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Re: Very telling......
Jan 28, 2018, 11:44 AM
in the Article: AT&T Wants Congress to Pass Net Neutrality Laws forum


Jan 23, 2018, 12:19 PM
in the Article: Apple's Delayed HomePod Speaker Reaches Stores Feb. 9 forum

$350 and months late?!? I guess Apple doesn't want to compete in this market! What a joke!

Re: If...
Jan 23, 2018, 12:15 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Completes Acquisition of Layer3 TV, Preps TV Service forum

I highly doubt that will be the case.

what a joke
Jan 21, 2018, 10:40 AM
in the Article: FCC Puts Clear Line Between Mobile and Fixed Broadband forum

The fact that he even considered lowering the broadband definition speaks to his motivations. Such a decision would have been entirely a political move designed to only let internet providers make claims they do not deserve and make it look like progress. we need REAL INTERNET INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADES, and NOT political manipulation.

The Moto z2 Force should be on this list.
Dec 31, 2017, 7:23 AM
in the Article: Top Five Flagship Handsets of 2017 forum

Only reason the z2 didn't make the list is its less popular.

Ridiculous... They should be replacing them for free at this point.
Dec 31, 2017, 7:20 AM
in the Article: Apple Lowers Battery Replacement Cost to $29 Immediately forum

Apple slow down your phone and hides it, and then they ask you to pay them to replace the battery which they say is the only reason they slow your phone down(when in reality this is programmed obsolescence). Dont buy this nonsense and consider a non-Apple phone next time around.

Re: What about the 5s?
Dec 31, 2017, 7:15 AM
in the Article: Apple Lowers Battery Replacement Cost to $29 Immediately forum

'Additionally, the iPhone 4S, 5, 5S and 5C are excluded from Apple's program' -Engadget BUT you can get a kit to do it yourself... https://www.engadget.com/2017/12/29/ifixit-ip hone-battery-replacement-kit-discount/

Re: Iphone OS slows older iphones
Dec 21, 2017, 7:32 AM
in the Article: Apple Says It Slows Older iPhones To Manage Battery Performance forum

Hell yes it is. They will act like its perfectly normal and their fanboys will find a way to justify it, but the fact is this is wrong. They have to find some way to make their new phones seem better, otherwise people might realize its the same phone as the last one.

Dec 20, 2017, 9:55 AM
in the Article: Republican's Net Neutrality Bill Opens Door for Paid Fast Lanes forum

wow... I mean why even bother? The fast lanes are one of the biggest issues...

Dec 14, 2017, 7:25 AM
in the Article: T-Mobile to Buy Layer3 TV and Launch TV Service Next Year forum

I believe this could still happen. I also believe that thinking forward to Layer3's type of delivery method will pay off. If a merger does happen with Dish, im sure the Sat dish service will still exist but primary focus will be on the Sling service and its added benefits. You hit the nail on the head with all that spectrum though. It could become very valuable when 5g when it is finally defined and rolled out. All these ...

Re: Pai is an ideologue who is only concerned with big businesses and their army of lobbyists.
Nov 29, 2017, 7:27 AM
in the Article: FCC Chairman Reveals Full Plan to Kill Net Neutrality forum

Could you pretty please promise to treat customer right? this is our new net neutrality when this happens. You hit the nail on the head. Its ironic how the people who are going to be the most effected are the supporters of 'free market' internet.

This can not stand....
Nov 9, 2017, 7:21 AM
in the Article: Review: Apple iPhone X forum

Apple delivered something 'new'(Only to Apple) and expected $1000 for it... This is unacceptable. They are attempting to set a precedent that we will never come back from.

Also supported by Digits with T-Mobile...
Sep 14, 2017, 7:04 AM
in the Article: Apple Watch Series 3 Supports Carriers' One Number Calling and Messaging forum

You should modify this to include T-Mobile Digits.

ATT only...
Aug 9, 2017, 9:49 AM
in the Article: Samsung's Galaxy S8 Active Boasts Tougher, Less-Refined Design forum

I wish they would make this available to other carriers. Especially since they got rid of the non-edge display option for the standard flagship...

Mar 25, 2016, 9:27 AM
in the Article: Sprint Rolls Out 30-Day Risk-Free Test Drive forum

Another copy/ paste from T-Mobile's playbook. I'm sure Sprint will find some way to screw these customers as they do the rest.

Well said Neville
Feb 23, 2016, 6:47 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile to Begin Testing 5G Later This Year forum

There will be no practical need for this until 2020 given the equipment available. Verizon and ATT just want to say they have it.

This just in...
Feb 2, 2016, 5:28 PM
in the Article: Turing Phone Drops Android for Sailfish OS forum

'Turing Phone' has filed for bankruptcy following a terrible decision to use a little known mobile OS platform called Sailfish...

Total bullshit
Jan 27, 2016, 10:01 AM
in the Article: T-Mobile Again Accused of Fraud by Consumer Groups forum

T-Mobile advertising is transparent and you get what is promised. The customer plays a huge part in the 'timely' aspect of the etf reimbursement and if they don't get the right documents in, that's on them.

Re: Given that what's written here is true
Jan 1, 2016, 12:53 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Fires Back at YouTube Over Throttling Allegations forum

You have to remember, the point is to lower usage and allow you more video streaming so although YouTube is not a part of BingeOn, watching it optimized will allow your data to last 3 times as long. At the end of the day, there is no argument because IT CAN BE DISABLED ANY TIME.

Re: Garbage
Dec 8, 2015, 10:50 AM
in the Article: Consumer Advocates Lodge Complaint Against T-Mobile forum

All true. There are no fees other than what you owe on the phone you promised to pay for. It's a loan, not a service agreement. Ignorant fools wasting time going after a company who is changing the industry for the better every day. Oh and when you stop paying your bills, YOU GO TO COLLECTIONS regardless of race.

Stick the knife in and turn it...
Nov 25, 2015, 10:59 AM
in the Article: T-Mobile Offers $200 to Sprint Customers forum

Another home run from T-Mobile! Sprint is so sad.

Nov 24, 2015, 4:01 PM
in the Article: Verizon Allowing Customers to Send Data as a Gift forum

Verizon: Is your Verizon bill to high? do you have too many overages? Let someone else pay for it!!! Great plan Verizon...

Re: It's moves like this that make me want to switch to T-Mobile
Nov 24, 2015, 10:31 AM
in the Article: T-Mobile Gifting Customers with Free Unlimited Data forum

You should also know that deprioritization only happens to a small amount of people in busy /congested areas. It's unlikely you would ever see it happen even with high usage.

Sprint is so sad...
Nov 18, 2015, 11:28 AM
in the Article: Sprint Offering 50% Off Competitors' Rates forum

No one wants their terrible customer service, broken network and half baked promotions.

Re: 1 step forward 4 steps back
Nov 13, 2015, 4:42 PM
in the Article: Verizon to Start Tacking $20 Fee to New Lines forum

HA! So true.

Re: bad move
Oct 9, 2015, 3:54 PM
in the Article: Lumia 950 Coming To AT&T forum

Good news! Or at least not bad news yet... http://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/microsoft -lumia-950-carrier-news/

Wow... Terrible.
Oct 9, 2015, 2:56 PM
in the Article: Verizon Launches 5 Prepaid Plans for Tablets, Hotspots forum

Another swing and a miss from Verizon. Those prices are crazy.

bad move
Oct 6, 2015, 4:36 PM
in the Article: Lumia 950 Coming To AT&T forum

I don't understand why a company who is struggling to get market share with their mobile OS would limit the sale of a FLAGSHIP phone to a single carrier even for a short period of time. Initial release is vital to a phone's success. I will be very disappointed if this turns out to be true.

Re: This guy doesn't get it!
Sep 28, 2015, 5:49 PM
in the Article: FCC Commish Uses Sprint As Launch Point to Bash Auction forum

That is right! Even if T-Mobile is allowed to pick up a large portion, they will simply be evening things out by allowing it. ATT and Verizon have a TON of spectrum and Sprint is sitting on a sizable amount as well. Go T-Mobile!

Copy/paste yet again
Aug 17, 2015, 9:24 AM
in the Article: Sprint Intros 'iPhone Forever' Promo forum

Another example of Sprint making a lame copy of T-Mobile's play book.

Not okay
Jul 20, 2015, 9:49 AM
in the Article: FCC Likely to Reject Dish's Auction Discounts forum

They should have thought about this when they set the rules. They can't decide after the fact that it wasn't kosher and make them pay. Besides, whatever keeps the spectrum out of the hands of Verizon and Att is fine by me.

Re: Well
Jul 2, 2015, 12:30 PM
in the Article: Sprint CEO Derides T-Mobile's 'Misleading' and 'Fake' Moves forum

Well said. Is funny how he wants to talk about T-Mobile's lease being deceptive when everything is completely clear including the fact that the $16 phones are a special. He is basically complaining that they are giving customers a deal... People need to realize that the days of phone subsidy are over. You pay for the phone you want bottom line and T-Mobile doesn't hide this like the others. The lease is just one more option ...

Re: Way to parry words Verizon.
Jun 12, 2015, 3:16 PM
in the Article: Verizon: T-Mobile's Legere 'Is Simply Wrong' forum

well said.

Re: Wow... Verizon is full of deceit
Jun 12, 2015, 2:54 PM
in the Article: Verizon: T-Mobile's Legere 'Is Simply Wrong' forum

You are correct, no doubt about it. BUT, if the smaller 2 carriers are going to compete and be profitable, this change has to take place. Right now T-Mobile is in talks with Dish on a possible merger which would help, but if things are really going to change, all the carriers are going to need to have similar levels of access available to wireless resources. We have all experienced the type of customer abuses that came along with ...

Wow... Verizon is full of deceit
Jun 12, 2015, 8:41 AM
in the Article: Verizon: T-Mobile's Legere 'Is Simply Wrong' forum

Verizon fails to recognize that they have loads of low band. If they are allowed to buy more, it will be very bad for the market. Just because they are able to participate doesn't mean Verizon and Art don't have the power to outbid everyone. I don't know why he even bothers trying to argue with John Legere.

They just don't get it...
May 30, 2015, 10:55 AM
in the Article: FCC Likely to Side with AT&T and Verizon in Spectrum Fight forum

Amazing how they want 4 major carriers, but don't want to make the changes needed to allow them to properly compete. If they keep letting AT&T and Verizon buy huge chunks of spectrum, things are just going to get worse and worse for consumers.

overstepping once again
Aug 27, 2014, 3:35 PM
in the Article: FCC Finalizes $819,000 Fine Against T-Mobile forum

Yet another example of the fcc overstepping.

government needs to stay out
Aug 4, 2014, 8:39 AM
in the Article: US Gov Leaning Towards Blocking In-Flight Calls forum

It may be annoying, it may be loud, but the government has no right to touch this if its not a safety issue.

Re: Fine Print
Jul 28, 2014, 12:35 PM
in the Article: T-Mobile Drops the Cost of Family Plans to $100 forum

The documents clearly state 2016.

Bad news for Blackberry
Jul 16, 2014, 8:38 AM
in the Article: Apple Joins Forces with IBM to Bring iOS To Enterprise forum

Twist the knife a little bit more. Blackberry is done.

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