US discount cell phone plans?

Jon Phillips jon at
Mon Jan 22 10:03:56 CET 2007

On Sat, 2007-01-20 at 23:56 -0700, Joe Pfeiffer wrote:
> Dylan Semler writes:
> >On 1/20/07, Joe Pfeiffer <jjpfeifferjr at> wrote:
> >>
> >> Since I'll be buying this phone, is anyone aware of a provider in the
> >> US who will give a discount on a plan if you don't get a phone with
> >> it?
> >
> >
> >Speaking of US providers, since the phone is GSM, are cingular and T-mobile
> >our only options?  I'm not too familiar with which carriers use which
> >technology.
> wikipedia has a list of providers and technologies at
> A brief look gives the impression that T-Mobile and Cingular (which is
> renaming itself AT&T) seem to be the only major ones.

Heya, I put down what I know for USA coverage here:

Can others help fill this out internationally please :)


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