Switching Cell Service

This morning’s USA Today offers a short list of services cell phone users can employ to make changing their service provider easier. Here’s a quick roundup of their — and other — options:

  • CellUpdate provides news and information about selecting a cell plan, types of plans, and other topics
  • The Consumers Union provides a checklist of things to consider before changing your plan
  • Escape Cell Hell can be used to lobby providers still trying to block number portability in local markets
  • NumberPortability also provides news, plan comparisons, and advice to save money and get better cell phone service
  • WireFly offers a service to pre-register for number portability