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General Free Hotspot Extended to July 6th

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by willdogs, Jun 14, 2011.

  1. willdogs

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    So do you think that means the OTA has been delayed? It says that the cancellation will be in a software update... and since tomorrow is when the OTA update is rumored to come out, which is coincidentally the same day the hotspot expired????
     
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    Good point....
     
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    I doubt the update would have eliminated this feature. I think what it means is they aren't going to have any new phones coming out anytime soon.
     
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    I think they're cranky about how nobody is willing to pay $240 a year to use a wifi hotspot somewhere between 1 and 10 times during that span for at most 2 hours. A monthly recurring fee for a transaction-based occasion makes no sense. This is like paying Starbucks $240 a year for coffee.

    Reward the frequent users with a flat monthly unlimited rate. Upsell the casual user at the point they need a hotspot with $5 for 24 hours. Duh.
     
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    Isn't that exactly what they do with minutes?
     
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    The only times I've used Mobile Hotspot it has proved unreliable and quite frustrating. It makes my cell signal drop constantly when its on. I can't imagine paying monthly for such an unreliable feature. Would be like using Verizon's Navigator software and 1/2 the places it lists as either closed or flat out incorrect....err wait...
     
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    Wow, they just keep extending this out. Fine by me, but I rather use Wireless Tether as it seems much faster and I am rebellious anyway.
     
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    Why doesn't Verizon let us know directly. I have not heard about this except on these forums.
     
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    You mean I might actually be able to use this on my phone! Sweet. lol.
     
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    I'd pay $240 a year for Starbucks if that meant coffee everyday. Cheaper then Dunkin/McDs...
     
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    Awesome, this will come in handy with my vacation next week at the Black Hills!
     
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    Hey, McD's has THE best drip coffee!

    I (and my kids and wife) haven't eaten at McD's in years... but their coffee is GREAT!
     
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    I get McDonald's coffee nearly daily! I made two trips today. They've spoiled me by being drive-thru and adding my cream and sugar. :eek: Starbucks is too far and too expensive.
     

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