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Petition for Verizon to go contract-less gains steam

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by TBO, Apr 19, 2013.

  1. TBO

    TBO Why so serious? CLM

  2. I bet if I started a petition that asks Verizon to stop charging for their services, I could get more people to sign it then this one.
     

  3. sheriff733

    sheriff733 NRA LIFE MEMBER

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  4. cgwahl

    cgwahl Sheriffs a near

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    Don't they already have no contract plans?
     
  5. TBO

    TBO Why so serious? CLM

    Verizon already said they are open to it, if the customers demand it.
     
  6. sheriff733

    sheriff733 NRA LIFE MEMBER

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    Interesting.

    Well it'll be interesting to see what happens.
     
  7. Highspeedlane

    Highspeedlane NRA Life Member

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    I have one of the no-contract plans with AT&T. For me, it's awesome.
     
  8. TBO

    TBO Why so serious? CLM

  9. costanza187

    costanza187 I like Macs

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    I have a no contract plan with Verizon.

    Of course that's because, I signed up in 2010 and lived it out. The being grandfathered into the unlimited data is a nice perk. However, I am stuck with buying my own phone if I want to keep it.
     
  10. 686Owner

    686Owner NRA Life Member

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    And you would pay the same price as people getting subsidized phone had they not changed their plans. That's not really the same thing that t-mobile is doing.

    I stayed with the unlimited plan because it's cheaper for me by about $23 a month, not necessarily because it's unlimited.
     
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  11. Zer0

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    I would sooner opt for a petition to have yearly upgrades, instead they extend it to 2 years
     
  12. Bren

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    If they go contractless, there would be no more reason for them to give me a free phone or special rates every couple of years. I'll stick with the contracts. If I need to change my cell phone provider more than once every 2 years, it's probably my fault.
     
  13. packeagle

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    This.

    Sent from my DROID X2 using Tapatalk 2
     
  14. sheriff733

    sheriff733 NRA LIFE MEMBER

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    Yeah, part of me feels this way too.

    Not sure what to think.
     
  15. IndyGunFreak

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    I have family who constantly seem to change providers.

    I had Sprint, then when I wanted a no contract phone, I went Boost.

    I still haven't gotten around to getting a data plan.. I guess I will one of these days..

    IGF
     
  16. stolenphot0

    stolenphot0 RTF2 Addict

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    Me too, my Galaxy SIII arrives today to replace my Thunderbolt.
     
  17. 686Owner

    686Owner NRA Life Member

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    The phone isn't "free" anyway. The advantage to no contracts is that if you don't replace the phone in 2 years, you would pay less. I;m surprised people don't understand this.

    T-mobile has set it up so that you pay $20 a month for the iPhone for 2 years (with money upfront as well depending on the model, just like now). You are free to leave with no penalty, other than paying off the phone. After 2 years, you will be pay $20 less a month if you keep the same phone. Best of both worlds. Only pay for the phone if you need it.
     
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  18. ysr_racer

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    Maybe they'll go to free phones, free service, and no contracts?

    That would be great :rofl:
     
  19. TravismPGA

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    Can't see it happening with VZW to be honest. The LTE network is soooooo expensive to operate and maintain. In other news the galaxy s4 is releasing on Sprint on 4/27