Unconfirmed: Cellular South to rebrand themselves as “Personalized Wireless” on September 26th

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Cellular South, one of America’s smallest wireless operators with less than 1 million subscribers, is rumored to be rebranding themselves to “Personalized Wireless” on September 26th. There’s a video that goes through what the new operator will be offering using extremely vague terms. They even have a website with a countdown timer. Why the rebranding? Cellular South has been purchasing smaller operators over the past few years, letting them keep their brand. This move will give Cellular South a new image, and make them more recognizable to the areas which they serve through their acquired companies. If you’re not in a state where you can already get Cellular South, then forget about signing up. You’re better off going with one of the big guys even if you are in a Cellular South coverage are. To be honest, we don’t really even know what Cellular South brings to the table. They don’t have a better network, better customer service, better anything. If you’re a Cellular South customer, then we can’t really tell you what’s going to change, except for logo on your monthly bill.

Want our advice? Go with any of the top 4 operators if you need a subsidized device, or go with either H20 Wireless (MVNO that uses AT&T’s network) or Simple Mobile (MVNO that uses T-Mobile’s network) if you want to shove a SIM card inside a device you already own. You can pick up an unlocked iPhone 4 straight from Apple and shove a SIM card in it from one of the prepaid operators and enjoy rates that are half what your friends pay, but for the exact same service. If you really want that subsidized handset, then consider the math. Pay more up front and half for service for 2 years, or pay less up front and double what you’d otherwise pay on prepaid for 2 years. You’ll save yourself enough cash to buy a new smartphone every 24 months. You can even sell your unlocked device and eBay and get more money since it’ll be more attractive to those who want to use their own network of choice.

  • Sushibaby

    Actually you are wrong. Cellular South has a much better network than all of it’s competitors in its service area. The prices and plans are also much better. I would always choose Cellular South out of all of the other carriers because of its commitment to its customers and the areas in which it serves. The customer service blows everyone else away.

  • Sushibaby

    Actually you are wrong. Cellular South has a much better network than all of it’s competitors in its service area. The prices and plans are also much better. I would always choose Cellular South out of all of the other carriers because of its commitment to its customers and the areas in which it serves. The customer service blows everyone else away.

  • Rebels9999

    Wow, you could not be more wrong about this.  I have been a customer of Verizon, AT&T and Sprint all in the past 10 years and Cellular South blows them all away in terms of customer service, pricing, network.  The others are not even close.  What rock have you been living under.

  • DawgFan1

    Yet another uninformed idiot.  Cellular South has the best coverage, best prices, and best customer service in their area PERIOD.  No discussion.  

    • http://www.kimberlycooley.com Kimberly Cooley

      You guys are killing me with the “area” business. Cellular South’s service is just as good as anywhere (tried and true)…only stipulation and hopefully this will change – the account holder must have an address within their footprint. 

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Nick-Wofford/100002497842017 Nick Wofford

    Cellular South is the best! and I’ve used just about every carrier in the nation!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Nick-Wofford/100002497842017 Nick Wofford

    Cellular South is the best! and I’ve used just about every carrier in the nation!

  • Sushibaby

    How would you know anything about wireless carriers in the U.S. when you are located in Finland. If you want a healthy debate at least get your facts straight first. That’s why online debates are pointless. You can critisize others and never have to back it up or show your face.

  • Mill3133

    also you cant spell

  • Anonymous

    Stick to playing Angry Birds, its the only thing you Fins have contributed to the betterment of humankind

  • logan

    Cellurlar south is amazingly good for whom they are , just because they dont have 98 million people like at&t has does not mean anything . Id be proud to switch to them , and they have really good android phones . Better than at&t even . And for the price they offer ? Its a true wireless carrier , they play the game right and one day you’ll realize it im sure ..

  • logan

    Cellurlar south is amazingly good for whom they are , just because they dont have 98 million people like at&t has does not mean anything . Id be proud to switch to them , and they have really good android phones . Better than at&t even . And for the price they offer ? Its a true wireless carrier , they play the game right and one day you’ll realize it im sure ..

  • hah

     The top 4 carriers have to spend there time to equal the intire united states , cellular south can put there time money and effort towards a smaller amout of space ; when you leave the south (there area of cell towers) you simply go to roaming . And ask yourself , how much do you leave the south or the area cell south covers in the first place ? AT&T is spending there time  spreading there at&t to the nation . Cell south has not even started theres yet and im sure of it that they will have it here where we live alot faster then at&t becuase they dont serve the hole usa . Think of the cell network as the pizza , and the amont of space the network area is as the people . Smaller amont of space to build your network , the more pizza you get .. 

  • http://www.iamclarence.com Clarence Brown

    Wow, this thread is really showing the Cellular South love! Take that Mr. Constantinescu.

    –But seriously, I live here in the south and the only real complaint you could have had against Cellular South in the past is their phone selection, but in recent years w/ the explosion of Android, those setbacks are gone away.

  • http://twitter.com/E_rustari_A Edward Ayers

    Mr. Constantinescu, I think that living in Helsinki would more than likely undermine your authority as to being an expert on a regional, Mississippi based cellular carrier….

  • http://twitter.com/E_rustari_A Edward Ayers

    Mr. Constantinescu, I think that living in Helsinki would more than likely undermine your authority as to being an expert on a regional, Mississippi based cellular carrier….

  • http://www.kimberlycooley.com Kimberly Cooley

    Sorry to “go there” on you Stephan, but you’re completely ignorant to what Cellular South brings to the table. Actually, the ONLY shortcoming of the provider is that (right now) their footprint is predominantly in the south. Yet and still, have the best network hands down. Verizon opened a store well within the CSouth footprint and ended up closing because their network didn’t compare. Outside of the footprint, i.e. downtown Atlanta I watched my friends AT&T non iPhone device crumble where service is concerned. And truly unlimited plans…NO comparison. So check your facts. I could go on for days but then I’d be blogging for you and umm that’s not happening!

  • Jbmatthews

    Stephan, I think you should re-evaluate your posting. You have obviously never been a Cellular South customer because the benefits far outweigh the “top 4″ carriers that you mention above. We actually have service, don’t have the amount of dropped calls, have great customer support, and can actually use our smart phones in rural areas. So before you select to downgrade a company, why don’t you complete a little research first. Sincerely – a Cellular South CUSTOMER.

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