Cellphones! What will we do without them today? At first, people use to say “show me your friends and I will tell you who you are” now its “show me your phone and I will tell you who you are”. Nowadays Cell phones are everywhere they come in different colors, shapes, and sizes. And they have become a form of fashion as well as a status symbol. Those who can scramble to get the newest badest model available. However, just like you can’t drive a car without fuel so does cell Phones. Cell phones need minutes. This is where cell phone plans come in.

Choosing a cell plan is a very important decision. A cell can affect you more than you might think. Your cell phone enables you to communicate with everyone. If you don’t have a good plan, it will drastically affect how you communicate with people. Finding the best cell phone plan can be difficult because you’re not always sure what you’re going to need.

However, before you even think about getting a plan, you should consider what you’ll be using your phone for.

Once you’ve figured out the reason you want a cell, you can compare cell phone plans. Choose wisely after making a thorough research. Do not forget that some carriers usually have a grace period whereby you can test their services, and return the phone, without voiding the terms of the contract. Although, you may have to pay for the calls made during the usage period if you have to return the phone. Remember, as a customer, you have to go for the best cell phone plan that will ultimately suit your needs. After all, you are going to pay your hard-earned money for it!

Now the issue of switching from one network operator to the next is usually as a result of price increase or drop in quality of service. If you find that another operator offers better deals, here’s how you can switch.

Usually, most people migrate with their number so as to avoid the hassle of having to re-register your phone number with your bank, doctor, dentist, family etc.

This process is referred to as porting your mobile number. In order for you to migrate to another network, you need to make a request for a Porting Authorisation Code (PAC) from your old provider and then let your new provider know the code. So in that sense, you do the following:

  • Call your current provider to request a mobile PAC code
  • Let your new provider know the PAC code
  • Verify if the SIM works in your phone and the new number ported successfully
  • Contact numbers to get your PAC code from your network