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I tether my phone to my PC. I don't see how Sprint is able to know you are tethered to the computer. I told the Sprint rep that I do a lot of movie streamings and the rep said that it should not affect my billing statement.
Looks like Sprint is still an option after all.
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I tether my phone to my PC. I don't see how Sprint is able to know you are tethered to the computer. I told the Sprint rep that I do a lot of movie streamings and the rep said that it should not affect my billing statement.
AT&T did it by installing their own program on the phone behind users backs. I'm sure sprint's lawyers wouldn't get that low though

The main problem with all these phone companies is Competition. There is currently only four of them (although AT&T let slip that they would love to pay $30billion to make that drop to three), and they only seem to want to price fix the market. Sprint Has been advertising that they are the only unlimited provider, but i'm betting that will go away soon.
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Ummm.....those of you who thinking the unlimited data plans are gone are NEED to READ THE ARTICLE CLOSELY! some have already mentioned many times over that THIS DOES NOT AFFECT SMARTPHONES....it's only those who use hotspot to tether...example meaning using your cell phone for internet service on home computers/laptops......
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Lol, us ...
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Well that's a bummer. Was going to switch to them next month I guess there's no real advantage in different plans and companies now. *sigh* U.S. Cellular, guess we'll be attached at the hip for awhile longer.
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Yup, I agree.....I've been saying for the last month that once Sprint gets the Iphone kiss those unlimited everything data plans goodbye!
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I tether my phone to my PC. I don't see how Sprint is able to know you are tethered to the computer. I told the Sprint rep that I do a lot of movie streamings and the rep said that it should not affect my billing statement.
Perhaps the alienware network guy can chime in here, from what I understand from reading forums there is a way to tell included in the packets sent over the network.

Take that with a grain of salt, I'm no networking specialist.


What I do know is that Sprint has been canning most of their employee pricing programs and trying to clean house. The sprint employees have been very upset about this.
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