1. TBolt's Avatar
    Rumor: T-Mobile to move to no-contract model soon | Mobile - CNET News

    If T-Mobile ever stops sucking in my area, I would switch to a no contract account immediately. Bring my own unlocked device or buy one of T-Mo's with a monthly payment arrangement, if I need it -- that works for me.

    Please build up a kick arse network, T-Mobile, so I can give you my money!

    03-02-2013 06:12 PM
  2. PWC Realtor's Avatar
    Funny how far transparency goes too bad the unfortunately I have a feeling the average consumer won't get how this works or that thru can still do it the old fashioned way via an EIP.

    Sent from my Nexus 4 using Android Central Forums
    03-02-2013 07:19 PM
  3. TBolt's Avatar
    Funny how far transparency goes too bad the unfortunately I have a feeling the average consumer won't get how this works or that thru can still do it the old fashioned way via an EIP.

    Sent from my Nexus 4 using Android Central Forums
    EIP?
    03-02-2013 08:55 PM
  4. PWC Realtor's Avatar
    EIP?
    Equipment Installment Plan. It's the agreement with T-mobile to pay off the balance of the phone cost over 20 months after you've put out a down payment.

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    03-02-2013 11:29 PM
  5. eshropshire's Avatar
    Yes, the plan looks good, but T-Mobile stinks in my area. I used a T-Mobile SIM to unlock my old iPhone and the reception was beyond bad. I have a hard time seeing T-Mobile getting their Network up to snuff anytime in the near future. Hope I am wrong.
    03-04-2013 02:45 PM
  6. Almeuit's Avatar
    Yes, the plan looks good, but T-Mobile stinks in my area. I used a T-Mobile SIM to unlock my old iPhone and the reception was beyond bad. I have a hard time seeing T-Mobile getting their Network up to snuff anytime in the near future. Hope I am wrong.
    I always thought T mobile was pretty good? . Guess I had a wrong idea about them :P

    Sent from my Sprint S3 using AC forums.
    03-04-2013 04:14 PM
  7. egorre's Avatar
    I always thought T mobile was pretty good? . Guess I had a wrong idea about them :P

    Sent from my Sprint S3 using AC forums.
    t-mobile is excellent on huge cities. outside, not so much.

    also the refarmed towers for unlocked phones is not as good as their own 1700 network.

    if you got an hspa+42 t-mo phone on a hspa+42 area, at times you can beat at&t / verizon 4G LTE phones speed wise.

    Sent from my SGH-T889 using Tapatalk 2
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    03-04-2013 09:11 PM
  8. TBolt's Avatar
    also the refarmed towers for unlocked phones is not as good as their own 1700 network.


    Sent from my SGH-T889 using Tapatalk 2
    So, one does NOT want to bring an unlocked phone to T-mo?
    03-05-2013 09:41 AM
  9. ajonesma's Avatar
    I think it's great news for Tmo, but unfortunately they'll need to do a better job explaining what their value plans are and how people can buy phones. A lot of people are mad that they have to pay full price, which they don't.
    03-05-2013 10:50 AM
  10. TBolt's Avatar
    I think it's great news for Tmo, but unfortunately they'll need to do a better job explaining what their value plans are and how people can buy phones. A lot of people are mad that they have to pay full price, which they don't.
    I will GLADLY budget to pay full price if it means the carrier gets the F out of my phone's development cycle. Verizon, my current carrier, controls everything and ruins what should be a fruitful experience with at least 2 years of solid updates.
    03-05-2013 10:58 AM
  11. runtmms's Avatar
    So, one does NOT want to bring an unlocked phone to T-mo?
    Depends on the phone and what frequencies it supports. The problem isn't the phone being unlocked, the problem is having a phone that doesn't have the 1700mhz band - like the iPhone.

    Nexus 4 from Google Play store is fully functional.

    Sent from my Nexus 4 on Solavei
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    03-05-2013 11:16 AM

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