Based in Ridgeland, Miss., Cellular South has been servicing wireless customers in several southern states for more than 20 years. If you live in Alabama, Florida, or Tennessee, chances are good you qualify to sign up. Thanks to roaming agreements, you can roam coast-to-coast free of charge. At $49.99 per month, the company’s smart phone plan provides 500 nationwide minutes plus unlimited data access. Springing for the $79.99 plan will get you unlimited voice as well.
Also promoting Android handsets heavily, Cellular South currently sells four devices, including the Samsung Galaxy S Showcase ($199 after rebate) and the HTC Desire ($74.99 after rebate). Both handsets come with Android 2.1 installed. The BlackBerry Bold is also available for $199.
Pros: Unlimited data plans start at $49.99. New Android devices offered. National coverage without roaming fees.
Cons: Can’t sign up if you live outside regional service area.
4G Coverage: LTE 4G expected by late 2011.