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Our Black Friday sale featuring Moto E4 Plus, Google Pixel XL, iPhone 7 and more

Black Friday

We’ve counted down all week long and our Black Friday deals are finally here. Have we got some great deals for you in the Ting Shop.

If you’re in the market for a new phone, or if you’re looking to score some free service from Ting, now’s the best time to check out the Shop.

The Ting Black Friday sale is coming soon: here’s a sneak peek

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Wondering what we’ll have on sale in the Ting Shop this Black Friday? This blog post is our Black Friday sneak peek, where you can take a look at the deals to come later this week. Ting cell phones for sale are coming soon to the Shop for Black Friday 2018.

We’ll have deals on more phones, not just the three below, but if you were hoping for a brand new iPhone or Google Pixel XL on sale, or an awesome deal from Motorola, you’re going to love what’s coming soon to the Ting Shop.

What are the worst gifts ever? Results from our holiday shopping survey.

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The worst gifts ever: holiday edition!

Ah, the holidays. It brings out the best in the worst gift-givers among us. From regifted socks to fruitcake, you truly can’t make this stuff up.

In October, Ting released a holiday shopping survey, where one of the last questions was: Have you ever received a truly terrible holiday gift? For those that answered Yes, we gave them the opportunity to vent a little and tell us about the gift in question.

78% of people do most of their holiday shopping online. Plus, more insights from our holiday shopping survey.

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Do you price check items on your holiday shopping list? A recent survey from Ting shows that more people than ever are doing their holiday shopping online and using the Internet, technology and their phones to wrangle their holiday shopping and find the best deals.

Cable companies increase prices and cord cutting has never looked better

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Cable companies are increasing prices again

Still have cable TV? Thinking about cutting the cord? Right now may be a great time to cancel your cable service as their prices are once again going up.

cable companiesBack in October 2018, it was reported that if you still have Spectrum’s cable TV service, you should get ready to pay more. Depending on what market you are in and what package you have, you will see an increase in your broadcast TV price from $8.85 to $9.95 and your receiver cost will grow from $6.99 to $7.50. Digital adapters will also rise from $4.99 to $5.99 each and, if you have the Latino View add-on, it will be going up from $7.99 to $8.99 a month.

You may also see a $5 price hike on your Internet service. It will be interesting to see if they continue to charge this price as $50 5G Internet continues to roll out in the United States.

What is mobile data and how much data do I need?

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What is mobile data?

If you’re new to tracking your minutes, texts and mobile data, you might find yourself asking, what is mobile data? I mean, what is it really?

what is mobile dataOn Ting, you don’t pay a hefty monthly fee for unlimited texts, minutes and data. We do things a little differently, and our customers only pay for what they actually need. Ting charges rates on usage, for texts, minutes and data. Everyone can understand quantities of texts and minutes, but understanding mobile data in terms of megabytes and gigabytes can be something new to wrap your head around.

We’re going to break down mobile data, cover how mobile data works and when your phone uses it. We’ll also go over some tips and tricks for using less mobile data on your iPhone or Android device.