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Connect Without Wires!
CUT THE LAND LINE
You don't need to be tied to a wire to talk on the phone at home.

LAND LINE ALTERNATIVES
INTERNET WITHOUT WIRES
Yes, the Internet can be Wireless, too. Desktop, Laptop, Alarms and more!


TV WITHOUT THE CABLE
Get the programming you want without wires and save money as well.
KEEP THE CORD - CUT YOUR COST INSTEAD
Stay connected and pay less!
HOW TO CUT THE PHONE LINE, STEP BY STEP:   
1. Make Sure You Can Do Without:
Make sure dropping your landline doesn't affect your other communications services. You might be undoing a 'bundle' discount. You could lose a promotional price or 'price for life' guarantee on your connection by canceling or changing your phone service. You may have a "custom" phone package or a bundle and don't realize how disconnecting your home phone may affect your Cellular or TV service. Don't forget you might have a wired house alarm or door answering system. Also, if other household members or visitors depend on your land line, don't leave them with no phone service when you leave.
2. Review the Checklist:
3. Sign Up With Your New Alternative:
Check to see if your new service requires a contract. Some alternatives need a software download. Broadband alternatives often need a piece of equipment, most supply it for free. If you're using an existing cellular account, be sure to check the Cellular Considerations. Don't cancel your home line, yet. If you are transferring your old home phone number to your new service, let the alternative supplier initiate the cancellation process. Another way to keep your old phone number active is to transfer ("port") it to a cheap cellular phone that you can check from time to time to see if anyone calls the old number. Credit card companies and pizza shops may not know you've turned that line into wireless. That phone can alert you of a new voice mail at another number or by email.
4. Get Your Alternative Up & Running:
Make sure it all works the way you thought it would. Now is the time to reverse your decision, if necessary. Your telephone company will welcome you back if you want, but there may be a charge if you have already canceled your old account.

5. Start the Cancellation Process for Your Old Landline:
If you want to keep the old line connected for a short time, switch to a more basic or measured plan. You may have unforeseen problems that may leave you without phone service. You can still answer the old phone to tell friends of your new calling situation. You might want to use Call Forwarding if you have a different number for incoming calls. If you choose now to move your land line number to your new alternative, most carriers will allow to "port" the old number to your new wireless number, and they will cancel the old line for you. Double check Re-Think Your Wireline. Then, if you feel comfortable about your decision, kiss your old phone company goodbye.

     COST-CUTTING STRATEGIES:
  • UN-BUNDLE
    You might have saved some money by putting all your services together, but since then the whole package price has risen more than the parts. Try to get the best price on each of the parts and you've got your own bundle discount.

  • SWITCH FROM ONE SERVICE TO ANOTHER...AND BACK!
    Does it seem as though new customers get all the deals? Be a new customer. It is not uncommon to drop your service after 2 years and get something else. Then you get the best offers, and maybe newer equipment, to switch back. Just the call to disconnect can significantly improve your deal.

  • ASK FOR A BETTER DEAL
    Most services offer a better price just for the asking. Ask your current provider for a 'promotion' or a 'loyalty plan.' Sometimes the timing is important and sometimes you need to 'adjust' the services you're getting. It could be cheaper to switch a package that includes additional movie channels or calling features than what you have now. Be sure to check expiration dates and mark your calendar. Check for a new deal at least yearly.

  • BUY INSTEAD OF RENT
    Most companies want to rent you their equipment by the month. Video Boxes, Cellular Phones and Modems are sometimes a nice profit item for these companies. You can buy most of the items you need and eliminate one big monthly cost. You take on the risk of fixing your stuff if it breaks, but it's a risk that usually pays off.

  • PAY ONLY FOR WHAT YOU NEED
    Many of us pay for things that we just might use sometime. Don't pay for it until you really need it. We don't subscribe to the extra sports channels until half way through Hockey season and we drop movie channels during the summer.
    Also, You might have an extra TV that you only use to watch the news or broadcast channels. Send back the cable box on that TV and connect it to an antenna.

  • WAIT. WHY CUT ANYTHING?
    Because the price of Talking, Surfing and Viewing has risen way too high. While we aren't going to stop communicating, clicking and entertaining, there's no reason to pay an arm & a leg for it. With our help you can cut your cost 20 to 100%. Yes, 100%! There's a lot that's Free, or close to it! Let's not get carried away, let's just get more for your money, as we make your home Totally Wireless.
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