Jan 18th, 2011

Just when we thought Sprint might give everyone a break on the $10 data premium for their 4G phones due to the lack of 4G rollouts as of late, they’ve announced that ALL smartphone owners – regardless of network capabilities – will be subject to a $10 data premium effective January 30th for all new activations. Yes, even the Transform, the Moment, and other lower-end models will get slapped with the charge.

The charge will assist Sprint in offering simple and affordable unlimited plans for its customers while maintaining a wireless network able to meet the growing appetite for a richer mobile experience.

We’ll buy it, Sprint. After all, you do still provide true unlimited data. Hit the source link for Sprint’s full break down and evaluation attempting to persuade you that the device-agnostic “$10 fee” is justified. [via Sprint]

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