i gave it a good run

GWB
Novice III

Well i tried but just can't take the poor data speeds (.36Mbps DL) anymore and with the price increase its a good time to go back to AT&T prepaid for the 25$ a month deal. 

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We've heard that there is a difference since the new SIM allows access to the newer Verizon network features.  I'd suggest trying the new plan first to test it for yourself.

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TheCellTower
Intermediate III

We heard from people that had verizon postpaid that they got 2500 mbps but with visible 45 dollar plan it didn't go close to that 

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phoneman2021
Superuser
Superuser

In fairness you didn't give the new plans a try. Try the new plans for a month and report your results. The community needs those results.

I don't think there would be a difference in the 25$ to 30$ plan. If I'm going to the 45$ plan I might as well go post paid and be at the top of the food chain. Did find one post talking about the difference. 

https://www.reddit.com/r/Visible/comments/wr3acz/25_legacy_vs_30_visible_plan_so_for_the_only/

 

We've heard that there is a difference since the new SIM allows access to the newer Verizon network features.  I'd suggest trying the new plan first to test it for yourself.

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TheCellTower
Intermediate III

We heard from people that had verizon postpaid that they got 2500 mbps but with visible 45 dollar plan it didn't go close to that 

i just want it fast enough that spotify doesn't buffer. 

phoneman2021
Superuser
Superuser

I wouldn't expect 2500 mbps if you expect that for $45 a month your nuts 🙂 What speeds are people getting on the $45 plan?

I remember that person writing the speed on this community but unfortunately I don't remember 😕

dsibinovic
Novice III

I have an iPhoneX on the $45 plan and I'm getting 44.8 mbps DL and 12mbps Up. Don't think that's bad for $45 a month. My only issue they cant figure out how fix my Apple Watch won't activate on cellular

Maybe I jumped the gun on that a little. Just tested the other phones here iPhone 8 on Consumer Cellular using ATT towers and a Motorola G Pure Obama free phone using Tracfone and Visible's $45 plan is at best half the speed of them, iPhone8 getting 77.1 DL and 6.7 up and the Moto G 83.5 DL and 14.4 Up. 

SO Ill retract that last statement about being not bad for $45 cause its more expensive than the other 2 combined

Maybe it's the time of day, but on the old Visible Unlimited plan I just tested at 57.2 down and 7.78 up without the benefit of using the new network.

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Thank you. I am trialing, currently I have consumer cellular. Due to problems I have experienced with visible already, I think I will stick with consumer cellular. 

It's pretty good download speed but I wouldn't call it premium data I don't know why visible calls it premium data, Verizon could do much faster 

GWB
Novice III

Well made the switch Sunday to ATT and seeing 13dl during the 3:30 rush compared to the usual 0.4dl from visible. music hasn't buffered all day 😁. Person in the office with post paid verizon getting 1.4dl so its just a bad place for verizon. 

I'm glad you found a plan in your area that works best for you.  Would you mind my asking the name of your new ATT plan and how much it costs per month?

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Its the double data plan 16gig a month works out to $25 (27ish with tax) a month but you have to prepay for 12 months (326.25$) similar to how mint mobile does it.  

Got it.  Again, thank you for explaining everything.  Clearly Visible may not be best for everyone and I especially appreciate seeing the comparisons.

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jdm
Novice III

I would gladly take 0.36 mbps DL.  That's good for me when I can get it.  Lately my average has been about 0.15.  All day today it has been unusable until 7PM, now 0.08 mbps Woo Hoo!  Unfortunately I've paid for a month with Visible that starts tomorrow.  Time to go.

Jadden
Novice II

Is it the region in which people live that affects the download speeds?  I just signed up, waiting for phone, and a little concerned about speeds.  I'm in NY Metro area.   Where do users with poor service live? 

Jadden
Novice II

I just signed up and awaiting phone in the mail. . . Now reading people have poor service.  Is this a regional issue?  Where are people with poor service located?  I'm in the NYC metro area.