Quote Originally Posted by StevenI View Post
yoshk - But aren't there plenty of unlocked CDMA phones that could be purchased domestically or from overseas and activated to my current plan? What if I bought a used Pre (yes, assuming they existed -- speaking theoretically)?

If I bought a used Instinct on eBay and tried to activate it, would Sprint make me change plans?
It's not a matter of us WANTING to change your rate plan, the system will not allow it, period. The system will only allow activation of the aforementioned devices (Instinct, Pre) on an eligible rate plan.