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Forum: Sprint Discussion 06-28-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,156
Posted By monkeyboy
old Sprint phones lose service soon?

There's a buzz that Sprint is rebanding its usage of its PCS spectrum (1900) and that in a few weeks (mid-July) most older Sprint phones will lose service until they date their PRL (which they can't...
Forum: Sprint Discussion 10-30-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,119
Posted By monkeyboy
have you tried the online chat with RP? I planned...

have you tried the online chat with RP? I planned to try it myself to get them to do something... submit a support ticket? Apparently it takes 3 weeks to get a SIM shipment (ugh)...
Forum: Sprint Discussion 10-30-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,119
Posted By monkeyboy
maybe Ting will deliver SIMs faster... I think I...

maybe Ting will deliver SIMs faster... I think I would get the needed SIMs from Ting instead... Or apparently it is possible to talk to a CORPORATE Sprint store to get a SIM for free.

RP CS is...
Forum: Sprint Discussion 10-30-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 837
Posted By monkeyboy
certain devices have special methods to extract...

certain devices have special methods to extract out their MSL, like many WM phones. Search for the methods on the Internet if you really want it. HOWEVER, nearly all Sprint MVNOs with BYOSD will...
Forum: Sprint Discussion 10-26-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,844
Posted By monkeyboy
you may wish to considering getting a used Sprint...

you may wish to considering getting a used Sprint phone... a lot cheaper... if you don't want to deal with ebay or craigslist, then there are sites like www.swappa.com
Forum: Sprint Discussion 10-23-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,919
Posted By monkeyboy
messy questions with the added doozy that there...

messy questions with the added doozy that there is no GSM in Japan. Instead there is most WCDMA 2100 which I gather is now known as WCDMA band 1. I believe the TP2 supports it and it looks like the...
Forum: Sprint Discussion 10-22-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,919
Posted By monkeyboy
the TP2 sim is for Sprint GSM int'l service only,...

the TP2 sim is for Sprint GSM int'l service only, i.e. I believe you have to activate GSM roaming on your Sprint plan and that you will be charged (high) Sprint GSM roaming rates. It is not tied to...
Forum: Sprint Discussion 10-13-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,766
Posted By monkeyboy
totally bs

totally bs
Forum: Sprint Discussion 10-10-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,705
Posted By monkeyboy
Upstate NY rating: 5 no Sprint is not getting...

Upstate NY
rating: 5
no Sprint is not getting better around here... i suppose there is LTE, which is an improvement but overall coverage is still spotty and incomplete compared with AT&T or...
Forum: Sprint Discussion 10-10-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,119
Posted By monkeyboy
you can certainly change your phones... an RP ESN...

you can certainly change your phones... an RP ESN swap costs $0.99.
I don't know about the phone number, I imagine it is possible...

RP is currently offering yet another Future plan, this one is...
Forum: Sprint Discussion 10-10-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 962
Posted By monkeyboy
its been a while, but IIRC, the Sprint TP2 comes...

its been a while, but IIRC, the Sprint TP2 comes unlocked for int'l use, so the answer is yes, you can pop in a foreign GSM SIM and it will work. in fact, the Sprint TP2 was also unlocked period, for...
Forum: Sprint Discussion 10-08-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,119
Posted By monkeyboy
ok, well RP's Truly Free plan is just that... ...

ok, well RP's Truly Free plan is just that...

no credit card to sign up, 125mins/40text/10MB per month.
Forum: Sprint Discussion 10-08-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,072
Posted By monkeyboy
well, some programs have an total cost that is...

well, some programs have an total cost that is greater than full retail of the iphone (do the math, some do some don't).

It of course ties you to getting iphones, which of course is why Apple...
Forum: Sprint Discussion 10-08-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,119
Posted By monkeyboy
yes you need a credit card for most of RP's...

yes you need a credit card for most of RP's plans, and most of the better plans have what amounts to an activation fee or startup balance, even though they say otherwise. However there are, I believe...
Forum: Sprint Discussion 10-07-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,119
Posted By monkeyboy
Yet another RP offering of the Future...

Yet another RP offering of the Future 1000/1000/1000 plan, TODAY starting at 12pm PDT. This one requires a posting on social media, FB, Twitter or LinkedIn.
...
Forum: Sprint Discussion 10-03-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,119
Posted By monkeyboy
just saw on the RP announcements that TONIGHT,...

just saw on the RP announcements that TONIGHT, until 8pm PDT, RP is opening up this Future plan (1000/1000/1000) to everyone as long as you post to social media...
...
Forum: Sprint Discussion 10-03-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,119
Posted By monkeyboy
some folks have done it but I have not. My...

some folks have done it but I have not. My opinion: I wouldn't suggest it right now, I use mne as a secondary phone and for those whom their cell phone isn't the center of their lives...
Forum: Sprint Discussion 10-03-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,119
Posted By monkeyboy
the 1000/1000/1000 is called "Future". It is a...

the 1000/1000/1000 is called "Future". It is a promo, like many of their plans. I believe its been offered 5 times, INCLUDING RIGHT NOW, started yesterday, ending tomorrow, 10/3. Each iteration of...
Forum: Sprint Discussion 09-30-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,119
Posted By monkeyboy
I must confess that even though I had/have a few...

I must confess that even though I had/have a few Sprint phones left lying around (a TP2, Diamond, Muziq, i500), that the prospects of having 300-1000MB of free data every month made me go out an buy...
Forum: Sprint Discussion 09-29-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,119
Posted By monkeyboy
RingPlus: the most fun thing happening in the Sprint world...

After leaving Sprint (after 13 yrs), and even leaving Ting... found the most fun thing to do with the pile of Sprint phones I had lying around (after selling off half the batch)... ringplus.net
...
Forum: SERO 01-02-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,705
Posted By monkeyboy
ok... now I remember more about where you are...

ok... now I remember more about where you are coming from...
I mentioned the iphone 4S simply because it is cheapest iphone that can run the most up-to-date IOS and I have personal experience with...
Forum: SERO 01-01-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,705
Posted By monkeyboy
been out of touch with Sero, but can't you just...

been out of touch with Sero, but can't you just buy a used iphone 4S and use it to tether data? You'd have to jailbreak it but it is easy and painless right now (at least until Apple updates IOS...
Forum: SERO 01-01-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,753
Posted By monkeyboy
I left Sero, am on PagePlus for $30/mo (inclusive...

I left Sero, am on PagePlus for $30/mo (inclusive of taxes and fees so it is actually cheaper than Sero was), and put an iPhone 4S on it. Verizon coverage much better too. Now PP includes LTE for the...
Forum: Rants, Debates, & Farewells - All Carriers 10-01-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,024
Posted By monkeyboy
yeah really should be two separate questions:...

yeah really should be two separate questions: Network and pre vs postpaid. I don't know how to answer your poll as I am doing Verizon network, but prepaid through PagePlus.
Forum: Rants, Debates, & Farewells - All Carriers 10-01-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,263
Posted By monkeyboy
My feelings exactly... porting to PagePlus...

My feelings exactly...

porting to PagePlus (i.e. Verizon network). Either their $30/mo or $40/mo. NB those rates INCLUDE taxes and fees. So my $30 Sero Sprint plan is actually $37/mo which is just...
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