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Wireless Data Price Gouging

Discussion in 'Computers, Games, Electronics etc' started by klyph, Mar 22, 2011.

  1. klyph

    klyph Dismember VIP

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    TurboMirage YEEAAAHHH VIP

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    most likely due to the fact that SMS has always been offered as a charge before data was available.
     
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    mine is free, both sms and data, unlimited. :)

    make the switch.
     
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    klyph Dismember VIP

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    It is not in fact, free. How much do you pay per month for unlimited?
    I'm guessing it's a number that will have me instantly saying fuck that.
     
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    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    have you really missed the 75 posts hes made raving about how he switched to virgin mobile and the rest of the fuck contracts blah blah blah for the past several months now???



    either way it doesnt matter because virgin uses sprint towers which gives you precisely shit for coverage up in AK

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    I concur, I think the whole SMS thing is just a hold over from back in the day. I remember when texts where 10 cents a message sending and receiving.
     
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    What a fucking rip off
     
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    i have an unlimited text and data plan, it costs me $30 mo.
     
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    I have unlimited everything including tacos for 2.99 a month. Beat that.
     
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    i like your approach to this
    i think you can probably get them to alter business practices over this when presented with basic mathematics
    file a BBB complaint

    this is probably far more costly to American tax payers than gas pump price gouging which they are working on legislation for currently, or maybe that's just NY legislation right now...
     
  12. SlushboxTeggy

    SlushboxTeggy It's only stupid if it doesn't work VIP

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    I'm in the same boat as B. Sometimes its good to live in the NYC megaopolis. Had no service when I went to VT, but I was snowboarding anyway. I just shut it off until I was driving back on Sunday. Actually pretty peaceful, haha.
     
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    Ugh. 2 HTC Evo with unlimited everything with sprint. Costs me about $124 a month, and that's with a 25% discount for working for CLEAR.
     
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    Sprint is still the cheapest though. Get a rom for your Evos and you've got free tethering
     
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    reikoshea HS Troll...And Mod Moderator VIP

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    I almost feel like im getting screwed on sprint. 2 phones for $175....only additional extra is my wife has an international calling plan that hardly gets used (like 20 bucks extra).
     
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    i've got the original moto droid with 450 minutes and unlimited everything else for under 90 a month
    get a 20% discount through wifeys work
    not too bad considering its my cell and house phone, and mobile internet
     
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    What provider?
     
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    verizon i think is the only one who got the moto droid.
     
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    verizon indeed
    i think it'd be about 110 or 120 without the 20% off pretax
     
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