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4 January 2013, 20:37 UTC

Screen-scrape ting device usage


Ting offers great inexpensive cellphone service, so when Ingrid's organization needed to provide a cellphone for an employee, I naturally suggested she use them. However, Ting doesn't presently have an API to check usage. So I put together a Python program that can screen-scrape this information.

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14 May 2012, 14:15 UTC

LG Optimus S on ting MVNO


I finally talked Ingrid into switching from Sprint to ting. After deliberation, she decided to go with the cheapest Android phone, the LG Optimus S (LG-LS670). My good experience with my HTC Detail must have helped her decide to give ting a try.

Her old phone was an LG Remarq (feature phone with slider keyboard), but the service on Sprint was costing her $82 a month, and she was starting to want smartphone features like decent access to Google calendars and her e-mail. Well, she can have it all, and for only about $30 a month on ting!

If this article helps you decide to switch to ting, please use my referral code to get $25 off your phone (and $25 off a monthy bill for me!)

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10 February 2012, 2:55 UTC

HTC Detail on ting MVNO


I recently learned about the cellphone service from ting.com, and decided the time was right to switch cellphone providers and get a new device. If you decide to switch to Ting, please consider using my referral code to get $25 off your phone (and $25 off a monthy bill for me!)

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