If you have become dissatisfied with your current cell provider, then you should consider switching to a different company. This is easier said than done, however, depending on a few key factors. Some cell phone companies will stop at almost nothing to retain a customer. A phone call to cancel service can end with a renewed commitment and, perhaps, a reduced monthly rate. To forge ahead with switching cell phone providers, consider the following tips.
Do You Have a Contract?
Cell phone contracts have become quite uncommon, but you should still check on any commitments to your current carrier. If you have leased a device, for example, you will need to pay it off completely when you cancel service.
Will You Need a New Phone?
Some carriers will require you buy a new phone, while others will not. If you must buy a new device, keep in mind that you can create a lease agreement and pay towards it each month. If you are allowed to use your existing phone, make sure that you’ve had it unlocked to work with any network.
How Good is Coverage?
Before you switch to a new carrier, check that company’s signal map to make sure you will receive adequate service in your area and places you tend to travel. To determine coverage areas, visit Root Metrics. This independent company tracks cellular networks as a service for consumers.
Regardless of your carrier, Cell Install provides services to improve weak signals and bad reception. After you’ve finished switching cell phone providers, contact our company at 214-997-1138. We can further improve your cell experience, and even offer boosters for better service wherever you go.