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They would hav a heart attack with me. Last billing period i used 60GB under verizon. Yes a capital B. There were times where i lost my connection but i blame that on the towers since I would stay at 40KBps and then shoot up to 900+KBps (utorrent measure in KBps and MBps, not kbps
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Well, at least I have cheap upgrade fees with AT&T...Oh wait...

I would probably switch if it wasn't for the fact that most the people I know have AT&T. So I am able to do just fine with a 750 minute Family Plan. This includes all the work related calls I have, ie Conference Calls. Most of my minutes go towards that. A lot of my personal minutes are free.

That and the AT&T 3G is fairly nice around here. I know Verizon has 4G, but we keep having issues around town. So that would force me to use their 3G, which is slow here.
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Well, at least I have cheap upgrade fees with AT&T...Oh wait...
I would probably switch if it wasn't for the fact that most the people I know have AT&T. So I am able to do just fine with a 750 minute Family Plan. This includes all the work related calls I have, ie Conference Calls. Most of my minutes go towards that. A lot of my personal minutes are free.
That and the AT&T 3G is fairly nice around here. I know Verizon has 4G, but we keep having issues around town. So that would force me to use their 3G, which is slow here.

Early upgrade fees for AT&T phones are $250 from asking a sales rep. O_o

Considering I asked for an early upgrade to the Galaxy Note, she just suggested me to buy the device unlocked to save myself the trouble. biggrin.gif
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Early upgrade fees for AT&T phones are $250 from asking a sales rep. O_o
Considering I asked for an early upgrade to the Galaxy Note, she just suggested me to buy the device unlocked to save myself the trouble. biggrin.gif

Yeah, I was pointing out the "Lets raise the upgrade fee to $36 just for the hell of it" decision they just made.

I know the money isn't going towards infrastructure. Probably just paying off the T-Mobile merger failure.
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Honestly, that's why i'm leaving the digital age and said good bye to my Incredible. I'm not some pawn you can manipulate and would rather just need to link up on a wifi network somewhere and avoid carriers all together.
AT&T isn't the only one doing this and as we become more and more digital we need the ability to use data and not on a limited or strangled basis.
But too many people just have to have that iPhone etc and are willing to pay so until some people understand and force the carriers to change their tactics this will never end.
I can do everything I need to on my Incredible and not even pay a penny for it or have a carrier tell me how to use it. Freedom comes at a price however, sometimes I'll admit it's a pita finding a network to leech off of haha, but that's usually when I'm on some back country road as in town is never an issue.
Will be amazing when we have wifi networks all over, then there really won't be much use for these carriers anymore.
Of course, maybe I just think like this because I'm poor..... tongue.gif
Exact same reason why I left Sprint. It's just not worth it for me; it was a luxury more than anything, and I realized at the end that I pay way too much per month for it, so I dropped it.
 
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I used 11gb last month on my line and I was still getting normal speeds. I'm on a grandfathered unlimited with Verizon. thumb.gif
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how are you getting a $100 plan that has 3 unlimited data lines? :O

I don't.
I only have unlimited on my phone, my wife has the $15/200mb plan and my mom has no data.
No other carrier has an option like this either.
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I hope their customers get together and organize a class action lawsuit against this obvious rip-off.
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I hope their customers get together and organize a class action lawsuit against this obvious rip-off.

It wouldn't mean nothing if it says they can in their contract.
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Glad I'm still on my old grandfathered Tmobile unlimited data. used nearly 10 gigs in over a month. No speed decreases thumb.gif
     
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