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New phone service
Many of us have used phone service through all of the leading cell phone providers. Most of those providers require a contract of at least two years so we feel as though we are trapped in a place where we don't want to be after a while, paying more for service than we should. I had cancelled my service through AT&T before the contract was up and decided to switch to a pre-paid plan. I couldn't use my iPhone through this service so I went on the lookout for providers I could use.
I used the internet and found an article stating that Straight Talk would provide you with a sim card for your iPhone or some other compatible phone but yet after reading the article I found that using their service with an iPhone can actually be illegal considering there is some fine print. Also with their $45 plan, you actually don't get unlimited web use.
I found out that Black Wireless, a new company that will provide you with a sim card to use in your phone and even gives you international calling, $5 a month free with their $40 plan is actually a better deal. Also, there is no extra charge for the sim card, you just pay the amount of your plan and they ship you your card by priority mail. It takes two days to receive it. Here is the link https://www.blackwireless.com. You can also get $5 if you refer someone so in a way it's kinda like making money while doing something awesome for someone else.
I have had this service for almost a month now and couldn't be happier. In order to use it with your iPhone, you will have to jail break your phone, which is legal to do. I paid $30 for a program to do that after looking countless times and spending countless hours trying to find a free one that worked. Here is the link to the program I used http://www.jailbreakme.com. So if you have an iPhone laying around that you can't use because you switched providers, I urge you to give this company a try.