If you're on the verge of losing faith when it comes to reliable wireless carriers, take a look at Tello Mobile (opens in new tab), the Sprint powered MVNO that made quite a splash in the market in the last year when it comes to outstanding prices and reliable service.
While it's no secret that MVNOs are a cost-effective alternative to the big 4 carriers, not all offer the same value for money.
Android users can now enjoy Tello Mobile's plans & perks (opens in new tab), as well as the same quality and coverage as the big players, minus the huge monthly costs. As long as your Android phone is compatible with Sprint, you're in for a wireless treat.
No More Predefined Phone Plans
Tello Mobile's biggest hook is the freedom to build your own plan (opens in new tab) instead of getting the predefined packs forced as default by other carriers.
Tello customers can choose the amount of minutes, text and data they need, and go up or down as they please, free of charge.
Nowadays, smartphones have become a small extension of our persona, so it's only natural people want flexibility and tailor made solutions that can adjust to their way of life. Tello (opens in new tab) mastered the well known need of a customizable experience that all Android lovers have.
Tello's plans range from $5/month to $39/month, all with a side-dish of savings. Competitive pricing, no strings attached and a flexible service is the perfect combo that sets Tello apart. You can have the popular plan with 1GB of data, unlimited minutes & text for just $14/mo (opens in new tab), go for 2GB + unlimited minutes & text for $19/mo (opens in new tab) or even start slower, with a talk & text only plan, perfect for kids, or seniors.
Freebies: unlimited 2G data, hotspot, visual voicemail, free calls to Canada, Mexico & China included in every plan. You can always mix your phone plan with Pay As You Go Credit for your international calls, and enjoy low rates all around.
Human Customer Service — No Robots
A 9.1 rating based on over 2.9k unbiased reviews on TrustPilot, makes it clear that this carrier is all about customer satisfaction.
With practically no waiting time and 4 different languages spoken by Tello (opens in new tab) support team, it's no wonder they're among the only wireless services to get a 5 star rating.
Real Cell Phone Service
A lot of alternative phone service providers offer primarily voip service.
That is not the case with Tello (opens in new tab), which provides actual cell phone service on the Sprint network so you don't have to worry about constant Wifi access to ensure the quality of our calls.
Wifi calling is however available through My Tello App (opens in new tab) - great when abroad to make calls over Wifi to any country in the world using their Pay As You Go balance or to the US using their Plan balance.
Transparent all the way
The budget-friendly MVNO keeps things easy and upfront.
The signup process is hassle free and everything can be managed online, via the website or the dedicated Android app (opens in new tab).
Once you sign up (opens in new tab) for Tello, their app makes it easy to review your plan and paygo balance, check your all records, set payment methods or even upgrade or downgrade your plan for no added cost.
There are no contracts and no credit checks.
No extra fees whatsoever, not even for porting out.
Is your Android phone a match with Tello?
Not matter the brand, if your Android device was manufactured for the USA and is compatible with the Sprint network, you're good to go.
Got an Android you want to enroll? Dial *#06# and you'll view your ESN code. Use the code to check if your phone is Tello compatible here (opens in new tab).
Before you enroll, be sure to check Sprint coverage in your area. Sprint has been doing a lot of work on improving its signal and Tello (opens in new tab) customers clearly enjoy everything this MVNO has to offer:
"Tello for Life" "...What you guys are doing in the mobile phone market is unmatched. I get unlimited talk and text I used Ting before swapping to you. While I could keep my bill about $15 a month, it was with less than 300 minutes or texts. Now it's $15 and that's with a gig of data thrown in. I also get to use any phone that I want. .."
"Honest" "Honest, quick results. I was with sprint for over a decade, and I'm more impressed with tello than I have been with sprint. Thank you for all that have helped me!"
"Tello is the best thing since sliced…" "Tello is the best thing since sliced bread. Great rates, great customer service. I hope the founders of this company will soon be millionaires, because they deserve it. I have told everyone that I know about it and they can't believe how tremendous everything about Tello is. I am a big fan."
UPDATE: Free trial available for a limited time
Until September 30 2018, the $14/mo phone plan is FREE for 1 Month for newcomers that sign up to Tello (opens in new tab). You can try the service risk-free, no strings attached, no coupon code needed.
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