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Still no 3G coverage here
I live in a fairly populated area and T-mobile seems to be the only wireless carrier still stuck on 2G in my area; On an overloaded network to boot as well.
They'll get me back once their coverage improves. It's sad because I really liked their prepaid $30 plan. I'm currently with StraightTalk (uses VZ towers) The speed, voice quality, and coverage far surpass them. Having to pay $45 per month, but I don't have much of a choice unless I pay more.
They really just need to fix their coverage problem IMO. At least for semi-populated areas.
There's also the issue of contracts. Consumers are becoming more budget conscious than ever (including myself). What if in the duration of that 2 year contract, you get laid off or are dealt with another dire financial problem?
I choose prepaid because I can drop my service at any time in lieu of another carrier without affecting my credit or being slammed by bill collectors.
Post-paid does not require a contract with T-mobile. T-mobile no contract rates are cheaper than their contract rates. Only reason for a contract is to subsidize a phone. Only reason to subsidize a phone is if you can't pay for it on your own since it will generally cost you more that way. (unless you typically get top of the line minutes and bytes)
"Then said I, Wisdom [is] better than strength: nevertheless the poor man's wisdom [is] despised, and his words are not heard. " Ecclesiastes 9:16