Advantages of Postpaid telecom services!

Mentioned below are the advantages of post paid services.

The post-paid service was until a few years ago the most popular choice of obtaining a mobile phone. With post-paid service, you don’t have to pay in advance for your calls. Rather, you get a monthly bill for calls made. This service is much like your landline or home telephone, except for the minimum monthly commitment. And like your landline, post-paid service offers you unlimited calling.

If you have your own phone, but just need the service from the carrier to make calls, you can go on a month-to-month contract. If you want a new handset with your plan, you have to go on a 12-month or 24-month contract.

You have to pay the monthly commitment regardless of whether you made calls. Many people look at post-paid as a cheaper alternative to get an expensive mobile phone. The table below illustrates different ways of obtaining post-paid service and the contractual implications.

You Want Post-paid Service

You Have no Phone You Have no SIM

  • Enter into a 12-month or 24-month contract with a carrier.

  • You will get a new phone, a SIM card, and a new number.

  • Your service will be activated within minutes of signing up.

  • Hefty cancellation fees apply if you cancel your contract prematurely.

You Have no Phone You Have SIM

  • Enter into a 12-month or 24-month contract with a carrier.

  • You will get a new phone.

  • If carriers are identical and your SIM is prepaid, just put your old SIM card into the new prepaid phone and do a prepaid to post-paid transfer.

  • If carriers are different, you should get a new SIM. If you want to keep the same number; request porting.

  • Hefty cancellation fees apply if you cancel your contract prematurely.

You Have Phone You Have no SIM

  • Enter into a month-to-month or BYO contract with a carrier. Make sure you phone is not locked.

  • You will get a SIM card, and a new number.

  • Your service will be activated within minutes of signing up

  • No cancellation fees.

It is customary to shop around for the best deals before entering into post-paid contracts. As you know, you have to undergo a credit check before you can be accepted into a plan. You do have to be vigilant against running too many credit checks when shopping around for the best deals. If too many enquiries go into your credit file, you run the risk of being conditionally approved or declined altogether.

The recommended practice is to shop around for good deals and run the credit check only when you have decided on a certain plan. If you are an existing customer, some carriers will ask for only your driver’s license. Not all applications for post-paid get approved. If you are declined for an unknown reason, check with your retailer.

Advantages of Post-paid

The main advantage of post-paid is convenience. There’s no need to top up or keep checking your credit balance, as with prepaid. And you don’t have to worry about calls being cut in the middle of the conversation because of insufficient credit.

Yet another advantage of post-paid is the ability to choose insurance for an extra sum. Notice that insurance covers accidental and water damages, which are not covered by manufacturer warranties. For further information, call at BT contact number.