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Old 06-14-12, 10:12 AM   #13
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Default Re: Bite the pillow Verizon users, they're coming in dry!

Every carrier will be moving to this soon, and Sprint will be dumping their unlimited data at some point. The company is in shambles.
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Old 06-14-12, 12:34 PM   #14
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You can get a much better deal with another carrier if all you use it for is talking. Hell, you can get a much better deal if you use lots of data too. Boost and Virgin both do $40 a month plans for unlimited everything - that's like half of what verizon charges for their lowest tier.
Well truth be told my best friend got some kind of family plan which included 4 phones, but he only needs 3. So I'm throwing him about $30 a month to use the 4th phone. Works for me.

Might be cheaper out there but this is most convenient as I'm not the one locked into a contract. Also he's done a lot to help me in the past, I don't mind tossing $30 his way to help him and his family out.
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I have Sprint also with unlimited data. The thing is it would take you a month of constant downloading to hit 1GB of useage at their lousy 3G speeds.
I had 8.2GB last month, and 7.7gb this month. On 3G, not 4G.
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Every carrier will be moving to this soon, and Sprint will be dumping their unlimited data at some point. The company is in shambles.
That would only benefit them if they were spectrum limited. Unlike verizon, they are nowhere near that point.
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That would only benefit them if they were spectrum limited. Unlike verizon, they are nowhere near that point.
Just money limited
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I get unlimited for nothing at sprint (unlimited data is included as baseline for all of their plans.)
Do you like sprint I am thinking about changing.
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Do you like sprint I am thinking about changing.
Not particularly, but they are cheap.

I'm tempted to jump ship to t-mobile but I'm on a family plan so it's not as simple as dropping the contract (which I know how to do for free.)

With t-mobile you get X amount of data at 4g speed, then after that it slows to 2g til the next billing period. It's not like verizon or at&t where you hit a hard cap and then they bump your price up by another $20 for that month. Plus that bandwidth you buy is for each phone, it's not shared on the whole plan like verizon is.

They also use HSPA+ instead of LTE which gets MUCH better battery life, albeit a tad slower (we're talking maybe 10% slower...but you're likely to see above 20mbit most of the time anyways, so who cares? You have a massive gain in battery life compared to LTE.)

T-mobile also has a vastly larger 4g coverage than sprint, and slightly larger than verizon and at&t.
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If you want to go with Sprint you better check into how slow the 3G is in your area. It's slower than a hillbilly getting a joke about a cookie.
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In my area, Sprint is decently fast. On speedtest, I download around 1.2mbps for 3G speeds. I know I download Skyrim updates at around 157k/s.
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