Certified Used Phone's News

So many Pre-Paid phone companies! December 01 2016

Pre-paid cell phone plans are becoming an increasingly mainstream idea!  The days of these plans being designed for the customer who couldn’t qualify for a standard monthly plan are long gone. Today we will just go over the very basics behind these pre-paid plans. The question often comes up about where these companies came from and how could they afford to build out networks like Verizon or ATT. Well, they can’t!  These companies do not normally own or build their own networks. Rather they lease existing towers of the BIG 4:  Verizon, ATT, T-Mobile and Sprint. Do you get to use all the towers of each carrier? No. Do you get to use all the towers of even one carrier? No. Here’s what you do get. You get to use a large amount of one carrier’s network. You should have coverage in 85% of the areas that standard customers do and you can get most of the same phones offered by the big guys!

Looking for a great weather app? May 21 2016

Looking for a great weather app? There are so many weather apps out there these days, it’s hard to know which ones are really good. Well, we have checked out quite of few of them and found that WeatherBug is a very nice application. It also happens to be one of the most popular weather applications out there and is available for Android, IOS and Windows! WeatherBug has a ton...

US Cellular - Ranked as 5th Largest Carrier Overall! May 19 2016

US Cellular is the number #1 regional carrier in the United States and is 5th overall in the nation, right behind the big four Verizon, ATT, Sprint and T-Mobile. As of the first quarter US Cellular now has 4.9 million subscribers in 23 states: California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia...

Financing vs Buying Outright - Or is there another option? May 15 2016

Financing vs Buying Outright Or is there another option?     The Change A big change has been happening over the last several years. Our cell phone companies have finally phased out those darn two-year contracts! So all things in the world should be right now, correct? Not, so fast! Those two-year contracts have now been replaced by finance plans. WHAT? Yes, financing your cell phone is the new trend....

Focused on Quality Pre-Owned Phones May 12 2016

     2016 has brought about some changes here at Certified Used Phones. The main one is we have moved away from mail-in repairs and the sale of cell phone parts. While we did well in both areas we have decided we want to stay completely focused on quality pre-owned phones and some basic accessories that go with them. We still have Certified Cell Phone Technicians on staff who will continue...
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