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Old 02-07-2017, 11:09 PM
 
Location: Phoenix-Valley of the Sun
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lol. Me too on TV, although I do pay the extra $4 for no commercials. Apparently I am paying too much for internet.

Is your $35 after all fees and taxes?


yea, all that's included. It was 33.96 but they had to raise their rates because taxes in california went up.
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Old 02-08-2017, 01:59 PM
 
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yea, all that's included. It was 33.96 but they had to raise their rates because taxes in california went up.
Hm. And I see some people paying only $20. I'm getting ripped off, it seems!
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Old 02-08-2017, 04:16 PM
 
Location: Phoenix-Valley of the Sun
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Hm. And I see some people paying only $20. I'm getting ripped off, it seems!
Do you live in a big city? I guess city internet costs more than other places. But I do live in Sacramento so.....
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Old 02-09-2017, 04:27 AM
 
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No TV.
$31 phone through Verizon
$49 for internet through Time Warner/Spectrum

Always have to do the dance with TW to keep the bill under $50, but they have a total monopoly in the area for decent internet. You can get other options, but you will notice that its not as good, and you're still paying over $30 for it. Less than $2 a day for reliable fast internet is a-ok with me.

Best thing to do is not watch TV.
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Old 02-09-2017, 02:07 PM
 
Location: Gilbert, Arizona
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The values I list below are approximately after taxes/fees.

TV: $0
Phone: AT&T GoPhone $43/mo, unlimited Talk/Text, 4GB LTE
Internet: $42/mo @ 40mbps

My only phone plan is my cell phone.

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Old 02-13-2017, 05:52 PM
 
Location: Saint John, IN
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WOW...you guys are good! I'm new to the frugal living thread. My boss closed the business doors so I'm a stay- at -home mom again for the time being and need to watch costs! I need to look at my plans!


I just got rid of our home phone, finally! I know, I know! LOL

We have 4 cell phones with Verizon - Mine, hubby's, my mom is on our plan and just got my daughter a phone. $220 a month. Unlimited talk, text and 12gb data. We do get half reimbursed to us by my husbands work though! So technically we pay $110.

$85 for Direct TV. Our subdivision is still building so it's the only provider we have available to us right now. I have to have TV, I won't give it up! I like to watch sports (football) plus, we have kids!

$50 for internet, but we also get this fully reimbursed!
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Old 02-13-2017, 06:23 PM
 
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Phone: $30/mo. MetroPCS unlimited
Internet: $19.99/mo for 10mbps (special pricing through Amazon. Yeah, weird.)
Tv: $8/mo. (Netflix and OTA antenna).

$57.99/mo out the door.
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Old 02-13-2017, 07:33 PM
 
Location: SW Florida
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Phones for my husband and I are $55 monthly. Prepaid phones with total wireless. Great service with them.

No cable/netflix/ect

Internet is $19.99 with comcast and it works amazingly fast. We just got wifi internet for the first time ever 4 months ago and figured it would be slow for the price but it is very fast and haven't had any issues.

$75
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Old 02-14-2017, 07:00 AM
 
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Cell phone: $30
TV: -0- (indoor antenna)
Internet: -0- (free Google fiber internet)
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Old 02-14-2017, 04:38 PM
 
Location: too far from the sea
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There is no competition here for tv/internet so we are forced to pay $90. Internet alone would be more expensive so we bundle it with the stupid tv that we barely watch.

Phone is about $10/month landline. I have basic service from Verizon and use Teliphone for an access number for out of town calls. Maybe $15 per month total.

Cell phone--there is no service out here so I hang onto an old plan and just use it when I'm in a more populated area. Cost is almost nothing.

We lose out big time on internet and it's still slow.
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