Let me tell you a little bit about myself. I’m Shambhu Borah, and I wanted to thank you for visiting the Prepfone website. I have had a lot of fun creating this site. I've been working on it, on and off, since about 2007, so there’s a lot here.
Yes, I admit I have a degree in physics from UNC-Chapel Hill, but I do not use technical jargon on this site if I can avoid it. I do my best to give information that you can rely on to make your own decisions about your cell phone plan. I hope you find it useful and valuable.
I accept the most helpful reviews to keep the quality of the site high. You can tell by reading these user reviews that both positive and negative reviews are welcome as long as you really tell us why. Saying a plan “stinks” isn't really helpful. It is helpful to tell us a phone's keypad didn't last more than a couple of months, or that the speakerphone makes everyone sound like Alvin from the Chipmunks.
I do edit some of the entries for spelling mistakes and offensive language (and removing extra exclamation points), but I try not to change the overall opinion of the reviewer. Other readers can comment on the guest reviews. Of course, everyone expresses their own opinion.
I do try and strip out any phone numbers or email addresses in the user reviews to try and prevent contributors from receiving unwanted or junk email.
If you think you have anything to add such as a feedback comment or a guest review, go ahead and thanks for the contributions so far!
Just like you, I have either purchased the phones or borrowed them from friends and family in order to evaluate them and write these reviews. I have not received any freebies (so far) from the phone companies.
I normally support this site in two ways.
I run ads, and I use what are called "affiliate links".
When a visitor (perhaps you) clicks on one of these links on this site and goes on to order a phone, I may get a commission. However, I do NOT collect, and I do NOT receive any personal identifying information about who has clicked or bought anything after clicking a link or an ad.
This site does not accept direct compensation in exchange for material published on the site. In other words, there are no "sponsored posts" on this site.