Report: #938430

Complaint Review: Solavei

  • Submitted: Sat, September 08, 2012
  • Updated: Wed, May 07, 2014
  • Reported By: Susan — Miami Florida United States of America
  • Solavei

    United States of America

Solavei Their phone plan is a scam Internet

*Consumer Comment: solavei

*Consumer Comment: Ripoff

*UPDATE EX-employee responds: Former Employee, From The Inside

*Consumer Comment: It's competitive, works for me, and makes me money

*Consumer Comment: Solavei Founder is Pissed Off

*Consumer Comment: Happy user ofSolavei

*General Comment: Solavei is awesome

*Consumer Comment: Unlimited My A$$

*Consumer Comment: I LOVE Solavei and I recently promoted!

*Consumer Comment: Solavei is the Best all around

*UPDATE Employee: Solavei Success Requires A Unique Offer

*UPDATE Employee ..inside information: Great Company

*Consumer Comment: Solavei... a good, cheap, phone service... forget the MLM Stupidity

*Consumer Comment: SOLAVEI, So far so good...

*Consumer Comment: I love Solavei


*REBUTTAL Individual responds: What did Solavei take from you?

*REBUTTAL Owner of company: Clearing the AIR

*Consumer Comment: Your credibility is in question

*Consumer Comment: Check your facts Maura!

*General Comment: Read through all comments

*Consumer Comment: Solavei > House of Cards

*REBUTTAL Owner of company: you have only just joined. Have service for 3 months then comment.

*Consumer Comment: Solavei IS a SCAM !!!

*Consumer Comment: Customer Service Update

*Consumer Comment: Try for yourself!

*Consumer Comment: Solavei not a scam but also not recommended

*Consumer Comment: Tmobile

*Consumer Comment: scam

*General Comment: Motricity Lawsuit

*Consumer Comment: DO the Math

*Consumer Comment: Do the MATH

*Consumer Comment: DO the Math

*Consumer Comment: Do the MATH

*Consumer Comment: Art, I have to ask you, Why would you tell this lie?

*General Comment: Rip Off?

*Consumer Comment: Solavei is alright.

*Consumer Comment: I Am A Proud Member of This Solavei "Scam"

*General Comment: Egg on your face!

*General Comment: To Alex

*REBUTTAL Individual responds: Solavei scammed me out of my money

*Consumer Comment: The company is here to stay

*Consumer Comment: the case was thrown out

*Consumer Comment: the case was thrown out

*Consumer Comment: Inside Information on Solavei

*Consumer Comment: 8 days later everything is good

*General Comment: Solavei members paid back $3,851,600

*Consumer Comment: I thought like that before

*Consumer Comment: Solid Business

*Consumer Comment: Solavei Customer Review

*REBUTTAL Individual responds: solavei reported $3,851,600 earned by members as of 1/11/13

*General Comment: wow

*Consumer Comment: Advertising Unlimited Data

*Consumer Comment: Solavei Works For Me

*General Comment: Now who is lying

*General Comment: Dishonesty all around

*General Comment: On the Solavei network

*General Comment: Customer Affiliate Program

*Consumer Comment: Unless they charge money and don't provide the service, it's not a ripoff

*Consumer Comment: solavei not a ripoff

*General Comment: Wal-Mart Vs. Solavei

*Consumer Comment: you are not correct

*Consumer Comment: U R very misinformed

*Consumer Comment: Solavei Scam & The Truth about Motricity

*Consumer Comment: What kind of job were you looking for.

*Consumer Comment: Solavei Scam Allegations Untrue: Ryan Wuerch Side Of Story

*Consumer Comment: Who know Wuerch's Side Of The Story?

*General Comment: my solavei opinion

*General Comment: Ulterior Motives?

*General Comment: Solavei is Not a Scam

*Consumer Comment: Solavei Scam

*Consumer Comment: What's the truth here?

*Consumer Comment: In Response to Mark from Bakersfield

*REBUTTAL Owner of company: Damage Control

*Consumer Suggestion: Risk Management & Emotional Recactionaries

*General Comment: Looking Into This Company

*UPDATE Employee: 1Solavei Amazed Folks Are Able To Use This Site In Such A Negative Manner

*UPDATE Employee: NOT a scam after all

*UPDATE Employee: Solavei is not a scam

*Consumer Comment: Solavei was a cell phone solution for me

*REBUTTAL Owner of company: $ Signs in there eyes!

*Consumer Comment: Solavei is Not a Scam

*General Comment: Not helping

*General Comment: Insider Trading

*General Comment: Unclear on Report

*REBUTTAL Owner of company: Solavei Scam

*Consumer Comment: why are your nickers in a bunch?

*Consumer Comment: Solavei Scam

*Author of original report: I beg to differ

*REBUTTAL Owner of company: Susan

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There is this company I just found out about while I was looking for work on Craigslist called Solavei.  The ad said that you could sell T-mobile phone service from home so I was definitely interested so I replied to the ad.  I found out the company, Solavei, was started by some executives from Motricity who conned a bunch of shareholders and investors out of their money by selling options for the stock and making millions for themselves while not telling the investors that the company's sales were going down and that targets were not being met.

The only picture of the management on the company website is for Ryan Weurch and in the videos he is in he barely seems like he can keep it together.  He is laughing under his breath the whole time while looking extremely angry, like he is going to boil over, in other moments.

The company whose network they are using has UNLIMITED 4G data along with unlimited talk and text for not that much more so this and the fact that owners and founders of the company are questionable made me decide, even though I desperately need the money, to stay far away from this company and it's shoddy cell phone service.

Don't waste your time looking at this company like me, run as far and as fast as you can!

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#1 Consumer Comment


AUTHOR: Jean - ()

I am sorry you lost your job. It happened sometimes. But still you could position yourself to make more money with Solavei. The compensation is better than what it used to  be. Keep an open mind. I joined Solavei it s been great for me. I am not paying for mobile services I am getting paid monthly a direct deposit.Learn more how Solavei has changed ever since at

let me know how you feel

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#2 Consumer Comment


AUTHOR: Jean - ()

Solavei is the greatest thing ever created. Only folks who don't set time to analyze it won't comprehend all the facts. Check the FAQ at the website and make your own assessment at:

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#3 UPDATE EX-employee responds

Former Employee, From The Inside

AUTHOR: Azure Crux - ()

So, wandering around the internet, I saw a name I'd hoped never to hear again : Solavei.  This irritated me enough that I decided to break my silence and talk about the company in blunt terms.


Now, keep in mind that I haven't really paid much attention to them over the last year.  I was both a social member (ie. I sold others on the service as well as having the service myself) and an employee of one of their US-based 3rd-party call centers (you know, back before they closed them).


As such, you can imagine the sour taste that the word Solavei leaves in my mouth, because we were tossed aside, fired en masse with the barest hope of getting hired into a new project with the company (spoiler: of our hundred odd agents, 15 did) during one of the worst recessions in U.S. history.


Anyways, I digress. Yes, I was a social member as well, and as such, I can say that the service is... tolerable.  Any MVNO, you must understand, runs off a parent network and gets second billing compared to that network's primary customers. So, in this case, where a TMO customer can expect flawless coverage, you may have  3 bars and the odd dropped call.  (And yes, it's already been said that the unlimited data is actually a small bucket and then unlimited 2G, but that's all in the small print. So is the fact that you're supposed to be able to DIY everything with the member services website and/or use your upline instead of calling for help.)


Final thoughts... I don't consider Solavei a scam. It's decent service (you get what you pay for, sometimes), the compensation is good (though I'm reading that it's been dropped drastically, and small wonder when there's a limited pool of money to trickle down).  I personally can't do business with them, though, because I can't trust my business with a company that fired me to move my job overseas.

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#4 Consumer Comment

It's competitive, works for me, and makes me money

AUTHOR: - ()

Is it perfect? No. Has it been better? Yes. But I make more than enough to cover my bill, and soon will make enough to pay for my car payment too.

It's work, but on the whole I can't complain.

The prices are competitive if you just want service, but being able to make $5 per person per month for referrals is better than anything I've seen from competitors.

The lowest plan is now $29 for unlimited calls/texts, so referring 6 people would eliminate your bill. Can't do that? No big deal, even 2 people would cut your bill by a third.

Just keep at it and you can reap some nice benefits. $39 for unlimited data/calls/text is CHEAP.



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#5 Consumer Comment

Solavei Founder is Pissed Off

AUTHOR: Joe "The Connector" Kennedy - ()

I am one of the 'Founders' of Solavei and extremely pissed off at the way they do business.  In a previous comment from about a year ago I said I was happy with the service, but since then things have changed.

1. Solavei has changed (read decreased) the compensation plan TWICE.  I was making $180 a month because of all the people that I signed up.  Now I barely earn enough to pay my own bill.

2. With Solavei, Unlimited does not really mean unlimited.  You have a very limited amount of data to use before they start throttling it.  This has personally caused me some real problems while traveling.  Try getting directions on your phone with throttled data ...

3.  Solavei does not support Hotspots - in fact they turned off my data completely when I used my phone as a hot spot.

4.  Solavei took jobs away from many Americans and shipped them out of the country.

5.  I have personally been silenced on the Solavei platform.  Because they don't like what I've had to say, they have blackballed me from making any comments or contributing to any conversations.

In short, I am extremely unhappy with a company that I got involved with before it even launched.  To become a 'Founder' I was forced to buy a crappy HTC phone for over $500 - that never worked properly.  Neither Solavei or HTC would stand behind it.

I invested A LOT of money to promote the company - t-shirts, a sandwich board, postcards and more.  The worst part about all of this is that because Solavei lied to me, I was lying to all the people I told about it.  I feel extremely bad that I misled people about this lousy company - it was never my intention, but it did have some very bad consequences.  People had quit their jobs and also invested A LOT of money to promote Solavei's BS - heck I even quit speaking with my mother for a time and unfriended her on Facebook because of them.  (She was right - they will be going away - and soon).

Note:  I still have my phone service with Solavei because it is free, but I've quit promoting them and will change companies as soon as my service is not free any longer.

Joe Kennedy


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#6 Consumer Comment

Happy user ofSolavei

AUTHOR: Happy solavei user - ()

Solavei just just celebrated their 1st anniversary a few months ago.  They now have over 200,000 customers and growing every day.  I have personally used the service  since August of 2013 and have had excellent experience with them.  My smart phone bill used to be$105 per month for just my phone and shared minutes with my wifes flip phone (700min) and it cost me exta to have up to 250 texts per month and only on my phone.  My wife wanted to get a smart phone but the cost would have been prohibitive, around $150-175 permonth. Not going to happen.  

With Solavei, we both now have a smart phone, and the bill is less than it was from Verizon for just MY phone!  Actually,The bill now is about 60 dollars or so less than what it would be with Verizon per month then.  I havent had  any of the problems with my new smart phone as I did with my droids under verizon.  I get unlimited minutes of talk time, unlimited texting, unlimited data up to 2g's (gets throttled down to 2g speeg when I REACH 2G'S OF DATA IN MONTH) of which I have tried to reach that limit for 5 months and have not been able to do.

A side benefit is , that I get to use my lg9 as a hotspot at no additional charge.  Now I know that Solavei doesnt promote the hot spot, but never the less it works great and allows me to use my Ipad anywhere i get coverage.  I have been in areas that dont have a signal using solavei, but. the same thing happened with verizon attimes too.  When in my urban area, i have had no problems with signal strength, and when my isp proider at home goes out, I have my Solavei to backmeup.  

Whats really neat is that everytime I refer someone to use solavei, i get $5 per month, each and every month they use Solavei service.  So if you want to keep payingtop dollar for cell service with other mobile providers, go ahead, its you money to waste!  If you dont want to collect $5 every time takes you up on an invitation to use Solavei, then by all means, waste your money paying high mobile bills versus getting paid!'  If you dont want to have a shot at being a Thousandaire, for part time from home, then, Don't, your choice.  Just do not disparage a service of which you know nothing about!

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#7 General Comment

Solavei is awesome

AUTHOR: SaraJ - ()

I have been with Solavei for over a year now. I am not only earning residual income from the company every month; but the service is wonderful!  Also the customer service is a amazing as well!  The CEO Ryan Wuerch is a wonderful man who genuinly cares about people.


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#8 Consumer Comment

Unlimited My A$$

AUTHOR: Mila - ()

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Your mobile service data usage is in the top 10% of the overall data usage of the Solavei Community: you've used 4.4 GB of data in the last 30 days. Solavei may be required to place limitations on the accounts of members with usage that reaches the top 5% of the overall data usage of the Solavei Community. Controlling your usage helps us keep costs low and allows us to continue providing great mobile service at a great price. Thanks for your cooperation! Monitor usage

 This is what I got when I signed in to my account today! And to those who still saing it is a good deal you must be out of your d**n mind!!!! $49 for wanna be 4G to 2GB then its slower then a turtle!!!!

It is a RIP OFF

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#9 Consumer Comment

I LOVE Solavei and I recently promoted!

AUTHOR: Barry N. Duncan Jr. - ()

  Hi, this is Barry N. Duncan Jr. and I am a Social Partner with Solavei. I now earn an extra $400.00 a month with the company and have nearly 500 people in my organization all over the country. I also have two other people who have recently promoted, as well. One of which is my best friend. We've been able to build this business from nothing. It's changing our lives.

   I live in Dallas, TX and we host an event every Tuesday night in Irving off of 183 & Esters called Solavei At The Movies! We also have a kiosk. Next is to set up a store front and really take advantage of and maximize this oppotunity. I'm having so much fun helping people all over the country with this opportunity. If you would like to join me and my team in this journey to financial freedom helping to make commerce less expensive and profitable for it's members... please contact me at (918) 520-8708 and visit my website at

   Let's create millions of thousandaires! This opportunity is powerful enough to take someone from homeless to priceless. My brother & I are living proof! I highly suggest that you watch the youtube video called Solavei Compensation Plan Quick Overview.  

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#10 Consumer Comment

Solavei is the Best all around

AUTHOR: Prodive - ()

 Solavei is powered by T-mobile which in the past under it other name did have some issues but in the time that T-Mobile has been around that is not an issue.

Solavei has apn that needs tobe setup under solavei and not t-mobile.

Solavei also will pay someone for setting up trio's as they call it so people can make extra money and in times like these you need the help to reach financial freedom.

did you know if you setup just 54 lines your income per month would be about $1300 every month they pay there cell phone bills ,and to me that's very good and when you get great service that makes it that much better.

the only reason i can see that someone would make a statement like this that my rebuttal is for is 1. they sell other service or 2. they need to setup the APN in the phone network settings to Solavei

other companies like BIAB "Squirewireless" don't want you to do Solavei is they don't make thier money any longer

i my self did Solavei for my own phone now i have my whole family on it and alot of other people and adding more everyday , so i live in Cincinnati and i know that the med west is great service and i also know on the 12 of every month they pay out about $40,000 to the people in my network alone

just give me a call and i can show you the facts 513-293-8566

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#11 UPDATE Employee

Solavei Success Requires A Unique Offer

AUTHOR: SmartPhilosophy - ()

I just want to say that I understand the frustration of those who are NOT making money with Solavei and therefore have an axe to grind. 

Many people on this blog have already done a great job explaining the inaccuracies of the unjustified allegations brought against Solavei.

What I want to add to this blog is simply this: THERE ARE WAYS TO SUCCEED IN SOLAVEI! I don't just mean referring your friends and family to the service - that's a given!

I mean ADVERTISING YOUR SOLAVEI WEBSITE. When people visit your website or speak with you about Solavei, they may become EXCITED and even MOTIVATED to join. But that DOESN'T mean they will join with YOU! And that's where the competition from other Solavei members comes in. Everyone wants to joint the BEST team, the team they think will make them the MOST money on their $49/m investment. 

This was a problem I faced when I started advertising. It wasn't until I realized that I needed to offer my team members something unique that I was able to start generating leads from my website visitors and ultimately turning them into Solavei customers - UNDER ME!

So this is a lesson for ALL Solavei sales representatives (Social Members). What I was able to offer my visitors was FREE ADVERTISING OF THEIR SOLAVEI WEBSITES! I have the software, the time, and the motivation to do all of their advertising for them! By offering them something concrete, unique and powerful - thousands of website visitors, great ads, and so on - I was able to create a Solavei opportunity and experience second to none. 

Anyone interested in joining Solavei, who would like to join a rapidly growing and powerful Solavei team, email me at

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#12 UPDATE Employee ..inside information

Great Company

AUTHOR: Sid - ()

 All I can say is Solavei is a great company, name one other cell company that pays its members, besides that the service is better than when I had t-mobile. I mean as far as the MLM part, MLM is a great business model when done with a great company with a good product which Solavei has. At $49/month and great service, what is there to lose?

Solavei I would not really call MLM though, I like the social commerce title, and they give a lot of marketing support, I've made good money. If you need good service and extra cash I would recommend it.

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#13 Consumer Comment

Solavei... a good, cheap, phone service... forget the MLM Stupidity

AUTHOR: ceesiren - ()

I've been a subscriber to Solavei for several months and don't have a single complaint on their cellular service. Yes, it's really T-Mobile, but the deal they offer is actually BETTER than T-Mobile's since they don't cap the included 4G service as tightly as T-Mobile says they do in their ads. (The original poster said this: "The company whose network they are using has UNLIMITED 4G data along with unlimited talk and text for not that much more..." but if you read the fine print, they cap the 4G service at 2 or 3 GB and Solavei gives you 5 or 6GB, I believe.)

My advice is, IF T-Mobile service is good in your area, sign up for Solavei instead and forget the rest of the mumbo-jumbo they are pushing. MLMs are ALL scams as far as I'm concerned. Do you want to lose friends and alienate family? Join a multi-level marketing plan and get pushy with it. Mission accomplished.

I do know at least one person (my sponsor) who is apparently doing ok with the MLM stuff, but I think he's young and starry-eyed and I don't think he even makes $1000/mo although he works his butt off. Their compensation plan is so convoluted it gives me a headache. Their latest silliness is their "Marketplace" plans where you use their debit card and purchase things at various retailers and earn rebates. And, of course, rebates on your downline's purchases. Pure silliness. I've heard people get jazzed about it thinking they are going to be rich, but that's not going to happen. Get over it.

Seriously, it's a deal (I looked and looked and before signing up and this was the absolute best deal I found). They deliver the phone service they promise and that's all I ask. Forget about getting rich or residual income or making money while you sleep... that's all total silliness.

I honestly am not convinced they will be around long, but since they bill month to month and I believe T-Mobile isn't going anywhere, I'm not concerned. One reason I say this is that they invest so very little in making the organization appear professional. For example, how in the world can a cell phone company that heavily promotes smartphone technology NOT have mobile optimized websites??? Seriously. That should have been their FIRST priority before they opened their doors and here it is almost a year later and it doesn't appear they have even considered it. That alone makes me wonder if they are even planning to be in this for the long haul.

Even more curious is that their websites appear to be built on Wordpress so switching to a Wordpress theme that is responsive and accommodates all devices would take minimal effort and investment, but no seems to have even considered it. Amateurs... rank amateurs.


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#14 Consumer Comment

SOLAVEI, So far so good...

AUTHOR: Ana Valladares - ()

I never join any social marketing networks because I don't have time, and my reputation is important to me,  but I switched to Solavei because it was a no brainer. I was already paying more than $49.00 for my service, so I had nothing to lose.

The only thing that worried me about referring other people was the quality of the service, so I switched to Solavei last week, right before I was due to go to Vegas for a 4 day conference and crossed my fingers... I had no problems whatsoever with the service, and the internet is super fast.  For what I'm concerned, I am getting all they offered me, and I am ready to put together my first presentation to recruit other users too, and make some money.

With Solavei you are getting something tangible - which is the service for $49.00 - with the potential to create a stream of residual income for yourself if you work hard to enroll other users in the service. How can it be a scam when you are getting your phone service in exchange for your money?  I already have 2 users enrolled, and I plan to make lots of money with this opportunity.

If you are ready to sign up and start making money too, enroll at

Join the company now that it's young! You have nothing to lose. If it doesn't work for you, just move on. Social commerce is the future.


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#15 Consumer Comment

I love Solavei

AUTHOR: Barry N. Duncan Jr. - ()

 Hi, my name is Barry N. Duncan Jr. and I would just like to say that you never listen to negative misinformed people, period. I have been a proud member of Solavei since October 21st, 2012 and I'm am so grateful for this opportunity. This is my 6th company that I have been in. The first time that I have seen any real success. I have recieved over $1,300.00 so far in 8 months! That's how much a lot of people pay a year to the company, instead. Average is $840.00 a year! I no longer have a cell phone bill, obviously. I have nearly 300 people in my organization all over the country that I don't even know. I've helped 11 people, personally and plan on helping a lot more! This is the first time that I have recieved a residual check from a company like this and I've been paid every month that I have been in.

 I noticed that the only people that don't make any money are the ones not doing the work and making all of the excuses. This really is simple... just go through the numbers. I have at least 5 people in my organization that make more than me on a monthly basis, than me. That's what I love about this. Income is not dictated by anything other than your efforts. I make more than my sponsor, because she refuses to do anything and makes all of the excuses in the world. I'll probably wind up making more than most of my upline, because of the caliber of people that I've been able to connect with because of my belief & faith. It's because of a lack of it, we parish.

 This opportunity is taking my brother and I from "Homeless To Priceless"! We'll never have to worry about money, again. We're making so many connections and friendships, it's insane. Our dreams and goals outside of this industry will only be enhanced and made a reality because of this opportunity. Don't miss out on this opportunity based off of you being afraid to take a chance. Those who take this seriously are going to be successful. Any negative attitude or mindset towards this and you will not be successful. It's all based on you. You are either the problem or you're the reason.

 If you're considering this opportunity and would like to get more information. Feel free to call me, anytime at (918) 520-8708 and I will help you as best I can and answer any questions you might have. I'm not only knowledgeable about this company, but this industry, as well. As I have a couple of years experience in it. Thank you for reading and may God continue to bless you as he's blessed me.

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#16 Consumer Suggestion


AUTHOR: Daniel Cruz - ()

My Name:

Daniel Cruz

My background:
Graphic designer and web developer, 25 years old. Owner of a star-up development company.

My relationship with the company
Member since feb 2013

My comments:

I've been in network marketing for over a year and noticed how mlm companies tend to get people involved by giving them the chance to earn residual income. However, as someone mentioned, only 3% succeed while 97% fail. Last year with no experience I grew a 1,250 organization in my last mlm company, who had to spend from $225 to $1,500 in coffee. A year after, I looked back and noticed I didn't change anyone's life as I expected. I had not experience and didn't know people weren't going to make it. I decided to cancel my membership and stay away from mlm... Solavei came, I analized it really well and notice how a $0 investment ($0 because people already pay their phone bill) could get a lot of people to make a little bit of money. Then I talked to one of the founding members who told me "Daniel, understand, the philosophy at Solavei isn't to make a few millionaires but millions of people making a little. I loved that way to think so I joined.

Now 3 months later, I currently have a network of over 250 people, a rank of Thousandaire (residual of over $1,000/mo) 2 people with same rank under me, free cellphone service with much better coverage in my area than: Sprint, Metro PCS, Boost Mobile, and others (Except att and verizon). I reached the $1k a month after I joined (2hrs per day, as mentioned I have my own company)

So to sumarize, I've found that people who critic do it for two reasons, either they are trying to make Solavei look bad for competitive reasons, or they are just too ignorant of the facts and rather criticise because they tried and failed.

My last comment: everyone has the right to try new things, and my suggestion to everyone is to never ever let anyone tell you can't do it because the reason they tell you that is due to the fact they can't do it themselves. Give it a try, study the system, you won't lose anything if you try, and if you don't like it, the company will give you your money back within 14 days of your sing up date...

And for those who feel scammed, send me a private email, I will make sure to give you your money back myself and send you a check from my earnings, just prove that you were ripped off and send me a copy of your statement with the charge and I will send you a check to your location, here is my email address:

Otherwise contact me to prove to you everything I said, I can let anyone login into my account to see I'm not lying.

Have a good one fellas!

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#17 REBUTTAL Individual responds

What did Solavei take from you?

AUTHOR: kittyhello - ()

     People are getting jealous when other people while using their phone and they can make some extra money to pay their bills. Are you jealous? What did Solavei take from you? why people too care about where did the company get the money from? Why do you guys care too much about something not even can buy you  breakfast tomorrow morning? Who care who is CEO? who care what is his back ground? Why don't you care why do you need to pay for you phone bill every month while other people in Solavei they don't.

    Actually some people  just pay the service for 49$ +plus tax .but they don't want to do business.But some other people they want something more in their life , they have dream to make extra 250$. 1000$ or more. And they go for it. If you couldn't find anyone so you couldn't get 20$ for 3 people that is not SOlavei problem, that is your problem. When you guys can't do some thing if you know how to take presponsible for your own problem , I believe your life will become better. every day complaining that why this country has a lot of broke people nowadays.

 I used to pay 170$ for sprint, I have money to pay for that but I realized that why do I need to pay for my phone bill when I can get it for free. I enrolled with Solavei 2 months ago. I started to share about Solavei on my facebook and people asked and enrolled, I didn't get anything in first month, but 3 days ago, I have money on my solavei pupple card. I am so happy, I paid gas,nice  dinner. I thought with myself, how cool is that! why people don't shut their mouth up from complaining and start to think a possitive way, they may happy like me.

Let's me tell with some negative people out there and looking for negative feed back about anything. I just came to America 2 years, when I came here I had only 2000$ with my hand, Have you ever think why Everyone lives outside this country call America is land of oppotunity? and Why's American life in reality is so poor , broke and hopeless, and afraid and scare and see life with all negative? I'm am sure I am making way a lot more money from a lot people who are complaining about Solavei in this topic, who live in land of opportunity longer and speak better English then me.

I'm proud to be a part of this " Scam" . and depend on your own choices. want to be with those complaining but broke or not complain but rich?

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#18 REBUTTAL Owner of company

Clearing the AIR

AUTHOR: Malinda - ()

With Solavei you get unlimited TALK, TEXT, WEB on 4G service! I switched ten months ago and have no billing problems, my monthly bill is the same every month and can browse online with my phone as much as I want.


I have been in the cellular business for many years and what Solavei has to offer for service is better than any other carrier in the market.

I would be glad to clear the air and bring some understanding to any confusion.

As a founder I am hear to answer any questions or concerns you might have.

My name is Malinda and you can reach me at 918.978.7280

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#19 Consumer Comment

Your credibility is in question

AUTHOR: CuriousGeorge - ()

Just a suggestion:  Take a grammar/punctuation refresher course.  
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#20 Consumer Comment

Check your facts Maura!

AUTHOR: Jeanne - ()

I am a Solavei member and I have been since early November.

I use my AT&T iPhone4 on Solavei and I am very happy with the service.  I pay $59.77/month (which includes all local taxes) and that has never varied.  I was an AT&T customer for 9 years, and a Sprint customer before that.  I paid no less than $100+ per month for one phone and it went up to $180+ when I added a second basic phone.  I NEVER paid the same amount from month to month, due to voice, text and/or data overages; but I also NEVER paid less than $100 for one and $180 for two phones. 

Solavei gives me the comfort of knowing what my monthly phone bill will be each month, no mystery charges or add-ons.  As far as throttling after using 4G of data, that only applies to less than 3% of users, and there are ways to avoid that for the 3% (such as using wi-fi).

As far as the trio pay, you have your facts wrong.  Solavei members who enroll 3 others get paid $20/month.  If they enroll 6 members total (directly under them), they get paid $40/month.  If they enroll 9 members directly under them they get paid $60/month and so on.  Where you are wrong is that if one member drops service then you only lose one trio, until (if) another member enrolls.  So you said if you have 9 and 3 drop you get $0- and you are WRONG.  The fact is that you drop from $60/month to $40/month, because you still have 6 which is two trios.  You also have the opportunity to earn $ from the people that your trios enroll.  Anyone one your second level is added together and for every three on your second level, you earn an additional $10/month.  I guarentee that your other cell phone dealers do NOT offer that kind of compensation plan, if they offer ANYTHING at all!

Another inaccurate fact is that there is NO activation fee on Solavei.  There was in the past, but since early 2013 Solavei dicontinued charging a fee for activation, so if you want to present the facts, please present the truth.

As far as the customer care center.  It would be great if Solavei did not have to use an out of country provider, however Solavei is doing everything they can to keep income in the hands of the US consumer by sharing 50% of every dollar earned with the Solavei members through the compensation plan.  Solavei offers not only call in customer care, but they have online live chat customer service and an online member accesible feed to ask questions and share information among members and customer service - which is the first of it's kind in mobile service!

I believe Solavei is an affordable mobile phone service, which offers everyone an opportunity to access great mobile service on smartphones without breaking their budgets.  It also provides an opportunity, for those that want to, to earn money for referring others for service.  Not everyone wants to refer others, and like me, I like being part of a company that offers that opportunity and I know that when I pay my bill each month for my mobile service, I am providing someone else a chance to earn money if they choose.  In my opinion, it's a win all around.  I have never experienced anything but frustration and greed from all the other mobile phone carriers I have been a customer of in the past.  Solavei is the wave of the future, no longer are we the means to an end (all other mobile providers, including facebook, google, yahoo, etc), but we dertermine the end result.  Solavei is also entering into opportunities to save through a program they call Solavei Retail, which will offer savings to Solavei members at many popular retail locations.  Watch out for it, because it will be huge!!

In summary, this rip-off report serves a great service to consumers and I hope my comments clear up any wrong information provided by Maura and others before her.  I welcome any responses that can factual refute my statements, because I deal in truth.  Have a great day!

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#21 General Comment

Read through all comments

AUTHOR: Maura - ()

First I was also interested in this opportunity myself. Having worked for VZW and also AT&T I thought this would be a great option to get back into the wireless business. My only issue is how the plan works .

The trio set up that even though there are many videos on joining Solavei there are even less on breakdowns on how the compensation package actually works. Sure pretty much everyone has a cell phone so this shouldn't be a hard sell at all. The only issue is the "trio" and how you only get paid once you sign up that third person. If one of the three falls off then you're back to just paying for your monthly plan. Also the "unlimited up to 4G "throttled" then back down to 2G". Sure this is not bad when it supposedly is a better deal than the actually true network's offerings. 

Moving on to the network itself so it's mostly GSM. This has worldwide use but of course anyone with a VZW phone is on the CDMA network which would require purchasing a phone outright that could be anywhere from $29 upwards of $500+. This is also why most people go for the 2yr contract plans in the first place. Do they want to be stuck with one carrier ? No but they receive a free top of the line phone or it's discounted tremendously makes most people ignore the 2yr contract term. In other words they feel it's a trade off then having to shell out $500+ for a phone to be contract free.

Ohh "no blackberry?" This is going to be passed over by some of the blackberry only individuals. This is almost as bad as VZW passing over the Iphone when it first launched. Pretty sure they kicked themselves for years seeing how they missed out on billions. 

 Obviously the consumer can purchase a phone on ebay etc etc. There are ways of getting around this but most don't like the hassle of warranty issues etc. I've been an ebay shopper for over 10 years and I'm pretty sure most people know that maybe about 25-45% of what you buy may not be as described, have a defect , be completely unusable and typically require you to file charges for ebays buyer protection dept. 

I'm not saying it can't be done but many can't wait 2-3 weeks to get things to work properly. 

Now moving onto customer service of Solavei. I've worked in customer service for the VZW and AT&T right here in the U.S. If there is a language barrier issue with the customer service of Solavei then I'm only going to assume they've outsourced their service team. 

Why is this a problem? Getting people here in the states to join a service and when they need help they have to fight to get assistance in their native tongue? This to me is a problem. If they want to really help the economy here they can provide work at home opportunities for reps that would happily provide customer service. I'm a bit tired of companies luring U.S. consumers in with the flash and care of a fellow American and then when issues arise with the product you're now shipped off to India or South America for trouble shooting.

Once again another company that wants Americans to support another country's economy. I think it's about time we return the work back to the states where is obviously needed.  

So to sum things up....

 The price of the plan is great and sure even though it's not fully unlimited, there aren't really any carriers that offer true unlimited anyways. So that is good. 

Price of phones is pretty similar to that of any carried when you don't sign a contract. There are other companies that do have better options but again the free pricey phone is why people sign up for a contract in the first place. I am fully aware that if you are already on Tmobile that you can use the same phone but for those on VZW you're going to have to pay or hunt for a cheaper alternative. 

The trio? Not really a fan of having to make sure 3 people always stay in to make $20. If someone disconnects for whatever reason then you lose out on that leg of money not to mention it throws off all earnings. 

Ohh and lastly ...

Promoting the opportunity to Americans to buy in yet they are unable to higher Americans for customer service. This last part is probably the only reason I would pass on this opportunity. Personally if I have to pay an extra $20-$40 a month in cell phone service so not only my issues can be resolved in a timely manner but I also know that the money is going back into helping the economy and keeping a fellow American employed, then so be it. Going further. With the fact that this company doesn't pay for advertising but makes the people buying in to do it for them, they surely can afford to higher people right here.

If they aren't then they are making a killing and paying back a measly $20 after they've gained not only the person to sign up but also 3 additional people. If you've ever been to one of those authorized dealer locations in store, please do ask them how much they make on signing up new customers , activation fees, adding additional feature etc for the many different providers on the market. You'll feel that you're being taken advantage of when you compare how many people you have to get to join before seeing a substantial amount of money coming in with Solavei. 

I don't feel Solavei is a scam at all but I do think they aren't paying enough for the amount of effort put into this type of business and also the less than exceptional support provided to it's consumers. 

Also to add 97% of people that enter the business will fail at making any substantial money. So only 3% will excel. I can only assume how far up the ladder that 3% sits. Again just want to provide my view on Solavei because for a moment I was ready to get in myself.

For those that are doing great at this opportunity I wish you more continued success. 
For those that have been on the fence I say keep doing your research. 

Ohh one more thing.. There is a $49 activation fee per line of service yet you don't see any of that money.  A typical authorized dealer of wireless service for any cell phone company does get a portion of that fee per line. 

Just in case you wanted some numbers on what real authorized dealers of wireless service make: 

Here is a list that summarizes how much money you can expect to make per activation as a cellular phone dealer for each sale that you make.

Post Paid Phone Activation (1 Year) -
Single Line $75-150 per linePost Paid Phone Activation (1 Year) -
Family Plan $150-$300 per familyPost Paid Phone Activation (2 Year) -
Single Line $75-250 per linePost Paid Phone Activation (2 Year) -
Family Plan $150-450 per familyPost Paid Upgrades (2 Year)
 $30-$100 per lineFeature Add $2-$100 per Feature
 AddedPrepaid PhoneHardware Sales $10-20 per
 phonePrepaid Card Commission 7%-20% of Sale Amount ($20 Card is most popular)
Accessory Sales $5-$50 per Accessory Sold

So after adding this information perhaps this company does belong on Ripoff Report because with what the standard amount you could make as a dealer you're probably being "ripped off". 

So let's try some basic math 3 activations with Solavei $20 
3 activation with any carrier $ 225

Sure Solavie is residual income meaning you'll receive that $20 monthly as long as those 3 people stay put. If one disconnects then it's bye bye $20. If you have 9 sure that's $60 a month but if 3 fall off you're back down to $0 

Sign up 9 as an authorized dealer and make $ 675 at the start. No monthly residual and that's not to mention that added feature like insurance, accessories etc that you'll make on top of that. 

Hope this information has helped those that wanted all the facts. I'm glad this post was put up because I ended up doing more research that opened my own eyes even further. 

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#22 Consumer Comment

Solavei > House of Cards

AUTHOR: Mark - ()

I'm starting to see many more complaints about Solavei which I predicted at the beginning of this thread, the only ones making any money off this are the ground floor execs that Ryan Wreuth or whatever his name is brought over from Motricity, which by the way is still being sued in Federal court for insider trading. They will continue to clean up on the Solavei scam as long as the pied piper continues to suck them in which won't last much longer and then he will move on to his next scam!
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#23 REBUTTAL Owner of company

you have only just joined. Have service for 3 months then comment.

AUTHOR: mitsuo - ()

Person above that said you should join first then comment. I would say you should have service for a few months then comment. First month was great and second month not bad but gets worse every month.
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#24 Consumer Comment

Solavei IS a SCAM !!!

AUTHOR: Vickie - ()

I had Solavei service for about 2 months I only got the service to start a business and it seemed like a good idea at the time I had 13 people sign up 8 in front of my face and not once did I get paid for it or did it show up under me, so yeah I guess if your looking for ok cell service that will give you nothing back in return then this is the company to sign up for I wish I would have just found a second part time job instead of wasting my time and energy with this company since my friends and family that signed up have cancelled their service and have also had the same experience as me so if anyone is wondering about the compensation plan? (there isn't one unless your the CEO).
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#25 Consumer Comment

Customer Service Update

AUTHOR: Bruce - ()

I called on 3/18 and spoke with 2 people.. Their customer service was not world class. The last person had me on the phone for 40 minutes and could not understand what I was saying. I asked if I had a zero balance. Why didn't he understand that comment/question?

I was told that they don't support my iPhone completely.
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#26 Consumer Comment

Try for yourself!

AUTHOR: Bruce - ()

I've been reading some of the posts and am hearing comments made about what you "have heard". I signed up with Solavei a week ago and ported a phone number from a major carrier. It was really easy and did it flawlessly in a few minutes. When I worked for one of the leading cable companies I used to see porting nightmares and wasn't too confident in this switch over until I went through it myself. It was easy!

When I have called Solavei customer service, I have received nothing but "world class" customer service on every call! This is something I have never received with my former carrier. Every time I would upgrade to a new phone with my previous carrier it was a billing nightmare. Solavei's billing is simple and much easier.

So, before you provide negative comments, experience it for yourself!

Bruce Jenrette
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#27 Consumer Comment

Solavei not a scam but also not recommended

AUTHOR: mitsuo - ()

original post is from an ignorant person. company seems strong with a great concept but would be great if the service was as intended. been with Solavei from before the launch and it was great but seems the more people joining the worse the service gets. for one when you talk to customer service which they are always polite but yet will get different information based on the more people you talk too. although similar with a lot of other customer service agents with other companies this bothers me. I'm a Professional that is a clients has questions I cant answer I wont make an assumption but ail tell them I'm not sure or don't know but I will look into it for you. Cant stand being in a store and asking a sales person a question and getings answers like most likely has it or it probably does. I'm like excuse me you work here right? your getting paid to be here her right? I'm not basing my purchase on your most likely it has it or it probably does. your getting paid to be here so go do some work and find out and don't make assumptions.
Number 2 Solavei data service was great but after more people enrolled it sucks! It seems like network cant handle the amount of data being used that many people experience data not throttling down but actually being cut off and losing data connection entirely then connecting again then losing it then connecting then losing it every ten minutes in a day. Customer service says they got many people calling about it and was once told its in your terms and agreemnet that you are not guaranteed 4g or data speeds or connectivity. What the hell was that ithought! my service reset today and I'm still running on throttled down speeds. Again what the hell! But then this been happening for past 3 months where I'm throttled down then it gets faster then throttled down again close to end of my service ending day. Solavei was great the first two months after I joined but seems with each month it gets worse and worse. There is nobody in customer service that knows what's going one and basically make up answers to bypass your concerns which they don't have the answers to. I stopped getting people to switch to Solavei a while ago and actually tell people not to get into it for same reasons posted here. I have pride and integrity and cant recommend what I don't believe to be good. Great oppurtunity but its not about the money.
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#28 Consumer Comment


AUTHOR: Shelly808 - (United States of America)

I am sure a company like Tmobile had alllll their i's dotted and T's crossed before going into a partnership with Solavei. 
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#29 Consumer Comment


AUTHOR: alex - (United States of America)

solavei is a scam, it's clear as day
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#30 General Comment

Motricity Lawsuit

AUTHOR: Mark - (United States of America)

First of all I did not start this thread and second of all the lawsuit filed against Ryan Weurch and the executives he brought over from Motricity for violating the 1933 securities act for insider trading has not been dropped.  Also I don't need a multilevel marketing scam to make a living as I have a successful web design business, I wait tables 5 nights a week and I Sing Frank Sinatra music! These Solavei dweebs will make up anything to prop up this company. When the Vice President called me on my cell phone that was my first red flag, he was upset that I was questioning the leadership of Solavei and talking about the lawsuit filed by the Motricity shareholders in Solavei forums which he is also named in. This whole thing is a house of cards about to come tumbling down. Here is the correct info about the present law suit in Federal court.
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#31 Consumer Comment

DO the Math

AUTHOR: Hattie - (United States of America)

If the service costs $49 and the commission paid to each person in the referral chain is $6.67 (20/3), then if you go beyond 8 people in the referral chain, the company gets $0 for services and goes in the red paying commissions.

Tom refers d**k refers Harry refers Mary refers Jack refers John refers Diane refers Sue. Now if Sue refers someone, the company goes in the red paying commissions -- UNLESS the chain is broken by someone dropping the service. So if Harry stops service, Tom and d**k no longer get paid for Mary, Jack, John, Diane, or Sue.

If it sounds to good to be true, it probably is. I cannot see how this plan could be sustainable unless people cancel frequently or the referral chain does not grow beyond three (at that point the company is getting paid $29 per customer).

Do the math.
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#32 Consumer Comment

Do the MATH

AUTHOR: Hattie - (United States of America)

If the service costs 49 a month and each person in the referral chain is paid $6.67 (20/3), by the time you get to the 8th link in the referral chain, the entire $49 cost is being paid in commissions. Anything beyond the 8th link is a cost to the company. Forgive me, I am a statistician and can't help doing the MATH.

The company is definitely counting on either the chains not growing too long or the chains breaking (discontinuing service - which stops any payments above the discontinuing person).

Consider the following chain. I am using one instead of a trio.

Tom refers d**k refers Harry refers Mary refers Sue refers Diane refers Barbara refers John.

As soon as John refers someone, $0 is going to pay for the service and the company goes in the red to pay the additional commissions. I don't want to sound trite, but "If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is."

If Harry quits the service, Tom and d**k no longer get the commissions for Mary, Sue, Diane, Barbara, and John. 

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#33 Consumer Comment

DO the Math

AUTHOR: Hattie - (United States of America)

If the service costs $49 and the commission paid to each person in the referral chain is $6.67 (20/3), then if you go beyond 8 people in the referral chain, the company gets $0 for services and goes in the red paying commissions.

Tom refers d**k refers Harry refers Mary refers Jack refers John refers Diane refers Sue. Now if Sue refers someone, the company goes in the red paying commissions -- UNLESS the chain is broken by someone dropping the service. So if Harry stops service, Tom and d**k no longer get paid for Mary, Jack, John, Diane, or Sue.

If it sounds to good to be true, it probably is. I cannot see how this plan could be sustainable unless people cancel frequently or the referral chain does not grow beyond three (at that point the company is getting paid $29 per customer).

Do the math.

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#34 Consumer Comment

Do the MATH

AUTHOR: Hattie - (United States of America)

If the service costs 49 a month and each person in the referral chain is paid $6.67 (20/3), by the time you get to the 8th link in the referral chain, the entire $49 cost is being paid in commissions. Anything beyond the 8th link is a cost to the company. Forgive me, I am a statistician and can't help doing the MATH.

The company is definitely counting on either the chains not growing too long or the chains breaking (discontinuing service - which stops any payments above the discontinuing person).

Consider the following chain. I am using one instead of a trio.

Tom refers d**k refers Harry refers Mary refers Sue refers Diane refers Barbara refers John.

As soon as John refers someone, $0 is going to pay for the service and the company goes in the red to pay the additional commissions. I don't want to sound trite, but "If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is."

If Harry quits the service, Tom and d**k no longer get the commissions for Mary, Sue, Diane, Barbara, and John. 

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#35 Consumer Comment

Art, I have to ask you, Why would you tell this lie?

AUTHOR: MrQRcode - (United States of America)

I've had my Solivei Service now for several months.  I even bought one of their phones. I had no trouble turning it on or getting my promised service.  None. I washed the dang phone in my robe pocket, left in in a bowl of rice overnight then set it outside in the sun for a few hours. Replaced the battery, charged it up and it's sitting right in front of me above my keyboard as I write this. Working like a charm.  Then I spilled a cup of coffee all over it.  Still working.  I could not be happier. End of story.

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#36 General Comment

Rip Off?

AUTHOR: Carin - (United States of America)

I'm not seeing where the original poster is being ripped off by Solavei. Are you really upset because you just don't like the people or that they were named in an lawsuit? Good grief.

I was looking to find out more about this company and I saw this "rip off" report. But it hasn't swayed me to believe if I do start service that I'd be ripped off. Wouldn't this company offer service like Straight Talk or Boost or Metro PCS, with the only difference is they pay you $20 for 3 referrals that sign up and keep service for 2 months?

I tell you $49 is a lot less than I pay with my current contracted carrier. Why shouldn't I get good service like I already have an pay alot less, as well as refer a few friends so i can make extra cash?! Oh and if it doesnt work out I'll move on! Boo h*o, go cry in the corner!

What's the real beef here? Get your panties out of a wad.
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#37 Consumer Comment

Solavei is alright.

AUTHOR: Delynie - (United States of America)

Solavei and ReadySim are two MVNO that have 4G LTE right away when T-Mobile rolls out the major upgrade this year (already started, in Las Vegas). 

Many people calls Solavei is MLM but it isn't shady. You don't have to buy any jungle drink, not any kinds of cosmetic b.s just to resell them to your downline to earn profit. The $49 tag you pay for is the actual service you get for your cellphone with unlimited text-talk and data plus 4G on first 4GB. That is not steep at all. It might not be the best bang for the bucks considered some of us may not need data, but it's one of the best you can get so I don't understand why some people gets all negative about it for. 

The affiliate program has MLM elements in it but that means this is a fair opportunity for everyone. If you are an internet entrepreneur, or blogger you probably would love this program because it can offer a new stream of passive income in a similar fashion to hostgator, clickbank, amazon affiliate...Read how Solavei kicks MLMs' a** here

CLICK here to see why Rip-off Report, as a matter of policy, deleted either a phone number, link or e-mail address from this Report.
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#38 Consumer Comment

I Am A Proud Member of This Solavei "Scam"

AUTHOR: Joe "The Connector" Kennedy - (United States of America)

The complaints saying that Solavei is a scam almost make me laugh - but instead they piss me off!  I know for a fact that it is not, because I have been enjoying their cell phone service since before the public launch on September 21, 2012.

I am the Leader of the Presidential Team and and have 165 people in my network - ALL of whom are saving money on our cell service - many who are actually making badly needed money.

Prior to Solavei, after being forced to shut down my own two businesses, I had been unable to find work (or income) for over three years.  I am now making money with Solavei each and every month - and helping others do the same.  Solavei accepts everyone.

I have also personally met Mr. Ryan Wuerch and can tell you he is a very solid, stand-up guy and has built a great team around him at Solavei.

BTW - cell phone service is just the first product from Solavei - and they are leading the Social Commerce Revolution.

If anyone has any questions about Solavei or their cell service, I would be glad to share my personal experience.  Call me on my Solavei phone at 425-429-8590
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#39 General Comment

Egg on your face!

AUTHOR: Jeanne - (United States of America)

Mark, author of this original report, you definitely have egg on your face since the lawsuit has been dropped based on lack of evidence.  Looks like that egg on your face means you can move on to bad-mouth some other company that is trying to help people earn money.Good luck with that job search, I am sure your sparkling personality will win you lots of great careers options!
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#40 General Comment

To Alex

AUTHOR: Deb L - (United States of America)

Hi Alex,

I'm sorry to hear you had problems with your service.  I know that the signal strength can vary depending on your location.  I have to respectfully disagree however with your comments regarding support.  I have talked to them numerous times and they have been very courteous.  If you truly aren't getting service even though the coverage map says you are, have any diagnostics been run? Do you get no service anywhere or just a particular place, like inside your house?  I know where I live, if I'm at the back of my house, my signal is diminished.  That is because there are walls between me and the line of sight to my cell tower.

My personal experience was, with ATT, I had NO service inside or outside my home and I switched because I actually have a signal with Solavei.

If you read the terms of service, if you report this problem within 14 days of service activation, you are entitled to your refund..  If you waited longer than two weeks, you are responsible for that month's billing.  That is why people should read the fine print before agreeing to any TOS.
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#41 REBUTTAL Individual responds

Solavei scammed me out of my money

AUTHOR: alex - (United States of America)

This company stole my money and most important my time promising a 49 dollar service I got none. Their activation page is constantly down. Customer service is a bunch of incompetent idiots.
They were not able to activate my phone claiming some problems. And nobody is responsible for anything, when you call them their system either down or they just transfer you to another incompetence moron

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#42 Consumer Comment

The company is here to stay

AUTHOR: expertlearner - (United States of America)

Well, saying that I think Solavei is here to stay. If you are still paying for your cellphone it's time to change. Get your phone company to pay you. Follow this check list and keep the target: Do you use cellphone? Check the coverage (I'll let you know in my place how to do it). Would you like unlimited voice, text and data (including 4G at 4G) witn no contract, no credit score, bringing your own phone and for $49 or less? Less means you can get it to $29, $9, $0 or even get Solavei pay you?

Well take this opportunity and be the first person telling your friends about it:
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#43 Consumer Comment

the case was thrown out

AUTHOR: benkg147 - (United States of America)

The case you are referring to was completely thrown out by the court system. That means the judge determined there wasn't even one credible piece of information in the case.

If you know anything about business you should know that one of the first things you need to prepare for is people filing law suits against you to steal some of your success. A law suit and a conviction are two completely different, and sometimes opposite concepts.
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#44 Consumer Comment

the case was thrown out

AUTHOR: benkg147 - (United States of America)

The case that you are referring to was completely thrown out by the court system, meaning that the judge did not see one bit of credible evidence in the case. 

If you know anything about business you will know that one of the first things you have to worry about is people filing law suits against you to steal some of your success.
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#45 Consumer Comment

Inside Information on Solavei

AUTHOR: Bruce Wood - (United States of America)

I've followed Solavei from it's inception and at first I was more than just a little leery. The concept was fresh and new but the whole thing sounded just a little to good to be true. So when I got emails about Solavei I'd just delete them.

But after about three months of peeking in on it's progression and checking to see who was joining their team I got in. Below is just a few of the people behind Solavei like the top exec's. And do you really believe T-Mobile would risk their reputation by aligning themselves with someone that they haven't fully investigated?

Ryan Wuerch Founder & CEO:

Ryan is a seasoned and proven leader with experience including roles as CEO, chairman, and key visionary. Prior to founding Solavei, Wuerch founded Motricity, a mobile data services company that he grew into a publicly traded enterprise worth $1 billion, creating significant investment returns for investors.

He served as president for Learning 2000, Inc., an education software company, from 1998 to 2001, and as senior vice president of ShapeRite, a nutritional supplement manufacturer, from 1995 to 1998. He was named the 2010 Pacific Northwest and 2005 Carolinas Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year.

Wuerchs current board positions include the Miss America Organization and the Washington Roundtable, a nonprofit public policy organization composed of Washington State chief executive officers. In addition, he is an ambassador for the Internet Innovation Alliance in Washington D.C.

John Rittenhouse Chief Operating Officer (Chairman of Cavallino Capital, former COO of Walmart, Louis Vuitton, and Target) Jose Rojas Head of Operations (Former JPMorgan Chase Payments executive, McKinsey & Co., U.S. Army aviator) Allyn Hebner Head of Finance (Former chief accounting officer of T-Mobile and CFO of Motricity) Rick White Head of Legal and Policy (Former U.S. congressman, attorney at Perkins Coie, CEO of Technet) Jim Ryan Head of Products (Former head of Mobile Data Services of AT&T, Sprint, O2, CSMO at Motricity) Maria Pinchevsky Head of Member Experience (Former VP of customer service at T-Mobile) Stan Simpliciano Head of Mobile Network Services (Former T-Mobile head of MVNO/M2M, Naval aviator) Larry Wallace Head of Corporate Development (Former VP of Global OEM and OS Services at Motricity) Jason Genthner Head of Corporate Communications (Former communications executive at Dr Pepper Snapple Group) Jason McKinnis Head of Marketing and Brand (Former head of brand and marketing communications at Motricity, Infospace) BOARD OF ADVISERS & INVESTORS:

Sue Nokes, SVP of Asurion, former COO and CCO of T-Mobile Jon Miller, Chief digital officer of News Corp, former chairman and CEO of AOL David Limp, VP of Amazon, former CSO of Palm and Liberate Brian Turner, Former CFO of Coinstar (Redbox), RealNetworks, and Bsquare Roland Van de Meer, Managing director of Fuse Capital, former founder and managing partner of ComVentures Brian Long, Managing partner of Atlantic Bridge Capital, founder of Parthus Technologies David Burnett, Managing Member of Bright Rivers Capital, on the board of the Joshua Green Corporation Eddie Lazarus, Former chief of staff of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), attorney Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
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#46 Consumer Comment

8 days later everything is good

AUTHOR: expertlearner - (United States of America)

I put my first review 8 days ago when I got my smartphone and just moved to Solavei. Today I can speak about my experience and the service.

I was with metropcs before so the phone didn't work. I got the free smartphone they offer and until now it has been working very good. Strong signal, long battery life, good speed running games and the better, it has "hotspot" so I don't need to pay anymore the 3g for my iPad and I'm saving additional $25.

About the plan, I got the better ever. Unlimited voice, text and data (4Gigs at 4G and the rest at 2G) the "best 4G unlimited" data plan for $49 always. Even if I don't refer any people, I have the best plan around at the best price.

Other than testing the phone and the service I've been learning about the compensation plan and it is also one of the best in the market. The registration fee was removed last week so now you just need to pay the $49 for the first month and move on (before making a decision check the coverage in their map. No hidden fees so you pay only for your monthly service. Again, if you don't refer people still you get a very good plan.

Finally, I'm so thankful with Solavei for the service and the opportunity and I would like to help any one interested in moving to learn about how the system works, how to refer people and how to build a web as the one I did setup a couple days ago: go ahead, explore the site and check the videos. If you have questions let me know and if you are ready to move, just do it and let me know to start working together. Remember, you put the limits.
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#47 General Comment

Solavei members paid back $3,851,600

AUTHOR: John Domzalski - (United States of America)

Isn't it a sad state of affairs when people claiming a Solavei Scam get so much exposure - Gez...

Last time I checked, any kind of ponzi, pyramid scheme or 'rip-off' does not pay its 'victims' money.

So checking the 'facts' instead of rants, is a better Solavei Review.

So here are some facts:

  • I have been a Solavei Mobile member since the beginning, my member number is 1498 out of 100,000+

  • As of 1/11/2013, Solavei has paid it's members $3,851,600. Solavei officially went public on Sept 21, 2012.

  • As of 1/11/2013, Solavei had over 100,000 members.

  • As of 1/11/2013, ALL of those Solavei members were getting unlimited 4G Talk, Text, Data CHEAPER ($49 or less) than what they were paying with their previous cellphone provider, without a contract.

  • As of 1/11/2013, My Cellphone service is still free, and has been since October 2012 AND I am PAID BACK over $150 a month from my cellphone.

  • As of 1/11/2013 Solavei has paid me back $700.  That sure beats the $90 a month (that's $1080 a year) I was paying for my old cellphone service!

  • I had AT&T IPhone before I joined Solavei. It couldn't get a signal in my house so I had to go outside to use my phone. Now, with Solavei I get signal in my house although it's weak, but the speed with Solavei on the TMobile network is TWICE AS FAST as my AT&T service was, using that same IPhone.

  • TMobile is spending $4 BILLION in 2013 to upgrade and expand the 4G LTE network which will also supports the IPhone 5.

In closing, listen to someone who knows what they are talking about. Talk is cheap (and it costs you more than you know). Still think Solavei Fraud? Over 100,000 members think you're wrong.

A Happy Solavei Mobile Founding member

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#48 Consumer Comment

I thought like that before

AUTHOR: expertlearner - (United States of America)

I was thinking about what you say but I did the whole investigation and finally joined, Im gonna tell you why:

Right now I'm paying $49 monthly for unlimited voice, text and the best unlimited data plan in the market (4g at 4g and then 2g the rest). I only pay those $49 and there is no membership or minimal quote to stay or any monthly fee. I just have my phone service as usual.

Any thing else I get is profit. I mean, if I refer 0 people it's ok. I just keep paying as with other phone companies and I have the better plan.

Now let say I talk some people about this and some of them get into the company, thats profit.

So, yesterday I got my new phone and I'm gonna try it today. If it does work good, why should I go away from this company? If you want to know more about my experience check
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#49 Consumer Comment

Solid Business

AUTHOR: JohnnyThreedom - (United States of America)

It's easy to lump Solavei in with all the other so-called "Home Business Scams" or "Pyramid Schemes" without looking at the company objectively.  That's what I believe this author did with this article.

What the CEO's picture has to do with anything, I'm not sure.

I will say this much.  Solavei is a breath of fresh air in a sea of "business opportunities" where the common objective seems to be to get as many of your friends and families to shell out some money for a gizmo, new vitamin or face cream long enough for you to make some commission.

Where Solavei is different is that they offer a service that most people already use.  One of the hardest things to do, especially in this economy, is to ask someone to buy something on which they currently don't spend money.  Who has an extra $100 laying around to spend each money on a juice from the jungle?

The typical home business requires members to purchase products to qualify for any commissions they might earn down the road as they introduce others.  The problem here is that the average person can successfully introduce only 2-3 people, not enough to generate enough commissions to offset their monthly purchase of the product.  So ultimately what happens is 2-3 months in to purchasing the product, the member starts comparing his/her outgoing payment ($100/mo.) against their incoming commission and see that $100 is a lot more than $7.15 or whatever small commission they are making monthly and throw in the towel by canceling their monthly order.  This is called "attrition" or "churn" and the rate is very high for almost ALL MLM companies that sell products.

Another strong point with Solavei is that the company offers real value for consumers, unlike virtually ALL MLM companies that sell an overpriced product in order to be able to pay commissions.  As an example, compare Solavei's unlimited everything package and one can save upwards of 60% or more compared to a similar package with the big boys (Companies A, V and S).  Even comparing to their partner T-Mobile, the savings are clear.  T-Mobile offers unlimited everything for $50/month, but that includes only 100 MB of data, where Solavei offers, for a dollar less per month, the same package, but with 4 GB of data!  That's 40 times the data value for one dollar less.  How is that not value?

Now - are there places where T-Mobile's towers don't reach or where you may drop calls.  OF COURSE!  But that's true with any carrier.  There is NO PERFECT CARRIER.

But one thing is for sure - and that's that cell phones are going to be moving more towards no-contract plans where people buy their phones at full price and have the freedom to move.  Because once you are in a two-year contract and you eventually find that you lose lots of calls or the web speed is slow, you are stuck and will have to pay an early termination fee, which can cost up to $300 in some cases.  It just stinks being bound to a two-year contract... period.

Now - regarding their compensation structure, Solavei made the right choice in making the $1,000 per month income level the sweet spot in the plan.  By making this hurdle attainable by anyone who really tries, (just sharing three at a time for 4 months) many people will achieve earnings of $1K per month, which will make a big difference in the lives of many people.  And if you are one who helps many people reach that level, naturally you will make more for your support of your team.  That's fair compensation, is it not?

And proof that this is not a pyramid scheme, Solavei sells a service and doesn't pay anyone based on recruiting or sign up fees.  Commissions are paid purely on revenue generated by cell phone subscriptions.  Also, it is very common in this business for a member to out earn his upline or the person who got in long before them.  If you have questions of how this works, I would be happy to explain.

Lastly, Solavei's social commerce model, where additional commissions are generated from shopping and purchases of other services such as cable TV and insurance is absolutely brilliant.  They basically pay those who have the foresight to build the community aggressively through the cell phone plan. 

So - honestly, I don't see where this criticism holds any water.

Is this business easy?  Of course it's not easy.  If it was, it wouldn't be worth it.  But can it be done with some effort, creativity and support.  Of course it can.

I would be happy to provide more insight if you have questions.

Johnny T.
(((ROR redacted)))
CLICK here to see why Rip-off Report, as a matter of policy, deleted either a phone number, link or e-mail address from this Report.
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#50 Consumer Comment

Solavei Customer Review

AUTHOR: SkepticShopper - (United States of America)

I wouldn't call it "shoddy service". I decided to try out Solavei's mobile phone service since September. As a prepaid phone service, it's not bad. With primary access on T-Mobile towers and roaming access on most AT&T towers, I find it works the same as Net10 GSM phone service and is competitive in my area for Verizon Prepaid and Virgin Mobile CDMA phone service. I travel throughout central and eastern Washington and Idaho, where GSM dominates the wilderness between Omak and Spokane and CDMA dominates the wilderness around Lewiston and the Nez Perce Indian Reservation. Pick your poison, prepaid is prepaid. Just don't break down along Hwy 12 because the coyotes and deer don't provide cell service in the numerous gaps where even the mighty Verizon an AT&T won't work. But if you live and work where most prepaid service is great, Net10/StraightTalk/Solavei/Boost/Virgin are all pretty much the same for you.

I wouldn't single out Solavei as a "scam", other than that any home based business generally has scam all over its face until proven otherwise. As a business, yes it's MLM. But at least "doing the business" doesn't cost extra, as with many of the big MLM scams that also require additional backoffice fees, replicated website fees, monthly business materials purchases, and all after a big upfront join fee. Beyond a fairly steep $49 activation fee that I avoided during a "promotion", I pay nothing on top of just buying the monthly phone service. I use a T-Mobile phone that I didn't even have to unlock. I did root the phone because I'm like that. I don't have a downline empire and don't expect one. When this company fails to compete retail, I'll jump ship again. As for "pyramid scams", that legal term applies only to businesses whose primary income is from selling distributorships and not actual products. As rotten as any MLM looks just because of what it is, know what a term means before you use it.

Me? I run a community events calendar website that is perfect for a few banner ads. And since I am also signed up as a Commission Junction advertiser, I also make money whenever an ad-clicking visitor buys Straight Talk, Net 10, or Solavei or any other competing services whose ads I host.  They all amount to chump change for me and everyone knows nobody will ever get rich off any one of these gigs. But then they all required only five minutes' effort, cut and paste some code into my HTML, and never worry about it again. 

Frankly, I don't care about what sins the CEO and his minions have on their records. You can dig up dirt on lots of companies. Microsoft was sued by the federal government and by high profile competitors in some of the most drawn-out lawsuits on TV and people still lovingly slurp up computers with their crappy software preinstalled (I'm a Linux guy). If Solavei tries something hinky with me, I'll just go to Straight Talk or Net10 and then cancel the prepaid Visa I use pay for my Solavei service.
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#51 REBUTTAL Individual responds

solavei reported $3,851,600 earned by members as of 1/11/13

AUTHOR: Gali - (United States of America)

this is total BS, Solavei is a legal company, i am personally using its services and so my friends. not just i lowered my cell phone bill (in Miami i pay $59 total with fees and taxes per line with 4G unlimited plan - (and it is true 4G). as for today 1/11/13 Solavei paid total  of $3,851,600 in referral fees. they do what they say, and they follow through their promises. Solavei's mission is to make commerce less expensive by empowering individuals to earn income on the products and services they enjoy and use every day.

beside mobile service Solavei has an amazing social platform and their own app. 

i think it is so rude to criticize videos of Ryan Wuerch who is communicating with the community. 

it's not such a bad thing after all when i refer people and then go shopping with my purple Solavei card. i am saying as a user of Solavei - only positive experience here.
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#52 General Comment


AUTHOR: Neil Smith - (United States of America)

I decided to research because I saw advertising claiming the 4g data was unlimited. it is not. their advertising lies. End of story. If you want to defend everything else about this company, knock yourselves out, I don't know anything else about them, but you have no leg to stand on with this point. they are a no name company who has lied right in the very first line of their opening pitch to me. I would love a better alternative, but this obviously aint it. Game over before it began. I just came back to see if my opinion ever posted and what the response might be and now I am convinced that the vast majority of people gushing about this company are ones hawking it. Don't know for sure. Can't prove it. Don't care. Bye.
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#53 Consumer Comment

Advertising Unlimited Data

AUTHOR: Zanthexter - (United States of America)

Um, Neil Smith, you do realize that Solavei advertises their unlimited data EXACTLY the same way that T-Mobile does right? 

Here's the thing, unlike SimpleMobile, StraightTalk, Boost, Virgin, and pretty much every other "unlimited" but with a "Fair use policy" service out there, Solavei and T-Mobile actually tell you up front: You get X amount of high speed data (4GB with Solavei) and then the rest is at a low speed. I SPECIFICALLY chose Solavei over SimpleMobile and Straight Talk because the other two big T-Mobile resellers didn't offer a firm number. I don't want to be guessing, I want to know! (And I wanted to use a T-Mobile reseller for coverage reasons)

I suppose you prefer the AT&T/Verizon approach where you get billed when you go over the threshold rather than just get slowed down?

Come on dude, if you have a legitimate problem with the company, go ahead and post it. But claiming that they're misleading people about the service is just false.
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#54 Consumer Comment

Solavei Works For Me

AUTHOR: jkey251045 - (United States of America)

I researched the whole Ryan Wuerch thing before signing up with Solavei.  I do not believe that he is a bad guy!  I do know  that Soalvei is for real as I have a phone and my bill is $54.54 every month.  My wife's and my mother's are the same.  So instead of $300+ that I was paying Verizon for three phones, I now pay $54.54 x 3!  That's a pretty good savings! Plus, with Verizon it wasn't unlimited!

The phone works great!  I have experienced some dead spots but have also had full service where Verizon was zero!  All in all the service level is satisfactory!  Actually, it's pretty awesome!

I'm not one of those looking to get rich.  I looked at the value of savings for my unlimited cell phone.

I currently have 1 trio and I have received my $20 every month!  No problems with that.

I do have contact with some of the leaders that do have 1,000's of Trios and are earning significant revenue every month.

The naysayers can say what they want.  Solavei is an awesome service and is real and is no a scam.

It almost seems like the complainer is either a disgruntled ex-employee or from a competitor that wishes to discredit the enemy.  Either way it is not true!
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#55 General Comment

Now who is lying

AUTHOR: Laury415 - (United States of America)

Man you really have a bug up your butt about this.  If you don't like the concept don't sign up, but be a little realistic.

First this is called a SCAM.  By definition a SCAM is when you pay for something and don't get anything in return.  This is not a SCAM.  Some on the Solavei network make statements about earnings which are hard to achieve.  The rest of us are getting exactly what we sign up for $49/month for service, and a return when you bring in new customers.  That's what I'm getting.

As far as unlimited data, you might not like throttling, but it is unlimited.  Even if you exceed 4G and are throttled you are not cut off.  I guess technically there is no such thing as unlimited anywhere because we are all limited to 24 hours in a day. 

Lighten up, like I said, its working great for me, and I'm all ready getting a return which is reducing my phone bill.
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#56 General Comment

Dishonesty all around

AUTHOR: Neil Smith - (United States of America)

Solavei is advertising unlimited talk, text and 4g web for $49 per month but right here in this forum, freely admits that is a lie and they throttle you after 4gb. Just because they don't throttle as bad as t mob doesn't mean their pitch line isn't still a lie. That's enough for me to say I'm out!
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#57 General Comment

On the Solavei network

AUTHOR: Laury415 - (United States of America)

I'm actually on the Solavei network and want to add my short comment.

1st no comment on Ryan or the executives, to me they don't matter. 2nd the phone service is on T-Moble's network which is good but not as good as AT&T or Verizon, but I've never had an issue. 3rd, the phone service is $49/mo for unlimited everything which is $20-$30 less then I was paying with AT&T without unlimited. 4th, I have 4 people in my network, so I'm getting paid $20/mo. I don't intend on getting rich with Solavei, I just want a lower cell phone bill. Last, no issues with credit card theft or anything else. The rest of the comments, concerns or statements don't matter. For its a cell phone service that works and the cost is reasonnable. My goal is to add a few more to my .network to make it free.
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#58 General Comment

Customer Affiliate Program

AUTHOR: Silveryhat - (United States of America)

I think Solavei could be a scam if its independent social member actively promotes the compensation plan over the benefits of the cellphone plan. 

-If you approach someone with the introduction to the $49.00 plan for unlimited text,talk, web on a 4G network (which is exactly what Solavei offers) then it's like a regular business marketing practice.

-If you approach someone and tell him you have a huge job / money-making opportunity in Solavei when they sign up for the $49 per month cellphone service -- if it was me I'd run. I'd run faster if you start to mention when people under you signs up new people you also earn more money. MLM typical bait; primerica, amway, cutco anyone?

The way Solavei compensation plan is presented should be more like those affiliate programs by Amazon, NewEgg, Walmart, avoid bad reputation to both the company and the member who brings it up.

I'm a designer for my friends' Solavei Team website and that is the same point of view I told them ( )

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#59 Consumer Comment

Unless they charge money and don't provide the service, it's not a ripoff

AUTHOR: Zanthexter - (United States of America)


Assuming everything you said about the founders being scumbags and Motricity getting ripped off and all that is true, so what? Who gives a d**n?

All I, and any other CONSUMER care about is the service I can get today for the price I'd pay today. All the MLM stuff is a distraction, $49 for 4GB data before being throttled, along with call forwarding and roaming on AT&T is a better deal than any other T-Mobile reseller offers. It's a better deal than T-Mobile gives their own prepaid customers, which is why I'm switching from T-Mobile to Solevei.

Some of us just want a cheap cell phone plan. If the company lasts 3 years and then goes boom, taking a pile of investor cash with it, I couldn't care less, because I'll have had 3 years of T-Mobile service at a bargain rate.

And no, I'm not "greedy", I'm broke. I don't have the luxury to pay more for service elsewhere just because the folks involved with this one are distasteful. I shop at Walmart, as bad as it can be for the communities it's in, for the same reason. Being broke doesn't leave you a lot of options.

Now, if they start taking peoples money and not providing the service, that's a ripoff and deserves to be reported here. If they stop paying their commissions, well, I suppose that'd be a ripoff of sorts, and should be reported here. But right now, folks are getting service.

And seriously, it's prepaid. If they go under, it takes all of an hour to swing by the nearest Walmart and grab a new prepaid SIM and get replacement service. Being a Google Voice user, no one ever sees my actual cell phone number, so even "losing my number" is a complete non-issue.

I currently pay $60 a month directly to T-Mobile for 2GB of 4G data before throttling, without the ability to roam and no call forwarding. If Solevei provides me 4GB of 4G before throttling, roaming, and call forwarding for 5 months, that covers the total risk of $50 for 1 months service if they go under. So, anything after 5 months is pure savings, not even counting the better service.

If you actually get ripped off, post something about it.

Oh, and if makes any difference, I'm a techie type signing up because the plan is the best deal for my new Nexus 4. If I even get the 3 people required to shave $20 a month off my bill, I'll be shocked. Oh, and the Nexus? Christmas present from family. I really am, seriously, quite broke. Medical bills will do that to you. 
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#60 Consumer Comment

solavei not a ripoff

AUTHOR: John Cardell - (United States of America)

It's sad to see people jump to inclusions all the time. Solavei is definitely not a rip-off. The company has had excellent customer service and reliable network and talking to me and thousands of others.

How can unlimited text, talk and data be a scam? They say clearly the first 4GB is at 3G/4G speeds and 2G/E thereafter. No hidden clauses, nothing.

Don't fear becoming a customer thinking you will be ripped off. You have nothing to be afraid of, if you need help knowing the truth please contact me: 702-883-6379 or visit me at
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#61 General Comment

Wal-Mart Vs. Solavei

AUTHOR: RJ Merchants - (United States of America)

I am not a current user of Solavei, but have been looking into the service as my old Nextel phone is being shut down by Sprint. I have never liked Sprint, and do not appreciate them forcing me to leave a phone company I've had since 1999! Also, I need unlimited service for my job as a technician.

After reading this report I am convinced of one thing: the originating author of this complaint is smoking bad weed. I see no legitimacy whatsoever in there claim. Arguing with everyone who had something positive to say about a company is not a way to win the argument. I have seen more validated claims against giant Wal-Mart than Solavei. Which by the way, I do not shop at Wal-mart unless I have to. But as much as I hate Wal-Mart, I'm not going to be able to convince others not to shop there. I think Wal-Mart sucks, but you may like them. To each there own. In my mind, the ones on here against Solavei have failed to present there case. In the court of law, there would be no evidence  for this case, and it would have been dismissed on "Hearsay."

You can continue to argue with people all you want, but as far as I'm concerned, Case Dismissed due to lack of evidence. I'm going to continue to examine this company and probably give it a fair chance. Even if I don't make any money, I need a phone. So at least it will serve for that purpose if no other. Goodbye Sprint. Another loyal Nextel customer has left you.

As for the Pyramid thing, you might want to research and see why our own federal government whom you seem to trust is also scamming the people with all the illegitimate money they produce every day. Have a nice day.

See your government is scamming you right now
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#62 Consumer Comment

you are not correct

AUTHOR: gmbauman - (United States of America)

My name is George Bauman. I live in New Jersey. I spent approximately two months looking for an inexpensive cell phone provider and phone, i.e. a solution to the problem of not having a telephone. I settled on straight talk unlimited with a $42.78 phone, tax included, from Wal-Mart and I began paying $48.94 per month, tax included, every 30 days for unlimited text, talk and web access with very limited bandwidth. I currently am in the process of converting that service and phone number to Solavei. One reason is that the telephone for the Solavei service costs only $32.08, tax included, at Wal-Mart, unless I use my existing phone which I may or may not do since I need another phone for my unemployed, homeless brother anyway and the Solavei telephone service for unlimited text, talk and web access with substantially more bandwidth costs $49.00, tax included, every month with each new payment on the anniversary day of the start date of my service which extended yearly costs me $588.00, tax included. The straight talk service extended yearly costs $595.44, tax included. Also, the Solavei phone is $10.70 cheaper. Of course, the $10.70 savings on the cost of the phone realized by going to Solavei will be diluted by the number of yeas I keep the service. I do not know about employment or networking value or mlm value of the Solavei service, but if you are looking for an inexpensive, unlimited text, talk and web phone service, I am certain based on my lengthy investigation into phone companies, that Solavei will save you the most amount of money since, based, as I say, on my research, that Solavei is the cheapest service available in the United States. Does that make this Wuerch guy a saint, or give me reason to elect him President? Maybe not but if I need phone service, then his company is the one that I will pay unless of course they stop connecting my calls, in which case I can simply go back to the month to month service through straight talk for which I will pay $0.62 more per month. I hope this helps people see the words of the original post in a clearer light and let you make a good choice on whether or not to subscribe to Solavei phone service. In the future, if this guy chooses to keep making negative posts about Solavei, I hope the company contacts him to find out why he cotinues to make false accusations about a company which he has obviously not investigated very well and one which he has an obvious bias against. If you find that what I have said is correct, please let me know by commenting on my post. If you find I am incorrect, please post that as well, however, I am reasonably sure I am correct as that is my current and ongoing experience. If they start charging me more or the service begins to degrade, I will repost. Sincerely,

George Martin Bauman
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#63 Consumer Comment

U R very misinformed

AUTHOR: lett - (United States of America)

First of all, SOLAVEI is NOT part of T-mobile & you don't sell it. You share it with consumers who want to get PAID for using their cell phone service.  A scam is when you pay for a service & you don't get that service.  My entire family(7) Paid $49.99 for unlimited 4g cell phone service and we have getting the UNLIMITED service for 6 months now with NO ISSUES OR SCAMS.  Only a couple of us have SHARED the information about SOLAVEI on social networks ect. FB & Twitter.  

Consumers who have chosen to sign up, are also getting the cell phone service.  BUT here's the best part. For everyone of those consumers who has CHOSEN to sign up for Solavei, under our social network add, we are PAID!  YES PAID!  Solavei has been paying me $150 a month for 6 months now.  And if more people sign up, I get paid more. And that's how it works FOR EVERYONE who decides to SHARE Solavei.  So where is the scam?  It's NOT a T-mobile co., U can use T-mobile phones or any other approved phone.  

Again, a scam is where u pay for something UP FRONT & don't get something in return. We paid for NOTHING up front, and we got our cell service & getting paid for using our cell phones.   Oh & it's NOT the only company doing this! There are SEVERAL company's out there who compensate you for referring customers to their service. DISH, DIRECT TV, CRICKET Cell, At&t, Bank of America, shall i go on?   Oh & by the way, I hear SOLAVEI is going to start sharing internet service & cable this coming year & WE are looking forward to it. 

Why did u RUN from something U never even tried? Because U Read something on the internet? Are you running from Earth too because someone on the internet says the worlds ending this month? I never respond to things like this, but your post was so WRONG & uninformative that i had to let people know that Solavei is working very well as our cell phone carrier. ;)
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#64 Consumer Comment

Solavei Scam & The Truth about Motricity

AUTHOR: Mark - (United States of America)

I don't know why these people keep trying to prop up Motricity? The company went from a value of 1.3 billion to $23 million HELLO Motricity fired all the execs who dumped their stocks now they are all running Solavei! Look on the dow Jones, Motricity is @ 39 cents a share, they inflated the stock from $10 a share to $30 dumped their stock between $18-$20 and left the shareholders holding the bag as the stock plummeted, & now the shareholders are suing in Federal Court citing the 1933 Securities act that bars this type of behavior! Run for the hills, do not get involved in this scam!
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#65 Consumer Comment

What kind of job were you looking for.

AUTHOR: David - (USA)

It's certainly obvious why this person was looking for a

job! And, looking for a job on Craigs List, I think we all know what kind of

Job he was looking for... Anyway, Solavei just hit the 90K member mark and

growing like wildfire... I won't waste my time replying to this idiot's

comments other than to say that he is totally wrong... Solavei is an amazing

company with unlimited earning potential... Check it out for yourself!

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#66 Consumer Comment

Solavei Scam Allegations Untrue: Ryan Wuerch Side Of Story

AUTHOR: endcellphonebillsnow - (United States of America)

Its obvious to me the truth is being somewhat distorted against Mr. Ryan Wuerch unfairly in this thread. Asserting that Wuerch is  some kind of crook is really extreme. 

An interesting fact not noted by originator of this thread is that  Motricity was actually founded by Wuerch himself and is doing well and is profitable as a company .

The fact is Wuerch spent nearly a decade building Motricity into a business that was valued at more than $1 billion.

As far as dumping stock Wuerch still ownes a majority of the stock he had when the company went public in 2010.

 Wuerch and his attorney feel the suit is completely without merit and  legally cannot comment publicly on it.

I would suggest that any person who honestly wants to be fair in examining the truth of this matter should do due diligence and get  information from news worthy sources.

In my opinion slanderous and anonymously registered websites set up by someone who gives a Tokyo Japan location such as
"" do not meet the standard for a newsworthy source.
[The actual official website of Ryan Wuerch is]

I would suggest checking, a notable and credible news source.
You may want to read the Rueters article at following link for the real spin on Wuerch's relationship and departure from Motrocity....

Here is exerpt from that Rueters article...
 Aug 22 (Reuters) - Motricity Inc Chief Executive Ryan Wuerch stepped down from his post, weeks after the mobile billing firm forecast a dismal third quarter, on weak U.S. sales and competitive pressures abroad.

Shares of the Bellevue, Washington-based company rose 6 percent to $2.60 in early morning trade.

Wuerch, who has been with Motricity for over a decade and CEO for little more than a year, will receive $450,000 as severance payment.

Below are excerpts from the actual official website of Ryan Wuerch:

Ryan Wuerch On Motricity

Motricity and I parted ways in the summer of 2011 but Im extremely proud of the company and its employees and all we achieved together. I had an idea in early 2001 to create a global leader in mobile data solutions and services and it became Motricity. Over the past decade, we built an enterprise with more than $100 million in revenue and a market value that exceeded $1 billion.

We had many goals along the way, such as:

    Creating industry-leading technology that would enable the largest mobile operators to deliver mobile data and content.
    Providing employment to hundreds of extremely talented employees.
    Taking the company through each stage of growth, including the capital markets.
    Delivering a strong return for our investors and creating a company with a value greater than a billion dollars.

Im proud to say that we achieved each of those goals.

Some investors have sued Motricity and raised distasteful and untrue allegations about me and the company, among others. But, many people had great experiences with Motricity, including hundreds of employees who earned a good livelihood, customers who were provided beneficial technology and services, and many investors who received significant returns.

Someone I dont know has created a website with my name that says some nasty and untrue things about me and the company. No one is taking credit for creating this site.

Im prohibited from saying much about the class-action lawsuit, but heres what I can share: Im one of 10 people and eight companies named in the lawsuit. Motricitys lawyers and I believe the suit is without merit.

The fact is: Im proud of what Motricity accomplished under my watch. I founded Motricity and spent nearly a decade building it into a business that was valued at more than $1 billion.

When I left, I still owned a majority of the stock I had when the company went public in 2010. I still own much of the stock today. When Motricitys stock dropped, its likely that very few could have lost more than me.

In short, this is how Motricitys lawyers characterize the lawsuit: the Complaints defects are numerous and its merits nonexistent.

The same can be said of the website created to defame my name

Ryan Wuerch on Solavie before its launch

Ive been an entrepreneur all my life. After spending the past decade building a company from a small start-up to a billion dollar IPO, Im charting a new path that will positively impact millions of people.

We plan to officially launch Solavei in late summer.  Were working long hours to create a company that will utilize technology, mobile and social networks to make commerce less expensive and even profitable for consumers.

Were not providing a lot of details at this moment, but Solavei already has attracted some of the nations leading mobile, media and technology executives. Our team believes that Solavei can change the industry.

This leads to my blog. To prepare for our launch, Im embracing everything social that the web has to offer. Stay tuned for updates and insights into my adventures moving Solavei forward. Ill post periodically about other interests as well: my family, traveling, boating, marathons, entrepreneurship, golf and great food.

See video of Ryan Wuerch Discussing Solavie details at
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#67 Consumer Comment

Who know Wuerch's Side Of The Story?

AUTHOR: endcellphonebillsnow - (United States of America)

True Wuerch may have had a screw up in his business life. However, I personally am willing to give him the benefit of the doubt.  After all, there is always two sides to every story. We certainly are not getting Wuerch's side in this thread. My personal feeling is that whatever mistakes Wuerch may have made at the helm of Motricity I'm sure he has learned some hard lessons from it.
Ex-Congressman Rick White and ex-Motricity CEO Ryan Wuerch raise $4M for stealthy Solavei

Having a former congressman, Rick White, partnering with him after the Motricity debacle and help raise $4M for Solavei I would say is a real plus in my opinion and vouches big time for the man's character. Also the fact that Rick White would sign on at Solavei to be Wuerch's head of Legal department is definitely a huge endorsement I would say.

I truly believe Solavei is destined for greatness and am ready to partner with Wuerch as well.

[read full story here]

[get more Solavei details here]
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#68 General Comment

my solavei opinion

AUTHOR: ray57 - (United States of America)

My opinion is based on who is the top two and three people who are the most successful at getting the most referrals into solavei. This two people our very respected in the online marketing industry. I dont feel they would waste there time ruining there reportations.

One of these men is famous with the site called : the escape artist and I have a feeling he will apoint Solavei 2013 best portable business. If I wanted to stay living in the usa longer than 6 more months I would open my own cell phone service store and promote that it is same as T - moble but with a compensation plan.

People need to understand that reps dont get paid 20 for life for every three referalls but you also get 20 a month for live when one of your three get three. If the T- Moble salesman would be willing to sell solavei  ,they would have a very larger living. But T- moble would sue them so they have a point.

The service dont require a credit check so that will help people out and it really is 49 dollars a month plus tax. When was the last time that you got a phone bill and it was not 50 - 60 dollars more than you was promised?

From Raymond Wiggs

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#69 General Comment

Ulterior Motives?

AUTHOR: The Avenger - (United States of America)

I am not an employee of Solavei, but have seen their offer and am considering it so I was researching the business when I came across this site.

Aside from not really seeing how the original poster was "ripped off" and insisting that people "run as far and as fast as they can" when she was never a participant in the multi-level marketing phone service, I felt compelled to read on.

Reading "Solavei dweebs" and "trolls" in some of the responses here along with insistence that the people posting are Solavei "higher ups" I began to wonder: 

Are the person(s) writing the negative comments really just Solavei's competition? Why are they so interested in using verbal abuse and fear tactics to defame the company?

As a former business owner, I know there are people out there who if they do not get what they want, will go all over the internet to try to defame a business.  Competitors who are threatened can try the same tact.  So now in this internet age, a business owner (and all of his or her employees) has to worry about his or her company being ruined by the extreme actions of one or two people who feel they have been wronged (or a threatened competitor wishing to cast doubts in people's minds about their competition's business).

I also know that business owners get sued by people "looking to fill their greedy little pockets".

Of course there may be unemployed good Samaritans out to save the human race from potential calamity, but over a multi-level marketing business?  This looks to be the Tupperware, Mary Kay, Longaberger Basket, Pampered Chef version of cell phone service.  I like the idea that they are kicking their advertising dollars back to the consumer!

I hope they succeed and save people a bunch of money in the process!  (And maybe even provide people with a bit of pocket change in this troubled economy)
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#70 General Comment

Solavei is Not a Scam

AUTHOR: Brett - (United States of America)

I was surprised to see an article attempting to make the case that Solavei is a scam based on the way Ryan Weurch looks on certain videos, or allegations from one website regarding him. It is a website that nobody is claiming ownership.  Solavei has acquired a world class executive team that is unheard of for a startup company.  Some of the members left high positions at established companies because they believe in the Solavei business model.

It also needs to be made clear that individuals are not selling T-Mobile phone service.  The phone service is provider is Solavei.  Support is provided by Solavei.  Billing is done by Solavei.  Payments come from Solavei.

Anyone looking to create a home business should check out Solavei, for a number of reasons.  First, you don't have to pay any kind of membership fee or reseller fee or website hosting fee for the "privilege" of advertising for Solavei, as long as you are using their service.  Solavei provides your own personal site and marketing tools for free.  Second, you don't have to refer a certain number of people in order to remain eligible to receive compensation.  Third, you don't have to purchase any inventory up front to be sold later.  Fourth, you may be able to use your existing phone on the Solavei network, and not be forced to buy a new phone.  Compatability can be checked before signing up for service.  Fifth, the compensation that you receive is residual, meaning that it comes each month as long as those you refer remain on the service.  Sixth, you are referring a product that everyone needs and not to a certain market - $49 per month for unlimited talk, text, and data with no contract or credit check.

There is no contract or risk for signing up for service, you will only save money and possibly generate an income!

visit to learn more.

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#71 Consumer Comment

Solavei Scam

AUTHOR: Mark - (United States of America)

If you want to find out the truth about how much money the Solavei execs made when they dumped their Motricity stock you can find a break down of it at

The shareholders lost a staggering 1.3 Billion dollars! Thats why the Solavei Execs are being sued in Federal Court, apparently they violated the 1933 Securities act for insider trading, this is what I discovered when I researched this company, also the stock went from $30 a share to the present .39 cents, yikes! See enclosed pic.
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#72 Consumer Comment

What's the truth here?

AUTHOR: truthinreality - (United States of America)

Just what is the truth here? That we should run from anyone merely named in a lawsuit? NO. That would be FALSE. That Ryan Wuerch is one of 10 people and 8 companies named in the lawsuit? YES. That would be TRUE. That Ryan Wuerch, as a U.S. citizen should rightfully be deemed innocent until proven guilty? YES. That would be TRUE.

That multitudes of high profile executives across the globe, are frequently 'named' in lawsuits and later proven to be completely innocent? YES. That would be TRUE.

That when Ryan Wuerch left Motricity, he still owned a majority of the stock he had from when the company first went public in 2010? YES. That would be TRUE. That Ryan Wuerch sustained substantially greater losses in contrast to others, when Motricity stock finally dropped? YES. That would be TRUE.

That this original complaint could NOT be about Solavei, nor about a 'rip off' at it merely attacks the character of ONE solitary individual, over allegations that have yet to be proven in a court of law? YES. That would be TRUE.

That when one examines the leadership and investors behind Solavei...they are undeniably a most impressive list of who's who from the industry? YES. That would be TRUE.

That most if not all of these same individuals, would conduct a thorough 'due diligence' on the company and its CEO Ryan Wuerch, prior to aligning forces and/or investing any finances whatsoever into Solavei? YES. That would be TRUE.

That many of the negative postings regarding Solavei CEO Ryan Wuerch, here and at other sites, bear some striking writers DNA similarities? YES. That would be TRUE. And...that they're actually from the same disgruntled individual with an agenda? sure appears that way.
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#73 Consumer Comment

In Response to Mark from Bakersfield

AUTHOR: Deb L - (United States of America)

Hello Mark,

I just read your comment about those of us posting in favor of Solavei being higher ups.  I can't speak for anyone but myself, but I assure you I'm not a higher up at all, merely an affiliate who found out about Solavei early on.    As I stated in an earlier post, I joined Solavei to save money and get reliable cell service.  The fact that I now get paid for sharing a good service with others is just icing on the cake.  My main objective is to help others save on their phone bills.   I do not see how offering a service that people use with an established (T Mobile) backbone at a very competitive price qualifies Solavei as a scam.  Please cite how you have been personally ripped off by this company.  

You are certainly entitled to your opinion regarding Mr. Wuerch and if you and others feel that his pending lawsuit is reason enough not to get involved, I respect that.  I did my due diligence and decided to join this company with full knowledge of Mr. Wuerch's history.   Solavei affiliates are not investors, they are consumers of the service offered.   I have risked nothing and I'm getting great value, far more than my previous carrier.  Could Solavei go belly up down the road?  Of course it could, just as thousands of other businesses have.  

My advice to those reading these comments is due your own due diligence and come to your own conclusions.  It should be noted, for those who check companies out on the Better Business Bureau website, that though Solavei is not accredited, they have zero complaints against them.

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#74 REBUTTAL Owner of company

Damage Control

AUTHOR: Mark - (United States of America)

The only people posting in here positive things about Solavei are the higher ups who are trying to limit damage control! Thats why the VP Jim Ryan actually called me on my cell phone when I was posting about the Lawsuit against all the Solavei execs that came over from Motricity! The truth is Solavei will last about 3 years and the Ryan Wuerch and his pals will move onto the next scam!
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#75 Consumer Suggestion

Risk Management & Emotional Recactionaries

AUTHOR: Kevin - (United States of America)

I fail to see the "ripoff" potential that should be the essential substance of any claim in something labeled "Ripoff Report".

If you pay the full fees to acquire this service you have invested less than $120. It appears that almost everyone is skipping the $49 setup fee, many are getting the SIM card free ($20), but most seem to have to prepay their first month of $49 so we know that at least $49 is at risk.

I am currently a T-Mobile customer. I have two family plans to accommodate my entire family. Not all of us use data and we have a contract obligation for a few more months, so I won't be switching today, but I promise to keep watching.

When you claim to get "ripped off" you have to demonstrate and actual loss of money in the process you got into. If you paid the entire $118 to become a Solavei customer and you are now enjoying the same level of servi-ce I get from T-Mobile plus 2GB more 4G data then you have lost nothing. You got everything that was advertised in the program. You can continue to pay $49/month and get talk, text and 4gb at 4G and the rest throttled until you change your mind.

If you paid your $118 and feel you got ripped off, tell me where you got ripped off and how much actual money it has cost you. Did you not get a SIM card? Did you buy a phone from them that didn't work? Is T-Mobile not providing your service? Is your 4G data being throttle before you use 4GB?

I have a confession to make about my attitude toward business people: The purpose of a business person is to insert themselves between you and a service/product and profit from it. Ethically, they should provide some additional value to make this meaningful. At its barest process level, the shareholders of Solavei hope to make a profit by selling you T-Mobile services for less than T-Mobile can.

Now for the other part that people see in this offering, the greed factor. Most people are highly responsive to opportunities to make money. Solavei offers that opportunity by using you as its sales force. When you go to the T-Mobile store and buy your T-Mobile $49/month plan T-Mobile has invested a large chunk of money in that store you're standing in and that person that's handing you the new phone or SIM card. That person gets an extra spiff of dollars when you close the deal with him/her.

There is a law in the world in which we live that says that "stupid costs money". If you think you are going to go home, do nothing different in your life and sign up "trios" it should cost you money. In reality, it won't as long as you continue to get your phone service for $49/month. If you think all your friends and acquaintances are going to jump at the opportunity you give them to become their sponsor, you are greedier than you are wise. If you are going to sign up enough trios to pay your bill and give you movie money, you are going to have to sell it and your first potential customers  will be your family, then your friends, then everybody on your Facebook list, then everybody you meet standing in line for the bathroom. You will become the epitome of Amway success.

Some people will become mega-sponsors at Solavei. Some people will be able to make a trio or two and be able to maintain a couple of trios over the life of their business. Most will try to create a trio, give up when their friends shun them for being so obnoxious and end up with T-Mobile unlimited for $49/month.

My son got excited when Republic Wireless became the first successful effort to create a major business by selling someone else's phone service with unlimited Talk, Text and Data. It was 3G data and the service was Sprint and although he became addicted to data he bailed out when he got the opportunity to come back to a family plan with the rest of the family with 4G data and a lower cost. He was with Republic for quite a while and was fortunate that he could sell his phone for more than he paid for it when he ended his prodigal sojourn.

So where's the ripoff? Tell me where exactly you lost money and how much money you lost. I saw one poor chap whining about a dead phone and having to pay shipping. Some poor sod will always be trampled upon by capitalism. I haven't read a single gripe that the phone they bought was crap, that resolution to a SIM card disaster couldn't be resolved or that T-Mobile was trashing their service. Just remember: Darwin applies and it may be your DNA that needs to evaporate from the gene pool. 
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#76 General Comment

Looking Into This Company

AUTHOR: Hours - (United States of America)

I have been looking at Solavei for possible business opportunity and for the great service offered at a good price....

The only negative information I have found is by some person who initiated this Rip-off report.

The negatives are only an opinion of this person.

The complainer has never tried the product (neither have I... YET).

Look up almost any company in America for pending law suits.... You WILL find many past, current and pending in almost any company. Guess who gets named in those suits? Yes, The top management.  

The ignorance of the person complaining, and keeping this post flowing is obvious. The definition of a Ponzi Scheme and an illegal pyramid do not in any way fit the profile of this company and their business operating model.

To this point, I have found mostly positive information about this company and the leadership.

I will continue my due dilligence. I just found it unfair that this one person's passion to bash this company is so, apparently "deep seeded"... So I want to include a possible less biassed perspective... 

Unfortunately, in this particular case, Rip Off Report ranking so high on Google gets a high number (potentially thousands) of hits a day for those who "Google" the word Solavei, and as with most people not having the time to REALLY check things out closely, the opinion of one person with a negative spin will unfairly turn away those that should actually look further than what is allowed to be published by ONE passionate complainer.... 

I will update further as My due dilligence continues.

Thank You.
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#77 UPDATE Employee

1Solavei Amazed Folks Are Able To Use This Site In Such A Negative Manner

AUTHOR: MrQRcode - (United States of America)

This is a rebuttal to the Ripoff Report showing up in search engines when Searches for the name SOLAVEI are performed.  This lady is allowed to use this RIPOFF site although she admits her relationship or experience with Solavei is limited to, and the result of, a Craig's list job search.  Are you kidding me?

As to any suits filed against any of the Solavei upper management... This is America, Anybody can sue anyone anytime.  Usually a suit is the result of an unhappy, ex-employee, or a competitor unable to compete in the marketplace on a even playing field.  Until the case is settled.... If one really exist, well I would not put too much energy into it.

Having once been sued by a competitor along with Good Housekeeping for 1 Million in damages.  Imagine being added to a suit with Good Housekeeping on you're side.  Of course Good Housekeeping hired an entire floor of San Francisco Attorneys and I, as my attorney advised, just got to sit back and enjoy the fun.  Like I said, you can sue anyone, but if you say you're damaged to the tune of a's now your duty to prove these damages....Hummmmmmm

My experience with Solavei has been a very positive one.  People around me are providing 4-G Service, Unlimited Everything, Wireless Service through a major carrier and getting paid for their referrals to the system.  The the management Mr. Ryan Weurch's promise and he and his associates are delivering everyday on that promise.  What more does anyone need. For more information log-in here:  Best Al Boek
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#78 UPDATE Employee

NOT a scam after all

AUTHOR: Glen Ames - (United States of America)

I joined back in July and am one of the founding members.  I have sponsored over 50 individuals who are now using the service and are very happy.  If you don't believe me then look at their happy faces here.
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#79 UPDATE Employee

Solavei is not a scam

AUTHOR: LittleTreeOppy - (United States of America)

I was curious why Google Search kept showing my " Solavei Scam " when I searched for my Solavei website. YES I do have Solavei phone service! YES I do try to get my family and friends to join, ONLY because I have the service myself and am impressed.

 I pay 49.00 a month and I have unlimited text and talk, 4G service and my pictures load to Facebook so fast It amazes me! SO I have a hard time seeing how this is a scam. Maybe I will get lucky and a few family members will sign up too and I will have free service each month.. either way, I am happy.

So I have a very hard time seeing Solavei as a SCAM. You may not like things you have found about the owner / CEO, but when it comes down to it, your headline is misleading. Solavei is not a scam. Check it out for yourself at solavei(dot)com/littletreeoppy :)

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#80 Consumer Comment

Solavei was a cell phone solution for me

AUTHOR: Deb L - (United States of America)

We recently moved to an area where my ATT phone simply didn't work, so I was already in the market for new phone service.  My new neighbors advised me that T-Mobile was by far the best service in my new hometown, so when a colleague told me about Solavei in June, I was intrigued since it uses T-Mobile's backbone.   I also read the articles about Mr. Wuerch's involvement in Motricity and I agree with a previous poster, that people are sued all the time and judgement has yet to be made on the matter.    Solavei is not publicly traded as Motricity was.  I too have invested in a company and lost my investment, but that choice was made knowing I was taking a risk.  I have moved on.  My primary decision to join Solavei was to get reliable cell service and the fact that even without enrolling one person, I was getting a better deal for cell service than using ATT.  The added bonus is that if I refer others (and I have), I earn referral commissions for doing so.   I will not join a network marketing business unless I truly believe the product or service offered is worth the price regardless of income potential. For me, Solavei passes that test.  I have an unlocked phone and reliable cell service.  If for some reason I am no longer happy with the service, I simply cancel; no cost, no penalties, and can get service from T-Mobile directly or another provider who supports my GSM phone.  Can you make money with Solavei?  Yes it is possible, but that is a longer range objective for me.  My primary objective is to save money and help others do the same.  In the 4 months I have had service, I now have enough referrals that my phone service is paying me.  I'm happy with the product and the service.  I urge you to do your own due diligence but if you would like to talk to me directly, you can contact me at
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#81 REBUTTAL Owner of company

$ Signs in there eyes!

AUTHOR: Mark - (United States of America)

Who cares about the fact that thousands of people lost their life savings in the Motricity insider stock scandal as long as you can make a buck for you and your family!
This is what Im talking about, the Solavei dweebs, most of which are probably jobless, dont care about what happened in the past as long as they can fill their greedy little pockets. The truth is the only ones that will profit off this scam are the execs that are running this pyramid scheme. Like I said before, run and don't look back.
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#82 Consumer Comment

Solavei is Not a Scam

AUTHOR: Vickie - (United States of America)

I love the service and it will save me over 600.00 a year, and now im making a little extra money doing what we all do talk about our bills and our problems to our friends and family I see nothing wrong with the company. I think that the fact they are putting money back into there customers pockets is a great thing and I can't say that about any other cellular provider out there. It is so much more then I expected and yes I did research the company but I don't always believe everything that is posted on the internet, I look for things that would help me save money and benefit my family and everyone should do the same.
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#83 General Comment

Not helping

AUTHOR: Ben - (United States of America)

I don't use Solavei products nor do I an any way work for them. I truly hope you were not directing your comment at me.

By accusing everyone who does not instantly take your side does little to help your "cause".

Until there is legal judgement passed on the individual, I remain neutral. "Innocent until proven guilty"
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#84 General Comment

Insider Trading

AUTHOR: Mark - (United States of America)

The purpose of this forum is not for you to advertise your Solavei scam. You and the other execs that came over from Motricity will be dealt with by the Feds for violating the 1933 securities act that prohibits insider trading, which Ryan Wuerch did by inflating the stock to $30 a share & then dumping his shares along with the other execs, costing dumbstruck shareholders 1.3 Billion! Today I checked the Motricity stock and it is at .39 cents a share. The company has went from a billion dollar worth to 23 million! 

Read the full story here.
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#85 General Comment

Unclear on Report

AUTHOR: Ben - (United States of America)

I am neutral on my position with this company and am doing research for a co-worker. I am having trouble discerning what exactly the original argument against the company is. I am especially confused on the following paragraph:

"The only picture of the management on the company website is for Ryan Weurch and in the videos he is in he barely seems like he can keep it together.  He is laughing under his breath the whole time while looking extremely angry, like he is going to boil over, in other moments."

There doesn't seem to be much reason aside from just your "feelings" and disdain for the founder. Though you mention a pending lawsuit against him, that doesn't say much until judgement is passed. People are accused of and sued everyday and that, in and of itself, does not constitute guilt, regardless of how passionate or vocal you are about it.

Until there is legal judgement passed, pending lawsuits do not necessarily communicate much to me. And as for your personal distaste and presumed ulterior motives, this does not seem to be a reason not to become involved.

I remain on the fence, but I have a low tolerance for emotionally motivated spin.
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#86 REBUTTAL Owner of company

Solavei Scam

AUTHOR: Mark - (United States of America)

Looks like one of the Solavei trolls chimed in! You can't say anything about the lawsuit huh? Well I can, Ryan Wuerch, Jim Ryan and the Execs he brought over from Motricity are being sued in Federal court for violating the 1933 securities act for insider trading.?They defrauded the share holders out of 1.3 billion dollars by inflating the stock to $30 a share. After dumping their stock and netting over 11 million the stock fell to .39 cents, yes I said .39 cents a share. Motricity at one time was worth over a billion dollars, now its worth 23 million!

Disgraced CEO Ryan Wuerth was fired along with all his execs who are now running Solavei.

To read more about this go to

Don't be fooled by this ponzie scheme, get as far away from these people as possible, they will stop at nothing to fill their greedy pockets!
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#87 Consumer Comment

why are your nickers in a bunch?

AUTHOR: UnlimitedTeam - (United States of America)

What, exactly, is your complaint here?

That Ryan has an outstanding lawsuit against him?
This is common knowledge and he freely admits it:
"Im prohibited from saying much about the class-action lawsuit, but heres what I can share: Im one of 10 people and eight companies named in the lawsuit. Motricitys lawyers and I believe the suit is without merit."

That T-Mobile has a similar cell phone plan?
So what.  
For $50/month they give you 4G data speeds up to the first 500MB of data, then it is 2G Speed.

With Solavei, for $49/month you get 4G data speeds for the first 4GB of data, then it is 2G Speed.

That Solavei is nothing more than a pyramid scheme?
That is simply not true.  

Read the definition of a pyramid scheme and compare to what Solavei actually offers:

"A pyramid scheme is a non-sustainable business model that involves promising participants payment or services, primarily for enrolling other people into the scheme, rather than supplying any real investment or sale of products or services to the public."

Solavei's actual product:
Unlimited Talk, Text, and 4G Data Plan on T-Mobile's Nationwide Network.
No Contracts, No Credit Checks, plus an Income Opportunity, all for $49 per month.

The Bottom Line:
You can nitpick about Ryan's history with Motorcity.
You can nitpick about Solavei's pay plan.
You can nitpick about Solavei's cell phone plan compared to others.
But at the end of the day that's all you can do - nitpick.

Solavei is here, it's real, and it's not going away.  In the last three weeks Solavei has gained over 30,000 subscribers nationwide, and this is just the tip of the iceberg.

Do you own due dillegence, don't just listen to the nay-sayers or the hype-masters.

Find a good upline who will help you, and before long you can earn $650 in Fast Action Bonus money like I did.

Thanks for reading and have a great night.

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#88 Consumer Comment

Solavei Scam

AUTHOR: Mark - (United States of America)

Run Forrest Run, this company has all the makings of a pyramid scam, but the people signing up for Solavei will hear none of it because they have dollar signs in there eyes. I did some research and it became obvious this is a scam! The federal lawsuit against Ryan Wuerch and the Execs he brought over from Motricity will bring everything out into the light!
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#89 Author of original report

I beg to differ

AUTHOR: sjones - (United States of America)

I know you're probably just trying to make a buck, but this guy(Ryan Wuerch) and the management that came with him from Motricity really aren't all they're cracked up to be.  Enter the Google keywords "lawsuit against Ryan Wuerch" and see what you find.  This guy is a creep like all the bankers and Wall Street people that crashed the economy.  I don't need to hear a story from anyone one else, I've seen and heard all I need to see to come to a conclusion about these people.  Like I said before, run for your lives.

Also, I read in the Lane site that people's credit card and social security numbers were stolen with the computer hacker attacks on September 10th and that people are having a hard time porting their numbers and getting their phones activated.  What's next?  I certainly don't want to find out.
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#90 REBUTTAL Owner of company


AUTHOR: Cell Phone Guy - (United States of America)

Sorry you have a negative vibe on the Solavei program.  Its interesting you are the only
negative blog here on Solavei.  I would encourage you to completely investigate your 
findings on Ryan Weurch and Motricity.  Is not the case at all if you know the facts.   I have
been in the Cellular industry for 25 years and represented most all carriers out there and 
have found the Solavie product and opportunity BY FAR THE BEST CELLULAR program for 
the consumer and the distributor if they so choose to be one without obligation.
I wont hide who i am and will be happy to discuss the ENTIRE story with you.

my name is Cam.. you may call me directly at 918.271.8888. 

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