The Next Web is reporting that an internal email has been going around that both Sprint and are working on a fix to the slow data speeds that are plaguing Sprint 4S owners. Sprint customers with an 4S have been experiencing slow data speeds since the landed on the Sprint network October 14th. Ironically, many customers switched to Sprint for the fast unlimited data plan.
One possible temporary solution, as Don Southard points out, is a free AirRave 3G Airvana offered by Sprint to help with data speeds on the device.
Sprint (and explained earlier:
Tax included depending on your shipping address. When checking out, system does not prompt you to enter SSN or sign up for new contract. It does, however, require you to agree to Sprint’s TOS via checkbox. Basically, you’re getting the subsidized price without the new contract signup.
The issue was fixed and according to Apple “refunds will be issued”