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post #11 of 24
Sprint has been doing this since the dawn of time.
post #12 of 24
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Originally Posted by Steroids View Post

When was the last time you actually looked at your bill?

69.99 meant you had a non "smart" phone or just a really old one..

And even with 11 dollar insurance I guarantee your bill was right at about a 100 WITH tax. unless you have an ASL account and or a hotspot/extra things added on.

You clearly don't know what the hell you're talking about especially in regards to "MY" bill and "MY" devices. I have a Galaxy S3 and I had been with Sprint from the beginning of their $69.99 unlimited plan. Back at the beginning the phone I had was a HTC Evo, since then I've used only Samsung devices like the Epic 4G and the S2 and with the insurance my bill has never been under $120.00.
post #13 of 24
They should switch to Verizon. Their bills are always on the level with no extra tacked on fees at all.

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...nope. Couldn't keep a straight face.
post #14 of 24
T-Mobile will take care of them, even buy all their old Sprint phones and contract fees.
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SO basically, sprint charged them a bunch of money, and the government says... can you prove this extra 21 million? Sprint may have done the work, but if they cant prove it, then what? If AT&T or whoever comes to fix my internet and spends 1 hour, can they prove that they were there? Or that i let them in? Or how long they were inside? Or that he was just taking a nap in his car?

I wana say good for the government, but there is a small sence of me wondering even if Sprint was within right, that the government would screw them over. In any case Sprint is going to lose.
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post #16 of 24
We have some unlimited plans for about 25€ a month, no cellphone included, but 100$/m for cellphone service?
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post #17 of 24
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They over charged everyone. My plan went from $69.99 unlimited to $79.99 with the data plan but I never saw a bill under $120.00. And that's for one phone.

Exactly why I left them mad.gif
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post #18 of 24
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SO basically, sprint charged them a bunch of money, and the government says... can you prove this extra 21 million? Sprint may have done the work, but if they cant prove it, then what? If AT&T or whoever comes to fix my internet and spends 1 hour, can they prove that they were there? Or that i let them in? Or how long they were inside? Or that he was just taking a nap in his car?

I wana say good for the government, but there is a small sence of me wondering even if Sprint was within right, that the government would screw them over. In any case Sprint is going to lose.

Everything is tracked in a telecommunications company. Gov is probably just upset because they only wanted to pay for exactly what they asked for... but then my guess is how many court ordered surveillance requests fell off the Gov radar?

More likely the Gov isn't fully accounting for every request, while Sprint isn't missing any requests.
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Tax payers can pay for it
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Tax payers can pay for it

And there you have it.
 
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