Sprint Picks On The Competition For Shaky Definitions Of “Unlimited”

As it turns out I’m not the only one who thinks the use of the word “unlimited” is getting out of hand in the marketing game these days. Sprint is ready to pick a fight with the competition by calling out their misuse of the word through at least one marketing effort as shown by this commercial. I’ll let you watch it for yourself and decide if Sprint is making a valid point or if this is just fluff marketing. What say you?

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  • its not extra charge… just premium for Wimax use…. pppfft!

    • Craigsanden794

      Okay here is how I see it tmo att and verzion they all have good points but most people forget who was the first to roll out 3g and 4g yes sprints network dose have its down sides but if you stop and think about it I do about 10 to 15 gigs of data so for me I. Only have two choices cricket or sprint witch I like what sprint offers for amount that they do offer it at

      • the way I see it, it’s false advertising. if you look at there ads on tv, it does not say there’s a premium charge. There might be an *asterisk but what good does it do when they only flash it for a sec or 2?! Same  goes to tmobile with their “unlimited” after cap (LOL). Not bashing any network here, just my 2cents. Also glad am on EM+ and dont need a data plan for my smartphone cause I am grandfathered on verizons unlimited plan and I am averaging 25-30GB a month. ;)

      • the way I see it, it’s false advertising. if you look at there ads on tv, it does not say there’s a premium charge. There might be an *asterisk but what good does it do when they only flash it for a sec or 2?! Same  goes to tmobile with their “unlimited” after cap (LOL). Not bashing any network here, just my 2cents. Also glad am on EM+ and dont need a data plan for my smartphone cause I am grandfathered on verizons unlimited plan and I am averaging 25-30GB a month. ;)

  • Anonymous

    iono but I like the video ahah…

  • Anonymous

    iono but I like the video ahah…

  • tk421

    I love you Tmo but I totally agree with this Ad. 

  • Jiggahj

    i went off on tmobiles fb page about the misuse of “unlimited” it got deleted shortly after…

  • Anonymous

    there’s one thing wrong with the video.. sprint is actually keeping up with verizon and t-mobile.. hell even at&t.

  • Anonymous

    there’s one thing wrong with the video.. sprint is actually keeping up with verizon and t-mobile.. hell even at&t.

  • Crking1980

    I hate to say this but Sprint is right

    • Mopar6464

      Sprint Lies too , they don’t have unlimited everything.
      You are limited on land line calls.
      Takes a lier to know a lier.

  • I wonder what that extra $10 is for.. WiMa..What?

  • Crking1980

    I have the old android unlimited plan. The tmo rep seemed so upset that I wouldn’t upgrade to there new ” unlimited ” plan. I said dude you forgot to mention the 2gb limit. You had to see his face lol

  • Crking1980

    I have the old android unlimited plan. The tmo rep seemed so upset that I wouldn’t upgrade to there new ” unlimited ” plan. I said dude you forgot to mention the 2gb limit. You had to see his face lol

  • Teaike Butts

    It’s marketing on everybody part. I mean Sprint 79.99 plan don’t have unlimited minutes

    • The ATL Guy

      How many minutes does that include to land lines?

      • Anonymous

        450, thats probably adequate for most, but not if you take a lot of conference calls.

        • Anonymous

          It’s Sprint’s way of differentiating business customers from the general public. They can continue to squeeze a bit more out of a business customer, while providing something less expensive to attract most consumers. I rarely call landlines, so it’s not a bad plan for me. Plus they have the option to start evenings at 6pm, again another play for normal consumers.

  • TMobile is a good company, but i Started laughing when AT&T and Verizon hit the 2GB mark.. And tmobile starts loosing Speed (so true!) as for the supposed Sprint Unlmtd for $80… around here its $100

  • Anonymous

    It’s too bad WiMax sucks and isnt much faster than T-Mobile 3G.  I dont care how limitless it is, I have never passed the 5GB mark anyway.  I’d rather have a limited supply of something good, than an unlimited supply of garbage.  Sprints 4G is a Chinese takeout Buffet, T-Mobile HSPA+ in NYC is fine dining.

    • Ernie Mills

      So 5 meg is garbage?

    • Ernie Mills

      So 5 meg is garbage?

      • no 2 att

        Yes, 5meg is garbage, that’s a 5 minute mp3, at 128kbps.

      • no 2 att

        Yes, 5meg is garbage, that’s a 5 minute mp3, at 128kbps.

    • Ernie Mills

      So 5 meg is garbage?

  • Hey if I were sprint, I would be smacking the other carriers around too for their make-believe unlimited data plans….Honestly this may help Sprint gain more customers when tmo and the death star are eloped in customer swindling matrimony.  If Sprint is successful, then their next biggest hurdle will be to expand the now network and improve data speeds…..And after gaining customers and success they will flip the greed switch and kick the loyal customers in the arse just like t-mobile is in the process of doing….Just calling it how I see/foresee it.

    • WaffleKid1157

      This is so true. Im going to laugh when they throttle speeds too at even slower than what it is now!

      • nero

        I dunno, dudes. I’m in DC (we just got 42 Mbps theoretical speeds today) and it’s 11:30PM (re: light load on cell towers) and speed test is netting me .37Mbps down and .13up… over…and…over

        • Dballz

          Have you tried a power cycle.

      • nero

        I dunno, dudes. I’m in DC (we just got 42 Mbps theoretical speeds today) and it’s 11:30PM (re: light load on cell towers) and speed test is netting me .37Mbps down and .13up… over…and…over

      • nero

        I dunno, dudes. I’m in DC (we just got 42 Mbps theoretical speeds today) and it’s 11:30PM (re: light load on cell towers) and speed test is netting me .37Mbps down and .13up… over…and…over

  • Jon

    Sprint is right

  • Jon

    Sprint is right

  • Jon

    Sprint is right

  • Landon Gonsalves

    Its the truth and its damn good marketing. Sprints service isn’t as fast as the rest of the pack…but they are the only ones to offer true unlimited. 

  • Eric

    I agree with the commercial. Even more important is the fact that I feel the average TV consumer watching it will be won over by it. It’s a good commercial for Sprint.

    Take care,
    -Eric

  • Eric

    I agree with the commercial. Even more important is the fact that I feel the average TV consumer watching it will be won over by it. It’s a good commercial for Sprint.

    Take care,
    -Eric

  • Sprint data is SLOW.

  • Sprint data is SLOW.

  • alex

    stupid att merger tmo has the best 4g hands down i mean look 42mbps theoritically plus even if it does not go through DT will try to get rid of tmobile so im switiching to sprint they just need faster 4g, and im good and thats really good 80 for unlimited everything cant wait for new Nexus

  • alex

    stupid att merger tmo has the best 4g hands down i mean look 42mbps theoritically plus even if it does not go through DT will try to get rid of tmobile so im switiching to sprint they just need faster 4g, and im good and thats really good 80 for unlimited everything cant wait for new Nexus

  • The ATL Guy

    Given the high amount of utter BS that comes out of the TMobile marketing department they are simply hateable. 

  • The ATL Guy

    Given the high amount of utter BS that comes out of the TMobile marketing department they are simply hateable. 

  • The ATL Guy

    Given the high amount of utter BS that comes out of the TMobile marketing department they are simply hateable. 

  • The ATL Guy

    Given the high amount of utter BS that comes out of the TMobile marketing department they are simply hateable. 

  • The ATL Guy

    Given the high amount of utter BS that comes out of the TMobile marketing department they are simply hateable. 

  • Alexihedz

    Yes it slows down only if u abuse it, if you are a normal person youll be fine plus the 4g speeds with tmobile are awsome

  • Alexihedz

    Yes it slows down only if u abuse it, if you are a normal person youll be fine plus the 4g speeds with tmobile are awsome

  • Rob

    I  love Magenta and all but ive been waiting for sprint to finally say that! Tmobile might actually make their “unlimited” plan really unlimited!

    • Anonymous

      It would be nice if T-Mobile stopped advertising their “unlimited” all inclusive data plan pricing with the cheapest 200MB data plan. A potential buyer probably doesn’t understand that and they are going to be very unhappy with their 4G service speed pretty quickly.

  • Rob

    I  love Magenta and all but ive been waiting for sprint to finally say that! Tmobile might actually make their “unlimited” plan really unlimited!

  • Rob

    I  love Magenta and all but ive been waiting for sprint to finally say that! Tmobile might actually make their “unlimited” plan really unlimited!

  • Rob

    I  love Magenta and all but ive been waiting for sprint to finally say that! Tmobile might actually make their “unlimited” plan really unlimited!

  • LC

    But I love how it’s unlimited minutes for mobiles…what about land lines? They’re not innocent of play on word marketing either.

    • 300 minutes for landlines I think. Also, there is a throttling limit of 5GB for 3G data. So, it isn’t really unlimited either.

      And then there’s the roaming conditions. 300MB and 800 minutes on roaming 3G, that’s it.

    • 300 minutes for landlines I think. Also, there is a throttling limit of 5GB for 3G data. So, it isn’t really unlimited either.

      And then there’s the roaming conditions. 300MB and 800 minutes on roaming 3G, that’s it.

    • Brian

      I don’t even know anyone with a land-line anymore. I have grand parents that have a land-line but they also have a rotary phone….Rotary. That is the old school phone that has the big dial on the front…yeah you turn the dial a specified distance and it counts that as a number…no its not digital…no they cannot get special ring tones…Its old OK. 

    • Brian

      I don’t even know anyone with a land-line anymore. I have grand parents that have a land-line but they also have a rotary phone….Rotary. That is the old school phone that has the big dial on the front…yeah you turn the dial a specified distance and it counts that as a number…no its not digital…no they cannot get special ring tones…Its old OK. 

  • LC

    But I love how it’s unlimited minutes for mobiles…what about land lines? They’re not innocent of play on word marketing either.

  • LC

    But I love how it’s unlimited minutes for mobiles…what about land lines? They’re not innocent of play on word marketing either.

  • LC

    But I love how it’s unlimited minutes for mobiles…what about land lines? They’re not innocent of play on word marketing either.

  • Spot on sprint!…i Still Love T-Mobile..

  • The ATL Guy

    OH MY F’ING GOD WHY IS THIS SITE ALWAYS SO GODDAMN  SLOW!!! 

    • It shouldn’t be slow and if it is…you should tell me!

      • The ATL Guy

        Interesting on Chrome its painfully slow but on IE its fine. 
        Weird. 

        • Anonymous

          Same on mobile before it used to load faster than what it does now but now its slower Idk why.

        • Anonymous

          Same on mobile before it used to load faster than what it does now but now its slower Idk why.

      • Peter.B

        Tmonews is the only site that both my PCs are “waiting” before loading after I click on any headline.. No other sites do this, I have all flash , Java updated…. Same thing. What is is?

      • Peter.B

        Tmonews is the only site that both my PCs are “waiting” before loading after I click on any headline.. No other sites do this, I have all flash , Java updated…. Same thing. What is is?

      • Uest

        We HAVE been telling you.  It does not play nice with Internet Explorer.  Not everyone can use chrome (work computer on lockdown) — It is painful. Someone says in at least twice a week.  Takes at least 2 minutes to load an article.

      • Uest

        We HAVE been telling you.  It does not play nice with Internet Explorer.  Not everyone can use chrome (work computer on lockdown) — It is painful. Someone says in at least twice a week.  Takes at least 2 minutes to load an article.

    • It shouldn’t be slow and if it is…you should tell me!

    • It shouldn’t be slow and if it is…you should tell me!

  • Christian in SLC

    From my personal experience, 20+ gigabytes of data(no, not gigabits) in a month on 2 occasions, thanks to netflix, the throttled speeds aren’t problematic, at all. I have a vibrant, a 3g phone, and get about 4 megabits/sec(about 500 kilobytes/sec) on average unthrottled, and it only drops in half after my grandfathered 5GB cap. I look at my coworker with her sprint epic 4g, and just shake my head at her, max, 2 megabits/sec.

  • Anonymous

    Pretty much what says it all is that T-Mobile has to explain “unlimited” in fine print. Anyone who says “unlimited” but then has fine print to define what that really means, well, that’s not unlimited, is it.

    As I said before, manufacturers know the common meaning of the word.  That’s why there’s only “limited warranties” offered on products.

    IMHO T-Mobile using that word is deceptive and consumers feel that way too.  Could be one of the reasons people choose not to sign with T-Mobile, its playing around with that term.

  • Youremail

    Sprint is only shooting themselves in the foot.  Before long they’ll be forced to offer tiered data plans due to board member pressure and will have to eat their words.

    Their stockholders are not going to want to sit on the sidelines while their competition reaps in millions in overage charges while they don’t get a piece of that pie.  

    Sprint tried the same thing with “unlimited 3G,” only to cap it at 5GB later on.  

  • RALPHEXANTUS

    but you have 2 pay 30 dollars for mobile hotspot i got it for free at tmobile can sprint top that.

  • RALPHEXANTUS

    but you have 2 pay 30 dollars for mobile hotspot i got it for free at tmobile can sprint top that.

  • Anonymous

    So what would you rather have:

    A) “Unlimited Data” on a 3G network… with a very limited 4G service and only unlimited calls to cell phones for $90 a month (After the $10 4G fee even if you don’t live in a 4G area)

    B) A 2GB Cap throttling down to 2G with Unlimited Calling  to any phone and a the largest 4G network for $80 a month.

    If “Unlimited” Sprint data was the greatest thing since sliced bread everyone would get it and they would be #1 or #2 instead of a company trying to keep their head above water. Their days are numbered. When the AT&T deal goes through they are done. To me this is like the “Rollover Minutes” AT&T had…. nice marketing but not really that big of a deal.

    • nero

      79.99 is including the $10 fee.

      • $79.99 already includes the $10 fee

    • Dewey Cox

      You can have the best plans in the world but if you do not have the “it” phone, you will never be #1 or #2. Everyone hates AT&T but they are HUGE and will get bigger. iPhone must equal beer goggles.

      • Anonymous

        agree… people doesn’t care how much the plan cost a month or doesn’t care about the shitty network… as long as they have the “it” phone, then it’s all good.

        That’s why Sprint & T-Mobile are placed 3rd/4th carrier because they don’t carry the “it” phone.

      • Anonymous

        agree… people doesn’t care how much the plan cost a month or doesn’t care about the shitty network… as long as they have the “it” phone, then it’s all good.

        That’s why Sprint & T-Mobile are placed 3rd/4th carrier because they don’t carry the “it” phone.

      • Anonymous

        agree… people doesn’t care how much the plan cost a month or doesn’t care about the shitty network… as long as they have the “it” phone, then it’s all good.

        That’s why Sprint & T-Mobile are placed 3rd/4th carrier because they don’t carry the “it” phone.

      • Anonymous

        agree… people doesn’t care how much the plan cost a month or doesn’t care about the shitty network… as long as they have the “it” phone, then it’s all good.

        That’s why Sprint & T-Mobile are placed 3rd/4th carrier because they don’t carry the “it” phone.

  • CRT24

    Usage is unlimited and you only have to worry about throttling IF you reach what ever data plan you sign up for……and most people never do! Why doesn’t sprint also explain why they charge and extra 10.00 for a 4G phone even if the customer cant utilize 4G in their area because it doesn’t exist. But hey, Sprint can advertise whatever they want and people can make up their mind who they want to go with.

    • Brian

      Dude! We get it…move on. Unlimited DATA, not worried about talk or text in this article, move on.

    • Brian

      Dude! We get it…move on. Unlimited DATA, not worried about talk or text in this article, move on.

    • HTC Pyramid

      why do you say “most people”never reach their cap? I reach my cap every month and get throttled. please do not speak for the universe with such broad and factually inaccurate statements. 

  • Anonymous

    Well, you cant argue with that.

    • Bimmerz

      I was thinking the same thing!

  • RAWshadTX

    Cot DAMN! That commercial is tough. Sprint still shitty though :

  • CRT24

    Sorry, but I just realized that this commercial is comparing its everything data plan to the other companies unlimited plans…..so let me get this strait, Sprint puts out this ad criticizing other companies because they claim unlimited but Sprint only focuses on the data and fails to say in the commercial that you actually only have 450 minutes to other phones besides mobile phones?? Someone please tell me how this is not a better example of false advertising by Sprint because they are actually limiting the quantity of minutes that you get with this plan but calling it unlimited. This is a far more egregious use of the word unlimited and the ad is disingenuous as best.

  • CRT24

    Sorry, but I just realized that this commercial is comparing its everything data plan to the other companies unlimited plans…..so let me get this strait, Sprint puts out this ad criticizing other companies because they claim unlimited but Sprint only focuses on the data and fails to say in the commercial that you actually only have 450 minutes to other phones besides mobile phones?? Someone please tell me how this is not a better example of false advertising by Sprint because they are actually limiting the quantity of minutes that you get with this plan but calling it unlimited. This is a far more egregious use of the word unlimited and the ad is disingenuous as best.

    • Dewey Cox

      The ad is really about data plans, not talk/text.

  • Anonymous

    what good is having unlimited with sprint if there service sucks so bad? my buddys phone and u cant even get past 1mbps lol. when i was pulling 6mbps with my 4g for tmobile. lol he had the evo shift 4g at that time. i guess it just depends on where u live to figure out which company to go with. sprint or tmobile. plus tmobile can go up to 10gb a month which is a lot of data. most people probably dont come close to that. i would never get at&t or verizon cause they charge to much and dont have unlimited data so they can suck one. i love my tmobile and they got the best coverage for 4g or hspa+. i can careless about LTE since its only in a few states if that. 

  • Anonymous

    what good is having unlimited with sprint if there service sucks so bad? my buddys phone and u cant even get past 1mbps lol. when i was pulling 6mbps with my 4g for tmobile. lol he had the evo shift 4g at that time. i guess it just depends on where u live to figure out which company to go with. sprint or tmobile. plus tmobile can go up to 10gb a month which is a lot of data. most people probably dont come close to that. i would never get at&t or verizon cause they charge to much and dont have unlimited data so they can suck one. i love my tmobile and they got the best coverage for 4g or hspa+. i can careless about LTE since its only in a few states if that. 

  • Anonymous

    Good point but they use CMDA and I am not a fan but they make you think that they are faster in every way they are slower at lest it seem to be the case for me. 

  • Anonymous

    Good point but they use CMDA and I am not a fan but they make you think that they are faster in every way they are slower at lest it seem to be the case for me. 

  • Anonymous

    I like this one Sprint! Its so true.. But TMo doesn’t slow you down at 2.5 gigs.. I’m just sayin…

    Well, not all plans…

  • Anonymous

    I like this one Sprint! Its so true.. But TMo doesn’t slow you down at 2.5 gigs.. I’m just sayin…

    Well, not all plans…

  • Majenta Rulz

    Read the Sprint terms and conditions.  It’s true that Sprint offers unlimited 4G data without caps or throttling.  I just hope your lucky enough to live in a 4G area.  Once your riding the 3G bandwagon, they reserve the right to throttle after 5GB.  I think T-Mobile is structured best.  Not only can you choose how much high speed data you really need, but you also don’t have to worry about facing overages or getting your data connection completely turned off.  

  • Majenta Rulz

    Read the Sprint terms and conditions.  It’s true that Sprint offers unlimited 4G data without caps or throttling.  I just hope your lucky enough to live in a 4G area.  Once your riding the 3G bandwagon, they reserve the right to throttle after 5GB.  I think T-Mobile is structured best.  Not only can you choose how much high speed data you really need, but you also don’t have to worry about facing overages or getting your data connection completely turned off.  

  • Majenta Rulz

    Read the Sprint terms and conditions.  It’s true that Sprint offers unlimited 4G data without caps or throttling.  I just hope your lucky enough to live in a 4G area.  Once your riding the 3G bandwagon, they reserve the right to throttle after 5GB.  I think T-Mobile is structured best.  Not only can you choose how much high speed data you really need, but you also don’t have to worry about facing overages or getting your data connection completely turned off.  

  • Teamxcelap2

    My question is what happens after the merger? They say their network will expand and service will improve. But as a t-mobile customer, will my throttling go away, or will Sprint do the hypocrite dance and begin following their example?

  • Teamxcelap2

    My question is what happens after the merger? They say their network will expand and service will improve. But as a t-mobile customer, will my throttling go away, or will Sprint do the hypocrite dance and begin following their example?

  • Anonymous

    Well as coincidence would have it, T-Mobile sent me an e-mail saying that since I have been a loyal customer since 2004 that I should switch to the contracted unlimited plans, $80 for the first line, $60 for the 2nd line, which is $10 more than what I am paying on my EM+ plan.

    Interestingly, here is the faded gray fine print in the e-mail.  It’s one long paragraph.  I will break it down and post the interesting stuff (and since this answers many questions people have had in here).   
    _________________________

    Taxes & fees additional.
    Unlimited features for direct U.S. communications between two people. Domestic only.
    Credit approval, $35 per line activation fee, deposit and 2-year agreement, with up to $200/line early cancellation fee may be required.

    Regulatory Programs Fee (not a tax or government-mandated charge) of up to $1.61 per line/month applies.

    Taxes approx. 6-28% of bill.
    Per month, per line $4.99 Control Charge applies.
    Overage extra; partial minutes/data rounded up.
    Messaging: You will be charged for all messages you send and that are sent to you even if they aren’t received.
    Length/size of messages may be limited.
    Data: Full speeds available up to monthly data allotment; capable device required.
    After data allotment used, speeds slowed to up to 2G speeds for remainder of billing cycle.
    Your data session, plan, or service may be slowed, suspended, terminated, or restricted if you use your service in a way that interferes with or impacts our network or ability to provide quality service to other users, if you roam for a significant portion of your usage, or if you use a disproportionate amount of bandwidth during a billing cycle.
    Some devices require specific data plans.
    Service may be limited or terminated for misuse, abnormal usage or significant roaming.
    See brochures and Terms and Conditions (including arbitration provision) at T-Mobile [dot com] for additional information.

    SOUNDS GREAT, WHERE DO I SIGN UP.  ;)

  • Anonymous

    Well as coincidence would have it, T-Mobile sent me an e-mail saying that since I have been a loyal customer since 2004 that I should switch to the contracted unlimited plans, $80 for the first line, $60 for the 2nd line, which is $10 more than what I am paying on my EM+ plan.

    Interestingly, here is the faded gray fine print in the e-mail.  It’s one long paragraph.  I will break it down and post the interesting stuff (and since this answers many questions people have had in here).   
    _________________________

    Taxes & fees additional.
    Unlimited features for direct U.S. communications between two people. Domestic only.
    Credit approval, $35 per line activation fee, deposit and 2-year agreement, with up to $200/line early cancellation fee may be required.

    Regulatory Programs Fee (not a tax or government-mandated charge) of up to $1.61 per line/month applies.

    Taxes approx. 6-28% of bill.
    Per month, per line $4.99 Control Charge applies.
    Overage extra; partial minutes/data rounded up.
    Messaging: You will be charged for all messages you send and that are sent to you even if they aren’t received.
    Length/size of messages may be limited.
    Data: Full speeds available up to monthly data allotment; capable device required.
    After data allotment used, speeds slowed to up to 2G speeds for remainder of billing cycle.
    Your data session, plan, or service may be slowed, suspended, terminated, or restricted if you use your service in a way that interferes with or impacts our network or ability to provide quality service to other users, if you roam for a significant portion of your usage, or if you use a disproportionate amount of bandwidth during a billing cycle.
    Some devices require specific data plans.
    Service may be limited or terminated for misuse, abnormal usage or significant roaming.
    See brochures and Terms and Conditions (including arbitration provision) at T-Mobile [dot com] for additional information.

    SOUNDS GREAT, WHERE DO I SIGN UP.  ;)

    • TMOTECH

      You have way too much time on your hands. You need a girlfriend. 

      • That will be hard because if you click on his pic, he looks like a “Goober”.  :-)

      • That will be hard because if you click on his pic, he looks like a “Goober”.  :-)

      • Anonymous

        Actually, I write for a living, about 14 to 16 hours a day, seven days a week. And leave my GF out of this. 

        Is that the limit of your contribution to this Site, to troll around posting personal insults.

        • ItsMikeNotMichael

          douchbag

        • HALO

          Telling you to get a girlfriend isnt bringing your GF into this douche. 

        • HALO

          Telling you to get a girlfriend isnt bringing your GF into this douche. 

        • HALO

          Telling you to get a girlfriend isnt bringing your GF into this douche. 

    • CRT24

      I’m confused as to whether you even like T-Mobile or.not? A lot of the stuff you post is how T-Mobile is falsely advertising, you have a problem with T-Mobile’s use of the word “unlimited”, or you have an issue with the buyers remorse policy…….you say you have T-Mobile service but all you do is point out this stuff about T-Mobile but say nothing about the other carriers practices which in some cases are worse……Just like your earlier response to this Sprint commercials you are calling out T-Mobile for having to explain unlimited relating to their data plans but the plan that Sprint is highlighting in the ad doesn’t even have unlimited minutes even though the ad indicates that it does yet you say nothing about that. Seems to me your issues with questionable business practices is pretty selective and Every company has fine print disclaimers so not sure what point you are trying to make by posting this??

      • The ATL Guy

        Mikey just likes to hear himself talk.

        • It’s Michael, not Mike.  :-)

        • It’s Michael, not Mike.  :-)

      • CRT24=Dumbass

        Thats funny I clearly heard them mention that Vz and ATT have unlimited talk and text, but not data, and that t mobile throttles data, then goes on to mention that they have unlimited text, data, and mobile to mobile. Where do they claim unlimited minutes?

    • The ATL Guy

      Mike,
      still waiting for you to backup your claim that t mobile is selling our data.

      • ItsMikeNotMichael

        I seriously doubt I ever will. 
        I am just learning to not type a complete book everytime I post!! 
        I LOVE MEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!! 

    • YouKnowMe

      You have really become quite the little troll Michael.  And “bonus comment”… please stop saying IMHO because you are not even close to humble.  THAT is false advertisement.

    • YouKnowMe

      You have really become quite the little troll Michael.  And “bonus comment”… please stop saying IMHO because you are not even close to humble.  THAT is false advertisement.

      • Anonymous

        So how long have you been depressed about your situation?  I saw on TV there’s pills for that.  You might want to see a doctor.

        Bonus Comment: In the meantime, simply don’t read my posts.  That might help in feeling better about yourself.

    • Yyevo

      So, you’re saying you read the fine print that is posted on every ad (tv, pint and web) that TMobile has ever had? Good for you! You want a cookie?

      Try reading fine print more often.

    • ItsMikeNotMichael

      I SOOOOOO RULE!!!! 
      I LOVE MEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE! 

  • Lame

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    • TMOTECH

      Dude really? go pay for advertising like everyone else

  • raygu303

    Funny. Also today Sprint announced that starting in October they are going to start throttling their Virgin mobile customers. Ironic, huh?

  • raygu303

    Funny. Also today Sprint announced that starting in October they are going to start throttling their Virgin mobile customers. Ironic, huh?

  • Addictedtocars

    Now if Sprint would beef up their network and coverage I would switch.

  • Good article! Thanks a lot.

  • JT

    I’ve been with Sprint for 2 1/2 weeks now. I live in NJ just outside of Philly. According to Sprints network coverage map I should get great 3G service and good 4G service. So, I got the EVO 3D. It’s a cool phone except that my signal strength ranges from Zero bars to 1 bar all around town. I talked with Sprint and they said there is nothing wrong with the towers in my area. They had me try some software adjustments with the phone. Nothing has changed. A lot of people on the Sprint boards are having the same issue. It’s either an EVO 3D issue or the Sprint service or a combo of both. I’m not sticking around to find out. I’m bailing before my 30 days is up.  I’m sorry that I ever left T-Mobile. I just a got a letter in the mail from T-Mobile yesterday saying if I come back I can have any phone of my choice for free. I’m coming back!

  • JT

    I’ve been with Sprint for 2 1/2 weeks now. I live in NJ just outside of Philly. According to Sprints network coverage map I should get great 3G service and good 4G service. So, I got the EVO 3D. It’s a cool phone except that my signal strength ranges from Zero bars to 1 bar all around town. I talked with Sprint and they said there is nothing wrong with the towers in my area. They had me try some software adjustments with the phone. Nothing has changed. A lot of people on the Sprint boards are having the same issue. It’s either an EVO 3D issue or the Sprint service or a combo of both. I’m not sticking around to find out. I’m bailing before my 30 days is up.  I’m sorry that I ever left T-Mobile. I just a got a letter in the mail from T-Mobile yesterday saying if I come back I can have any phone of my choice for free. I’m coming back!

    • ewc

      Thanks for the heads up TJ. I live in center city philly and considered swtiching to sprint (ATT-Mobile merger and dis-satifaction with customer service) once my contract is up. I may have to look towards Verizon or stick with TMO now.
       
      PS- I know a couple people who have sprint, but they dont have any issues (they have the Pre and BB Curve)

      • Anonymous

        EWC, go ahead and try Sprint. You do have the 30-day no strings attached return policy. It’s always worth the try. I use Sprint. I actually have the EVO 3D. (Came from a Palm Pre.) Frankly, I haven’t dropped a call yet. It has been a wonderful phone. And, while there’s 4G service in my area, I seldom use it because the phone is so snappy with the dual-core processor. It may be JT’s phone, or his NJ area or another factor or a combination of any of those. Always be aware that there are certain environmental issues that can affect your service. If you live in an area with heavy trees/forest, are surrounded by water, someone around you is using a “repeater” of some sort that can boost their service, but negatively affect yours, etc. (You would be surprised with how many people have those repeaters. They are readily available online.) So, while two people use the exact same phone, but use it a mile apart, they may have vastly different experiences with that same phone. So, while there may be an issue in NJ, you may not have that issue in Central Philly.

    • Gm Aharrington1

      It’s with the Evo 3D. Has nothing to do with Sprint. HTC needs to address the issue. Contact them and let them know about it. There is a fix but, I don’t know it. I will never go to VZW if merger does go through. Extremely OVERPRICED network! Had more issues with them when company had their service than any other carrier. Hey Verizon!, puts phone under cheeks and lets one fly, “can you hear me now?” Good, that’s what I think about you.

    • Rpmorgan1985

      thank bro i was thinking about going to sprint…but i dont know yet

      • Imneversober

        Don’t do it to yourself, I work for sprint trust me don’t do it.

      • Imneversober

        Don’t do it to yourself, I work for sprint trust me don’t do it.

      • Imneversober

        Don’t do it to yourself, I work for sprint trust me don’t do it.

      • Imneversober

        Don’t do it to yourself, I work for sprint trust me don’t do it.

  • Mattmjb0188

    T-Mobile was falsely advertising but now their data plans are not confusing because it says “5GB of high speed data.”  Sprint is the only carrier who actually got the “unlimited” right.  Unlimited should be without limit, not slowing you down.  I know I’m gonna get bashed for saying but I’m gonna say it.. T-Mobile is going down hill and loosing a lot of customers.  They were once the carrier everyone had and everyone was happy.  That is not the case anymore.  Sprint was once crap and now everyone wants Sprint.  I feel bad what once was a good company has changed so much.  If the AT&T merger doesn’t go through then its only a matter of time before someone else gets their hands on T-Mobile.  They’ll never be the same.  

    • CRT24

      Really, they got it right?? The plan they advertise as unlimited doesn’t even have unlimited calling minutes as they would lead you to believe….if they really wanted to bash other carriers for advertising “truly unlimited” then they need to use their everything unlimited plan which is 99.99 but they won’t do that because that price doesn’t look as good as the 79.99 they are trying to pass off as unlimited…..wake up people!

      • sucofirata

        95% of my phone usage is not making a call. If calling is what your worried about go back to a nokia brick and be happy

    • CRT24

      Really, they got it right?? The plan they advertise as unlimited doesn’t even have unlimited calling minutes as they would lead you to believe….if they really wanted to bash other carriers for advertising “truly unlimited” then they need to use their everything unlimited plan which is 99.99 but they won’t do that because that price doesn’t look as good as the 79.99 they are trying to pass off as unlimited…..wake up people!

    • I agree with you about the advertised ‘unlimited’ by TMobile. It’s pure crap. I’ve been with TMobile since 2002 if you can believe it and I’ve seen there service initially improve but they have steadily decline in my opinion. It isn’t 4G. Its more like 3 1/4 G if that. Unlimited means – restricted in terms of number, quantity, or extent. That is not so. Then don’t advertise it as that. All the carriers are confusing people with this 3G, 4G wording. 

      They wonder why they are losing customers. Firstly, the exec where smoking something in the boardroom when they first announced that people didn’t want high end phones so they will go for the low/mid end range. Secondly, they aim towards pre-paid customers and in my hood is ghetto. That is the image TMobile has unfortunately. Now that they are practically one step in the grave they decide lets put high end product out…Sensation 4G. Slide 4G, Slate. Its a bit late don’t you think….

      I probably would have left TMo a long time ago but I’m grandfathered in with my plan 2003 that I’ll keep it until they(At&t) kill it. But I’ve never used 1200 mins. I mean most days I’m at work and its free after 9pm and weekends so I’ve never had this problem.

    • I agree with you about the advertised ‘unlimited’ by TMobile. It’s pure crap. I’ve been with TMobile since 2002 if you can believe it and I’ve seen there service initially improve but they have steadily decline in my opinion. It isn’t 4G. Its more like 3 1/4 G if that. Unlimited means – restricted in terms of number, quantity, or extent. That is not so. Then don’t advertise it as that. All the carriers are confusing people with this 3G, 4G wording. 

      They wonder why they are losing customers. Firstly, the exec where smoking something in the boardroom when they first announced that people didn’t want high end phones so they will go for the low/mid end range. Secondly, they aim towards pre-paid customers and in my hood is ghetto. That is the image TMobile has unfortunately. Now that they are practically one step in the grave they decide lets put high end product out…Sensation 4G. Slide 4G, Slate. Its a bit late don’t you think….

      I probably would have left TMo a long time ago but I’m grandfathered in with my plan 2003 that I’ll keep it until they(At&t) kill it. But I’ve never used 1200 mins. I mean most days I’m at work and its free after 9pm and weekends so I’ve never had this problem.

    • I agree with you about the advertised ‘unlimited’ by TMobile. It’s pure crap. I’ve been with TMobile since 2002 if you can believe it and I’ve seen there service initially improve but they have steadily decline in my opinion. It isn’t 4G. Its more like 3 1/4 G if that. Unlimited means – restricted in terms of number, quantity, or extent. That is not so. Then don’t advertise it as that. All the carriers are confusing people with this 3G, 4G wording. 

      They wonder why they are losing customers. Firstly, the exec where smoking something in the boardroom when they first announced that people didn’t want high end phones so they will go for the low/mid end range. Secondly, they aim towards pre-paid customers and in my hood is ghetto. That is the image TMobile has unfortunately. Now that they are practically one step in the grave they decide lets put high end product out…Sensation 4G. Slide 4G, Slate. Its a bit late don’t you think….

      I probably would have left TMo a long time ago but I’m grandfathered in with my plan 2003 that I’ll keep it until they(At&t) kill it. But I’ve never used 1200 mins. I mean most days I’m at work and its free after 9pm and weekends so I’ve never had this problem.

  • Dewey Cox

    I will give Sprint credit. They are playing this buy out brilliantly. They come to “our”defense and try to block it. Like it or not, the commercial is true. If they had a better handset line up, they would be my choice after we get gobbled up. They have a bit of the underdog mentality that I am used to with T-Mobile. True, the network is lacking in some areas but so is the one I am currently using. If you have T-Mo, be honest…the network is lacking. I live in San Diego and am rarely at 4G and in home is only usable with Wi-Fi. To make matters worse, I have the G2X !!!. It seems that since the news broke about AT&T…T-Mo HAS adopted some bad business practices.
    I love ’em but I see the writing on the wall and I will walk before they make me run.

  • Dewey Cox

    I will give Sprint credit. They are playing this buy out brilliantly. They come to “our”defense and try to block it. Like it or not, the commercial is true. If they had a better handset line up, they would be my choice after we get gobbled up. They have a bit of the underdog mentality that I am used to with T-Mobile. True, the network is lacking in some areas but so is the one I am currently using. If you have T-Mo, be honest…the network is lacking. I live in San Diego and am rarely at 4G and in home is only usable with Wi-Fi. To make matters worse, I have the G2X !!!. It seems that since the news broke about AT&T…T-Mo HAS adopted some bad business practices.
    I love ’em but I see the writing on the wall and I will walk before they make me run.

  • J. Williams

    I like this ad, its right on point.

    • Dylan Phifer

      yeah but you get limited minutes and speeds slower than throttled T-Mo speeds, so have fun

  • Tmonews President

    it’s funny how sprint places tmobile in second . Man they are really trying there best to stop the merger.

  • Ginkster

    Sprint isn’t exactly honest.  That $79.99 plan?  Yeah, it’s actually $89.99 with their mandatory $10 “premium data add-on”.  Don’t want to pay it, you can have a dumb phone and then who cares if it’s unlimited data.  How about showing a bit of honesty yourself before attacking your competition.

  • Ginkster

    Sprint isn’t exactly honest.  That $79.99 plan?  Yeah, it’s actually $89.99 with their mandatory $10 “premium data add-on”.  Don’t want to pay it, you can have a dumb phone and then who cares if it’s unlimited data.  How about showing a bit of honesty yourself before attacking your competition.

    • Jimmycinla

      Incorrect. The 79.99 includes the $10 data add on fee.

      • DarkMx2000

        the plan is $79.99 but if you get a smartphone then there is a $9.99 data add on fee.

        from the Sprint website…

        Next, you’ll pick a device for each plan before you can place your
        order. If you pick a smartphone, our $10 Premium Data add-on charge will
        apply.

        • J. Williams

          No, we have this plan.  It’s 69.99 + 10.00.  The 79.99 includes the 10.00

        • J. Williams

          No, we have this plan.  It’s 69.99 + 10.00.  The 79.99 includes the 10.00

        • J. Williams

          No, we have this plan.  It’s 69.99 + 10.00.  The 79.99 includes the 10.00

    • Jimmycinla

      Incorrect. The 79.99 includes the $10 data add on fee.

    • 23FlyT

      The Premium Add-On Is Included In The $79. Which Is Why Its Not Marketed As $69 Like It Used To Be .

    • 23FlyT

      The Premium Add-On Is Included In The $79. Which Is Why Its Not Marketed As $69 Like It Used To Be .

  • Imneversober

    Sprint service sucks, their phones are crap 4g coverage is limited even in the most dense urban areas. When their 4g is connected its slow. I have a g2x that powercycles once a week. I’ll choose that anyday over an evo that powercycles everytime it boots up.

  • Imneversober

    Sprint service sucks, their phones are crap 4g coverage is limited even in the most dense urban areas. When their 4g is connected its slow. I have a g2x that powercycles once a week. I’ll choose that anyday over an evo that powercycles everytime it boots up.

  • Imneversober

    Sprint service sucks, their phones are crap 4g coverage is limited even in the most dense urban areas. When their 4g is connected its slow. I have a g2x that powercycles once a week. I’ll choose that anyday over an evo that powercycles everytime it boots up.

  • DavidOhio

    How ironic since Virgin Mobile, owned by Sprint, will start slowing data speeds over 2.5gb starting this fall.

  • DavidOhio

    How ironic since Virgin Mobile, owned by Sprint, will start slowing data speeds over 2.5gb starting this fall.

    • HTC Pyramid

      not even this fall, try within a week according to all the published reports. 

    • HTC Pyramid

      not even this fall, try within a week according to all the published reports. 

  • justsayin

    i have the nexus s with t-mobile and the unlimited plan which is fine for me cause i never go over 2GB of data

  • justsayin

    i have the nexus s with t-mobile and the unlimited plan which is fine for me cause i never go over 2GB of data

  • It’s funny b/c I just looked on Sprint Website and it says with the Unlimited Eveything plan.  you only get 450 day time mintues smh.. lairs lair lairs Sprint is… That’s why they don’t make profits.

    • Richard

      It says on their site those minutes are for landline calling moron. They obviously make a profit if they have these lairs you speak of.

      • Dgfj

        Actually,, sprint hasnt made a profit in 8 years. Looks like you’re moron Richie

        • Richard

          It was a joke about the illiteracy of the person I was replying to, douche. Sprint has lairs!

  • It’s funny b/c I just looked on Sprint Website and it says with the Unlimited Eveything plan.  you only get 450 day time mintues smh.. lairs lair lairs Sprint is… That’s why they don’t make profits.

  • it’s funny b/c you only get 450 day time mintues on your unlimited everything plan with sprint.  I will blow through that in like a week.  smh THat’s why I love T-mobile, Best plans in the industry.  But Unlimited will no longer be.  I don’t why we still have it here.  In Europe there’s no such thing as unlimited there.

    • Dnw509

      in that 450 minutes you get 300 minutes roll over so that’s 750
      and u can call any mobile fone from any carrier without using ur minutes….. so unless all ur hommies got land lines well ull blow it ..

      i had t-mobile switched to sprint cut my bills in almost half

    • Dnw509

      in that 450 minutes you get 300 minutes roll over so that’s 750
      and u can call any mobile fone from any carrier without using ur minutes….. so unless all ur hommies got land lines well ull blow it ..

      i had t-mobile switched to sprint cut my bills in almost half

    • 24FlyT

      Actually The Unlimited Everything Plan Is Not The One They Mentions In The Add . Their Unlimited Everything $99 . Go Read It Again Sir .

    • 24FlyT

      Actually The Unlimited Everything Plan Is Not The One They Mentions In The Add . Their Unlimited Everything $99 . Go Read It Again Sir .

  • Nest11

    whatever sprint, 450 minutes is not ulimited, crappy speed, extra $10 for so called wimax 4G, its just caca de toro!
    Thats why I switched to Tmo.
    You are just desperate and jealous!

  • Nest11

    whatever sprint, 450 minutes is not ulimited, crappy speed, extra $10 for so called wimax 4G, its just caca de toro!
    Thats why I switched to Tmo.
    You are just desperate and jealous!

  • Nest11

    whatever sprint, 450 minutes is not ulimited, crappy speed, extra $10 for so called wimax 4G, its just caca de toro!
    Thats why I switched to Tmo.
    You are just desperate and jealous!

  • Nest11

    whatever sprint, 450 minutes is not ulimited, crappy speed, extra $10 for so called wimax 4G, its just caca de toro!
    Thats why I switched to Tmo.
    You are just desperate and jealous!

  • Pcstech10

    As a T-mobile employee, I can honestly say that if it weren’t for the fact that I’m broke & my employee plan is cheap, I would sign up for Sprint just for finally calling us out on our crappy use of the word unlimited. That has been driving me so crazy side the first commercial. Maybe this will make marketing rethink their blatant dishonesty so I can get yelled at a little less throughout the day.

  • Anonymous

    Have you tried Sprint’s 3G??? Have you found Sprint’s 4G????????? Their 3G is slower then a turtle, no kidding and their Wimax (4G) footprint has not increased in over a year and a half. I would much rather have T-Mobile’s 4G (very fast in my area) wifi calling is FREE. and 5 GB is plenty of data IMO the Bottom line is T-Mobile has the BEST PLANS.

  • ItsMikeNotMichael

    I havent posted in awhile. 
    I STILL LOVE MEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE THOUGH! 

  • wellthen

    People keep saying sprint isnt really unlimited because of the minutes but come on,the 450 only apply to landlines. Its FREE mobile to mobile,and lets be honest, we all have cellphones and probably barely call landlines.

  • wellthen

    People keep saying sprint isnt really unlimited because of the minutes but come on,the 450 only apply to landlines. Its FREE mobile to mobile,and lets be honest, we all have cellphones and probably barely call landlines.

  • CRT24

    Well most people don’t use more than 2gb of data per month either but that doesn’t keep people from bitching and complaining about T-Mobile’s use if the word unlimited. I will say this again….yes T-Mobile throttles your data speed but they do not limit your data usage, they do not charge overage for data usage like ATT does. You cannot complain about T-Mobile’s use of the word “unlimited” if you don’t at the same time have a problem with Sprint’s use of the word “unlimited” as it relates to this plan they are highlighting because it is not unlimited minutes! Unlimited minutes to mobile phones and 450 minutes to land lines is not unlimited minutes regardless of whether you will use those minutes or not, period! You can have a 2gb data plan and never reach that “limit” but you will never know the difference and if you do reach it you can still use data……if you reach 450 minutes of non mobile usage with Sprint then your phone will not make anymore calls to non mobile phones…..that is truly a LIMIT! so for those of you that have a problem with T-Mobile’s use of the word but you see no problem with Sprint’s use of the word then you are either dishonest or moron.

    • 24FlyT

      Actually Sprint Never Says The $79.99 Plan Is Unlimited Talk , They Say The Data Is Unlimited , The Text Is Unlimited, And Calls To Any Mobile Phone Are Unlimited . Learn To Read . They Also Clearly State The Same Things I Just Mentioned On Their Website & In Commercials That The Plan is Unlimited To Calls To Mobile Phones & Has 450 Mins To Any Phone Thats Not A Mobile Phone , They Never Said Unlimited Everything. Get Your Facts Straight And Read Before You Say They Try To Deceive People With Their Wording . Sprint Doesnt “Charge Extra or Throttle Speed ” Therefore “NO LIMITATIONS TO YOUR USE OR SPEED” Which Equals – Unlimited 

      And Also For The Record , When You Pass 450 Minutes Your Phone Still Works You Retard , They Will Charge Overage , Which They Also Clearly State On The Website . And Its Also A 900 Minute Plan For People Who Talk More To Non-Mobile Phones . Know Your Facts First Next Time . 
      *Sprint Customer*

    • 24FlyT

      Actually Sprint Never Says The $79.99 Plan Is Unlimited Talk , They Say The Data Is Unlimited , The Text Is Unlimited, And Calls To Any Mobile Phone Are Unlimited . Learn To Read . They Also Clearly State The Same Things I Just Mentioned On Their Website & In Commercials That The Plan is Unlimited To Calls To Mobile Phones & Has 450 Mins To Any Phone Thats Not A Mobile Phone , They Never Said Unlimited Everything. Get Your Facts Straight And Read Before You Say They Try To Deceive People With Their Wording . Sprint Doesnt “Charge Extra or Throttle Speed ” Therefore “NO LIMITATIONS TO YOUR USE OR SPEED” Which Equals – Unlimited 

      And Also For The Record , When You Pass 450 Minutes Your Phone Still Works You Retard , They Will Charge Overage , Which They Also Clearly State On The Website . And Its Also A 900 Minute Plan For People Who Talk More To Non-Mobile Phones . Know Your Facts First Next Time . 
      *Sprint Customer*

      • CRT24

        You are right you can still make calls……I mis spoke about that but they do charge you overage…and I know they say it is unlimited to mobile phones but they are comparing it to other unlimited plans that Do have truly unlimited minutes……my point is that Sprint is misleading with this ad just a T-Mobile is misleading with its use of unlimited to describe its data but most people on here don’t seem to have an issue with Sprint being misleading. Look I deal with customers every day about this data usage and I rarely have anyone upset about the term “unlimited data”…..once it is explained to them 99% of them have no issue with it because they will never have overage and most will never reach the throttling cap so it never comes into play….I never said that using unlimited to describe our data is not a liberal use of the word but my POINT once is again is that Sprint is doing the exact same thing with this ad but retards like you, to use your word don’t seem to have an issue with that. T-Mobile posts the clarification on their website as well and so regardless whether Sprint does that or not you still have overage which is not unlimited…..and the 900 min plan is 89.99 so who doesn’t know their facts, hmmmm? So be outraged at ALL companies that misuse the work unlimited don’t pick and choose to suit your argument!

      • CRT24

        You are right you can still make calls……I mis spoke about that but they do charge you overage…and I know they say it is unlimited to mobile phones but they are comparing it to other unlimited plans that Do have truly unlimited minutes……my point is that Sprint is misleading with this ad just a T-Mobile is misleading with its use of unlimited to describe its data but most people on here don’t seem to have an issue with Sprint being misleading. Look I deal with customers every day about this data usage and I rarely have anyone upset about the term “unlimited data”…..once it is explained to them 99% of them have no issue with it because they will never have overage and most will never reach the throttling cap so it never comes into play….I never said that using unlimited to describe our data is not a liberal use of the word but my POINT once is again is that Sprint is doing the exact same thing with this ad but retards like you, to use your word don’t seem to have an issue with that. T-Mobile posts the clarification on their website as well and so regardless whether Sprint does that or not you still have overage which is not unlimited…..and the 900 min plan is 89.99 so who doesn’t know their facts, hmmmm? So be outraged at ALL companies that misuse the work unlimited don’t pick and choose to suit your argument!

      • Jason Minor12

        Actually sprint charges a $10 fee for using a 4g device weather or not you live in a 4g area. I dont know about you but to me thar is an extra charge.

        • Sprint doesnt charge $10 more for 4G service, it charges $10 to anyone activating a new or used (even if previously activated on same account) smartphone after January 2011. 

          The fee in the beginning was because the EVO and Epic were able to connect to faster data via 4G, but has since been applied to all Smartphones activated after 1/2011. 

          On a flip side, $5.00 of that $10 fee is given to Clearwire as part of the deal for access to their network, and rather than $5.00 per phone active on their network, it was charged as $5.00 for ANY phone that COULD access their network, regardless if it actually did or not, but still had capability.

    • Brian D.

      “yes T-Mobile throttles your data speed but they do not limit your data usage”  They ABSOLUTELY do limit data usage.  My Sensation becomes unusable for ANYTHING I bought it for when they throttle me to dial-up speeds.  Shenanigans.

  • AGuest

    Complaining or not, I think people have the right to believe UNLIMITED means just that, not being throttled back regardless if the average person uses less than 2G a month. That’s why TMO uses it in their advertising because they know most people don’t really understand, or read the fine print. It’s deceptive.

    • CRT24

      And that’s why Sprint uses their 79.99 plan in the ad instead of their 99.99 plan so they try and position it as an all unlimited plan that is more competive in price but it isn’t ulimited calling as the ad leads you to believe…..so are you in the dishonest category or moron category because this plan is not unlimited minutes for the 89th time! And that’s why Sprint is using the 79.99 plan instead of the 99.99 plan which is unlimited minutes……to be deceptive. But I guess by your standards the term unlimited can only be misused if it is referring to data usage right?

    • CRT24

      And that’s why Sprint uses their 79.99 plan in the ad instead of their 99.99 plan so they try and position it as an all unlimited plan that is more competive in price but it isn’t ulimited calling as the ad leads you to believe…..so are you in the dishonest category or moron category because this plan is not unlimited minutes for the 89th time! And that’s why Sprint is using the 79.99 plan instead of the 99.99 plan which is unlimited minutes……to be deceptive. But I guess by your standards the term unlimited can only be misused if it is referring to data usage right?

    • Completebs

      It would be interesting to take a poll asking: “Given T-Mobile’s current advertising, do you think their unlimited data plans with 4G mean that you can use unlimited 4G data?”

    • Completebs

      It would be interesting to take a poll asking: “Given T-Mobile’s current advertising, do you think their unlimited data plans with 4G mean that you can use unlimited 4G data?”

    • Rashad Jupiter

      its not deceptive at all. its unlimited data with no overages. go to a t mobile store and look at the plans they say $20 unlimited data woth 2 gigs of HIGH SPEED 4G data. once you hit the cap the speed drops to 3g. its out there but dumb people choose not to LOOK at it and then complain saying it s not unlimited. not sayin that what your doing tho. this isnt a attack

  • They are making a hell of a valid point. Its still a little weird to think Verizon and the Death Star are the top 2 carriers when magenta and sprint are obviously the better choices of the two. I don’t want the iphone but would love for us to get it just so every ifanboy can see what its like to really use it on our network.

  • Darren Chan

    @CRT24 true that! 79.99 with sprint is not unlimited calling… their 99.99 plan is their truly unlimited plan.  is it deceptive.  But here is the thing, why are so many people complaining about this truly unlimited data.  It would be nice to not have any cap period, but we live in reality and not a utopia.   MOST average people do not exceed 2GB of data.  These companies know that this is the average, most people are under 2GB. That is where VZ and ATT make their cap and Tmo puts their data throttle. 

    The definition of unlimited is really “no overage.”  i like that definition the best and I would absorb the data throttle.  Plus, Tmo is still offering option for more data.  79.99 is unlimited talk, text web with 2GB of high speed.  add $10 more and now i have MORE THAN DOUBLE 2GB of high speed to 5GB of high speed.  AND WHATS GREAT IS THAT 89.99 UNL TTW w/ 5GB HIGH SPEED DATA IS STILL CHEAPER THAN ALL THE OTHER CARRIERS!!!! TMO is still the better value. Sprint did well with this commercial to make a point and to possibly drive some business into stores, but so many people are too blind and naive to figure it out themselves.  THat is the saddest part about the whole situation.

    • Rashad Jupiter

      you are  the first person to put it together and i TRULY thank you for that bro. i work for t mobile and people have no idea what they are talking about when they talk about unlimited data plans and its really sad to have to explain it 10 times in a row to people man i hate it so much. the only reason sprint offers their “unlimited” data with no cap and no slow down is because they are using their onw towers for coverage. sprints data coverage comes from clearwire wimax towers and thats why the coverage is pretty good but the speeds are the lowest and thats why they try to advertise the data packs. i use my phone as a wifi hotspot a i tether EVERYDAY and still dont reach 2 gigs of data.

  • None

    what’s the difference between using UNLIMITED and using SIMPLY EVERYTHING? :)

    • Sprint offers TWO plans with Unlimited options.

      1. Simply Everything = Unlimited Anytime Minutes, Unlimited Messaging, Unlimited Data. $99.99 per month

      2. Everything Data = 450 or 900 Anytime Minutes, Unlimited Any Mobile Anytime (any network in the USA)  Calling, Unlimited Messaging, Unlimited Data. (450 Anytime Minute plan includes 300 Bonus Minutes total of 750 Anytime minutes for as long as you stay on the plan, offer is limited time only) Respectively $69.99 and 89.99 

      For both plans, add $10 Premium Data Required Add-On for Smartphones. Sprint defines “Smartphone” as any phone using these operating systems, Instinct, BlackBerry, Palm, WebOS, Android, Windows Mobile, Windows Phone 7 (or higher).

  • Totes valid.  i’m just glad im grandfathered in at 5 gb im gonna be super sad when/if i change my plan and ahve to start paying more for the 5gb.  but as technology improoves, more companies will want to compete with sprint for value and eventually data caps/ throttling will be silly concepts of days gone by.

  • Totes valid.  i’m just glad im grandfathered in at 5 gb im gonna be super sad when/if i change my plan and ahve to start paying more for the 5gb.  but as technology improoves, more companies will want to compete with sprint for value and eventually data caps/ throttling will be silly concepts of days gone by.

    • CRT24

      Unless you are on the loyalty data plan you are already paying 30.00 for the 5gb data which is what it is now so feel free to switch to one of the new plans and possibly save some $$ on your voice service if that is the case.

      • Buttons

        Loyalty plan! I’m going to miss those. My thought is to keep extending my contract via upgrades.

  • Anonymous

    Wonder if they still will be truly unlimited when they switch to LTE

  • Bilbo Baskins

    Website Commercial vs In-Store Sells Experience

    The website or commercial says SIMPLY EVERYTHING.  But in the National Retail Stores or even Corporate they are saying UNLIMITED EVERYTHING for $79.99.  It does’nt matter what the commercial says, its the sales associates in stores that are selling this mess.  Plus, Sprint pro-rate the buh-jesus out of customers, too. Anywho, as an account manager i argue back and forth with dealers who sell sprint and say that sprints $79.99 is UNLIMITED EVERYTHING…”who call land-lines, everyone use cell phones.  so i rather sell sprint than tmobile…”((even though they get paid more selling tmobile))

    Now for those smart-aleks who say, WHO CALLS LANDLINES!!  let see

    (1) Drs. Office — Landline
    (2) Utility Company — Landline (especially if you have some type of descrepancy, you using minutes while you are on hold and being transfered 892378347 times)
    (3) Your work
    (4) Grandparents
    Bottome Line, anything that is a business is considered a LANDLINE!

  • Bilbo Baskins

    Website Commercial vs In-Store Sells Experience

    The website or commercial says SIMPLY EVERYTHING.  But in the National Retail Stores or even Corporate they are saying UNLIMITED EVERYTHING for $79.99.  It does’nt matter what the commercial says, its the sales associates in stores that are selling this mess.  Plus, Sprint pro-rate the buh-jesus out of customers, too. Anywho, as an account manager i argue back and forth with dealers who sell sprint and say that sprints $79.99 is UNLIMITED EVERYTHING…”who call land-lines, everyone use cell phones.  so i rather sell sprint than tmobile…”((even though they get paid more selling tmobile))

    Now for those smart-aleks who say, WHO CALLS LANDLINES!!  let see

    (1) Drs. Office — Landline
    (2) Utility Company — Landline (especially if you have some type of descrepancy, you using minutes while you are on hold and being transfered 892378347 times)
    (3) Your work
    (4) Grandparents
    Bottome Line, anything that is a business is considered a LANDLINE!

    • Sputnikkorp

      OMG.. This is my life.. I can only guess which store with a red logo you are talking about.

  • guest

    honestly sprint may have the true unlimited data, their data speeds sucks anyway it doesn’t matter

  • Guest

    Sprint data speeds:T-mobile throttled data speeds
    Who needs to call landlines:Call anyone you want

  • Anonymous

    I had t-mobile earlier this year but switched to Sprint last month i havent had any major problems with them i barely use 200 minutes there coverage is great. When i had t-mobile i barely had reception in my house and i was paying for data that only worked outside i used wifo in my house and ihad a “4G” phone. Its not just about te unlimited data its about coverage. This last past month i have traveled to Reno, San Francisco, Oakland, Sacramento and have been up in the mountains and had excellent coverage with Sprint even “4G” not bashing t-mobile i loved them when i had them but i do get a 25% discount with Sprint why would i pass that up?

    • Sorry dude, but you DID NOT get Sprint 4G in SF, Oakland Reno or Sacramento and certainly not int he mountains. If you did get it in ANY of those cities (And I know, I live in SF and travel to Oakland, Reno and Sac) then you were in a very small pocket coverage, remaining stand still and werent around long enough to care about the speed, not to mention your battery life prevented you from actually testing it against T-Mobile HSPA+ here, which by the way is still faster than Sprint 4G.

      • Anonymous

        I never said Sprint was faster because its not. Sprints 3G network is more reliable then t-mobile and its worth the price to me and I did have 4G in all those area homeboy..

      • Anonymous

        I never said Sprint was faster because its not. Sprints 3G network is more reliable then t-mobile and its worth the price to me and I did have 4G in all those area homeboy..

  • Anonymous

    I had t-mobile earlier this year but switched to Sprint last month i havent had any major problems with them i barely use 200 minutes there coverage is great. When i had t-mobile i barely had reception in my house and i was paying for data that only worked outside i used wifo in my house and ihad a “4G” phone. Its not just about te unlimited data its about coverage. This last past month i have traveled to Reno, San Francisco, Oakland, Sacramento and have been up in the mountains and had excellent coverage with Sprint even “4G” not bashing t-mobile i loved them when i had them but i do get a 25% discount with Sprint why would i pass that up?

  • Anonymous

    I had t-mobile earlier this year but switched to Sprint last month i havent had any major problems with them i barely use 200 minutes there coverage is great. When i had t-mobile i barely had reception in my house and i was paying for data that only worked outside i used wifo in my house and ihad a “4G” phone. Its not just about te unlimited data its about coverage. This last past month i have traveled to Reno, San Francisco, Oakland, Sacramento and have been up in the mountains and had excellent coverage with Sprint even “4G” not bashing t-mobile i loved them when i had them but i do get a 25% discount with Sprint why would i pass that up?

  • Nah Sprint just charges you $10 more for that “Unlimited” data, and like T-Mobile they do throttle, except instead of doing the throttle at 2GB or 5GB, they do it from 0GB and limit your speed from 50kbps-300kbps from the get go! I know, I have Sprint, and fought with them for 6 months over this. 

    • Anonymous

      Went to Sprint store today thinking it wasnt a bad deal.  $69.99 for unlimited data and enough or unlimited talk.  However, for the best smartphones add $10 so really $79.99.  I still don’t want to give up $59.99 EM+, but I am getting more and more disappointed with the new phone choices at TMO.  Sensation has bugs and G2x a lemon. Its true about Apple products, they work and work great, but you pay….and TMO is behind the curve

      • Bilbo Baskins

        what bugs do the sensation has?  what device are u interested in @ Sprint?  The EVO? lol no, wait the EVO 5D?    smh

      • Bilbo Baskins

        what bugs do the sensation has?  what device are u interested in @ Sprint?  The EVO? lol no, wait the EVO 5D?    smh

        • Anonymous

          Sensation has lousy speakerphone and speakers in general. Read many posts on this, and noticed this in the store.  Should not be that way for a $550 phone. Dont know about Sprint.  Iphone would cost me minimum of $75 per month with less talk time(450 minutes) so $15/month more than TMO. 

        • Anonymous

          Sensation has lousy speakerphone and speakers in general. Read many posts on this, and noticed this in the store.  Should not be that way for a $550 phone. Dont know about Sprint.  Iphone would cost me minimum of $75 per month with less talk time(450 minutes) so $15/month more than TMO. 

        • Anonymous

          Sensation has lousy speakerphone and speakers in general. Read many posts on this, and noticed this in the store.  Should not be that way for a $550 phone. Dont know about Sprint.  Iphone would cost me minimum of $75 per month with less talk time(450 minutes) so $15/month more than TMO. 

      • Bilbo Baskins

        what bugs do the sensation has?  what device are u interested in @ Sprint?  The EVO? lol no, wait the EVO 5D?    smh

  • Crey23

    What I’s like to see is a class action lawsuit against cell phone carriers for misleading consumers with false advertisement.  The word unlimited needs to be pulled from the marketing lexicon, because no data plan in unlimited.  It kind of reminds me of the ol’ bait and switch……offer one thing, but you end up with something else. 

    Instead of trying to fool consumers with the unlimited BS, they should just come out and educate the consumer as to what is really out there.  Create a marketing campaign around a tiered program that matches the user’s needs, instead of the Unlimited tired plans….

    Ok rant over…. 

    • Rashad Jupiter

      its still unlimited man. all t mobiles data plans are unlimited. that sprint commercial is misleading cause the slow down on the data isnt that much at all. goes from an average of 3.5 to 4.0 mbps to 1.5 to 2.0 mbps. its not that big a deal

      • Brian D.

        That’s absolute bs.  TMobile slows down the line SO much, my stupid phone becomes unusable.  I’m talking 10-20kb, yes, kb downloads at max.  The disgusting thing is, they don’t just cut off “4G” high speed data, they cut off 3G speeds as well.  To dial up speed.  To punish for streaming music.  Dicks.

        • g2x

          turn off the data throttling. it can be done if you know where to look. 

    • Rashad Jupiter

      its still unlimited man. all t mobiles data plans are unlimited. that sprint commercial is misleading cause the slow down on the data isnt that much at all. goes from an average of 3.5 to 4.0 mbps to 1.5 to 2.0 mbps. its not that big a deal

  • Phonte14

    But sprint is just so boring as a carrier. they dont have cool phones. and they dont even have 4g everywhere. verizon and tmobile has 4g EVERYWHERE and growing.

  • Phonte14

    But sprint is just so boring as a carrier. they dont have cool phones. and they dont even have 4g everywhere. verizon and tmobile has 4g EVERYWHERE and growing.

  • Anthonyjasutin94

    tmobile has the best service to me sprint just horrible carrier and they still around because of the EVO nothing else.

  • Anthonyjasutin94

    tmobile has the best service to me sprint just horrible carrier and they still around because of the EVO nothing else.

  • kasem wilson

    Im not gonna lie t-mobile does slow down after a curtain amount GB but its for a reason but they got cool phones which is a plus when Sprint just has the Evos AND Verizon just has Droids

  • kasem wilson

    Im not gonna lie t-mobile does slow down after a curtain amount GB but its for a reason but they got cool phones which is a plus when Sprint just has the Evos AND Verizon just has Droids

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  • Mrharris8

    I honestly just switched over from Sprint because of issues surrounding reception where i live I don’t think the Sprint “land line” cap on unlimited minutes is as major as the cap on Internet I never EVER speak to land lines usually everyone has a cell phone I always us my Internet and used up my 5 gigs and have been suffering darn near 1.5 g speed internet. I still enjoy my T-mobile service and honestly the selection of phones does make a difference. The Internet cap hurts but T-mobile is a very nice company to be with.

  • I think it should be illegal to have ‘limited’ unlimited. It either is or isn’t.

  • So right before I got here today, I was thinking about the whole Tmobile “unlimited” term. I am connected by tethering right now, and go over data every month. I am always saying the whole unlimited thing is crap, but I was thinking something new today. It actually is “unlimited use”, but not “unlimited speed”. You can use it all day, everyday, you just get slowed down. even after you get slowed down, You can still use it. Other carriers give you unlimited but charge you after you reach the 5gb or whatever it is for them. I would not consider that unlimited since you have to pay to keep using. You can still use your Tmobile data but at reduced speeds. Technically we are all getting unlimited, since we still have access to data. we are just unhappy that it does not stay fast.

  • Anonymous

    Of course Sprint wouldn’t mislead anyone by forgetting to mention the additional ten dollar a month premium service charge.they add to their unlimited plans.

  • Chesterfranklin

    Sprint’s deal blow’s away AT&T  and Verizon.. 79.99 for unlimited text, mobile calling and data.
    450 minutes is for calling landlines. Who the hell talks 8 hours a month to landlines.. I might call walgreens or my doctor and home phone once in a while..
    Everybody I know is switching to Sprint when the IPhone arrives..