Originally Posted by Allaneato
I believed this too for a while, but then I discovered when it quit working, and 36 emails to support wouldn't help, it happens to lots of Virgin Mobile customers. And you are screwed.
Why invest money in a phone locked to a network that may go away? Research it. Lot's of people have been burned.
Anyone want to buy my Triumph?
If you have a problem, go on Twitter and make a ruckus. That seems to get results fast.
Sprint's EVDO network isn't going anywhere. Verizon and Sprint use their CDMA networks for all voice calls. Yes, even on their LTE phones. WiMAX, on the other hand, is most certainly on the way out. So those VM 4G phones do have a limited life span. That said, you'll probably be ready to upgrade to a VM LTE phone by the time that happens.