Re: Galaxy SIII Petition to remove early terminatio
05-17-2013 11:38:08 AM
In the U.S as you are aware, the carriers must first test the software before they release it because they assume responsibility if something goes wrong, not the manufacturer.
Perhaps it's high time that carriers stopped meddling in the update process (read as: infesting updates with bloatware) and allowed the manufacturers to do what they should be doing in the first place? Clearly, the carriers do not control the update process for the benefit of the consumer. They control it for their own benefit only. I've been very public on this forum, as well as several others, that my Galaxy S3 is the last carrier variant phone I ever purchase. As such, I have absolutely no reason to renew my contract with AT&T. Am I going to leave? Maybe, maybe not. However, I certainly won't be tied to them. There is no excuse for dropping the ball on a flagship device.