Meet Ting. New cell phone service challenging Virgin Mobile

We switched to Ting from Virgin Mobile… here’s my quick review: What is Ting? Ting was started by Tucows in 2012, like Virgin Mobile it’s an MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network Operator) backed by Sprint wireless.  Ting’s marketing point is that most people don’t actually use all the data, texting, and voice that they pay for. … Continue reading “Meet Ting. New cell phone service challenging Virgin Mobile”

TracFone on Verizon MVNO Review

We’ve been using Ting for Kris’s phone the last 3 years, it’s been great (see my Ting Review)–but at our new house Sprint’s signal isn’t that good–it can’t really pull in a 3G signal consistently.  In rural North Idaho the best coverage is indisputably Verizon, so I limited my search to Verizon MVNOs which have … Continue reading “TracFone on Verizon MVNO Review”

Ting Fiber Internet in Sandpoint

  We’re Getting Fiber in Sandpoint!  Thanks Ting! I just pre-ordered 1 gigabit up / 1 gigabit down! After years of being in the dark ages in rural North Idaho with nothing but slow DSL, high latency cable, with the only reliable option being Verizon Wireless.  We now have real internet! Sandpoint is finally getting … Continue reading “Ting Fiber Internet in Sandpoint”