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[Zoomer Wireless] Zoomer 36$ plan with 4GB data/400 min daytime/unlimited txt - NO REFERRALS

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SickBeast wrote: You can have lte and mms at the same time. The trick is to add the details from the mms apn to the ltemobile apn. It will work.
what is your radio setting? TD-SCDMA, LTE, CDMA, EVDO, GSM/WCDMA?
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joolsca wrote: Just got a third one, cancelling the Amber Alert....which is good news, but man, that alert is LOUD!
I just used my volume rock to silent it and then I could read it without the noise.
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divx wrote: what is your radio setting? TD-SCDMA, LTE, CDMA, EVDO, GSM/WCDMA?
LTE but I think I just left it on auto.
I am a Zoomer customer.
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9613019 wrote: I just used my volume rock to silent it and then I could read it without the noise.
Both times my phone wasn't on me. By the time I got to it, the sound was gone. For the test alert the other week, it played in my headphones, interrupting my music and at first I had no idea what it was. I flinched in the grocery store.
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I checked this list when I didn't receive any alerts today. I didn't see my phone (Honor 8) so that might explain it, but curiously, my wife's other phone that has no sim card in it, only connected thru our home wifi got all the alerts.
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Bratcoin wrote: I checked this list when I didn't receive any alerts today. I didn't see my phone (Honor 8) so that might explain it, but curiously, my wife's other phone that has no sim card in it, only connected thru our home wifi got all the alerts.
Honor 8 is a fairly new phone.
Check your sms settings to see if emergency broadcast can be enabled.
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embguy wrote: To sumarize:
Cityfone and its other parters' loyalty plans
$40 2GB
$45 3GB
$50 4GB
$60 5GB

Zoomer with 10% off the Cityfone loyalty plans
$36 2GB
$40.5 3GB
$45 4GB
$54 5GB
Wait, zoomer has 3 GB loyalty plans now? I never got the memo! Might need to switch to it.
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jeffyjaixx wrote: Wait, zoomer has 3 GB loyalty plans now? I never got the memo! Might need to switch to it.
It is a fairly new loyalty plan.
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jeffyjaixx wrote: Wait, zoomer has 3 GB loyalty plans now? I never got the memo! Might need to switch to it.
Zoomer did not send out memo. I found out the new plan while I was talking to a CSR on something else a few days ago.
Have too many phones... This is how I limit my monthly phone payment.
Public Mobile $37 5GB, $13 250MB, 2x $8 50min/50text, Fido $10 4GB data only plan,
Zoomer $36 loyalty 4GB plan, $0 FPL home phone
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embguy wrote: Zoomer did not send out memo. I found out the new plan while I was talking to a CSR on something else a few days ago.
I guess this plan isn't worthy enough to be advertised via email notifications?
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DO YOU EXPERIENCE THE ZOOMER'S DELAY PROBLEM WHEN SENDING OUT TEXTS?

My gf and I have this $36 phone plan with zoomer for about 2 months, and we found text messages are delayed when being sent out (i.e. they're not instant like with Fido). With the same phones (ZTE), we both did not experience this delay when we were with Fido. I figure it's the fact we're with the reseller (Zommer) and not on Fido/Rogers customers' priority?
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Beefeater wrote: DO YOU EXPERIENCE THE ZOOMER'S DELAY PROBLEM WHEN SENDING OUT TEXTS?

My gf and I have this $36 phone plan with zoomer for about 2 months, and we found text messages are delayed when being sent out (i.e. they're not instant like with Fido). With the same phones (ZTE), we both did not experience this delay when we were with Fido. I figure it's the fact we're with the reseller (Zommer) and not on Fido/Rogers customers' priority?
How long is your delay? I think I often have a delay anywhere from 2 secs to 10 secs, especially for longer messages. I also noticed my SMS gets sent as MMS when it reaches a certain word count. I don't know if that's normal.
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Beefeater wrote: DO YOU EXPERIENCE THE ZOOMER'S DELAY PROBLEM WHEN SENDING OUT TEXTS?

My gf and I have this $36 phone plan with zoomer for about 2 months, and we found text messages are delayed when being sent out (i.e. they're not instant like with Fido). With the same phones (ZTE), we both did not experience this delay when we were with Fido. I figure it's the fact we're with the reseller (Zommer) and not on Fido/Rogers customers' priority?
Zoomer doesn't own any of the infrastructure, so can't see that being the cause.
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Beefeater wrote: DO YOU EXPERIENCE THE ZOOMER'S DELAY PROBLEM WHEN SENDING OUT TEXTS?

My gf and I have this $36 phone plan with zoomer for about 2 months, and we found text messages are delayed when being sent out (i.e. they're not instant like with Fido). With the same phones (ZTE), we both did not experience this delay when we were with Fido. I figure it's the fact we're with the reseller (Zommer) and not on Fido/Rogers customers' priority?
nope, my iphone sends texts exactly at the same speed on Zoomer as it did on Fido....which makes sense since it’s the same network
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Beefeater wrote: DO YOU EXPERIENCE THE ZOOMER'S DELAY PROBLEM WHEN SENDING OUT TEXTS?

My gf and I have this $36 phone plan with zoomer for about 2 months, and we found text messages are delayed when being sent out (i.e. they're not instant like with Fido). With the same phones (ZTE), we both did not experience this delay when we were with Fido. I figure it's the fact we're with the reseller (Zommer) and not on Fido/Rogers customers' priority?
nope zero issues on my end.

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