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UPDATED With Sprints response Sprint throttling "top 1% of ROAMERS" NOT normal users!

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6th January 2012, 12:00 AM |#11  
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Yes, but is there actually proof? I mean, what is throttling on Sprint? It is already slow enough as is....can you really make it slower?

Come on man click on link and read up , the proof came from Dan Hesses mouth lol
He admitted that 1% of customer base is throttled.
 
 
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Update: It seems the Dow Jones report left a key word out: roaming. Dan Hesse squeezed the word in there, suggesting that Sprint will only consider it abuse when you go data-crazy on a network that isn’t actually theirs (Hesse cites “a guy in his house in rural Montana” as an example)

http://techcrunch.com/2012/01/05/eve...uly-unlimited/
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6th January 2012, 12:03 AM |#13  
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Ha! I knew it...they throttle Top 1% of Roaming Data users. Now stfu and sit down. Stupid media websites need to double check their **** first. This could have really hurt Sprint.

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It's known that Sprint has an 300 mb allowance of roaming data before you are flagged. Everyone knows that...
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I encourage them of throttling the top 1%. They are probably using more than 15 gigs of data anyways. I can barely manage to use 4gigs a month and that's because I have decent data speeds and I WiFi tether for some friends at school.
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Verizon and AT&T have been advertising unlimited forever, but they throttle after 2GB. (now they switched to tiered plans, but you get the point.)

ATT & V never denied throttle after a point...same with T-mobile
Sprint on the other hand has commercials blasting on the tube claiming NO throttle which is a bold face lie
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ATT & V never denied throttle after a point...same with T-mobile
Sprint on the other hand has commercials blasting on the tube claiming NO throttle which is a bold face lie

No it's not please go read a book
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I recall the Evo 4G forums and all the bickering over sprint and throttling.

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6th January 2012, 12:08 AM |#18  
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Update: It seems the Dow Jones report left a key word out: roaming. Dan Hesse squeezed the word in there, suggesting that Sprint will only consider it abuse when you go data-crazy on a network that isn’t actually theirs (Hesse cites “a guy in his house in rural Montana” as an example)

http://techcrunch.com/2012/01/05/eve...uly-unlimited/

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No it's not please go read a book

No its not what?

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6th January 2012, 12:09 AM |#19  
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Verizon and AT&T have been advertising unlimited forever, but they throttle after 2GB. (now they switched to tiered plans, but you get the point.)

This may just be the beginning of the end. First throttling, then tiered data.

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No its not what?

It's not a bold face lie.
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