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Recently(May 2013) we changed out landline to Sprint. Since

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Recently(May 2013) we changed out landline to Sprint. Since the change, we have had 2 major problems!!!!!! 1) The landline never worked ever - the echo was so bad neither party could understand what the other party was saying. 2) Now our cell phones do not work. At first we just needed to move to the outdoor courtyard to get our calls to work (but worked poorly with many dropped calls and poor quality). Now the cell phones will not even work outside! This has be a continuing problem for the months of June and July. I am totally and completely frustrated and disgusted with Sprint. I am ready to contact "Watchdog" a consumer advocate for our local newspaper. Yes, we have tried working with out local Sprint store, they have no answers or even a clue of what it wrong. My cell phone # XXXXX (Sally Critchley) (iPhone5) Husband's cell phone # XXXXX HVO Home phone # XXXXX

Thank you for your question. I look forward to working with you to provide you the information you are seeking.

If your service is not working properly and Sprint will not remedy the situation, the first step is to file a complaint with the local Public Utilities Commission regarding their failure to provide proper service. You also need to call Sprint and keep complaining and get through to a supervisor as they will usually credit your payments for the months you had no service and negotiate a termination of the service without termination fees (only a supervisor can do this and you need to make them send you the agreement in writing).

If these two above steps do not work then I am afraid that your remaining recourse is to sue them for breach of contract and seek to recover all of your losses and terminate the contract through the court.

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