Eric at on 6 Jul 2012 08:32:40 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Linux friendly tablet?

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On 07/06/2012 11:10 AM, jeff wrote:
> On 07/06/2012 11:02 AM, Rich Freeman wrote:
>> On Fri, Jul 6, 2012 at 10:33 AM, Eric at <> wrote:
>>> The Galaxy Nexus sounds great.  I see I can get it from Verizon for $149 with a 2-year contract (AKA: enslavement agreement.)  I can get it direct from Google for $349 - but it's GSM only.  Decisions, decisions.
>> I was just doing comparision shopping, and if you're willing to forgo the phone subsidy you can get 4 lines of unlimited voice+text and 2 lines with 2GB of data (with no overage charges - just throttling above that) from T-Mobile for $100/month.  By my math that is a
> avoid T-Mobile if at all possible.
> 8 years of Verizon with nary a dropped call. 2 years of T-Mobile with dropped calls, bad service, no thought to the needs of the customers, and horrible coverage.
> And these are very large business plans.

That is similar to other stories I've heard about T-Mobile.
A friend with Boost is very happy with his service... not sure who does their networking but I'll ask if he knows.

Verizon is the worst mobile phone company ever... except for all the others.
Why are lies, deception, over-charging, and screwed-up bills par for the course with these vendors?  Not enough competition?

EndRant ;

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