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    Interesting. I am not an expert on chapter...

    Interesting. I am not an expert on chapter whatever deals.

    All the more reason that Softbank wants the deal they agreed to with T-Mo.

    Note that the deal is for Softbank/Sprint to get ~$26...
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    Yes, of course, it would depend on Softbank being...

    Yes, of course, it would depend on Softbank being willing to sell at any given price. Selling at $10 billion would be a desperation, cut their losses, move.

    I would expect Softbank to explore all...
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    If someone buys Sprint, they buy the liabilities...

    If someone buys Sprint, they buy the liabilities along with the assets. What would happen with loans and bonds would follow the normal course of business law.

    Ownership of Sprint, as a publicly...
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    If the T-Mo/Sprint deal is quashed, Sprint's...

    If the T-Mo/Sprint deal is quashed, Sprint's stock price is expected to drop to about $2. At that price the cost to buy Sprint is more like $10 billion. At that price (rather than $26 billion)...
  5. If you put a Google account on the phone to use...

    If you put a Google account on the phone to use the Android/Google apps (mail, calendar, etc.), and use the phone with Wifi as you mentioned, you are not skipping much of the privacy issues of...
  6. What you are thinking of works quite well. There...

    What you are thinking of works quite well. There is no need to unlock or root the phone, just use it. You do not need cell service to use the apps that are not for cell service with Wifi. You may...
  7. The Mobley is an adequate hotspot for many uses...

    The Mobley is an adequate hotspot for many uses and already paid for. I picked up a Velocity to use my SIM for $30. I would not bother for $100 and up.

    Another reason could be intellectual...
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    Most likely a lot of people who lost line-powered...

    Most likely a lot of people who lost line-powered Internet switched to cell data for info and entertainment which caused congestion on the cells.

    Power outages are a reason that I like having a...
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    Did you try right at the window panes? That is...

    Did you try right at the window panes? That is the only location that works for me for AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile. That is where I have to put my AT&T hotspot. Just two feet inside from the window...
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    ~ -117-115 are right at the limit of where calls...

    ~ -117-115 are right at the limit of where calls work. The problem is that signal is fluctuating below that. Texts will usually get through since they only need a brief time of adequate signal.

    If...
  11. Hundreds of $millions would not make much...

    Hundreds of $millions would not make much difference in Sprint's ability to upgrade and expand coverage to attract paying customers and make a profit. The number you are looking for is thousands and...
  12. Go to that URL and click on Buy SIM.

    Go to that URL and click on Buy SIM.
  13. T-Mobile is not going to double speed just by...

    T-Mobile is not going to double speed just by using 5G on a given channel size. 5G is only 15%-20% more spectrally efficient than LTE. They can double speed by deploying more spectrum for a larger...
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    It's called business. Sprint has had only one...

    It's called business. Sprint has had only one profitable year in the last decade. Sprint has no future to continue operation. Sprint has spectrum and customers, along with some retail locations, cell...
  15. There has been a fair amount of discussion about...

    There has been a fair amount of discussion about the CDMA twilight. The most active that I recall concerns CDMA twilight and Tracfone:
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    Yes, IIRC, the early triple carrier kits that...

    Yes, IIRC, the early triple carrier kits that added T-Mobile did have triple units. Also, IIRC, they were not around long before the kit SIMs were changed to only work with smartphone "cards".
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    That's it. The three carrier kits that included...

    That's it. The three carrier kits that included T-Mobile came out at the time when TF stopped offering triple units on new BYOP SIMs.

    The picture in post #3 shows the three carrier kit with plans...
  18. I will post a review after I check it out. I plan...

    I will post a review after I check it out. I plan to disconnect the phoneco at the network interface box and run it over the house wiring.

    I just wanted it as backup for my Obi system. That does...
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    Gettting VoLTE on Verizon hasn't been a function...

    Gettting VoLTE on Verizon hasn't been a function of the age of the SIM so far. I activated an old Family Dollar deal Verizon SIM a year ago and got VoLTE and triple units on the phone.
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    Your three-carrier kits are a generation newer...

    Your three-carrier kits are a generation newer than my two-carrier ones. Who knows what they changed.
  21. There was a US Supreme Court ruling in 2018 that...

    There was a US Supreme Court ruling in 2018 that changed how states can require collection of (mostly) sales tax even if the seller does not have a physical presence in a state.

    "In a five-to-four...
  22. Thanks for the info and update. I have been...

    Thanks for the info and update.

    I have been interested in one of these for a while, but was dragging my feet about paying the full $50 price. I had not seen the $20 refurb when I checked. When I...
  23. App versions are independent of the Android...

    App versions are independent of the Android version as long as the app still works with the Android version. Apps may still need to be updated regardless of the Android version for security and...
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    I just tried activating one of my AT&T SIMs from...

    I just tried activating one of my AT&T SIMs from the Family Dollar deal. These are 2 carrier triple-unit kits (AT&T & Verizon). TF online accepted the SIM number and continued up to to point of...
  25. A Tracfone branded phone will have to be...

    A Tracfone branded phone will have to be activated with the SIM that came with it. During activation you will be offered the option to transfer your existing phone number and service units. This...
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