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5783 Views 26 Replies Latest reply: Jun 9, 2010 3:03 PM by deggie
Currently Being ModeratedJun 7, 2010 4:19 PM (in response to d-hart)So the government is supposed to order all the providers to operate the same system? Would you have them order Verizon and AT&T to use WiMax? Or order Sprint to dump their WiMax investment and switch to LTE?
And what are the "proper levels" fpr data charges?MacPro Dual Core 2.66 Ghz, MacBook Pro 15", iPhone 3G, Mac OS X (10.6.3), AEXs, Red 2G & 5G Nano, Red Shuffle, 160 GB Classic, White 60GB 5G, Apple TV
Currently Being ModeratedJun 7, 2010 4:25 PM (in response to babs1978)
I want an I Phone!!! I switched to Verizon because they have great service in my area. AtAT has horrible service in my area. I would would but an I phone if they just went to Verizon. Just wanted to say my peace and hopefully someone will listen.
Yeah I totally understand same thing with my area only difference is they have no signal here lol but have decent signal strength with verizon, looking at everything this iPhone 4 can do is making me sick lol !
Currently Being ModeratedJun 7, 2010 4:25 PM (in response to mooseimus)Have you gone to a Verizon store and played with one of the Androids?MacPro Dual Core 2.66 Ghz, MacBook Pro 15", iPhone 3G, Mac OS X (10.6.3), AEXs, Red 2G & 5G Nano, Red Shuffle, 160 GB Classic, White 60GB 5G, Apple TV
Currently Being ModeratedJun 7, 2010 4:27 PM (in response to deggie)
Have you gone to a Verizon store and played with one of the Androids?
All Junk if you want my honest opinion but don't have a choice i guess, need new phones and contract is up so going to look again in a couple of daysWindows Vista
Currently Being ModeratedJun 7, 2010 4:59 PM (in response to mooseimus)Actually, my sister has the Droid. I thought about getting one, but couldn't due to my renewal time wasn't available for an upgrade. I wasn't willing to pay full price. That said... it's a **** nice phone. It does rival the Iphone (or it did until this latest Iphone release).IMAC, Mac OS X (10.5.6)
Currently Being ModeratedJun 8, 2010 10:54 AM (in response to Wil3)i hear people complain about at&t coverage, but in my experience... well, an anecdote. last month my wife and i were in hawaii volcanoes national park, and we climbed to the edge of an active volcanic crater, a sheer drop of 800 feet at an elevation of something like 5,000 feet. my wife couldn't take the sulfur gases and headed down, but i stayed up to look around. after a while, she called me to make sure i hadn't fallen in, and to both of our astonishment, my phone rang! i almost fell in the d* crater with shock.
that's good coverage in my book.MacBook Pro, 27" iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.3)
Currently Being ModeratedJun 8, 2010 11:14 AM (in response to Sobeck)Yeah, I'm beginning to think that we're talking about a case of Ford Vs. Chevy; Mac Vs. PC and of course now, At&T VS. Verizon. Of course, I don't doubt there aren't coverage issues, but in the end, I do wonder if it's just an over exaggeration. Looking at the coverage, it shows Verizon probably has the lead, but AT&T seems to be close. I mean; I keep reading about IOWA being a problem. Well, it appears Verizon has a lot of dead spots as well in that area. But when is the last time I've been in Iowa. I really have no plans to go there. (Watch, I move there. LOL).
Here is something that is interesting. I was in San Francisco, California a few years ago, and I could not get any reception from my Verizon phone. It may have been a fluke, but I just thought it was odd a hugely populated place like that would have issues.
And wow to the volcano call. Impressive.IMAC, Mac OS X (10.5.6)
Currently Being ModeratedJun 8, 2010 11:42 AM (in response to Sobeck)Glad you didn't fall in .
I was on top of a mountain in NH when my iPhone rang. The friend I was skiing with was shocked. He had no signal at all with his Verizon phone and just assumed that my phone would be the same.MacBook , Mini, Airport Express, iPhone 3G x 2, Air, Mac OS X (10.6.3)
Currently Being ModeratedJun 8, 2010 4:53 PM (in response to Wil3)I live in Roseburg ,Or. I work for a moving company (Bekins agent) and I have a 600 mile work area. I work with helpers that are on Sprint, U S Cellular and Verizon networks and I was on at&t at that time. We would get a little out in the country and more times than not (60 to 70%) they would have reception and I didn't. So I started checking who was getting more and better reception and it was Verizon so I switch.power mac G5, Mac OS X (10.5.6), Duel 2 GHz
Currently Being ModeratedJun 8, 2010 11:01 PM (in response to Jeffrey Johnston)Yeah, Southern Oregon needs major help from AT&T. My mom lives in Eugene and whenever I call her on her iPhone her phone drops the call at least 6 times during the call. Eugene has HUGE dropped zones with AT&T. Same with the Oregon coast. Luckily in Portland I don't have issues.Mac OS X (10.4.8)
Currently Being ModeratedJun 9, 2010 7:56 AM (in response to Aida123)Pierre,
I'm really in the verge of getting IPhone, but ATT is scaring me, my Verizon plan is at 2 years mark on July 8, perfect timing (I could go with ATT for 2 years and in July 2012 I will go back to Verizon and the Iphone 6, ATT exclusivity should be done by then - 5 years). I'm trying to find what type of reception ATT has in Portland, Happy Valley, Wilsonville, Milwaukie area...
Thanks for anyone answering
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Currently Being ModeratedJun 9, 2010 3:03 PM (in response to Aida123)Which part of the Oregon coast. I've been 3 times now and never had a dropped call or any reception problems.MacPro Dual Core 2.66 Ghz, MacBook Pro 15", iPhone 3G, Mac OS X (10.6.3), AEXs, Red 2G & 5G Nano, Red Shuffle, 160 GB Classic, White 60GB 5G, Apple TV