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Sprint: We Don't Throttle Smartphone Users

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metakong

Jan 6, 2012, 2:56 PM

We Won't Throttle, We'll Just Terminate

Is it me and my Verizon bias, or did Sprint basically say that they will "merely" terminate the contract of anyone using unlimited data to the fullest? Is this not MORE severe than throttling or limiting usage? Would you rather be limited on your unlimited plan or removed from it completely?
I dont think its even as clear as you make it sound. Its extremely vague.
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Rooting your phone and using it is a mobile hotspot or to tether, without paying for the privelege....

But the difference between Sprint and other carriers is that if other carriers catch you doing this, they add a tethering and/or mobile hotspot p...
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ID AGREE WITH PERSON WHO STATED THE ABOVE FACT ON IF YOUR USING PHONE AS A HOTSPOT.
THERE IS A MONTHLY CHARGE FOR TURNING YOUR PHONE INTO A HOTSPOT AND EVEN WITH THAT FEATURE, THERE IS A LIMIT TO THAT.

USERS REALLY DONT GO OVER 2GBS A MONTH, SO ID...
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Sprint has sent out letters to users who are tethering and specifically torrenting. They send a cease and desist letter, then a termination of services letter. The customer is released from their contract with no penalty, and will have a date by which...
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famoussasjohn

Jan 6, 2012, 2:17 PM

lolwut?

So non-smartphones are the ones getting throttled? The phones that don't have any type of feature that would warrant such usage and reason to throttle. Oh okay Dan..
Just Broke:

"Four Sprint execs out in reorganization"

I guess they are getting fired over there...
no, that is not what i said lol.
only way sprint would throttle any data usage is if your using your phone as a hotspot without having the hotspot feature added on to your phone through sprint customer care which is 29.99 a month.

so if your using...
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