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Sprint Drops Phone-As-Modem Charge to $15

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What?! 5GB limit?

phonerep01

Aug 22, 2008, 9:05 AM
I thought with sprint we were immune from this regulation. Shocked
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rwalford79

Aug 23, 2008, 4:02 AM
Why ever would you think that?

Currently T-Mobile is the only major carrier that has no limitation of any kind on its network, be it data or roaming charge. $19.99 for EDGE/GPRS and HotSpot isnt too bad. It ALSO includes usage both on phone AND on your laptop via tethering of USB/Bluetooth/Datacard.

At one point in time Sprint and T-Mobile both had the luxury of having some of the largest subscription base of data customers, partly because both were free of roaming charges, overages, 5GB limits, and were two of the easier networks to connect laptops, handhelds, and PDAs to use said data.

With the advancement of 3G networks, and higher speed, and the ability of gaining more people on network at any given time, and the lower cost of...
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DiVaughn

Sep 3, 2008, 11:45 AM
Does anyone know if there's a way to track usage? Are you just cut off if you go over 5GB, or do they charge extra?

TIA!
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