reply to Network Guy
Re: They needed money SoftBank offers unlimited in Japan, so I don't see why they'd try to end it in the US.
Re: Unlimited I went ahead and asked Sprint about unlimited too. They say nothing is changing for now:
This is what a spokesman for the operator told me: "Unlimited data is a key differentiator and we have not announced any plans to stop offering them."
reply to NiteSn0w
Re: They needed money Softbank also offers arguably the worst network of the big three in Japan, so I guess everything seems to fit well for the Sprint acquisition.