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Re: Hope this makes it to court
Oct 28, 2014, 6:26 PM
in the Article: FTC Sues AT&T Over Throttling Practices forum

I think both You and T-Bone have valid points. Let's see how this plays out.

Re: Hope this makes it to court
Oct 28, 2014, 4:27 PM
in the Article: FTC Sues AT&T Over Throttling Practices forum

Isn't that the exact issue the government is suing AT&T over?

Re: Hope this makes it to court
Oct 28, 2014, 3:57 PM
in the Article: FTC Sues AT&T Over Throttling Practices forum

What's easier to prove: That you stopped paying two years worth of service, or that they throttle your data?

Re: Hope this makes it to court
Oct 28, 2014, 3:22 PM
in the Article: FTC Sues AT&T Over Throttling Practices forum

If you don't like what AT&T is doing and stop paying them, they will ruin your credit rating. You as the consumer are not equal to them. They don't give you the service you bargained for and they promised, you have nowhere to turn. That is where the regulatory agency of the government comes in.

Re: Hope this makes it to court
Oct 28, 2014, 3:18 PM
in the Article: FTC Sues AT&T Over Throttling Practices forum

T_Bone: Ed Snowden and the Constitution. Consumers are trapped by carriers for two years. Where should they go if they are mistreated, and AT&T breaches their contract?

Re: Hope this makes it to court
Oct 28, 2014, 2:41 PM
in the Article: FTC Sues AT&T Over Throttling Practices forum

Who should protect us consumers against these giant monopolistic dictators, who extract every pricing and service advantage from us?

Re: Back door for FBI
Oct 17, 2014, 7:45 PM
in the Article: FBI Wants Congress to Force Phone Makers to Add Back Door forum

What would Ed Snowden do? :?

Re: second time
Oct 7, 2014, 12:06 PM
in the Article: AT&T Admits Employee Accessed Customer Data forum

Only if there was wrongdoing, not just curiosity, or accident, or mistake.

Re: What willl that do for Verizon's over all service?
Sep 24, 2014, 3:53 PM
in the Article: Verizon Exploring Tower Sale forum

If a tower is down, usually the NOC center knows it immediately.

Re: What willl that do for Verizon's over all service?
Sep 24, 2014, 2:33 PM
in the Article: Verizon Exploring Tower Sale forum

I think the problem will be quality of workmanship and reliability of the towers. Currently Verizon Wireless has a small team assigned to each tower, with one person leading each group. They are very responsible and knowledgeable. When a third party takes over, such as Alcatel/Lucent for Sprint, there is a larger group of technicians, with much less knowledge, and very little coordination between technicians.

Re: Take away
Aug 6, 2014, 7:32 AM
in the Article: Sprint Uninterested In the Uncarrier, Will Abandon Merger forum

I wholeheartedly agree with both of your points.

Good news that makes sense
Jul 31, 2014, 3:36 PM
in the Article: French Firm Makes Surprise Bid for T-Mobile forum

As the Subject says. The buyer is a GSM company, that will not reduce the number of carriers in the US. This should make everyone involved happy, including Sprint customers. Maybe not Sprint board of directors.

Re: Sprint finally catching up to T-mobile.
Jul 22, 2014, 12:35 PM
in the Article: Sprint Adds Wi-Fi Calling to HTC One (M8) forum

Does this mean no more need for Airave?

Kids can manage with grown-up phones, seniors need help
Apr 11, 2014, 10:28 AM
in the Article: Sprint Announces WeGo Phone for Kids forum

Even a 4-year-old can manage an Android device, often better than a grown-up. I think this phone should be marketed to seniors instead. Impaired vision and hearing, arthritis, etc., seniors need easy to use phones. Not to mention, today's seniors did not grow up with computers.

Re: Intercarrier
Mar 26, 2014, 11:32 AM
in the Article: Sprint to Launch HD Voice Nationwide by July forum

In Europe and Asia the cell phone voice quality is crystal clear. In the US voice is muffled due to the carriers compressing the sound down to 8k. We've put up with and came to accept this inferior sound. We need quality voice on our cell phones.

Re: MicroCells/MacroCells
Feb 20, 2014, 5:00 PM
in the Article: FCC Wants Better Indoor Location for Wireless 911 Calls forum

e911 is not new, but it is very welcome to cellular technilogy. Hopefully this will also imply better service in dwellings, and not a new way of spying on citizens.

Hope
Feb 19, 2014, 12:22 PM
in the Article: FCC to Rewrite Open Internet Rules forum

There is hope that common sense and the benefit of the community will win over monopoly (duopoly) and corporate greed.

Re: Hmmm
Feb 14, 2014, 11:01 AM
in the Article: Senators Propose Federal 'Kill Switch' Bill forum

I guess phones would come with a secret and unique reactivation code and/or a title, like a vehicle.

Surprised and Clueless
Feb 10, 2014, 10:53 AM
in the Article: Sprint No Longer Sure About T-Mobile Bid forum

"... they were surprised by the level of skepticism for the deal." This shows how clueless they are about their own field.

Re: At home
Feb 9, 2014, 5:17 PM
in the Article: Lights from LA Building Interfere with Verizon's Network forum

It is just one type of ballast GE made at one factory for a short time. All others are OK. If they weren't OK, the carriers would complain they cannot receive cell phone signals with their site antennas.

Re: Hydrogen on top of buildings?
Jan 28, 2014, 3:49 PM
in the Article: Sprint to Install Hydrogen-Based Fuel Cells in Base Stations forum

Verizon Wireless uses natural gas for their rooftop generators. How is Sprint hoping to re-fuel their generators, whether they are diesel or fuel-cell? What if the outage lasts days or weeks, roads are inaccessable, or no fuel available, like a year ago in New York City after Hurricane Sandy?

Re: Hydrogen on top of buildings?
Jan 28, 2014, 3:43 PM
in the Article: Sprint to Install Hydrogen-Based Fuel Cells in Base Stations forum

I whole-heartedly agree, my friend, you summed them up beautifully!

Re: Why Huawei?
Jan 23, 2014, 3:43 PM
in the Article: Rockstar Drops Suit Against Huawei forum

Huawei was accused of spying, and not allowed to sell cards for US cellular sites to my best knowledge. I doubt they would be allowed to be a tech operator like Ericsson.

Re: Ugh.
Jan 14, 2014, 12:38 PM
in the Article: U.S. Appeals Court Strikes Down FCC's Net Neutrality Push forum

That's right. Who is going to look out for the consumers and smaller companies? Now Verizon has the green light to split the Internet. There could be a faster more expensive internet with some companies on it, and a slower less expensive internet with other companies on it. If you want to get to the premium internet, have to pay Verizon a fee. This is wrong, the courts are wrong, and it seems the ...

Re: No thanks
Dec 14, 2013, 10:02 PM
in the Article: Sprint Weighing 2014 Bid for T-Mobile forum

T-Mobile is as incompetent as Sprint, if not more. Verizon Wireless is the only competent wireless network, but they nickel you for their service, they are overpriced, and hit you with wrong billing that you will dispute until the end of your natural life. Sprint is once again thinking to buy another carrier with incompatible technology. Nextel 2014. Why not invest in proper LTE instead, with proper fiber backhaul instead of microwave, natural gas generators for power ...

Both GS4?
Dec 10, 2013, 4:36 PM
in the Article: Sprint to Sell New Spark-Compatible Galaxy S4 forum

How do you tell apart the old GS4 from the new?

Re: What an innovative phone
Dec 2, 2013, 8:37 PM
in the Article: Oppo to Sell N1 Smartphone In US for $599 forum

Oppo has been making some of the best Blu-ray players for some time. They are not unknown.

Re: Petty
Aug 15, 2013, 3:00 PM
in the Article: Google Again Finds Fault with Microsoft's YouTube App forum

This shows how MS is a marketing company, and is pretty incompetent when it comes to software.

Re: Apparently
Apr 30, 2013, 2:31 PM
in the Article: AT&T Offering $100 Credit for Device Trade-Ins forum

Actually, the linked article states "at least $100", so it may be a great deal for consumers.

Sorry to see him go
Mar 25, 2013, 7:48 AM
in the Article: FCC Chair Genachowski to Step Down forum

Chair Genachowski has been the best the agency ever had. He made many excellent decisions and had a superb vision for the future. His smartness and judgement will be missed.

Re: About time
Nov 19, 2012, 12:37 PM
in the Article: Cell Service to Expand to 30 NYC Subway Stations Next Year forum

Works in Stockholm too. NYC is way behind.

About time
Nov 19, 2012, 12:10 PM
in the Article: Cell Service to Expand to 30 NYC Subway Stations Next Year forum

Washington DC and the rest of the World's civilization has had subway mobile service for decades.

Re: The Apple Copyright Enforcement Task Force scores again
Nov 12, 2012, 11:17 AM
in the Article: HTC Agreed to Pay Apple Patent Fees After Courtroom Losses forum

It may be good for HTC also, not having to spend time, money, and energy for possible lawsuits. This way they can focus on technology and business.

Best article ever!
Aug 10, 2012, 5:38 PM
in the Article: How a Sprint Phone Is Born forum

Everything I was always afraid to ask -- right here. Kudos Eric Zeman!

Re: Ahem!
Jul 31, 2012, 4:23 PM
in the Article: FCC Forces Verizon To Allow Tethering Apps forum

I think they don't have enough competition or regulation. Why should they be allowed to sell the same service multiple times? Once when you get "unlimited" data, and the second time when you want to use that data for tethering.

Re: How does it work?
Jul 31, 2012, 11:05 AM
in the Article: Facebook Rolls Out "Save For Later" forum

I don't know how this works, nor do I care, because I don't think this change on FB is NEWSWORTHY.

Re: "With Sprint, Anyone Can Launch an MVNO"
Jul 17, 2012, 2:15 PM
in the Article: With Sprint, Anyone Can Launch an MVNO forum

Why would anyone want to rebrand this, and offer it to a customer as brand-x, when it can be sold as Sprint, a brand name that everyone is familiar with?

Re: Patients were made to protect property and ideas...
Jul 12, 2012, 7:52 AM
in the Article: Sprint Confirms Samsung GS3 Update Disables Search forum

They should not issue patents for stupid stuff like searching in two places, instead of one. How come the car companies are not suing each other, yet the cars look more and more like each other. The phones, like the cars, should benefit from what works, the wisdom of the community. And then the consumers and manufacturers benefit too.

Re: Your secret data...
Jun 18, 2012, 5:57 PM
in the Article: Samsung to Offer Secure Galaxy S III to Businesses forum

Why not just write it on a paper, or better yet, keep it in your mind and don't tell anyone. http://www.phonescoop.com/articles/d iscuss.php?fm=m&ff=10625&fi=3140588#

I guess radiation decreased
Jun 15, 2012, 10:22 AM
in the Article: FCC to Review Radiation Guidelines for Cell Phones forum

In 1996 there were more powerful cellphones, up to 3 watts of transmitting power. Today I think it's 0.5 Watts. So my guess is that the radiation decreased over time. I am curious what facts the FCC will find.

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