Sprint's Premium Data Plan For Samsung Epic Has Slower Upload Speeds Than Regular 3G Phones

Yesterday, the blog Explain the Fee noted that Sprint customers with the new Samsung Epic 4G, who have to pay an extra $10 a month for a premium data plan, are reporting upload speeds slower than phones they had 3 or 4 years ago–with upload limits seemingly capped at 150kps.

The site quotes from an angry customer who notes that people using the Evo aren’t similarly limited, but so far Sprint hasn’t said whether it’s a problem with the phone, a network or tower issue, or if Sprint just hates Epic owners.

“Is 150kbps a ‘Premium’ upload speed?” [Explain the Fee!] (Thanks to Brian!)