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cheap SMS, was Email to text -

The "Ting" MVNO is owned/run by the Tucows people (remember them!) and runs
on either Sprint or T-Mobile's network depending on where you are.

For very low data rate OOB access type things it can be as low as $10/mo
for an active LTE SIM card.


On Thu, Aug 18, 2016 at 10:51 AM, John Levine <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:

> >Then I went into a t-mobile store and bought a few $25/mo SIM cards, put
> credit card on file to auto renew each month, slapped them in, and pointed
> our NMS?s at them.
> Since this comes up from time to time, here's the cheapest US SIM plans I
> know of.
> Tracfone BYOD runs on AT&T or Verizon (the latter is LTE only) and the
> cheapest plan is $18 for 90 days if you sign up and autorenew.  That
> gives you 180 SMS. and if you want them 180 mins of voice and 180MB of
> data, unused rolls over.  Customer service is OK, seems to be in the
> US, aimed at a bilingual Spanish/English market.
> Airvoice Wireless runs on AT&T.  Their $10/mo plan is good for 500
> SMS/mo, no rollover.  Their $20/mo plan has unmetered SMS and voice.
> They have very good US-based customer service.
> R's,
> John