Interesting ATT announcement.. ha ha ha ha

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    The 2 most techie cities in USA can't keep up to data usage? LOL
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    Nice. I live in SF and everyone and their mom has an iPhone. That'll be just dandy.
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    I saw that on CNET yesterday, I thought that was hysterical.

    That's one way to solve a problem.
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    This is exactly the reason why I want to switch from an iPhone to a Droid. The AT&T network, it's terrible. (and other reasons as well, but the main reason is the horrible AT&T network)
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    A bandaid at best.
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    Well if AT&T changes their TOS, you can get out of the contract without a fee. I switched to a Droid and am canceling my AT&T account. I can sell my iPhone to cover the cost of the Droid and the ETF.
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    Even so, it is ridiculous to ask people to use their data less. Isn't what most of us buy these types of phones for?

    How about trying to fix the network instead?
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    If they continue to ask, and maybe force people to lessen their data use, I would think that they would have to change their TOS to accommodate those who aren't satisfied because ATT can't pull it together.
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    Can't wait to see a Verizon commercial in response to that...
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    I don't think they will. If AT&T can get away with this VZW may follow.

    As crappy as AT&T is, VZW are not saints, but a lot better than AT&T.

    Remember, VZW just upped their ETF to 350.00
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    this could cause a chain of bad events. I hope it doesn't happen, but it's funny that AT&T can't even handle the mass amount of data users.

    If AT&T gets away with this, all the other carriers will be effected by this too some how
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    I think they oversold their network. This is the equivalent of AOL in 90's when you could not dial in to get connected. busy signal after busy signal.
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    Good point. I remember that. It took like 15-20 minutes just to sign on at times.
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    Thats too funny. So yes come on verizon get us a commercial on this one.
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    Their coverage is crappy at best, now where they do have coverage, you can't depend on it because too many on the network. The coverage out of cities isn't 3G. Go to the Island Of Misfit Toys!
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    I wonder if AT&T said "please"
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    One of the best analogies I've ever seen.