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Is T-Mobile playing some kind of April Fool's joke?

Admiral_Ackbar

Apr 1, 2011, 8:28 AM
So last night I'm doing my thing, downloading some music on my PC via my phone's data connection, which I've done for well over a year now, not that I do it very often, just sometimes there are things I can do by 'tethering' on my PC that I can't do on my phone due to it's limitations (ie. cannot upload photos via the phones' browser).

So with only 20 seconds on one of my downloads left to go, and it freezes up..

I restart my browser, and I get a message that says I need to pay another $14.99 on my bill if I want to tether!

I'm ok with them if they 'throttle' me down if I download too much, as it's only like once a week or two I actually do tether, most of the time I download thru my phone, but a flat $15 I think is a bit steep if I...
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Admiral_Ackbar

Apr 1, 2011, 9:41 AM
My bad, it appears this is actually old news and they hadn't caught hold of me until now. Embarassed Paranoid
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TMO-MAN

Apr 1, 2011, 11:08 AM
Yeah its actually a feature they added about 2 months ago and there were people that have been doing for ages you just took a little longer for them to catch you lol. Laughing Razz Laughing
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blazeboy

Apr 3, 2011, 2:45 PM
Very Happy Just get an unlimited data plan.For $30 bucks amonth and a G2.I tether all the time with no limitations.I've never got any messages.I use my G2 as a mobile hoitspot all the time.,And let my friends use it.It's never cost me!
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TMO-MAN

Apr 3, 2011, 3:25 PM
You will eventually lose that feature and have to pay for it once they track you down. Unless you have an employee account then tethering and mobile hotspot is included.
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