Clark Howard: Cheap phone service
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- If you're looking to save money on phone service, I've got a great deal for you for your home and another great deal for cellphone service.
Let's start with the home. There's something called Straight Talk home phone that you can see about at a Walmart store or at straighttalk.com. It's a phone service not based on the Internet. You don't even have to have an Internet connection. That's why my 89-year-old mom has it as her home phone service.
The price for call waiting, unlimited calling for local and long distance, and caller ID is $15 a month. It has every feature you can think of including a really nice voicemail for just $15 a month without a contract.
Second, there's a new cellphone service that you can check out at textnow.com. It starts at around $18 a month for a smartphone. You get plenty of calling minutes, unlimited text, and a decent amount of high-speed data for $18 a month.
For more information, go to ClarkHoward.com.
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