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Cell Phone Companies

Discussion in 'Technology' started by vtragweed, Jul 18, 2009.

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which carrier are you happy with

Poll closed Jul 23, 2009.
  1. Verizon wireless

    48 vote(s)
    57.1%
  2. AT&T

    16 vote(s)
    19.0%
  3. T-mobile

    9 vote(s)
    10.7%
  4. Sprint

    11 vote(s)
    13.1%
  1. Jul 18, 2009 at 12:50 PM
    #1
    vtragweed

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    Im thinking of changing cell phone companies from nextel. Now im trying to find out the pros and cons of each carrier
     
  2. Jul 18, 2009 at 12:58 PM
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    tcBob

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    with tmobile now...never had an issue with them. was with cingular/att before.
     
  3. Jul 18, 2009 at 1:31 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    had been with alltel for a long time, but the went over to verizon,so we had to switch......so far so good.
     
  4. Jul 18, 2009 at 1:33 PM
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    Viet2100

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    Each company has their perks.

    Verizon: Best in the US, largest 3G network, & 5/10 favs.

    AT&T: Best Worldwide, fastest 3G network, roll over mins, iPhone, & Blackberry Bold.

    Sprint: Best in places larger companies don't have coverage, Simply Everything plan, cheaper price plans, & Palm Pre.

    T-Mobile: Not worth talking about.
     
  5. Jul 18, 2009 at 1:36 PM
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    jtav2002

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    Used to have AT&T Wireless/Cingular/AT&T. Now have had Verizon for over 2 years with no complaints.
     
  6. Jul 18, 2009 at 1:38 PM
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    ImpulseRed008

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    I've had Verizon for a long time, with no problems (knock on wood :D)
     
  7. Jul 18, 2009 at 1:40 PM
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    vtragweed

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    i had VW about 4 years ago they were ok i guess but everyone around here ive talked to love att
     
  8. Jul 18, 2009 at 2:53 PM
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    JeffRock

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    My only problem with verizon is their lack of phones. And the way they feel cheap in my hand.
     
  9. Jul 18, 2009 at 2:56 PM
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    montgomery_30824

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    had verizon for a while now. have the best signal out of them all. had cingular once and dropped a call on the interstate. said F that and been with verizon ever since.
     
  10. Jul 18, 2009 at 3:07 PM
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    Ticketdoctor

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    Regardless who you go with one thing to consider is if you can get a discount for your personal phone based on who you are employed by. Even though I was getting a personal phone I was able to get a discount on goods and services based on the complany that I was employed by. I think I get a 15 or 16 percent discount from Verizon. I work for a larger company so if you work for a small company you might not get a discount.

    Personally I would think about AT&T for the IPhone if the mobil service was better in my area.
     
  11. Jul 18, 2009 at 3:37 PM
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    tacoma08MZ

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    had verizon for like 6 years, i get service everywhere and pretty much the only complaint are the phone choices, mainly the iphone not being available
     
  12. Jul 18, 2009 at 4:07 PM
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    rossk35

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    just dumped verizon for the iphone 2 days ago.
     
  13. Jul 18, 2009 at 4:55 PM
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    My wife & I both have Sprint as company phones so I have my son on a personal Sprint account.

    Sprint around here sucks. Your phone won't ring but all the sudden you get a voice mail alert. Sometimes it takes texts/picture mail hours to go through. If it wasn't free I wouldn't use them.
     
  14. Jul 18, 2009 at 5:01 PM
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    I have VZW. I have been with them for 4 years. In the woods of N. AZ, I always had cell phone phone service whereas my friends (w/ others carriers) had none.

    Currently, I get free mobile to mobile w/ current Alltel customers.
     
  15. Jul 18, 2009 at 5:05 PM
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    usctacoma

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    ive had verizon for almost 4 years now and they just keep getting better. Cant go wrong with verizon
     
  16. Jul 18, 2009 at 5:15 PM
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    storktaylor

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    I have been with verizon for almost 5 years and have never had a problem. If you are military they will give you a 15% discount so that helps make the competitive with the cheaper brands. I travel pretty extesively within the US and I have never pulled out my phone and not been able to make a call, and have never had a call drop. Just my $0.02...
     
  17. Jul 18, 2009 at 5:17 PM
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    SC4333

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    The poll says it all. Verizon. FTW!
     
  18. Jul 18, 2009 at 6:19 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    same around here....i had nextel for a while..........service was horrible....i liked the phones, but i couldnt deal with having zero service most places i went.
     
  19. Jul 18, 2009 at 6:25 PM
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    carmellocafe

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    Verizon (Family Plan) Never had a prob.:D
     
  20. Jul 18, 2009 at 6:28 PM
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    tigerfan00

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    i started with Suncom...then went to alltell...then switched to sprint...and then to verizon...had verizon for 4-5 years...switched to at&t and ive been with them for 3 years now

    alltell didnt have the coverage i needed...sprint was ok...but i lost coverage at school (i went to school in a very small town)

    verizon had coverage there and overall was a good SP...but their CS sucked balls...im not hard on phones...but anytime i had a problem then it was a major PITA to get it dealt with

    AT&T so far has been awesome...its had a handful of dropped calls but nothing that the other carriers havent had for me

    oh and i also have nextel currently too...and im happy with that as well...

    i get a discount on both of my plans because of my employer
     
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