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Re: It's moves like this that make me want to switch to T-Mobile
Tuesday, 8:50 AM
in the Article: T-Mobile Gifting Customers with Free Unlimited Data forum

Why not go with the 6GB service for $65 as streaming of audio and video are free?

Wow...77 Whole Markets
Nov 18, 2015, 12:49 PM
in the Article: Sprint Retires 'Spark' and Launches 'LTE Plus' forum

I'd have a lot more respect for Sprint if they didn't over promise and under deliver on everything they've done for the past 10 years.

Re: Another Example
Nov 13, 2015, 8:31 AM
in the Article: AT&T: Free Mobile Roaming in Mexico Starts Friday forum

They don't OWN a carrier in Canada.

Re: Where in Montana??
Oct 29, 2015, 7:42 AM
in the Article: T-Mobile's LTE Network Covers 300 Million People forum

You have to give them time to update their maps and systems.

Re: $700?
Oct 23, 2015, 2:06 PM
in the Article: BlackBerry Priv Runs Android, Costs $699, Ships November 6 forum

This is not a Galaxy S6. Even so at T-Mobile the Galaxy S 6 is $529.99, G4 is $479.99. The Moto X Pure Edition is $399. I could go on and on, but $499 certainly isn't out of thin air.

Oct 23, 2015, 11:52 AM
in the Article: BlackBerry Priv Runs Android, Costs $699, Ships November 6 forum

This phone is DOA. That's too bad because a $499 price point could have put Blackberry back on the map.

Re: Phoney BS
Oct 8, 2015, 1:20 PM
in the Article: Verizon to Raise Unlimited Data Plan By $20 forum

You don't have to stay...

Re: "Verizon will allow people with these old unlimited plans to purchase devices...
Oct 8, 2015, 1:20 PM
in the Article: Verizon to Raise Unlimited Data Plan By $20 forum

No, it's not the same thing. Don't finance a phone and leave at will. Finance a phone and you will have to pay it off if you want to leave.

Re: Um...No
Sep 25, 2015, 8:01 AM
in the Article: Verizon Announces Annual iPhone Upgrade Plan of Its Own forum

Compared to $1 or $5 it just seems silly to tout that you can keep making $27.50 payments. Verizon and AT&T shouldn't even bother trying to compete with the other two beating each other to the bottom. It ends up making them look stupid.

Re: Not a upgrade
Sep 22, 2015, 7:17 PM
in the Article: ZTE ZMax 2 Headed to GoPhone and TracFone forum

Trust me, that 5.7" display was not well done. It was like talking to a very heavy piece of toast.

Sep 2, 2015, 11:10 AM
in the Article: Huawei Mate S Has Force Touch forum

$727! What are they doing for an encore? Holy crap!

If You're Sprint
Aug 17, 2015, 8:58 AM
in the Article: Sprint Intros 'iPhone Forever' Promo forum

You can't just wait to see what T-Mobile does and then put out a cheap copy. You need to innovate on your own. Make customers want to come to you. Sad to watch this company flounder.

Not Quite a Waste
Aug 11, 2015, 8:37 AM
in the Article: Review: ZTE Axon Pro forum

While my first impression is this is a wasted effort by ZTE on further reflection, it's not. This could be a part of a larger push to get flagship phones into the hands of consumers for less money. That said, it doesn't seem like that good of an effort.

Re: What a let down...
Jul 15, 2015, 7:47 AM
in the Article: T-Mobile Offering New Family Plan with 10GB Per Line for $120 forum

For the 4 line family that uses a lot of data but not more than 10GB per line this works out to be $120 vs. $160. You can make 2 of the lines 20GB and still save $20. Unfortunately this would be one of only a few scenarios that are better than the unlimited. For the 4 for $100 customers that go over regularly, this one is a no brainer.

Re: Sounds nice
May 21, 2015, 5:32 AM
in the Article: T-Mobile Serving Up Variety of Memorial Day Promos forum

Those pockets of 2G are fewer and farther between. Soon Mark will have to complain about something else.

Exactly Why
May 15, 2015, 9:43 AM
in the Article: Apple, AT&T Seek to Block RadioShack's Sale of Customer Data forum

I don't do business with 3rd parties. Who doesn't have an AT&T store nearby and found it more convenient to use RadioHack? NOBODY. The problem is cheap people. They are the same reason that Wal-Mart is the number 1 retailer in the world. UGH!

Why Not?
May 12, 2015, 7:14 AM
in the Article: Verizon to Buy AOL for $4.4 billion forum

Why not buy Myspace,, and geocities while they're at it? Is this what happens when a corporation has too much money?

4th Amendment
May 6, 2015, 9:27 AM
in the Article: Court: No Warrant Needed For Police to Snag Cell Location Data forum

The 4th Amendment has been dead in this country for years. Unfortunately we keep electing fools who install fools into the court. Fortunately the 1st Amendment is OK for now.

Re: Why not prepaid?
May 1, 2015, 2:44 PM
in the Article: Verizon Prepaid Offering 1GB Data Bonus for Auto-Pay forum

You answered your own question. Verizon especially makes it unappealing by having the worst phone selection. Also, if you're one of those that likes to float the bill by a day or 2 you always lose on prepaid. Autopay could overdraw you and relying on yourself to pay it could cause shutoffs. I use "you" as anyone, not making any assumptions. Verizon is overpriced and I've found a lot of their subscribers to be proud of ...

Re: Horrible!
Apr 29, 2015, 11:22 AM
in the Article: Alcatel OneTouch Pop Astro Takes Off with T-Mobile forum

The Galaxy Light is a great entry level handset, especially when compared to this.

Apr 29, 2015, 9:02 AM
in the Article: Alcatel OneTouch Pop Astro Takes Off with T-Mobile forum

This phone should be $49.

Crazy Specs
Apr 9, 2015, 9:11 AM
in the Article: Alcatel's Idol 3 Phablet Ships In May for $249 forum

For this price point? These are crazy specs. Too bad it's an Alcatel.

Re: Taken a turn toward the worst...
Mar 31, 2015, 8:46 AM
in the Article: T-Mobile Updates Coverage Map with Customer Data forum

It's very possible, even likely that your T-Mobile friends are on old handsets and/or old software. On my most recent trip north my Galaxy S5 read LTE the vast majority of the way while my wife's Note 2 was reading Edge and even GPRS in some spots. Downloaded the newest software and suddenly the trip back was mostly LTE on her phone. Obviously in the near future we'll need to upgrade our phones to take advantage of ...

Re: Nice but........
Mar 30, 2015, 10:50 AM
in the Article: T-Mobile Updates Coverage Map with Customer Data forum

Unless this is recent it's old news. Most of the old LTE holes have been filled. I 75 from S. Florida to Bay City, MI is nearly all LTE at this point with just a couple of rural spots with Edge.

Mar 18, 2015, 11:41 AM
in the Article: Liveblog of T-Mobile Un-Carrier 9 forum

Could they have made up?

Real Windows
Mar 2, 2015, 7:53 AM
in the Article: Lumia 640 XL Offers More for Phablet Lovers forum

Real Windows (10) on a phablet is a compelling proposition, especially in the business world. If Microsoft doesn't mess this up it could finally be the thing that makes them relevant in mobile.

Re: 20GB for $155 with Verizon or $55 with Cricket (AT&T)?
Feb 4, 2015, 9:29 PM
in the Article: Verizon Juggles Data Plan Options Again forum

Smart people don't use either of the big 2 if they can avoid it. T-Mobile works great for me and I travel. I have to imagine it works for most. If you're that worried, get a Page Plus at $10 per quarter. Supporting Cricket only perpetuates the cycle. Go Tmo or Sprint and support competition.

Re: Wow
Jan 30, 2015, 2:34 PM
in the Article: Verizon Raising Activation and Upgrade Fees Feb. 5 forum

AT&T has been $40 for months while Sprint still hangs out at $36. T-Mobile charges $15 for a sim card if necessary up from $10.

Re: Wow
Jan 30, 2015, 2:32 PM
in the Article: Verizon Raising Activation and Upgrade Fees Feb. 5 forum

You are right. It's not fair to the sheep and any other farm animal I may use to compare the typical Verizon customer to. Koolaid drinking, gullible, money hating clowns. Is that better or do I run the risk of offending circus performers?

Re: Duopoly gets bigger
Jan 29, 2015, 1:04 PM
in the Article: AWS-3 Spectrum Auction Over, Bids Total $44.89 Billion forum

This is what happens when you have a finite resource like spectrum and try to run a no rules auction. I like government intervention less than most, but on a government run finite resource auction, they need to have rules to avoid a government sponsored duopoly.

Re: Wow
Jan 29, 2015, 10:23 AM
in the Article: Verizon Raising Activation and Upgrade Fees Feb. 5 forum

Industry standard my rear end! Verizon finds new ways to squeeze their customers every day...and the best part? The sheep gleefully pay or make excuses like industry standard. Everyone who has a viable alternative should drop Verizon to prove a point. Sadly they won't.

A Cheap Copy
Jan 7, 2015, 11:29 AM
in the Article: AT&T Debuts Rollover Data forum

Not even a good copy! Love my T-Mobile service. You want to know how not to bother with rollovers AT&T? How about offer an unlimited plan?

Re: Yawn
Dec 16, 2014, 11:20 AM
in the Article: T-Mobile Intros Rollover Data, Called Data Stash forum

Everyone wants something for nothing. I guess you're included. The Data Stash is for people who BUY additional data so they don't lose it.

Re: Strange price setup
Dec 10, 2014, 7:16 AM
in the Article: T-Mobile Brings Back $100 Unlimited Family Plan forum

It's a simple way to drive to revenue. I'm considering swapping my 10gb plan for unlimited. That's $80 more for them, no more getting throttled for us. Brilliant if you ask me.

Re: Much as I root for Sprint. . .
Dec 3, 2014, 5:54 PM
in the Article: Sprint Says Network Vision Is Basically Done forum

I was in downtown Detroit for a Lions game and had full, FAST LTE coverage with T-Mobile while sprint limped along with evdo. Tell me this isn't their finished product...

Dec 2, 2014, 9:45 AM
in the Article: Sprint to Woo AT&T and Verizon Customers with Halved Rates forum

This stinks of anti-trust. You can have a promotion, device subsidy, or buyout that targets one or two specific carriers, but an entire rate plan? I won't jump to any conclusions yet, but I think once announced I can.

Re: Affects Fastest LTE Network Ads
Nov 26, 2014, 10:10 AM
in the Article: T-Mobile Agrees to Show Customers Real Speed Test Data forum

I don't know where specifically you're talking about, but many areas that read EDGE just last summer where I travel now light up LTE. I've had the pain of Sprint. Never again!

Re: Nice
Nov 20, 2014, 2:49 PM
in the Article: AT&T Adds $45 Option to GoPhone Plans forum

It should be universal. It's a pretty reasonable plan for the customer with a single line. I've got the 4 line promo at T Mobile which works out better.

Nov 20, 2014, 7:35 AM
in the Article: AT&T Adds $45 Option to GoPhone Plans forum

If you have a single line and don't mind prepaid, this beats T-Mobile by $5. Wonder if the competition will respond.

Another Thing to Consider
Oct 28, 2014, 8:30 PM
in the Article: FTC Sues AT&T Over Throttling Practices forum

Who really pays for these lawsuits?

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