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  1. #16
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    May 2011

    Quote Originally Posted by rolemodel View Post
    To original post user. I have been on the $45 plan forever with the exact same issues 340mb this time and my throttle was set. Weird thing is i have two phones on this acccount and it was one phone with 200mb the other with 140mb. Both phones throttle at the same time. The throttling speed literally takes 2 1/2 full minutes to load just this page alone.
    Hi, thanks for your reply.

    Since this happened I did some digging and found out that Cricket actually silently implemented lower data caps into their old 1GB data capped $45 plan, which brings them from their ancient actually unlimited $45 plans to their current 0.2GB data cap $45 plans.

    You can find
    this page

    by viewing
    a specific "unlimited" plan

    , scrolling down to where it says
    "Fair Use Policy"

    in the fine print, then selecting the


    As a former Cricket customer for over 5 years I found this news very discouraging. I have since moved to T-Mobile, as they actually offer unlimited unlimited. I suggest you check it out and see if they offer decent coverage in your area. If you decide to join T-Mobile and happen to be a member of the
    Freelancer's Union

    (it's free to join) you are eligible for a 10% discount off your bill if you submit within the first ~week of your new plan. At $70/mo, that makes unlimited LTE about $65 after taxes. Is it as cheap as Cricket? No, but it's much faster and I don't have to deal with the "unlimited" bandwidth cap of 200mb. Oh, and it's now

    as opposed to contract-based like the other major carriers.

    Good luck with whatever you decide to do.

    Last edited by tasoli; 04-12-2013 at 03:24 AM.

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  3. #17
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    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Customer Since
    1000 B.C.
    Trench Town
    Kyocera K132

    Cricket is turning to shit in a hurry, sad, I used to love her


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