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Re: [tridroid] Republic Wireless of Cary

From: Chip D.
Sent on: Wednesday, November 9, 2011 11:43 AM
+1 on suppressing irrelevant political commentary.

We got a flier from Verizon for a $19.99/mo. unlimited talk/text/data 
cellular home phone access.  We actually signed up to add it to our 
"Family Share Plane" for $9.99/mo., so both our Droids and all the 
home phones will share the same pool of minutes.

We can't seem to come close to exceeding our allotted minutes because 
all minutes with other Verizon customers are free, as are all minutes 
with non-Verizon customers on our "friends&family"­ list.

The home cellular unit is free for a limited time and simply jacks 
into whatever wired phones you have in your house.  In our case, 
that's eight handsets split between hardwired and cordless over two 
floors.  It has 911 access (internal GPS chip), voicemail, caller ID, 
call waiting, call forwarding, three-way calling, and battery backup.

After crunching the numbers, this will cut our phone bill to one-third 
of what we were paying Bellsouth/AT&T for local+longdistance service.

I fail to see what a reseller like Republic Wireless is offering for 
the same price besides an inferior network.

-Chip-

On 11/9/11 13:15 Rick Johns said:
> Could we leave politics out of this list, please?  Unless it relates to 
> Android.
> 
> -Rick
> 
> On Nov 9, 2011, at 7:37 AM, Matt Goodwin wrote:
> 
>> What catastrophe?
>>
>> On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 10:48 PM, Dave Burton <[address removed] 
>> <mailto:[address removed]>> wrote:
>>
>>     In the wake of the Wake schools catastrophe today, this news
>>     managed to cheer me up, which I hadn't thought possible.
>>
>>     http://www.inform...­ *
>>     <== $19/month, unlimited talk/text/data!  Uses WiFi in the house,
>>     Sprint elsewhere.*
>>
>>     http://www.*repub...­
>>     <http://www.republ...;­  <-- "beta" -- expect some
>>     glitches
>>
>>     http://techcrunch...­ *
>>     <== $99 specially programmed LG Optimus Android 2.3 for next 2.5
>>     weeks; use code "welcome19"*
>>
>>     https://www.google...­
>>
>>     http://www.networ...­
>>       	4001 Weston Pkwy, Suite 100
>>       	Suite 100
>>       	Cary, NC 27513 
>>
>>       	*Domain Name:* REPUBLICWIRELESS.COM­ <http://REPUBLICWI...;­
>>
>>       	*Administrative Contact , Technical Contact :* 	 
>>       	Chuang, Chris
>>       	[address removed] <mailto:[address removed]>
>>       	4001 Weston Pkwy, Suite 100
>>        	Suite 100
>>       	Cary, NC 27513 * <== local!*
>>       	US
>>       	Phone:[masked] <tel:[masked]>­  (seems to be his
>>     personal phone)
>>
>>     	 
>>       	*Record expires on* 11-Apr-2017	
>>       	*Record created on* 19-Oct-2011 * <== brand new*
>>       	*Database last updated on* 19-Oct-2011
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