These are the most recent forum messages posted by jhr2112:
There are plenty of monopolies..In central Texas where I live, unless you live in Austin where you have plenty of competition, there is only one choice if you want high speed data..And that is true in most of the country unless you live in a large city..I'm 300 feet from Austin in Pflugerville, I have the choice of Suddenlink..That's it..Austin has Google fiber Att, Time Warner, Grande..The government should get involved and get rid of these local exclusive deals ...
I agree, but with the current republican atmosphere in congress, it will only get worse.They tend to give these big corporations what they want, not what is good for consumers..
Net neutrality is great for consumers and small start ups..Time to have more competition and less monopolistic behavior from these giant telecoms.
Re: Doesn't matter
There is a very good reason the FCC has carriers on different frequencies. If you don't know why you shouldn't be commenting..
Re: No one is really excited about the Amazon deal
The people that count, investors would be stupid to invest in blackberry..Analysts had warned about problems at Enron, people just didn't pay attention.. BlackBerry will be another Palm in 3 years or less..
Re: Bad news for Blackberry
Actually it is bad news for BlackBerry.. Just listening to the BBC business report and they brought up that very question.What you say is correct, while BB has never had a relationship with IBM, it will still take more business away from the failing company..No one is really excited about the Amazon deal and analysts expect BB it to cease operating eventually..
Didn't HTC divest from Beats for a reason..
Re: Who will fall for this?
Good idea really..
Re: WiFi data?
I think most anyone who read that would know what WIFI data means..
Re: Let's hope this doesn't happen
For T-mobile to compete, this needs to happen. They are such a minor player they hardly make a dent.For Sprint, this can open up some areas they don't currently cover.
Great, now the one place I didn't have to hear everyone's problems....
just say no
AT&T should not be allowed to buy more of its competition. We need more choices not fewer..
Re: Reuters is not a news organization
Reuters is one of the most respected and oldest news organizations. They are known for upholding journalistic objectivity since their founding in 1851, asking very tough questions that maybe you don't like, but they do it to all sides. Nothing in the article is untrue..
Re: NYC is a densely populatex market.
Sprint launched their LTE in THEIR largest markets, where THEY have the most subscribers, not small towns and unheard of cities. Just because some of you don't know geography and haven't heard of a city doesn't mean they don't matter. Here in Texas, LTE has been live for almost a year in cities like Austin (metro over 1 million) San Antonio, (almost 2 million) Houston, ( 2.5 million) and Dallas FT. Worth.( 2 million). These are big Sprint markets. ...
Re: 2007 called...
Actually he is right, most people do use less than 1 gig a month. It's a psychological issue, people think they need unlimited to make themselves feel better for fear of going over their plan..I sell all carriers including pre-paid and very few customers ever get to one gig..Att and Verizon grandfathered customers that still have unlimited don't even realize that they are throttled back because they never reached their data threshold. People in the industry like me, and ...
Re: iphone price
The iphone 4s 16g dropped to $449 and the 4 8g is $349 at Target. That is a $200 drop from a few months ago..
What kind of thread do you use to sew a phone company?
The Android version of this app works every bit as well, maybe better than ios..I have both..
Re: Just what AT&T needs
It's democratic socialism, not communism.
Re: Just what AT&T needs
Socialism works very well in the Scandinavian countries plus they are the most educated and happy people on earth. Travel to Norway sometime, a real eye opener..
I use their Overdrive pro on the $35 plan. They allow 10G at full 4g (Wimax) speeds before they throttle you down. Not bad compaired to the competition. I live in Austin where Sprint's 4G LTE has not fully deployed yet but 4G wimax has a good footprint.
Re: Brought to you by
I know, just kidding..You guys do a great job..We should be paying you for the valuable resource that you are.You are very helpful to my business.
Brought to you by
How much did Best Buy pay for that story?
Re: "Big businesses are evil!"
So you are saying that Americans are immoral and selfish. I think we all know that. I chose HTC..They pay their workers a decent wage and don't manufacture them in China. Oh, and I do "think" about the animals when I don't eat them..And I buy products made in America when possible to keep jobs here that corporations want to ship overseas. I'll be staying on my "high horse" because I'm not selfish..
Re: "Big businesses are evil!"
Paying workers 17 cents an hour to build an iphone is evil..This Liberal uses Android and would never own an Apple product..
Re: They Just Had Their Previous Lawsuits Dismissed!
The parties involved in the suit pay ALL the court costs. Usually the loser..Taxpayers are off the hook..
Re: How sweet
Sprint does not trottle its customers. Only on the prepaid channel..
Target stores have been selling the Sprint iPhone 4s 16g for $150 and the 4 8g for 3 months now..
Re: Think a little bit before you type
Although the first launch was in very large metro areas, San Antonio, Houston and Dallas-Fort Worth..
Re: Video Killed the Radio Star...
I have had fewer issues selling Kyrocera over the last 3 years than with Motorola..This includes warranty issues and general problems. I wouldn't carry them if they were as you describe. There are several other brands ( named after fruit) that I wish I didn't have to deal with..
Re: not iDEN
Why would you call this phone a pos? Kyrocera/Sanyo have made pretty good phones over the years. Just because its not a geek phone and its for people that work hard for a living and doesn't suit your needs doesn't make it a pos..Sounds elitist..
Re: Nearly twice the cost?
Nothing in life is free..No one will be unlimited in 2 years..
Re: Getting Ugly
T-mobile has NO LTE network..just HSPA+..
Re: But I thought
Only the post paid contract phones are sold by Target Mobile (Radio Shack) Prepaid are self serve on the Target shelves for now..
Re: this will surely be a hit.
It was my understanding that Android 4.0 will not support any physical keyboards.
Re: what could this do to them?!
Verizon can't buy Sprint, it would give them almost 150 million customers and wouldn't pass competition muster. Sprint will settle for a lower fine if found guilty.
Seriously, If those Teabaggers or Ron Paul kooks had their way we would have no regulation, airplanes would run into each other, 3/4's of the drugs would kill us, cell phone's would irradiate us. Government isn't perfect, but it's just about the best in the world. Keep in mind, WE CHOSE THEM.
For it to be Socialist, the government would have to own T-Mobile. Government regulations, laws, rules aren't socialist. They are voted on by our Representatives in Washington that we elected to do just that, as in the Constitution. A government agency telling you what to do is not socialism. If we didn't have these rules, companies would be able to do what they wanted, releasing dangerous products...you name it..
Re: 200th MVNO?
At least they don't drop phone calls like T-Mobile..I sell all 4 carriers and there is no contest, T-mobile is the pits..That is the reason they are dead last..
Re: Expand this offer
AAA already has apps for their members. AAA Roadside and AAA Trip Tik. Roadside is cool, it will notify AAA when you have a problem and send them your exact location.Roadside even has a copy of your ID card in case you can't find it..They are free in Google Play and I assume in the Apple store..
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