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T-Mobile: We're Going It Alone, and We're OK With That

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tether

Jan 10, 2012, 5:08 PM

Thank you TMO, your waffling got me on a REAL network!

10 years of loyalty to T-Mobile. After I heard about the merger earlier this year I left and tried out Straight Talk, Boost & Simple Mobile. Straight Talk's Nokia E5 (ATT) was OK & service with AT&T was much better than T-Mobile (not saying much) specifically the 3G data coverage. Alas though, being used to Android I didn't stay with ST and switched to Boost. I found Sprint's 3G network to be abysmally slow and very non-existent around here in New Mexico so I though maybe Simple Mobile (usings TMO's towers) might be a deal for $40 for unlimited everything and Android. WRONG! 119kbps download speeds for their "3G" service! PATHETIC. Finally, I said "forget it" I'm going to pay up for a REAL carrier and took over 2 Verizon Accounts that still...
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Indeed the saying is true, sometimes you need to be raped to have service. Gurantee you were definitely one of those whiny customers who wanted a free phone or service which is why you went to all the cheap carriers before Verizon. Btw how have thos...
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Simple Mobile dealers are selling unlocked phones which are not all ideal for the service.

119kbps sounds like you had a phone which only works on EDGE (or maybe you had a 3g phone which does not support t-mobile's weird 3g band, which will result ...
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