What Cellular Provider to use for new service.
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What cell phone provider can anyone recommend?

   I want a new services as I only have my company phone (work)

When I went to Verizon and AT&T they both said my B1 was not compatible with their network.


....what am I doing wrong

73 de N5PSM, David
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OK, so I went thru a similar thing with Verizon. My first visit, I got a guy that understood what he was doing and he wasn't put off by the fact that the IMEI number wasn't supported because I went in with the SIM from my iPhone in my B1 and it was working. So he did some magic and gave me a new SIM and the phone was working when I left the store. A few days later I got a message from Verizon saying that they were turning service off. So, I went back to the Verizon store and got less technically inclined CSRs who told me that my phone was "not supported" "3G only" and other crap. After getting the run-around for an hour, I left. I saw an article somewhere (here?) that recommended Mint as known to work. So I went online and ordered a Mint SIM. Worked first time and even apparently properly identified the phone as a "Runbo One Touch X".

So, Mint. Recommended. They are an MVNO for T-Mobile.

/Ted (waiting patiently for Verizon to get their crap together)
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(10-25-2021, 05:10 PM)KC1JMZ Wrote: OK, so I went thru a similar thing with Verizon.  My first visit, I got a guy that understood what he was doing and he wasn't put off by the fact that the IMEI number wasn't supported because I went in with the SIM from my iPhone in my B1 and it was working.  So he did some magic and gave me a new SIM and the phone was working when I left the store.  A few days later I got a message from Verizon saying that they were turning service off.  So, I went back to the Verizon store and got less technically inclined CSRs who told me that my phone was "not supported" "3G only" and other crap.  After getting the run-around for an hour, I left.  I saw an article somewhere (here?) that recommended Mint as known to work.  So I went online and ordered a Mint SIM.  Worked first time and even apparently properly identified the phone as a "Runbo One Touch X".

So, Mint.  Recommended.  They are an MVNO for T-Mobile.

/Ted (waiting patiently for Verizon to get their crap together)

I ordered a sim from t-mobile, their cheapest prepaid plan and it worked fine
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