1. Cowboy's Avatar
    Yeah
    2011-05-02 06:02 AM
  2. whereswaldo's Avatar
    Official: Bin Laden is dead and the U.S. has his body
    Name? whereswaldo
    iDevice + Firmware? 32GB Black iPhone 4 iOS 5.0
    Computer + OS? Dell Inspiron 15R 2nd Gen i5, 2.3 Ghz, 750GB HDD, 8GB RAM Windows 7 HP
    Location? Toronto
    Found yet? No
    2011-05-02 06:02 AM
  3. Cowboy's Avatar
    Huh?
    2011-05-02 06:02 AM
  4. whereswaldo's Avatar
    Huh?
    He dead
    Name? whereswaldo
    iDevice + Firmware? 32GB Black iPhone 4 iOS 5.0
    Computer + OS? Dell Inspiron 15R 2nd Gen i5, 2.3 Ghz, 750GB HDD, 8GB RAM Windows 7 HP
    Location? Toronto
    Found yet? No
    2011-05-02 06:04 AM
  5. Orby's Avatar
    It's true I see one day there being only one cell phone provider with Att and Verizon merging in the late future
    Now I can pretty safely say THAT won't be happening.

    I can see the US going down to two, maybe three (VZ buying out Sprint, or maybe Vodafone selling its 45% stake in Verizon Wireless and buying Sprint) but certainly not one only. The Ma Bell monopoly is still very fresh in the FCC's and the populace as a whole's mind.
    2011-05-02 06:07 AM
  6. Bo Troxell's Avatar
    I am not amused.

    T-Mo has raised their prices (and axed their no-commitment postpaid program) to where they're identical (except on data) to AT&T... as soon as T-Mo merges or axes my contract-free plan, I'm sunk. Only thing keeping them cheaper is my corporate discount and grandfathered plan.

    Man, and the FTC approved this merger without edits for public forum? Argh.
    My son just signed up on his own plan, we shared a family plan before, he get unlimited everything, text,talk, and interwebs for 79 bones. Thought that was a rocking deal for unlimited everything and a free phone (which he will never use, we bees iPhone peeps.

    So your saying that the merger went through with T-mo and AT&T? I have not read that. Sweet
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    2011-05-02 06:09 AM
  7. Cowboy's Avatar
    Now I can pretty safely say THAT won't be happening.

    I can see the US going down to two, maybe three (VZ buying out Sprint, or maybe Vodafone selling its 45% stake in Verizon Wireless and buying Sprint) but certainly not one only. The Ma Bell monopoly is still very fresh in the FCC's and the populace as a whole's mind.
    You have a point there but with verizon switching over to gsm network i can see it happening. Now i dont see it happening in the next 10 years but i do see it happening maybe 20 years down the road
    2011-05-02 06:09 AM
  8. Orby's Avatar
    My son just signed up on his own plan, we shared a family plan before, he get unlimited everything, text,talk, and interwebs for 79 bones. Thought that was a rocking deal for unlimited everything and a free phone (which he will never use, we bees iPhone peeps.

    So your saying that the merger went through with T-mo and AT&T? I have not read that. Sweet
    The FTC has opened "stage 2" (public comments) discussion on the ATT/TMo merger ahead of schedule, which generally indicates the merger is proceeding smoothly.

    Your son got a free phone, but is on contract, right? That (and T-Mo has a 3000 minute unlimited data and text plan for 140/month on two phones) are T-Mo's only real deals ATM.

    @Logan: We'll have to wait until VZW and ATT roll out LTE-Advanced (cough true 4G cough) before we should really consider it. Though if VZW does go with VoLTE instead of CDMA or 1xRTT for voice communications exclusively (from here forward at least) it'll possibly speed things up.

    Still think that the FCC will do everything in its regulatory power to prevent a Ma Bell reunification though.
    Last edited by Orby; 2011-05-02 at 06:16 AM.
    2011-05-02 06:14 AM
  9. Cowboy's Avatar
    The FTC has opened "stage 2" (public comments) discussion on the ATT/TMo merger ahead of schedule, which generally indicates the merger is proceeding smoothly.

    Your son got a free phone, but is on contract, right? That (and T-Mo has a 3000 minute unlimited data and text plan for 140/month on two phones) are T-Mo's only real deals ATM.

    @Logan: We'll have to wait until VZW and ATT roll out LTE-Advanced (cough true 4G cough) before we should really consider it. Though if VZW does go with VoLTE instead of CDMA or 1xRTT for voice communications exclusively (from here forward at least) it'll possibly speed things up.

    Still think that the FCC will do everything in its regulatory power to prevent a Ma Bell reunification though.
    Damn fcc lol

    Naw but i thought that was already confirmed that they are going to VoLte?
    2011-05-02 06:20 AM
  10. Raptors's Avatar
    Wohho finally Osama is dead, bout time, PARTY
    2011-05-02 06:21 AM
  11. one1's Avatar
    2011-05-02 06:23 AM
  12. Orby's Avatar
    Wohho finally Osama is dead, bout time, PARTY
    Now we just have to survive the "nuclear hellstorm" business that was promised.

    EDIT: Mind you, I don't think we'll have a problem, at least in the US. Our friends in Europe, however... I'd still be a nervous, paranoid mothef***er regardless.
    Last edited by Orby; 2011-05-02 at 06:32 AM.
    2011-05-02 06:30 AM
  13. Bo Troxell's Avatar
    Yay, happy dance time.
    Last edited by Bo Troxell; 2011-05-02 at 06:33 AM.
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    2011-05-02 06:30 AM
  14. one1's Avatar
    Obama got Osama. You change just one letter and you'd have gotten a new president.
    2011-05-02 06:31 AM
  15. Effenpig!'s Avatar
    I think we should freeze Osama so in the future, when the technology is available, we can bring him back to life.


    And then kill him again
    2011-05-02 07:05 AM
  16. Cowboy's Avatar
    I think we should freeze Osama so in the future, when the technology is available, we can bring him back to life.


    And then kill him again
    Your a sick freak
    2011-05-02 07:19 AM
  17. StealthBravo's Avatar
    Obama got Osama. You change just one letter and you'd have gotten a new president.
    damn
    2011-05-02 07:20 AM
  18. moon#pie's Avatar
    Your a sick freak
    Sick, but awesome.
    2011-05-02 07:22 AM
  19. Cowboy's Avatar
    Guess depends on who u asked. I do want to say that osama is better than Waldo at hide in go seek
    2011-05-02 07:27 AM
  20. Effenpig!'s Avatar
    Your a sick freak
    Thanks, but compliments are not necessary
    2011-05-02 07:32 AM
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