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AT&T Announces Free Mobile-to-Mobile Calls

Discussion in 'alt.cellular.verizon' started by John, Jan 30, 2004.

  1. John

    John Guest

    It probably doesn't matter that Verizon doesn't seem to want to
    compete head to head with the other carriers instead they rely on good
    customer relations. But with some of the charges they have added
    recently, which I understand allows customers to "out" of the term of
    the agreement without the $175. charge, they better start to meet
    competition or lose customers.

    First it was T Mobile, then Sprint, who changed the definition of the
    weekend by extendiung the FREE time. Now it is AT&T who is making
    changes; Verizon offers 1000 minutes of mobile to mobile included but
    AT&T goes one step further...

    The following announcement appeared in the industry news this
    afternoon:

    "AT&T Wireless Offers Free Mobile-To-Mobile Calls
    On Feb. 6, AT&T Wireless plans to launch a new calling plan feature
    that will enable subscribers to call mobile-to-mobile at no charge"

    Come on Verizon, give your customers a little more for their money.

    Great service and good coverage is nice but lower rates or more FREE
    stuff is really a better incentive to stay.


    John
     



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  2. Mike

    Mike Guest

    On Fri, 30 Jan 2004 19:42:39 GMT, John <aljon@no-spam_att.net> wrote:

    >Come on Verizon, give your customers a little more for their money.
    >
    >Great service and good coverage is nice but lower rates or more FREE
    >stuff is really a better incentive to stay.


    Yeah, but with AT&T, you're still saddled with the still growing, but
    hardly complete, "Next Generation" GSM network. I'm assuming this
    offer is only on the GSM network.

    And...you could wait roughly until, say, Monday, when VZW is widely
    rumored to be unveiling the very same thing...unlimited M2M calling
    under the new name "In-Network".

    Mike
     
  3. Peter Pan

    Peter Pan Guest

    "John" <aljon@no-spam_att.net> wrote in message
    news:3dcl10pkqmhrrh15u42q75m0bue8ka9ake@4ax.com...
    > It probably doesn't matter that Verizon doesn't seem to want to
    > compete head to head with the other carriers instead they rely on good
    > customer relations. But with some of the charges they have added
    > recently, which I understand allows customers to "out" of the term of
    > the agreement without the $175. charge, they better start to meet
    > competition or lose customers.
    >
    > First it was T Mobile, then Sprint, who changed the definition of the
    > weekend by extendiung the FREE time. Now it is AT&T who is making
    > changes; Verizon offers 1000 minutes of mobile to mobile included but
    > AT&T goes one step further...
    >
    > The following announcement appeared in the industry news this
    > afternoon:
    >
    > "AT&T Wireless Offers Free Mobile-To-Mobile Calls
    > On Feb. 6, AT&T Wireless plans to launch a new calling plan feature
    > that will enable subscribers to call mobile-to-mobile at no charge"
    >
    > Come on Verizon, give your customers a little more for their money.
    >
    > Great service and good coverage is nice but lower rates or more FREE
    > stuff is really a better incentive to stay.
    >
    >
    > John



    Wow, makes me want to run right out and change providers... except for one
    little minor detail....they (at&t/cingular/tmobile/sprint etc don't have
    service where I live and work, what good is unlimited if there is nobody to
    talk to?)
     
  4. PJAY M59

    PJAY M59 Guest

    >
    >And...you could wait roughly until, say, Monday, when VZW is widely
    >rumored to be unveiling the very same thing...unlimited M2M calling
    >under the new name "In-Network".
    >
    >Mike


    It's not a rumor.
    Pjay
     
  5. Mike

    Mike Guest

    On 30 Jan 2004 21:45:18 GMT, pjaym59@aol.commando (PJAY M59) wrote:

    >>
    >>And...you could wait roughly until, say, Monday, when VZW is widely
    >>rumored to be unveiling the very same thing...unlimited M2M calling
    >>under the new name "In-Network".
    >>
    >>Mike

    >
    >It's not a rumor.
    >Pjay


    Well, it hasn't officially been announced, yet.

    Mike
     
  6. Joseph

    Joseph Guest

    On Fri, 30 Jan 2004 12:22:43 -0800, "Peter Pan"
    <Marcs1102NOSPAM@Hotmail.com> wrote:

    >Wow, makes me want to run right out and change providers... except for one
    >little minor detail....they (at&t/cingular/tmobile/sprint etc don't have
    >service where I live and work, what good is unlimited if there is nobody to
    >talk to?)


    Well, it should lower your monthly costs what with no one calling you
    and you not calling anyone!

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  7. Joseph <JoeOfSeattle@yahoo.nocom> wrote:
    > On Fri, 30 Jan 2004 12:22:43 -0800, "Peter Pan"
    > <Marcs1102NOSPAM@Hotmail.com> wrote:
    >
    >>Wow, makes me want to run right out and change providers... except for one
    >>little minor detail....they (at&t/cingular/tmobile/sprint etc don't have
    >>service where I live and work, what good is unlimited if there is nobody to
    >>talk to?)

    >
    > Well, it should lower your monthly costs what with no one calling you
    > and you not calling anyone!


    Only if you routinely use more airtime than your monthly fee pays for, in
    which case you should use a plan with more minutes anyhow.

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