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Go metropcs, they have 1 good phone and the 4g lte gets about 600kb/s

no data cap
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Originally Posted by shlunky View Post

So tired of AT&T's crap. I am so about to go Tmobile or Sprint because of their "gotta make more $$$ at all costs" crap.
Got rid of the unlimited data plans and replaced it with a 2gb data plan.........at the same expense.
I have been with them for 9 years, and they just work harder and harder to squeeze more $$$ out of me.
They are about to lose my ~4k a year....

Tmobile isn't too bad, I'm on a family plan with them on my G2x. Pretty good service, not the greatest but loads better than in the past, and years ahead of services like Boost or Metro. The data is kinda pricey, but I don't use the data a lot so I'm fine on 200mb for 5$.AT&T may not be too bad for DSL, but their mobile service is terrible. They've been pulling this arm and leg crap for years (can't say nickel and dime as that would be a big improvement)
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Originally Posted by finalturismo View Post

Go metropcs, they have 1 good phone and the 4g lte gets about 600kb/s
no data cap

And their coverage is terrible...people around me rarely get good voice coverage and have to resort to text for their communication as 90% of their calls either never get through or get dropped.
Edited by cougar62 - 3/2/12 at 11:34am
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post #13 of 19
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Originally Posted by XNine View Post

It doesn't make sense at all. We already pay for bandwidth, and as such AT&T is getting a ton of money out of us already. They're just trying to nickel and dime everything to death.

Actually that's a good point, the bandwidth is already paid for by the customers. I retract my original statement.

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Originally Posted by shlunky View Post

So tired of AT&T's crap. I am so about to go Tmobile or Sprint because of their "gotta make more $$$ at all costs" crap.
Got rid of the unlimited data plans and replaced it with a 2gb data plan.........at the same expense.
I have been with them for 9 years, and they just work harder and harder to squeeze more $$$ out of me.
They are about to lose my ~4k a year....

4k a year?! For how many lines?

I pay a little more than half of that for 2 lines.
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post #14 of 19
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Originally Posted by PyroTechNiK View Post

A true scum bag company.

hey capitalism is the best right? we should be happy and want every company to be like at&t who post record profits. here in America we put profit above all else
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Cheesy but still the truth
     
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post #16 of 19
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Actually that's a good point, the bandwidth is already paid for by the customers. I retract my original statement.
4k a year?! For how many lines?
I pay a little more than half of that for 2 lines.

It is a 5 line family plan with 4 smartphones on it.


I haven't used AT&T for their DSL. I have an awesome local company with fiber. Some of you may recal them being in the news last year for being the first company in the country to offer the consumer a full gig bandwidth. Their quality of service as well as their customer service can't be touched by Comcrack or AT&T. They are even cheaper too.
    
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I like Verizon much better. thumb.gif
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Oh Molly, you make bad news so funny.

Sounds like AT&T doesn't want to be in business anymore buttkick.gif
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I had AT&T for about 1 year. Was fine in town, but to use them at my house, you had to stand in a 4' patch in my back yard. That was a very long time ago. I am currently on Verizon since they are the only ones that have good coverage in our area. I will however never have a "smart phone". I use my phone for one thing: making phone calls...


AT&T were the ones that were pushing to have a cell tower put up on the hill above my neighbors property. We (my neighbors and I) put a kebash on that idea. AT&T tried to turn the entire town against us during the process. The neighbor that was going to lease the land to them sent us all threatening letters. He is still dealing with that through the courts. He ended up renting his property and moving to Florida, which was his plan all along anyway. Now they are pressuring other residential areas to put a tower up and are encountering the same opposition. They just don't understand no one wants a huge freaking cell tower in their back yard.

Me thinks AT$T is getting too big for their britches again...
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