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VM Policy Change for Grandfathering

Discussion in 'Virgin Mobile' started by Guian, Apr 26, 2012.

  1. Guian

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    Yep got that text this morning. Looks like I may jump ship soon. I would have upgraded eventually with VM because at $25 a month, the price would be worth it. But if I have to move to $35 a month then T-Mobile might be the place to be. Only thing is 200 less minutes.
     
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    am i gonna be the kid thinking "where did everybody go?" when everyone leavs to better plans/phones?
     
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    I'll still be here. If this phone dies I have a backup V
     
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    They're doing that cause they're about to release the HTC 4g phone
     
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    Yea that's what I assumed. I was really thinking about getting that but forcing that price change would make me look for another option in upgrading.
     
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    It's still less than half of what most other people pay for their smart phones.
     
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    Guys,

    I've moved this thread to the Virgin Mobile carrier area from Optimus V - All Things Root.

    Cheers!
     
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    As long as my Little O V keeps on charging ahead, I'll remain here. This has been one heck of a phone and i don't plan on getting a new one any time soon. We have great developers and it seems that this phone will be supported for a while to come still. Also I don't have the cash to buy a new phone:D
     
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    I have no plans to leave VM. I'm on the $35/month plan, which is better than I can do just about anywhere else that isn't Tracfone (which I hate), especially since in my case, monthly fees are x2.
     
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    Oh well, surprised we were even grandfathered in to begin with..Comcast screws me once a year with raising my bill...ask about being grandfathered in and they tell you to go to hell!
     
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    I'd switch to T-Mobile in a second if they would just up their plan to 300 minutes. I don't care if they raise it 5 bucks to match VM, I just can't go on 100 minutes.
     
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    T-Mobile has a feature called WiFi Calling, supposely it does what you think. My sister is on that network. I cannot conclude that this feature works as I don't own the phone to try.

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    At least on the One S, this also counts toward your minute allowance. It is there to help you get coverage when you are in an area that has little/none, but has wifi.

    You can use the non T-mobile wifi calling apps to do it without using minutes.
     
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    You have to be on a contract to get free wifi calling... If you are on prepaid it count's towards your minutes.

    Also not all T-mo phones have it. I do think that all or at least most newer T-mo phones do though.
     
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    Thanks for the inside info guys, i havent known until I saw the feature on the website. I told my sister to remedy the minutes with grooveip and google voice under a wifi connection at home. She has a Samsung Galaxy SII SGH-T898 (T-Mobile) that I suggested her. For me Ill wait on either the Galaxy Note or SIII.

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    It uses your minutes on contract as well.
     

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