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Re: Sprint & T-Mobile Coverage & Nationwide Data Speeds are ABYSMAL!
Aug 9, 2014, 4:29 PM
in the Article: FCC Chief Glad Sprint Ditching T-Mobile Bid forum

Apple's and Oranges.

Re: Bunch of hypocritical corporate schills
Aug 9, 2014, 4:28 PM
in the Article: FCC Chief Glad Sprint Ditching T-Mobile Bid forum

Apparently you are too young when driving aroud NJ you were getting hit wiht access and roaming fees.

Dan Hesse
Aug 7, 2014, 9:17 PM
in the Article: Sprint Hangs Up on Dan Hesse, Names New CEO forum

I read somewhere recently he was most respected and admired CEO's, as per employees of the company. Have to think thats impressive. He does seem like a decent guy, and has tried to sell his company from his heart. And thats not acting like a baffoon. Still a shake up at the top may help Sprint. I sure hope so. Even if I never use them.

Re: Bunch of hypocritical corporate schills
Aug 7, 2014, 9:10 PM
in the Article: FCC Chief Glad Sprint Ditching T-Mobile Bid forum

I'm not so sure it would be a good idea, I can see a return to nasty roaming fee's, or truncated service being provided if one is out of the area. Just like at our friends from the "Great White North". Go outside your home area and you can get screwed. Heck some have better roaming agreements with US carriers, then if you're from Newfoundland then visit Vancouver, you end up getting hit with fee's and ...

Re: Sprint & T-Mobile Coverage & Nationwide Data Speeds are ABYSMAL!
Aug 7, 2014, 9:04 PM
in the Article: FCC Chief Glad Sprint Ditching T-Mobile Bid forum

In bed, not so sure, prefering the big two carriers, yes, I think they do for whatever reason. Not all of Sprints problems can be blamed on AT&T and VZW, many were bad decisions on their part. As far as data speeds lets be honest, on a smartphone, I really doubt anywould notice a difference between 15 or so mb's down then 30. That all is bragging rights. Rather see some nationwide consistancy on all the carriers ...

Re: This Says It All.....
Aug 7, 2014, 8:52 PM
in the Article: FCC Chief Glad Sprint Ditching T-Mobile Bid forum

John, I happen to agree having four carriers woud be better then 3, having 5 major carriers would be even better. You may not believe me, but I wish all of them did well. And I also agree I don't know how long TMO will be able to keep this up. Sprint as far as using evdo and regular voice for calls ir good here, but they always neglected where I live improving ...

Re: Another Win For VZW And AT&T.
Aug 2, 2014, 4:41 PM
in the Article: FCC Won't Allow Joint Bids in Spectrum Auction forum

John, Softbank and DT each could match any bid from VZW or AT&T they choose not to. What they want is special treatment at the expense of US taxpayers subsidizing foreign owned companies. If either the big two went to Japan or the EU and asked for special treatment and deals so they can compete with the local carriers I assure you they would be laughed out of the ministry and given instructions ...

Re: Throttling
Jul 31, 2014, 3:50 PM
in the Article: Verizon Defends Throttling Plan forum

Well seeing that nobody has a contract with VZW if they maintained an unlimited plan. It means when they bought a new device they paid for it outright or used some pay off scheme that VZW provides. So there is no change in terms in a non exisiting contract. Now do I think VZW is right in doing this, no way. They should have kept those who maintained thier unlimited plans in accordence with their guildelines to ...

Re: Good news that makes sense
Jul 31, 2014, 3:47 PM
in the Article: French Firm Makes Surprise Bid for T-Mobile forum

True very true, and a much better idea then those Bozo's are Sprint.

Re: Nice Specs
Jul 23, 2014, 8:47 PM
in the Article: Xiaomi Reveals Mi4 Flagship Smartphone forum

Yeah and for the price, great deal. And they didn't use a mediatek cpu and miui on it.

One Plus One
Jul 22, 2014, 12:38 AM
in the Android forum

Any chance Eric or anyone is going to review the One Plus One? For some reason its oddly omitted Versed

Re: Not bad.
Jul 22, 2014, 12:35 AM
in the Article: Review: LG G3 for Verizon Wireless forum

Slammer, If I didn't just get a One Plus One, I'd would probably have got this device. Played with a non Verizon version and it was snappy, the buttons on the back didn't bother me, more or less not better or worse then tradional placements but more of a getusta thing. LG sure has come a long way, and hope for more in the future.

Looks Like A Scam
Jul 5, 2014, 2:33 PM
in the Article: Rok Mobile Launches Today, Requires Invite forum

Went to their website, over cluttered, no information outside of one price quote of $49.95. Won't let you in until you provide information like name, email etc.. To me this seems like a scam or some kind of shady business. Sales should be transparent, I should not have to give informatation to check coverage, or what BYOD type I would need. Maybe I'm wrong, maybe they just haven't fully openned their site. But very ...

Re: Swiftkey gets dumber every time
Jun 11, 2014, 5:47 PM
in the Article: SwiftKey Changes Direction, Offers Basic App for Free forum

True but the price is right. I use Swiftkey and like it, and yeah it does some crazy auto correct that drives me nuts now and then, espeically if using something other then english. Right now I use it on my SGS4 M919 on Cyanogen, Never cared for SK on tablets like my Nexus 7.

Re: Welfare will always be abused
Jun 8, 2014, 12:32 PM
in the Article: AT&T's Cricket Brand to Cut Off Lifeline Service forum

I happen to agree with what T-Bone says, it is an abused system, which you pay for it inside your bill if you're post paid. I wouldn't mind it so much if it was used for the exact intended purpose as a lifeline.

Re: FINALLY!
Jun 2, 2014, 10:24 PM
in the Article: Apple to Support Third-Party Keyboards within iOS 8 forum

Swiftkey would be a nice editon to the iphone.

Re: So, Iphones get the useless app as well?
Jun 2, 2014, 10:18 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Says Wi-Fi Calling Coming to iPhone forum

only used wifi calling once with my tmo line, was in a pub with open wifi in Nassau, called my mom to make sure all is ok at home. Did it more for fun then need. Honestly, I keep that off. Main reason I guess is tmo's medicore coverage in buildings. If it works for you, fine. See nothing wrong with it Well the beer was good, 5 bottles for $10 and in a nice AC place.

Re: I Love How T-Mobile Dictates All The Terms!
May 10, 2014, 10:22 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Wants $1B Break-Up Fee If Sprint Deal Fails forum

I thought Sprint dictated that they want T-Mobile's LTE to run at dial up speeds like Sprints if they're aquired?

Re: Obviously, because
May 9, 2014, 10:13 PM
in the Article: California Reverses Course, Passes Kill Switch Law forum

While making this a state law is up to debate, the idea isn't bad. it really wouldn't cost much if any to include this feature on a phone. And with all the crap loaded on phones, both carrier and from the phone makers it really isn't a big deal.

Re: Convenient Ignorance
May 2, 2014, 3:35 AM
in the Article: Verizon Pushing FCC to Reconsider Auction Rules forum

I understand what you and others are talking about on AT&T and VZW and their size. But both Deutsche Telekom and Softbank can afford to bid at the same levels as the bigger carriers, they choose not to. I just don't agree with giving prefered or subsudies bidding to off shore companies because of this. Let them put their money with their mouth is.

Re: You missed the point
Apr 8, 2014, 3:32 PM
in the Article: Cincinnati Bell to Sell Spectrum Licenses to Verizon forum

Of course bad business practices, and poor managment at Sprint had nothing to do with it?

Re: Still needs approval
Apr 7, 2014, 7:07 PM
in the Article: Cincinnati Bell to Sell Spectrum Licenses to Verizon forum

John, It seems they're doing that and taking over their mobile assets, with Cincinnati just doing regular phone service and cable.

Re: The Bell System forever lives.
Apr 7, 2014, 7:06 PM
in the Article: Cincinnati Bell to Sell Spectrum Licenses to Verizon forum

John, A consumer advocate doesn't want to reduce choices for consumers. As far as Sprint goes, I live in NJ, all carriers except Sprint provide LTE where I live and TMO which was the last, is over a year into LTE. But regions are regions and all have their stronge and weak areas. I also detest CDMA, I think its the biggest issue with mobility problems in the US. If there was a ...

Re: The Bell System forever lives.
Apr 7, 2014, 4:58 PM
in the Article: Cincinnati Bell to Sell Spectrum Licenses to Verizon forum

Sprints and TMO's parents are multinational corporations (DT and Softbank) they could easily bid and buy spectrum on the same level as VZW and AT&T.

Re: The Bell System forever lives.
Apr 7, 2014, 4:55 PM
in the Article: Cincinnati Bell to Sell Spectrum Licenses to Verizon forum

John, Stop preaching your holier then thou crap about history and the Bell divesture, I don't care. I just don't want Sprint screwing up T-Mobile and they will like they did almost everything else. These Bozo's can't even do voice data!! Heck Mobile companies in Chad and The Central African Republic figured that out. Only thing is I don't think your a shill, you just have your opinion.

Re: The Bell System forever lives.
Apr 7, 2014, 4:51 PM
in the Article: Cincinnati Bell to Sell Spectrum Licenses to Verizon forum

I agree its a failed company wanting to ride on an improving carrier. They should worry about cleaning their own sorry act up before even thinking about T-Mobile.

Re: The Bell System forever lives.
Apr 7, 2014, 4:50 PM
in the Article: Cincinnati Bell to Sell Spectrum Licenses to Verizon forum

John, Give me a break, they could have offered money for the spectrum if they so wished, they didn't. Sprint has a ton of spectrum they choose for whatever reason not use it, or waste it on some odd ball 4g scheme like WiMax. Let there be 4 carriers, and keep Sprint away from screwing up T-Mobile. At least they have vision.

Re: LOLZ
Apr 3, 2014, 7:08 PM
in the Article: Sprint's Spark Phones Don't Support Simultaneous Voice/Data forum

So, lets buy a tablet that you may or maynot want, and another data plan, so Sprint doesn't look bad because they can't impliment a piece of technology thats supported by mobile carriers in such places as Upper Volta and Haiti?

Snapdragon 800 or 801?
Apr 3, 2014, 6:29 PM
in the Sony Xperia Z2 forum

I think the Z2 has the Qualcomm MSM8974AB Snapdragon 801 cpu, maybe it was a typo on it being 800 not 801?

Re: LOLZ
Apr 3, 2014, 6:18 PM
in the Article: Sprint's Spark Phones Don't Support Simultaneous Voice/Data forum

Of course its never Sprints fault, but its VZW or its AT&T's for making commericls several years ago about supporting voice/data? BTW VZW LTE does support voice/data. And yes I have used voice/data, I'm routinely on the irc, and do make phone calls, nice not to have a data drop. And I do admit to many others, it isn't a big deal.

LOLZ
Apr 3, 2014, 4:39 PM
in the Article: Sprint's Spark Phones Don't Support Simultaneous Voice/Data forum

Oh please, and people want these special needs clowns to take over T-Mobile????? The screwed this up like everything else they touch. :roll:

Re: Yeah, right...
Mar 29, 2014, 3:55 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile to Do Away with Employer Rate Plan Discounts forum

Doubtful they have many corporate clients in the US right now, and even more doubtful they will get anymore with this change in policy. But, I'm sure I will get some nasty replies by the T-Mobile Fan Boi peanut gallery who thinks they can do no wrong.

Wow, even NJ
Mar 17, 2014, 4:38 PM
in the Article: Sprint Expands LTE Network By 20 Markets forum

While not by me, nice start. In the past I have said not the nicest things about Sprint, but my mind may change if they keep this up. Still keep your hands off T-Mobile. 4 national carriers are the best.

Re: I didn't know..
Mar 14, 2014, 4:47 PM
in the Article: Aio Wireless Brand to Be Abandoned in Favor of Cricket forum

At least as limited as Cricket is/was they deployed LTE over most of its tiny network, more then I can say for Sprint. Well know that they rebranded Sprint pre-paid, that may all change. :lol:

Re: Price war!!
Mar 11, 2014, 11:03 PM
in the Article: SoftBank on T-Mobile: 'We Have to Give It a Shot' forum

John, To be honest, plain ole LTE is fine, on a phone, having bragging rights on who's the fastest is of marketing. And I guess there's somethint to be said about that because of he nature of advertisement. But in the end, after a certain amount of speed it becomes diminising returns. I can see something with tethering to a laptop or desktop, but even that fast is fast. At present mobile data ...

Re: Price war!!
Mar 11, 2014, 10:59 PM
in the Article: SoftBank on T-Mobile: 'We Have to Give It a Shot' forum

Yeah and when that happens, Sprint will go back to the government and cry again that "its just not fair".

Re: Price war!!
Mar 11, 2014, 10:58 PM
in the Article: SoftBank on T-Mobile: 'We Have to Give It a Shot' forum

I think Dish would Sprintisize T-Mobile. Not good. Comcast would be better. And I'm sure other companies.

Re: I can't get behind this guy
Mar 11, 2014, 10:55 PM
in the Article: SoftBank CEO Critical of U.S. Wireless Market forum

I don't want him getting his hands on TMO, but I don't blame him for trying. Seems he did a lot of good in Japan.

Re: Price war!!
Mar 11, 2014, 3:44 PM
in the Article: SoftBank on T-Mobile: 'We Have to Give It a Shot' forum

I live in NJ (OK let the jokes begin) EVERY carrier but Sprint has LTE service by me and all around the area. (Ocean County). Sprint couldn't even provide WiMAX when they're rolling it out. Even with everything I said, I don't want Sprint to fail, but I don't want them screwing T-Mobile up either. If Softbank fixes them up, and in a few years or sooner if it may they provide cheaper and good service ...

Re: Price war!!
Mar 11, 2014, 3:10 PM
in the Article: SoftBank on T-Mobile: 'We Have to Give It a Shot' forum

Exactly, 4 carriers work the best, inept managment at Sprint isn't going to solve any problems if they buy out T-Mobile, Softbank or no Softbank. Let Son clean house, get his so called "Spark" LTE all over the country and win clients back. Calling people who decide not to use Sprint, or T-Mobile mindless zombies as stated in a previous post (and not by you) is insulting and arrogant. Its getting real old hearing the moaning ...

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