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Mandatory $10.00 a month more for EVO

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by thefley, May 25, 2010.

  1. thefley

    thefley Well-Known Member
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    The woman at the tech center told me Sat. that Sprint will make you PAY and extra $10. a month for the phone just for having the EVO with 4G, I said that we don't have the 4G here yet and she said it doesn't matter you will be charged it anyways.

    anyone else hear this? This is BULLSH!T
     

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  2. mach330

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    yeah, that's pretty stupid if that's the case. if you don't want the 4G service, you shouldn't have to pay for it. i wonder if the other carriers for LTE will follow suit. Making you pay 4G price even if you don't want it on the 4G phone.
     
  3. V425

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    yeah that definitely changed my mind on wanting the Evo, at least anytime soon. And its another $40 for the wifi hotspot feature.
     
  4. jwpilly

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    Paying for a service that you don't actually get?? Hmm, good one Sprint! Btw, if any of you get the EVO and don't live in a 4G area, I will sell you 4G service for $5 dollars a month. Of course you won't actually get the service since you don't live in a 4G area, but at least you will be paying half the price! PM me if you would like to sign up. See, I can sell you nothing at a cheaper rate than Sprint. By undercutting their price, I may just put them out of business. I have other services I can sell you as well. Again, just PM me.
     
  5. thefley

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    I went in to have my wifes Moment updated to 2.1, my hero was easy, but I tried updating hers on an XP, and a Win 7 computer and it would not even see the USB with the new drivers.

    I asked her to put me on the list for the evo and as she did I asked questions about it and thats when she told me that, I asked are you sure?? we don't have 4G here and why should we pay that, she went in agian telling me that I would have to. My wife and I looked at each other and I said a few choice words and said take my name off that list I wont pay extra for nothing.
     
  6. Bob Loblaw

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    Won't be touching a 4g device until they roll it in more areas. It makes no sense for anyone to purchase a 4g device with no 4g service especially if you have to pay for it even if you don't have it. I'll stick to my Hero thank you.
     
  7. tatonka_Hero

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    from what I've read, you're not paying the 10 bucks extra for 4G, but you're paying for a complete removal of any data cap (i.e. actual unlimited data). Sprint calls it "premium data plan" or something like that
     
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  8. NYCHitman1

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    Doesn't matter to me. Still gonna get it when my upgrade is available. I get a 25% employee discount from my job plus, $10 won't break my pocket per month either.
     
  9. flairmedk

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    Tatonka_Hero = Not bashing you,

    ,

    but I have "unlimited data" (3g) so there should not be a data cap anyway. What if I am only getting 3g service? Maybe all the 4g'ers will be off setting the 3g service...I digress. I hear the mobile hotspot access will cost an addition $29.99. Any truth to this? JW, I'm in on any of those half price "Nothing for Something" plans :D
     
  10. Whiskeypawz

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    Even with all the problems I'm having with my Hero since 2.1 I still don't have any intention of switching to an EVO. Mostly bec of the extra $10/mo but also bec I just don't like the looks of the phone! It's square....my Hero is cute!
     
  11. CRPercodani

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    Wrong forum, and if I may let you know there have been a few different threads on this in the EVO forums.
     
  12. clambert1273

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    ya slightly old news LOL :D

    this was made clear on May 12th... everyone here knows about it... 99% of us are moving forward... :)
     
  13. sikclown

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    Sigh not being a dick here but can this thread be closed or merged with all the other 10.00 threads. It is like beating a dead horse. Please use the search to see if your problem exists
     
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  14. sprucebeach

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    Hey, great post, jwpilly! Very clever!
     
  15. Roman G.

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    He truly thought he was the first to find this news out.
    At first I was like:mad:
    then:eek:
    then:(
    then:thinking:
    then:D:eek::rolleyes:
    that was all in the course of less than a second. I honestly have no idea what my sprint bill is, but I know its much less than 130 with 3 lines, so I don't care at all.
     
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  16. mrk

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    I laughed.
     
  17. Jordus

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    Welcome to 2 weeks ago, GTFO.
     
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  18. clambert1273

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    sooooo over it lol
     
  19. Scarlett920

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    Yeah. It's real old news! I had the same reaction but then I thought whatever I really want this phone. It's ten bucks a month I'd probably eat that anyway;). I also pay 130 a month for two lines on the family plan. It turns out to be 75 bucks a month for unlimited service. Much cheaper than Verizon or ATT.
     
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  20. Roman G.

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    I wonder if we could start a poll to see who wants these threads instantly closed when they appear.
    Do you think the mods would listen. I will also volunteer my PM box for all 10 rants and complaints.

    I forgot to add that I have a sweet pink katana for sale for anyone that does not want to fork over the ten bucks. It also has the latest EVO mod flashed.
    check it:
     

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  21. eric3316

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    I heard Sprint is coming out with an Android device that looks like the HD2. Hope they don't charge $10 more a month for that....
     
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  22. SprintFun

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    No, its basically the Incredible!
     
  23. Jadien

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    Now that's just being mean.
     
  24. lewi3069

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    ok the $10 a month sucks, but if that makes them get their 4g nationwide faster don't you think that would be worth it? I do.
     
  25. sikclown

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    Maybe but it is funny
     
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