Question about new cell phone service

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Dec 19, 2017
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I have sprint service and my plan is due to expire at the end of June. I was thinking about switching to a discount carrier (boost, cricket etc...) but not sure if their service will work at my house. I had problems with T-Mobile where I live and ran from them as soon as I was able. I was wondering if there was a way to actually check if a service will work where I live. I do not trust companies service maps since I have found they claim there are no black holes in their service areas.

Any suggestions?

Thanks.
 
Sep 20, 2018
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Boost is a Sprint-owned brand, although you cannot roam onto non Sprint-owned towers. (AT&T owns Cricket.)

Google Fi combines the coverage of Sprint, TMo, and US Cellular, but is only cost-effective if you use very little or a lot of data. (The multi-carrier feature only works fully with a limited set of phones.)