones starting at $14.99 at Net10.
Nicest Phones Comparison
The Samsung R451c is $89.99 from Straight Talk Prepaid and $79.99 from Net10.The Samsung R355c is $109.99 from Straight Talk Pay as You Go and $99.99 from Net10.
Other calling options Straight Talk Unlimited vs Net10 Unlmited
Net10 phones can be used as Pay as you go phones where you pay for 300 units and get 60 days to use them or as Monthly Plan phones. You can keep your phone active for as little as $15 a month. There are two Net10 monthly plans besides Unlimited at $50 per month they offer 750 minutes a month for $25. Straight Talk Prepaid also has a $30 a month plan which offers 1,000 minutes and 1,000 texts per month.
Straight Talk Pay as You Go Cellphone Towers
Cellular Phone Towers used by Straight Talk Unlimited vs Net10 UnlimitedInitially all Straight Talk Pay as You Go phones were using the Verizon Wireless Towers. All the phones were CDMA. Because of the huge success that Straight Talk Pay as You Go has received they are now selling Straight Talk Wireless phones which operate on the AT&T towers and also a few phones that utilize the T-Mobile towers.
The phones that work with the Verizon towers will usually have a "C" after their name for instance the LG 100c, LG 220c, LG 290c, Samsung R451c, Samsung R355c are all CDMA phones and work on Verizon Towers.
The phones that work on the At&t towers ordinarily have a G right after the name for example the Samsung T401G. This naming feature is usually correct for Net10 and Straight Talk Wireless models.
Net10 Cellphone Towers
Net10 mainly has phones that work on the At&t towers and some that use the Verizon Towers.
Roaming with Net10 and Straight Talk
I know that Straight Talk Pay as You Go CDMA (Verizon Tower) phones will not roam onto other networks. The Net10 Pay as You Go phones have the ability to roam to different networks. The Net10 Unlimited or $25 per month phones can not roam to other networks.
Minute Roll over with Straight Talk Pay as You Go vs Net10
Neither company offers roll over their Monthly Pay
Plans. Both Straight Talk Wireless plans are pay by the month and do not roll over minutes or service time. The two Net10 monthly plans (Unlimited and 750 minutes for $25) do not roll over service time or minutes.
The Pay as you go Net10 plans $30 for 300 minutes and sixty days does offer roll over of units and activation period.
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Moving from Plan to Plan with Straight Talk WirelessIf you are on the $45 per month Unlimited Plan and want to go to the $30 "All You Need" plan you can easily do it. You will lose the remaining days of Unlimted service as soon as you add the "All you need" plancard.
Moving from Plan to Plan with Net10 Wireless
Net10 has two monthly plans along with their Pay as You Go plan. If you are currently using their Pay as you Go plan and want to change to one of the Monthly Plans you will lose your balance and service time you have remaining. As soon as you add the Monthly card to your phone your PAYG minutes and/or service time will be disappear.
If you have time left on your Unlimited Monthly plan and you add a PAYG card or a 750 minute Monthly card you will lose the remaining Unlimited calling service time.
Net10 Pay as You Go Rollover
If you add a 300 minute 60 day PAYG card your minutes and service time will roll over. You can stack cards so if you want to add more than one card at a time you will get the total. For instance if you add two 300 minute 60 day cards you will have 600 minutes and 120 days. You get more service time per dollar spent with the PAYG Net10 service but you get a lot more minutes to use per dollar spent with the Net10 Monthly plans.
Huge Straight Talk Unlimited Mistake
Do not add another card to your phone when you have several days left of Unlimited service. You will lose those days and only have the service that is on the card you just added. For example if you have 17 days left of Unlimited service and you add a 30 day Unlimited card. After adding the card you will only have 30 days of service, not 47.
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If you have been on the 1,000 minute plan and you have fourteen days and 600 minutes left if you add another 30 day 1,000 minute card. After adding the card you will only have 1,000 minutes and 30 days.
If you have 18 days of Unlimited service and you add a 30 day 1,000 minute card you will only have 30 days and 1,000 minutes, your 18 days of Unlimited service will be gone.