Ting tosses pre-paid rate plan model, now pay for what you use
0. phoneArena 23 Jun 2013, 21:25 posted on
While there is no change in the rate structure itself, the MVNO just made things a bit simpler for...
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1. ibap (Posts: 722; Member since: 09 Sep 2009)
While I am currently a happy Ting customer, the story is not quite right with regard to "You can bring any Sprint device as long as it is not an iPhone, BlackBerry or Push-to-Talk device." There is a whitelist of phones that can be moved from Sprint to Ting at
WebOS phones are not currently on the list, nor are the newest S4 and HTC One. And phones from Boost or Virgin Mobile can't be moved either. The contents of the whitelist do change, however, with LTE phones being ineligible at one time, but no longer.
Our family is currently running a Samsung Transform Ultra, a Samsung Epic 4G (wimax) and a Motorola Photon Q (LTE), all brought over from Sprint, and those are all doing just fine. We've also had an HTC EVO 3D (wimax), an LG Rumor Touch, and an older LG basic slider, all active at one time.