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I would be satisfied with the merger if:

1. There would be no capped, throttled and tiered data plans
2. Coverage and customer service would be improved
3. Speeds would be upgraded to 4G LTE
4. More phone choices available especially with Android
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Originally Posted by dyinganotherday View Post
omg i'm fing screwed

at&t just had to do this before 3 big exams
How does this affect exams?

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I would be satisfied with the merger if:

1. There would be no capped, throttled and tiered data plans
2. Coverage and customer service would be improved
3. Speeds would be upgraded to 4G LTE
4. More phone choices available especially with Android
There needs to be tiered data plans. Throttling is bad though. However, tiered data plans, if done right, are better for the customer. Say, 250mb, 2gb, unlimited. Where AT&T went wrong with tiered data was eliminating the unlimited plan. However, I don't expect that to change.
    
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post #63 of 152
Their goes the cheapest provider. Wow..
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^ Yeah, I should have clarified it more. I really don't hate on tiered plans, but the limitations of which people can choose a plan really irk me. A 4GB (?) maximum simply isn't enough for power users like me. There needs to be unlimited data plans, no doubt.

I have a question. Will this new merger still honor grandfathered unlimited plans from customers on both carriers? It would suck if they won't keep it that way.
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post #65 of 152
So much for the rumors about Sprint buying t-mobile
Edited by Maurauder - 3/20/11 at 1:10pm
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First AT&T will start bandwidth caps on DSL and U-Verse starting May 2nd, and now AT&T buying T-Mobile. Not so good. Those T-Mobile commercials have a point, but now all of that is gone.
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First AT&T will start bandwidth caps on DSL and U-Verse starting May 2nd, and now AT&T buying T-Mobile. Not so good. Those T-Mobile commercials have a point, but now all of that is gone.
There will be 4G, but it will be tiered and capped.

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post #68 of 152
This sucks. T-Mobile was inexpensive but good.
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post #69 of 152

I just dumped att for t-mobile, wth!
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I just dumped att for t-mobile, wth!
why on earth would u go from ATT to TMo?
sense, it does not make any
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