Regarding the ‘hearsay at best’ line of thought, seems like I should start another thread. Thinking also that a report of my mis-adventures trying to do business with other wireless phone providers might be helpful to some readers here. While I did not try Boost Mobile, other carriers (ting, visible, mint, and verizon) tangled with my mind.
Disclosure: I wanted to go with an iPhone 13 this go-around, so sadly I am no longer a customer with RW as of yesterday. Republic Wireless was gallant regarding porting out my number. Prepaid verizon is truly, shockingly, pitiful with customer service, and a 13 year veteran employee at a verizon store indicated this is not particularly new knowledge, though I think the ripple effects of COVID are at play as well.
My wife is still up in the air, and is ok sticking with southpaw’s excellent colleagues if they choose to be competitive with Tello, (both price and service). We shall see… Here’s hoping DISH will step up and retain the fine employees of Republic Wireless, because it seems they could easily find work with another wireless provider, or some other company that values integrity, hard work and professionalism.