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Sprint Touts Unlimited Data in New iPhone Ad

Sprint has released a new television commercial for the iPhone, pushing its unlimited data plan as an advantage over its rivals.
There are over half a million apps and counting on the iPhone. Apps that can take you anywhere, do anything. You might say there's no limit to what this amazing device can do. So the question to ask is, "Why would anyone want to limit the iPhone?" We don't.

Truly unlimited data for you iPhone...only from Sprint.
The ad does not specifically promote the iPhone 4S, with the carrier instead opting to focus on the generic iPhone line given that it offers both the iPhone 4S and the new 8 GB iPhone 4 that serves as a low-end option priced at $99 on contract.


Both AT&T and Verizon initially offered unlimited data plans for the iPhone but have since transitioned to tiered plans, although customers on those carriers who had previously signed up for unlimited plans have been allowed to keep them.

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39 months ago
Stop whining about Sprint's speeds. Here is my internet connection download speed in Zambia:
Rating: 20 Votes
39 months ago
Unlimited data on the slowest network - they had to do something....
Rating: 17 Votes
39 months ago
A bad buffet is still bad even if you're free to eat as much as you want.
Rating: 17 Votes
39 months ago
Good for them. I have Verizon's sort-of-unlimited-but-at-some-point-throttled data and it is what it is. Always good to see even one company doing something more honest.
Rating: 6 Votes
39 months ago
I am VERY happy with 4s on Sprint, yes it is a bit slower than Verizon but it is NOT 'unusable' as some Verizon and AT&T customers like to think. I get excellent coverage (and I travel constantly between three states: NY, NJ, and PA - and you bet I am streaming Pandora while driving), I get UNLIMITED data (just this past month 3 GB) with a consistent speed, and no dropped call.

And, I don't get raped when the monthly bill comes.

But hey, to each their own
Rating: 5 Votes
39 months ago
Cool advertisement. I personally liked the "Charts" advertisement better though despite their inaccurate representation of their speeds.
Rating: 4 Votes
39 months ago

A bad buffet is still bad even if you're free to eat as much as you want.


A bad buffet with no limit is better than a bad buffet with a limit. AT&T claims it has the fastest speeds, but its network is so crowded that I often have connectivity issues.
Rating: 2 Votes
39 months ago
have to say at least there offering unlimited data if it is truly unlimited then speed should not be of issue
Rating: 2 Votes
39 months ago

There are over half a million apps and counting on the iPhone. Apps that can take you anywhere, do anything. You might say there's no limit to what this amazing device can do. So the question to ask is, "Why would anyone want to limit the iPhone?" We don't.

Truly unlimited data for you iPhone...only from Sprint.


Well, Sprint is limiting the iPhone due to the slowest data plan.
Rating: 1 Votes
37 months ago

Didn't think 4G worked with the iPhone yet.


It doesn't I have an EVO 4G.
Rating: 1 Votes

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