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post #61 of 88
Then AT&T would get pissed off and try to buy out Sprint. lol
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Unlimited data
Unlimited minutes to any mobile
I'm not sure why more people don't embrace Sprint to be honest.
I don't because they have crap service in my area.

Also I have unlimited data and mobile to mobile with at&t
post #63 of 88
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Unlimited data
Unlimited minutes to any mobile
I'm not sure why more people don't embrace Sprint to be honest.
I have unlimited data including 4G with Verizon.
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post #64 of 88
Thank god this a rumor.
 
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post #65 of 88
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Whether you like sprint, or hate sprint, you should want this to succeed if true.

This has the potential, if it succeeds and if it is true, to cause the other two carriers to start competing.

Ultimately we want an iphone we can use on any carrier, causing all three to fight for your business.
Yeah, um NO. Verizon was unlimited. They got the iPhone and now they're limited. Think again. Sprint had unlimited EVDO, now it's limited. The only reason data plans are unlimited still is because there's barely any usage of that service at the moment with their current phones. iPhones will saturate their network as they have done to every network since 2007.
post #66 of 88
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Yeah, um NO. Verizon was unlimited. They got the iPhone and now they're limited. Think again. Sprint had unlimited EVDO, now it's limited. The only reason data plans are unlimited still is because there's barely any usage of that service at the moment with their current phones. iPhones will saturate their network as they have done to every network since 2007.
I was talking about if all three had the iphone, this could potentially cause the three of them to finally compete for our service. Think again.
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post #67 of 88
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Whether you like sprint, or hate sprint, you should want this to succeed if true.

This has the potential, if it succeeds and if it is true, to cause the other two carriers to start competing.

Ultimately we want an iphone we can use on any carrier, causing all three to fight for your business.
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Unlimited data
Unlimited minutes to any mobile
I'm not sure why more people don't embrace Sprint to be honest.
Some areas of coverage don't work well with Sprint network so peeps have T-mobile, AT&T & Verizon which is understandable.

No one will know for sure until tomorrows press conference at the Apple headquarters in Cupertino, CA. Until then all this hogwash about the IPhone 5 & Sprint is just a rumor....IMHO kiss those unlimited everything plans goodbye if Sprint does get the Iphone 5. It would be good for competition but we all know that if tons of peeps buy the Iphone 5 on Sprint the network will be overloaded & then they'll end the unlimited plans and have tiered plans like AT&T & Verizon....but I'm sure they'll grandfather in those who already have unlimited everything plans.....Just my
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post #68 of 88
Nonsense. Apple doesn't want to build 3 variants of the iPhone.
GSM
CDMA
WiMax

Apple won't go for it.


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I was talking about if all three had the iphone, this could potentially cause the three of them to finally compete for our service. Think again.
Cell phone companies don't compete. They conspire. There's a reason they keep getting caught price fixing. They all get rid of unlimited data for a reason. Don't hold out expecting that one company is going to eat money just so you can get better service. Google appears to be one of the few companies that doesn't put profits ahead of customer experience. Think smarter, not harder.

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Nonsense. Apple doesn't want to build 3 variants of the iPhone.
GSM
CDMA
WiMax

Apple won't go for it.
Apple doesn't have to... They use a universal chip that works on all bands. The Verizon model already has a gimped version of the multi-band Qualcomm chip.
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Originally Posted by Johnny Utah View Post
Unlimited data
Unlimited minutes to any mobile
I'm not sure why more people don't embrace Sprint to be honest.
They don't have the coverage area that Verizon and AT&T have. This is why Sprint is ditching WiMax because they NEED to go to LTE so they can use their roaming agreement with Verizon. This was talked about indepth on a few forums, Howardforums, AndroidCentral, etc.
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