A carrier wanting you to root

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    I did not believe this story when I read it earlier from phandroid, but after going through the Cincinnati Bell PDF file it is true. The carrier wants you to root so you can upgrade your device. Whoo hooo ..... now if we could convince big red and the other carriers to at least relax on those who do root. Now the flip side is what will happen if people brick their devices, since the carrier authorized it they are responsible and that could be a can of worms that they wish they would not have opened, especially if those same root user get a hold of a certain app and start burning through crazy amounts of data.

    Kudos to Cincinnati Bell....




    http://cincinnatibell.com/milestoneupgrade/Motorola_xt720_Upgrade_Process.pdf
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    Some one had to be first, hopefully others will see this and somewhat open their eyes.

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    This is pretty cool actually. And honestly probably really takes the pressure off of them to get upgrades out there. I am sure they will run into some issues with people using it improperly or messing up their device but I would have to think the cost to get an ota coded, approved, and rolled out is pretty large as well.
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    Sounds like custom rom time!
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    That's awesome...

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