iPhones, iPods, and iPads forum: Pros & Cons of dropping my ATT service and using a friend's

by: mrdvc March 28, 2013 3:20 PM PDT

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Pros & Cons of dropping my ATT service and using a friend's

by mrdvc - 3/28/13 3:20 PM

This discussion should be prefaced by telling you I'm not well acquainted with cell plans so please assume you're communicating with a moron. :o)

My friend has a family line smart phone account with ATT and isn't using one of the lines. She asked if i want to drop my ATT service and use hers, but I'm not sure of the repercussions.

I have an iphone 4 and am paying $100 a month for unltd. data, 200 messages, 450 prime time minutes. My friend's plan is unltd. data, messaging, and minutes and will cost me around $60 monthly.

Her contract expires in a year. It sounds like a good deal but I'm worried whether being on her plan will affect my credit rating (or if it will show on my rating at all?) as she has a history of late payment and her service has been disrupted in the past.

Any insight will be appreciated, thanks.

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