[kwlug-disc] android phone, anyone?
Andrew Kohlsmith (Mailing List Account)
aklists at mixdown.ca
Fri Dec 18 07:31:37 EST 2009
On December 17, 2009 10:07:38 pm unsolicited wrote:
> They won't. I looked it up tonight.
> "Though WIND customers are theoretically not locked into WIND when
> they sign up for service, they are required to buy their hardware from
> WIND - unlike the other carriers,"
You have to buy the phone, yes, but you can plug the SIM into any AWS-capable
phone. A friend of mine (Leif Madsen, of Asterisk fame) did this, and there
aren't any issues outside of finding an AWS-capable phone he's happy with. :-)
> $35/month unlimited data - no thanks. So much hoopla for so little
> result. <sigh>
It's in line with the other carriers. However what isn't in line is their
other features. THAT's what the hoopla is for, IMO. $35/mo unlimited
interwebs is something I'm willing to pay for. $50/mo for basic phone service
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