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- God bless America!Jan 27, 2013
- +Jace Daniels I agree. The txt about data was annoying but to be honest I love them so far. I have no issues and my bill is 46 a month. Service is great compared to Sprint (previous company I was with). And 3g is great imo. I can actually watch YouTube videos without lagging.Jan 27, 2013
- Good luck with enforcement.Jan 28, 2013
- "gangs unlocking phones in the US and exporting them"? Sounds like crazy talk!
1) If this business had to be viable, they would unlock phones overseas. So new regulation would not stop this practice, as "gang" would be exporting sim-locked phones. US workers, incl criminals would seek higher hourly compensation for unlocking service than in the majority of other countries (check disposable income per capita over the world). I don't know how it looks now with smartphones, but few years ago unlocking typical Nokia phone cost some $2-$5 in Central and Eastern Europe. Would it make sense to unlock in the US, if phone was to be sent to Central Europe anyway?
2) Subsidised phones are not US-exclusive phenomenon. IMO the only time that unofficial export channels are robust is when some popular model is initially not available outside US. (historically - Iphone 1 and 2 were not available overseas for prolonged time so this encouraged "private exporters").
3) If one buys a subsidized phone and does not make a single minute call / does not transfer a single kb, over 2 years - but pays his contract - this is legal. What's the difference if the phone is not stored in the drawer but sent abroad?Jan 28, 2013
- That's stupidJan 28, 2013
- What they are saying. Is your phone is like a car you can't change it until you pay it offJan 28, 2013