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  • Aug 5th, 2013 @ 8:12am

    No Streaming Allowed

    Is this such a critical restriction? The terms of service are clear on this issue. You are free to view as many YouTube videos as you want, or to watch as many TV shows as you want. But streaming either in upload or download is clearly prohibited, as well as other similar activities considered system abuse. I mean, think about it, would you really stream your own internet radio/TV station from a cell phone? Would you really use your cell phone to listen to a streaming radio/tv station for hours at a time? Be reasonable people. Consider what I said in my previous post, that TracFone owns NO cell towers and has NO network of its own. This is not TracFone saying you can't do this, it is the cell tower owners imposing this restriction, not just on TracFone, but also on their own customers. Is it unreasonable to see a restriction NOT put in place by TracFone, but instead IMPOSED by the network providers, and seeing that restriction in TracFone's TOS? Ridiculous to think otherwise.

  • Aug 5th, 2013 @ 7:52am

    It is not Straight Talk /Tracfone/Net10 that is limiting your data

    TracFone owns NO cell towers, and in fact has NO network of its own. It simply accesses towers owned by multiple different providers, like Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, etc. So if, for example, AT&T has a 5GB data limit, and your StraightTalk/TracFone/Net10 phone has an AT&T SIM card, then your data is limited to 5GB by AT&T, not by TracFone. If, for a different example, Sprint has no data cap, and your StraightTalk/TracFone/Net10 phone has a Sprint SIM card, then you have no data cap. And since, in the above examples, AT&T and Sprint could change their data cap limits at any time for any reason, how is it possible that TracFone can truly promise unlimited service when TracFone does not provide the service and is not the one imposing the data cap limits?