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Originally Posted by scottb75;13574313 
I'm hoping that it will get grandfathered in, if not my contract will be up by then anyway.

When I worked at the Alltel store that was switched over to AT&T, I overheard my manager talking to the regional manager stating that everybody that was grandfathered in will be forced to an AT&T plan. No exceptions.

I'm pretty sure they will handle T-Mobile the same way.
    
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Originally Posted by AzO;13578411 
I find it funny how people whine and cry about companies being greedy but they sit back do nothing about it. Cry more.

Not me. I've never had a data plan and am not going to have somebody try to ram it up my ass. Everybody just has to update their facebook and twitter from their car but not me. I'm all over the facebook and internet thing but I'm not going to bend over for a board of executives just so I can read twitter on the go.
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Originally Posted by MotO;13580544 
Not me. I've never had a data plan and am not going to have somebody try to ram it up my ass. Everybody just has to update their facebook and twitter from their car but not me. I'm all over the facebook and internet thing but I'm not going to bend over for a board of executives just so I can read twitter on the go.

With my phone, I can watch a live stream of someone ramming it up said ass biggrin.gif
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post #94 of 111
The greed continues. Either we'll regulate the system a bit or technology will allow more competition which will also do away with the greed.
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post #95 of 111
I better hold on to my unlimited data plan it may be worth $100k in the future when all you can get will be capped, cos streaming movies owns when you drive somewhere.
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How can you offer the public internet and then limit it?????? Especially knowing that todays phones are as fast or faster than some pc/laptops. The cell companies know LONG beforehand what phones are coming out with what capabilities. This is their own doing.

But the tether people def ruined it for us all. I tether on a laptop at work so I can come one OCN. That's it. I dont have time to do more. It's the assclowns that use it instead of paying for internet. Now they have to pay for internet plus a cell bill. DoucheFuks.
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post #97 of 111
Going to use my Razr till all this BS dies down and the companies become reasonable.

Looks like I better buy a few more Razrs off of ebay then....
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post #98 of 111
I just called VZW and the support rep said he hadn't heard of this. I'm not sure if he was just lying or was legit but he assured me he hadn't heard anything about verizon moving to tiered data plans only. Maybe there is hope?
    
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post #99 of 111
Verizon's data isn't really unlimited. Well sure you can use 50GB a month, but after the first 5GB they throttle the crap out of it. Kinda sucks.

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Originally Posted by BlankThis;13573947 
In Canada we pay $30 for 1GB of data, that's it. No complaining.

Not much better here you know. Orange UK, £10 for 1GB. EVen if you have 500MB inclusive, it's still £10 for an extra 500MB.
    
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