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  1. Thread: Contract?

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    Contract?

    One other point is when Device Payment Plans first were being rolled out, the carriers dropped the cellular plan price to help folks afford the new Device Payments so your $200 a month bill would not...
  2. NewT-Mobile Tower Spooky Nook Sports Complex Manheim, PA

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  3. Thread: Contract?

    by techfranz
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    Yep, instead of paying $199 or $299 at purchase...

    Yep, instead of paying $199 or $299 at purchase with a contract you just owe them the entire $1100 paid over 24 months.

    And you canít get out of it until the $1100 is paid. But your phoneís...
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    Merger: From the morning briefing.

    Well I think as popular as Xfinity Wireless (running into Verizon) is becoming, a Dish Cellular that took a similar strategy would be welcome.

    It is indeed a convoluted arrangement but so is...
  5. $25 Unlimited Kickstart Offer Closes Oct 3 so act quickly if you want it

    I have had a good experience with Sprintís Customer Service. They seem to rotate different teams from different parts of the world. Sometimes itís Mexico or the Philippines or the US Southern States....
  6. T-Mobile Is Giving People A Free Hotspot To Test Drive Its Network

    I just got mine. Popped the battery in, popped the battery out again to get the WiFi password and popped it back in again. It activated immediately.

    Used it to update several remote iPhones to iOS...
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    Carrier freedom from Sprint lease

    Sort of a T-Mobile question though because the OP wants to know if T-Mobileís Carrier Freedom will pay off his Sprint Lease. Leaseís are a bit more unclear because most of the programs say they pay...
  8. Thanks! Just did. Didnít know you needed those...

    Thanks! Just did. Didnít know you needed those anymore.


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  9. Anyway to force roam on AT&T on a Sprint iPhone? ...

    Anyway to force roam on AT&T on a Sprint iPhone?
    I am fairly certain no, but maybe if I put my phone in a lead box?


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  10. iOS 13 bugs... What is the beta testing for then???

    Apple has to rely on users reporting the bugs via a feedback form in a feedback app. Also the users that beta test are more geeky and may not represent a cross-section of the population.

    Hiring...
  11. No issues in my area. I remember several years...

    No issues in my area. I remember several years back when the area was 3G only we had this problem more but the coverage was thinner. Now that the area is VoLTE and has B26 800mhz this problem is much...
  12. That is so neat. Hopefully it comes to our area....

    That is so neat. Hopefully it comes to our area.

    I did notice two newly activated Sprint phones go straight Extended Roaming until I rebooted them. I wonder if that is because they were...
  13. Starks: FCC must pause T-Mobile/Sprint review in light of Lifeline investigation

    I really thought when I read that, no big deal....Somebody messed up the accounting and now Sprint will pay it back with a fine or penalty. All will be well and FCC gets a nice fine payment on top.
    ...
  14. Two things come to mind: -I recently swapped a...

    Two things come to mind:
    -I recently swapped a Sprint Phone and both the old and the new were active for a bit. They actually rang together. I think this has to do with the CDMA portion still being...
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    Was your WiFi off when you ran the test? ...

    Was your WiFi off when you ran the test?


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  16. My co-workers used to complain about the slow...

    My co-workers used to complain about the slow call setup time on Sprint CDMA. So I think the issue you described is common.

    However, I would have thought the maximum wait was about 2-3 rings.

    ...
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    Yep makes sense...$32.70 a line plus equipment.At...

    Yep makes sense...$32.70 a line plus equipment.At some point I am going to do a cost analysis of buying outright vs using the Carrier Promos.

    Right now the Carrier Promos are really attractive but...
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    T-Mobile 5G Pricing Ambiguity

    The mention of Messaging no make a me think of RCS. Wonder what the status of that is?
    Verizon has 5G Data for free right now.

    But yeah itís all a shell game.
    First 5G is included free.
    Then...
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    No DPP on that plan right? Sent from my...

    No DPP on that plan right?


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    FYI...No Sprint VoLTE on the iPhone 7. Sent...

    FYI...No Sprint VoLTE on the iPhone 7.


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  21. Activist Shareholder wants T to be more like VZ

    Yep, AT&T has too many irons in the fire. Everyone would have appreciated if they would have kept building out their Network instead of going into the Media and Entertainment Business.

    They still...
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    Just bought an Alcatel MyFlip from PP

    The Alcatel Go Flip and the Coolpad Snap are a bit too hard to use for folks who want a simple phone. The feedback from the display is confusing inconsistent.

    The menus and soft buttons are...
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    Tower congestion

    On Sprint if you are further from the tower you are most likely on Band 26 only.

    If most other subscribers are a distance from the tower they also will be on Band 26. Band 26 has a maximum...
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    Thanks! Was getting confused with Sprint who has...

    Thanks! Was getting confused with Sprint who has VoLTE starting on the iPhone 8. I wish there were some nice VoLTE flip phones.


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    OK, where would an iPhone 6 fall into this? It...

    OK, where would an iPhone 6 fall into this? It has LTE but no VoLTE correct?
    So if 2G and 3G get turned off, does that mean everything must run on VoLTE?
    Or is there still HSPA+ or something 4G...
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