well, i think that it is a serious problem from Sprint because it is not only you, but a lot of people complaining... i heard about a webpage to make "request" to companies.. change.org.
It is a big deal for you to get the oportunity to change carrier, in this case the best one is ATT, but they are changing their plans, 30 dlls for 3GB, so you are going to be paying about 110 per line... of couse you can save some bucks in a family plan, but anyway...
I think that those 10 dlls per user should be destinated to install good antenas in a time manner... you know, a lot of cities does not have 4G, when they installed the 4G, our new mobile devices will be 5G or better.
Below is a copy of my complaints with the FCC , FTC, and Hawaii Attorney General
I left my previous cell phone service provider about 4 months ago to move to Sprint.
The sole reason for me moving to Sprint was to get the Iphone 4 and the advertised 3g speeds. The problem for me is that I have NEVER received anywhere NEAR "3g" service. I cannot surf the web, watch online videos, or send pictures as attachments, either I get a error saying something like "lost connection" or the phone just sits loading content… forever when on Sprints wireless network! I am NOT ABLE to communicate reliably with my spouse who is deployed to Afghanistan, nor is she able to communicate with me reliably while using this Iphone on Sprints network.
There are over 149 pages of complaints for a total of over 1,000 complaints regarding this same issue, from all over the USA. Please see Sprints OFFICIAL forum at http://community.sprint.com/baw/thread/78766 I have repeatedly contacted Sprint to try to get this issue resolved, and time and time again I am given the run around or am told "..we are working on this issue…" It has been 4 months, and I have invested over $800 in purchasing the phone and paying for a service that has never worked correctly. The Iphone 4 is the SOLE REASON I left my previous provider. If the phone does not work as advertised, there is absolutely no reason for me to stay with Sprint. Again Ive been more than patient, its been 4 months and again I have invested nearly $800 in Sprint, paying every bill, and paying ON TIME. I contacted Sprint again today about this same issue, unusable internet, and I was told its a "known issue and we have no estimated time of repair." I have heard this for 4 months now… I believe it is nothing more than a "stalling tactic" while Sprint continues to collect user fees for a service that does NOT WORK AS ADVERTISED. I was told today there is a $375 early terminate fee. Would you pay to cancel a service that has NEVER WORKED PROPERLY and Sprint refuses to fix the problem? Ive already invested $800 for sub par service.
It has been 4 months, and Ive paid Sprint almost $800 in total, but my issue has NEVER been resolved. At this point I am only interested in cancelling my account and paying NO EARLY TERMINATION FEE. I am more than willing to RETURN THE IPHONE TO SPRINT, if they will REFUND the $99 I paid for the phone, and likewise refund the $99 insurance plan I purchased.
Again, this is DECEPTIVE advertising practices, and I have been victimized by Sprint.
Can you please help me with this issue? I should NOT have to pay Sprint and ADDITIONAL $375 to cancel sub par, not as advertised, cell phone service. I appreciate your time.
Sprints Contact Info as listed on their webpage at https://mysprint.sprint.com/mysprint/jsp/landingPage/contactus.jsp
For account questions & customer service: *2 from your Sprint phone Help with Sprint phones: 888-211-4727
6391 Sprint Parkway
Overland Park KS 66251-4300
Link to file complaint with Federal Trade Commission https://www.ftccomplaintassistant.gov/FTC_Wizard.aspx?Lang=en
Link to file a compliant wit the Federal Communications Commission http://esupport.fcc.gov/complaints.htm
Excellet advise. I just filed complaints with the FCC, FTC and my state Atorney General. I recommend everyone do the same. 40 hours on the telephone being lied to is excessive (and that is just me.) There are 600,000 people watching this thread, financial leverage is not the only kind of leverage to apply.
I had moved to sprint from tmobile just for the iphone, and since day one I was having problems with speeds, it is unacceptable, they cant support the iphone on the now network, I called every day. they always said the same thing it is a know issue and no ETA to fix or we don't see anything wrong in your area or the network towers is down. its all B.S., at the end they offer me to go get an android phone and would not have problems, I came to sprint for an iphone, if I wanted an android I would stay with tmobile...so I could take anymore and went back to tmobile for unlimited everything for 70 bucks a month (first 5gb 4g after that they cut back you speed), but its hard to use all 5gb, have a galaxy s2 (I wish it was an iphone), but at least it works and I got 16.4 mbps download speeds today (awesome). besides not have the iphone I'm very happy again. I was under the 14 days trial so I only had to pay for the 35 bucks restocking fee and my screen protector. (50 bucks loss). sprint loss another 2 years contract, a good customer since I pay my bill on time, and a iphone that has to go back and be resold as a refurbished. if the dont fix this quickly they are going to get in trouble.
WTF IM FED UP WITH THIS CRAPPY SERVICE! SPEEDS ARE HORRIBLE
IM ON MY IPHONE 4S SO I CAN'T POST A TEST RESULT BUT ITS SHAMEFUL MY RESULTS ARE 0.00MBPS
0.01 UPLOAD!!! ARE U ****** KIDDIN ME SPRINT?! GET UR **** TOGETTHER!!!