Cells phones were at one time considered a luxury. Today cell phones are considered a necessity and just about everyone owns one. Many people have chosen to discontinue their home telephone services for cell phones. This is because they are more convenient as the user can take the phone with them everywhere they go. There are several different companies that provide cellular phone services. Each company has its own unique plans and price ranges. In addition to air time minutes you can text message, access different internet applications, play games, and more on these phones. There are also several different styles of phones that can be purchased each with its own unique capabilities for the different services that are available. There are many different ways that you can purchase these phones. The most common way is to locate a local cell phone equipment and supplies store in your area. These stores are also where you will find a new cell phone battery, cell phone charger, and cell phone cases too. If you are looking for a new call phone services these local cell phone equipment and supplies stores can often help you get set up with this service too. There are many different types of cell phone equipment and supplies stores. Some will offer multiple service providers phones and service plans. Other stores will only sell one service provider's equipment and services. The stores that are exclusive to one provider will usually have a wider range of cell phone covers and other accessories then the other stores. These are the stores you will want to try first especially if you have an older model phone and need a new cell phone battery or new cell phone charger. They will often be able to help you get the accessories to outdated models.