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ATT vs. Verizon

Discussion in 'alt.cellular.verizon' started by Brian Grigg, Jun 16, 2004.

  1. Jeremy

    Jeremy Guest

    "Brian Grigg" <bgrigg@ursinfo.com> wrote in message
    news:e8mdnbFtkMfVAk3dRVn-hg@comcast.com...

    > My plan with AT&T expired and I'm looking to renew but was wondering if I
    > should switch to Verizon as I've heard they're coverage is much better.


    Come about August, and AT&T Wireless Services will be absorbed into
    Cingular. If your contract has expired, I urge you to hold off on
    re-upping.

    The "Original" AT&T announced plans to reenter the wireless market, using
    the SPRINT PCS Network, beginning the day after the merger is complete, as
    the AT&T Logos and Trademarks will then revert back to AT&T Corporation.

    My contract with AT&T Wireless has expired, and I am planning to wait until
    the reborn AT&T starts up before making any decision.

    My major issue with the present AT&T Wireless is that there is too much
    uncertainty. First customers were urged to "upgrade" to GSM, only to find,
    in many cases, that the service on GSM was worse than TDMA. There were
    complaints about the quality and competence of the customer service reps.
    Now we're wondering what life will be like under Cingular.

    Frankly, I'm ready to bail, but I am expecting major incentives to get new
    customers on board the new AT&T, and the Sprint network is already up and
    running, so there won't be that uncertainty while AT&T builds a new network.

    I was perfectly happy with TDMA. I could care less about surfing the
    Internet from my wireless phone. I just want a phone that works when I need
    it to work.

    Of all the options available to you right now, the least desirable one is to
    re-sign with the current AT&T Wireless.
     



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  2. Jeremy

    Jeremy Guest

    "Brian Grigg" <bgrigg@ursinfo.com> wrote in message
    news:e8mdnbFtkMfVAk3dRVn-hg@comcast.com...

    > My plan with AT&T expired and I'm looking to renew but was wondering if I
    > should switch to Verizon as I've heard they're coverage is much better.


    Come about August, and AT&T Wireless Services will be absorbed into
    Cingular. If your contract has expired, I urge you to hold off on
    re-upping.

    The "Original" AT&T announced plans to reenter the wireless market, using
    the SPRINT PCS Network, beginning the day after the merger is complete, as
    the AT&T Logos and Trademarks will then revert back to AT&T Corporation.

    My contract with AT&T Wireless has expired, and I am planning to wait until
    the reborn AT&T starts up before making any decision.

    My major issue with the present AT&T Wireless is that there is too much
    uncertainty. First customers were urged to "upgrade" to GSM, only to find,
    in many cases, that the service on GSM was worse than TDMA. There were
    complaints about the quality and competence of the customer service reps.
    Now we're wondering what life will be like under Cingular.

    Frankly, I'm ready to bail, but I am expecting major incentives to get new
    customers on board the new AT&T, and the Sprint network is already up and
    running, so there won't be that uncertainty while AT&T builds a new network.

    I was perfectly happy with TDMA. I could care less about surfing the
    Internet from my wireless phone. I just want a phone that works when I need
    it to work.

    Of all the options available to you right now, the least desirable one is to
    re-sign with the current AT&T Wireless.
     
  3. Jeremy

    Jeremy Guest

    "Brian Grigg" <bgrigg@ursinfo.com> wrote in message
    news:e8mdnbFtkMfVAk3dRVn-hg@comcast.com...

    > My plan with AT&T expired and I'm looking to renew but was wondering if I
    > should switch to Verizon as I've heard they're coverage is much better.


    Come about August, and AT&T Wireless Services will be absorbed into
    Cingular. If your contract has expired, I urge you to hold off on
    re-upping.

    The "Original" AT&T announced plans to reenter the wireless market, using
    the SPRINT PCS Network, beginning the day after the merger is complete, as
    the AT&T Logos and Trademarks will then revert back to AT&T Corporation.

    My contract with AT&T Wireless has expired, and I am planning to wait until
    the reborn AT&T starts up before making any decision.

    My major issue with the present AT&T Wireless is that there is too much
    uncertainty. First customers were urged to "upgrade" to GSM, only to find,
    in many cases, that the service on GSM was worse than TDMA. There were
    complaints about the quality and competence of the customer service reps.
    Now we're wondering what life will be like under Cingular.

    Frankly, I'm ready to bail, but I am expecting major incentives to get new
    customers on board the new AT&T, and the Sprint network is already up and
    running, so there won't be that uncertainty while AT&T builds a new network.

    I was perfectly happy with TDMA. I could care less about surfing the
    Internet from my wireless phone. I just want a phone that works when I need
    it to work.

    Of all the options available to you right now, the least desirable one is to
    re-sign with the current AT&T Wireless.
     
  4. Brian Grigg

    Brian Grigg Guest

    I'm from Boston, I don't travel a lot but I do like the idea of having
    supposedly the best nationwide coverage.

    How do you like your LG? The Thera? I guess the PPC-5050 is the
    replacement for the Thera.

    <farinasinsurance@sbcglobal.net> wrote in message
    news:2m1Ac.91$N01.17@newssvr25.news.prodigy.com...
    >
    > "Brian Grigg" <bgrigg@ursinfo.com> wrote in message
    > news:e8mdnbFtkMfVAk3dRVn-hg@comcast.com...
    > > My plan with AT&T expired and I'm looking to renew but was wondering if

    I
    > > should switch to Verizon as I've heard they're coverage is much better.

    > But
    > > I'm not impressed with the phones they have available. I'm also

    thinking
    > of
    > > getting a Smart or PDA phone and AT&T just announced the Audiovox

    PPC4100,
    > > but I was reading that Verizon will be carrying the Audiovox PPC 5050
    > > although Verizon hasn't and won't make any announcement on it yet.
    > >
    > > So I was wondering how people like Verizon, and if anyone has any

    thoughts
    > > on either of the Audiovox's?
    > >
    > > tia - Brian

    >
    > Cant help you on the AudioVox choice, but to compare Verizon to AT&T (in
    > california) is like comparing SHIT to FOOD.
    > AT&T sucks! their TDMA system is a joke, their GSM system is WAY too small
    > to provide any reliable coverage and their biz practices are just plain
    > shitty. Personally speaking *I* wouldnt even consider a ***FREE*** AT&T
    > phone if it was offered to me. Out of frustration I would probably toss it
    > under the rear wheels of a passing bus.
    > I currently have a LG VX-6000, a Audiovox "Thera" and a PC-5220 Data card

    on
    > Verizon and very happy with all of them.
    > I did have AT&T for a little over one year, they can kiss my ass.
    >
    >
    > >
    > >

    >
    >
     
  5. Brian Grigg

    Brian Grigg Guest

    I'm from Boston, I don't travel a lot but I do like the idea of having
    supposedly the best nationwide coverage.

    How do you like your LG? The Thera? I guess the PPC-5050 is the
    replacement for the Thera.

    <farinasinsurance@sbcglobal.net> wrote in message
    news:2m1Ac.91$N01.17@newssvr25.news.prodigy.com...
    >
    > "Brian Grigg" <bgrigg@ursinfo.com> wrote in message
    > news:e8mdnbFtkMfVAk3dRVn-hg@comcast.com...
    > > My plan with AT&T expired and I'm looking to renew but was wondering if

    I
    > > should switch to Verizon as I've heard they're coverage is much better.

    > But
    > > I'm not impressed with the phones they have available. I'm also

    thinking
    > of
    > > getting a Smart or PDA phone and AT&T just announced the Audiovox

    PPC4100,
    > > but I was reading that Verizon will be carrying the Audiovox PPC 5050
    > > although Verizon hasn't and won't make any announcement on it yet.
    > >
    > > So I was wondering how people like Verizon, and if anyone has any

    thoughts
    > > on either of the Audiovox's?
    > >
    > > tia - Brian

    >
    > Cant help you on the AudioVox choice, but to compare Verizon to AT&T (in
    > california) is like comparing SHIT to FOOD.
    > AT&T sucks! their TDMA system is a joke, their GSM system is WAY too small
    > to provide any reliable coverage and their biz practices are just plain
    > shitty. Personally speaking *I* wouldnt even consider a ***FREE*** AT&T
    > phone if it was offered to me. Out of frustration I would probably toss it
    > under the rear wheels of a passing bus.
    > I currently have a LG VX-6000, a Audiovox "Thera" and a PC-5220 Data card

    on
    > Verizon and very happy with all of them.
    > I did have AT&T for a little over one year, they can kiss my ass.
    >
    >
    > >
    > >

    >
    >
     
  6. Brian Grigg

    Brian Grigg Guest

    I'm from Boston, I don't travel a lot but I do like the idea of having
    supposedly the best nationwide coverage.

    How do you like your LG? The Thera? I guess the PPC-5050 is the
    replacement for the Thera.

    <farinasinsurance@sbcglobal.net> wrote in message
    news:2m1Ac.91$N01.17@newssvr25.news.prodigy.com...
    >
    > "Brian Grigg" <bgrigg@ursinfo.com> wrote in message
    > news:e8mdnbFtkMfVAk3dRVn-hg@comcast.com...
    > > My plan with AT&T expired and I'm looking to renew but was wondering if

    I
    > > should switch to Verizon as I've heard they're coverage is much better.

    > But
    > > I'm not impressed with the phones they have available. I'm also

    thinking
    > of
    > > getting a Smart or PDA phone and AT&T just announced the Audiovox

    PPC4100,
    > > but I was reading that Verizon will be carrying the Audiovox PPC 5050
    > > although Verizon hasn't and won't make any announcement on it yet.
    > >
    > > So I was wondering how people like Verizon, and if anyone has any

    thoughts
    > > on either of the Audiovox's?
    > >
    > > tia - Brian

    >
    > Cant help you on the AudioVox choice, but to compare Verizon to AT&T (in
    > california) is like comparing SHIT to FOOD.
    > AT&T sucks! their TDMA system is a joke, their GSM system is WAY too small
    > to provide any reliable coverage and their biz practices are just plain
    > shitty. Personally speaking *I* wouldnt even consider a ***FREE*** AT&T
    > phone if it was offered to me. Out of frustration I would probably toss it
    > under the rear wheels of a passing bus.
    > I currently have a LG VX-6000, a Audiovox "Thera" and a PC-5220 Data card

    on
    > Verizon and very happy with all of them.
    > I did have AT&T for a little over one year, they can kiss my ass.
    >
    >
    > >
    > >

    >
    >
     
  7. Brian Grigg

    Brian Grigg Guest

    I'm from Boston, I don't travel a lot but I do like the idea of having
    supposedly the best nationwide coverage.

    How do you like your LG? The Thera? I guess the PPC-5050 is the
    replacement for the Thera.

    <farinasinsurance@sbcglobal.net> wrote in message
    news:2m1Ac.91$N01.17@newssvr25.news.prodigy.com...
    >
    > "Brian Grigg" <bgrigg@ursinfo.com> wrote in message
    > news:e8mdnbFtkMfVAk3dRVn-hg@comcast.com...
    > > My plan with AT&T expired and I'm looking to renew but was wondering if

    I
    > > should switch to Verizon as I've heard they're coverage is much better.

    > But
    > > I'm not impressed with the phones they have available. I'm also

    thinking
    > of
    > > getting a Smart or PDA phone and AT&T just announced the Audiovox

    PPC4100,
    > > but I was reading that Verizon will be carrying the Audiovox PPC 5050
    > > although Verizon hasn't and won't make any announcement on it yet.
    > >
    > > So I was wondering how people like Verizon, and if anyone has any

    thoughts
    > > on either of the Audiovox's?
    > >
    > > tia - Brian

    >
    > Cant help you on the AudioVox choice, but to compare Verizon to AT&T (in
    > california) is like comparing SHIT to FOOD.
    > AT&T sucks! their TDMA system is a joke, their GSM system is WAY too small
    > to provide any reliable coverage and their biz practices are just plain
    > shitty. Personally speaking *I* wouldnt even consider a ***FREE*** AT&T
    > phone if it was offered to me. Out of frustration I would probably toss it
    > under the rear wheels of a passing bus.
    > I currently have a LG VX-6000, a Audiovox "Thera" and a PC-5220 Data card

    on
    > Verizon and very happy with all of them.
    > I did have AT&T for a little over one year, they can kiss my ass.
    >
    >
    > >
    > >

    >
    >
     
  8. Brian Grigg

    Brian Grigg Guest

    I'm from Boston, I don't travel a lot but I do like the idea of having
    supposedly the best nationwide coverage.

    How do you like your LG? The Thera? I guess the PPC-5050 is the
    replacement for the Thera.

    <farinasinsurance@sbcglobal.net> wrote in message
    news:2m1Ac.91$N01.17@newssvr25.news.prodigy.com...
    >
    > "Brian Grigg" <bgrigg@ursinfo.com> wrote in message
    > news:e8mdnbFtkMfVAk3dRVn-hg@comcast.com...
    > > My plan with AT&T expired and I'm looking to renew but was wondering if

    I
    > > should switch to Verizon as I've heard they're coverage is much better.

    > But
    > > I'm not impressed with the phones they have available. I'm also

    thinking
    > of
    > > getting a Smart or PDA phone and AT&T just announced the Audiovox

    PPC4100,
    > > but I was reading that Verizon will be carrying the Audiovox PPC 5050
    > > although Verizon hasn't and won't make any announcement on it yet.
    > >
    > > So I was wondering how people like Verizon, and if anyone has any

    thoughts
    > > on either of the Audiovox's?
    > >
    > > tia - Brian

    >
    > Cant help you on the AudioVox choice, but to compare Verizon to AT&T (in
    > california) is like comparing SHIT to FOOD.
    > AT&T sucks! their TDMA system is a joke, their GSM system is WAY too small
    > to provide any reliable coverage and their biz practices are just plain
    > shitty. Personally speaking *I* wouldnt even consider a ***FREE*** AT&T
    > phone if it was offered to me. Out of frustration I would probably toss it
    > under the rear wheels of a passing bus.
    > I currently have a LG VX-6000, a Audiovox "Thera" and a PC-5220 Data card

    on
    > Verizon and very happy with all of them.
    > I did have AT&T for a little over one year, they can kiss my ass.
    >
    >
    > >
    > >

    >
    >
     
  9. Brian Grigg

    Brian Grigg Guest

    I'm from Boston, I don't travel a lot but I do like the idea of having
    supposedly the best nationwide coverage.

    How do you like your LG? The Thera? I guess the PPC-5050 is the
    replacement for the Thera.

    <farinasinsurance@sbcglobal.net> wrote in message
    news:2m1Ac.91$N01.17@newssvr25.news.prodigy.com...
    >
    > "Brian Grigg" <bgrigg@ursinfo.com> wrote in message
    > news:e8mdnbFtkMfVAk3dRVn-hg@comcast.com...
    > > My plan with AT&T expired and I'm looking to renew but was wondering if

    I
    > > should switch to Verizon as I've heard they're coverage is much better.

    > But
    > > I'm not impressed with the phones they have available. I'm also

    thinking
    > of
    > > getting a Smart or PDA phone and AT&T just announced the Audiovox

    PPC4100,
    > > but I was reading that Verizon will be carrying the Audiovox PPC 5050
    > > although Verizon hasn't and won't make any announcement on it yet.
    > >
    > > So I was wondering how people like Verizon, and if anyone has any

    thoughts
    > > on either of the Audiovox's?
    > >
    > > tia - Brian

    >
    > Cant help you on the AudioVox choice, but to compare Verizon to AT&T (in
    > california) is like comparing SHIT to FOOD.
    > AT&T sucks! their TDMA system is a joke, their GSM system is WAY too small
    > to provide any reliable coverage and their biz practices are just plain
    > shitty. Personally speaking *I* wouldnt even consider a ***FREE*** AT&T
    > phone if it was offered to me. Out of frustration I would probably toss it
    > under the rear wheels of a passing bus.
    > I currently have a LG VX-6000, a Audiovox "Thera" and a PC-5220 Data card

    on
    > Verizon and very happy with all of them.
    > I did have AT&T for a little over one year, they can kiss my ass.
    >
    >
    > >
    > >

    >
    >
     
  10. Brian Grigg

    Brian Grigg Guest

    I'm from Boston, I don't travel a lot but I do like the idea of having
    supposedly the best nationwide coverage.

    How do you like your LG? The Thera? I guess the PPC-5050 is the
    replacement for the Thera.

    <farinasinsurance@sbcglobal.net> wrote in message
    news:2m1Ac.91$N01.17@newssvr25.news.prodigy.com...
    >
    > "Brian Grigg" <bgrigg@ursinfo.com> wrote in message
    > news:e8mdnbFtkMfVAk3dRVn-hg@comcast.com...
    > > My plan with AT&T expired and I'm looking to renew but was wondering if

    I
    > > should switch to Verizon as I've heard they're coverage is much better.

    > But
    > > I'm not impressed with the phones they have available. I'm also

    thinking
    > of
    > > getting a Smart or PDA phone and AT&T just announced the Audiovox

    PPC4100,
    > > but I was reading that Verizon will be carrying the Audiovox PPC 5050
    > > although Verizon hasn't and won't make any announcement on it yet.
    > >
    > > So I was wondering how people like Verizon, and if anyone has any

    thoughts
    > > on either of the Audiovox's?
    > >
    > > tia - Brian

    >
    > Cant help you on the AudioVox choice, but to compare Verizon to AT&T (in
    > california) is like comparing SHIT to FOOD.
    > AT&T sucks! their TDMA system is a joke, their GSM system is WAY too small
    > to provide any reliable coverage and their biz practices are just plain
    > shitty. Personally speaking *I* wouldnt even consider a ***FREE*** AT&T
    > phone if it was offered to me. Out of frustration I would probably toss it
    > under the rear wheels of a passing bus.
    > I currently have a LG VX-6000, a Audiovox "Thera" and a PC-5220 Data card

    on
    > Verizon and very happy with all of them.
    > I did have AT&T for a little over one year, they can kiss my ass.
    >
    >
    > >
    > >

    >
    >
     
  11. Brian Grigg

    Brian Grigg Guest

    I'm from Boston, I don't travel a lot but I do like the idea of having
    supposedly the best nationwide coverage.

    How do you like your LG? The Thera? I guess the PPC-5050 is the
    replacement for the Thera.

    <farinasinsurance@sbcglobal.net> wrote in message
    news:2m1Ac.91$N01.17@newssvr25.news.prodigy.com...
    >
    > "Brian Grigg" <bgrigg@ursinfo.com> wrote in message
    > news:e8mdnbFtkMfVAk3dRVn-hg@comcast.com...
    > > My plan with AT&T expired and I'm looking to renew but was wondering if

    I
    > > should switch to Verizon as I've heard they're coverage is much better.

    > But
    > > I'm not impressed with the phones they have available. I'm also

    thinking
    > of
    > > getting a Smart or PDA phone and AT&T just announced the Audiovox

    PPC4100,
    > > but I was reading that Verizon will be carrying the Audiovox PPC 5050
    > > although Verizon hasn't and won't make any announcement on it yet.
    > >
    > > So I was wondering how people like Verizon, and if anyone has any

    thoughts
    > > on either of the Audiovox's?
    > >
    > > tia - Brian

    >
    > Cant help you on the AudioVox choice, but to compare Verizon to AT&T (in
    > california) is like comparing SHIT to FOOD.
    > AT&T sucks! their TDMA system is a joke, their GSM system is WAY too small
    > to provide any reliable coverage and their biz practices are just plain
    > shitty. Personally speaking *I* wouldnt even consider a ***FREE*** AT&T
    > phone if it was offered to me. Out of frustration I would probably toss it
    > under the rear wheels of a passing bus.
    > I currently have a LG VX-6000, a Audiovox "Thera" and a PC-5220 Data card

    on
    > Verizon and very happy with all of them.
    > I did have AT&T for a little over one year, they can kiss my ass.
    >
    >
    > >
    > >

    >
    >
     
  12. Brian Grigg

    Brian Grigg Guest

    I'm from Boston, I don't travel a lot but I do like the idea of having
    supposedly the best nationwide coverage.

    How do you like your LG? The Thera? I guess the PPC-5050 is the
    replacement for the Thera.

    <farinasinsurance@sbcglobal.net> wrote in message
    news:2m1Ac.91$N01.17@newssvr25.news.prodigy.com...
    >
    > "Brian Grigg" <bgrigg@ursinfo.com> wrote in message
    > news:e8mdnbFtkMfVAk3dRVn-hg@comcast.com...
    > > My plan with AT&T expired and I'm looking to renew but was wondering if

    I
    > > should switch to Verizon as I've heard they're coverage is much better.

    > But
    > > I'm not impressed with the phones they have available. I'm also

    thinking
    > of
    > > getting a Smart or PDA phone and AT&T just announced the Audiovox

    PPC4100,
    > > but I was reading that Verizon will be carrying the Audiovox PPC 5050
    > > although Verizon hasn't and won't make any announcement on it yet.
    > >
    > > So I was wondering how people like Verizon, and if anyone has any

    thoughts
    > > on either of the Audiovox's?
    > >
    > > tia - Brian

    >
    > Cant help you on the AudioVox choice, but to compare Verizon to AT&T (in
    > california) is like comparing SHIT to FOOD.
    > AT&T sucks! their TDMA system is a joke, their GSM system is WAY too small
    > to provide any reliable coverage and their biz practices are just plain
    > shitty. Personally speaking *I* wouldnt even consider a ***FREE*** AT&T
    > phone if it was offered to me. Out of frustration I would probably toss it
    > under the rear wheels of a passing bus.
    > I currently have a LG VX-6000, a Audiovox "Thera" and a PC-5220 Data card

    on
    > Verizon and very happy with all of them.
    > I did have AT&T for a little over one year, they can kiss my ass.
    >
    >
    > >
    > >

    >
    >
     
  13. Brian Grigg

    Brian Grigg Guest

    I'm from Boston, I don't travel a lot but I do like the idea of having
    supposedly the best nationwide coverage.

    How do you like your LG? The Thera? I guess the PPC-5050 is the
    replacement for the Thera.

    <farinasinsurance@sbcglobal.net> wrote in message
    news:2m1Ac.91$N01.17@newssvr25.news.prodigy.com...
    >
    > "Brian Grigg" <bgrigg@ursinfo.com> wrote in message
    > news:e8mdnbFtkMfVAk3dRVn-hg@comcast.com...
    > > My plan with AT&T expired and I'm looking to renew but was wondering if

    I
    > > should switch to Verizon as I've heard they're coverage is much better.

    > But
    > > I'm not impressed with the phones they have available. I'm also

    thinking
    > of
    > > getting a Smart or PDA phone and AT&T just announced the Audiovox

    PPC4100,
    > > but I was reading that Verizon will be carrying the Audiovox PPC 5050
    > > although Verizon hasn't and won't make any announcement on it yet.
    > >
    > > So I was wondering how people like Verizon, and if anyone has any

    thoughts
    > > on either of the Audiovox's?
    > >
    > > tia - Brian

    >
    > Cant help you on the AudioVox choice, but to compare Verizon to AT&T (in
    > california) is like comparing SHIT to FOOD.
    > AT&T sucks! their TDMA system is a joke, their GSM system is WAY too small
    > to provide any reliable coverage and their biz practices are just plain
    > shitty. Personally speaking *I* wouldnt even consider a ***FREE*** AT&T
    > phone if it was offered to me. Out of frustration I would probably toss it
    > under the rear wheels of a passing bus.
    > I currently have a LG VX-6000, a Audiovox "Thera" and a PC-5220 Data card

    on
    > Verizon and very happy with all of them.
    > I did have AT&T for a little over one year, they can kiss my ass.
    >
    >
    > >
    > >

    >
    >
     
  14. Brian Grigg

    Brian Grigg Guest

    I'm from Boston, I don't travel a lot but I do like the idea of having
    supposedly the best nationwide coverage.

    How do you like your LG? The Thera? I guess the PPC-5050 is the
    replacement for the Thera.

    <farinasinsurance@sbcglobal.net> wrote in message
    news:2m1Ac.91$N01.17@newssvr25.news.prodigy.com...
    >
    > "Brian Grigg" <bgrigg@ursinfo.com> wrote in message
    > news:e8mdnbFtkMfVAk3dRVn-hg@comcast.com...
    > > My plan with AT&T expired and I'm looking to renew but was wondering if

    I
    > > should switch to Verizon as I've heard they're coverage is much better.

    > But
    > > I'm not impressed with the phones they have available. I'm also

    thinking
    > of
    > > getting a Smart or PDA phone and AT&T just announced the Audiovox

    PPC4100,
    > > but I was reading that Verizon will be carrying the Audiovox PPC 5050
    > > although Verizon hasn't and won't make any announcement on it yet.
    > >
    > > So I was wondering how people like Verizon, and if anyone has any

    thoughts
    > > on either of the Audiovox's?
    > >
    > > tia - Brian

    >
    > Cant help you on the AudioVox choice, but to compare Verizon to AT&T (in
    > california) is like comparing SHIT to FOOD.
    > AT&T sucks! their TDMA system is a joke, their GSM system is WAY too small
    > to provide any reliable coverage and their biz practices are just plain
    > shitty. Personally speaking *I* wouldnt even consider a ***FREE*** AT&T
    > phone if it was offered to me. Out of frustration I would probably toss it
    > under the rear wheels of a passing bus.
    > I currently have a LG VX-6000, a Audiovox "Thera" and a PC-5220 Data card

    on
    > Verizon and very happy with all of them.
    > I did have AT&T for a little over one year, they can kiss my ass.
    >
    >
    > >
    > >

    >
    >
     
  15. Brian Grigg

    Brian Grigg Guest

    I'm from Boston, I don't travel a lot but I do like the idea of having
    supposedly the best nationwide coverage.

    How do you like your LG? The Thera? I guess the PPC-5050 is the
    replacement for the Thera.

    <farinasinsurance@sbcglobal.net> wrote in message
    news:2m1Ac.91$N01.17@newssvr25.news.prodigy.com...
    >
    > "Brian Grigg" <bgrigg@ursinfo.com> wrote in message
    > news:e8mdnbFtkMfVAk3dRVn-hg@comcast.com...
    > > My plan with AT&T expired and I'm looking to renew but was wondering if

    I
    > > should switch to Verizon as I've heard they're coverage is much better.

    > But
    > > I'm not impressed with the phones they have available. I'm also

    thinking
    > of
    > > getting a Smart or PDA phone and AT&T just announced the Audiovox

    PPC4100,
    > > but I was reading that Verizon will be carrying the Audiovox PPC 5050
    > > although Verizon hasn't and won't make any announcement on it yet.
    > >
    > > So I was wondering how people like Verizon, and if anyone has any

    thoughts
    > > on either of the Audiovox's?
    > >
    > > tia - Brian

    >
    > Cant help you on the AudioVox choice, but to compare Verizon to AT&T (in
    > california) is like comparing SHIT to FOOD.
    > AT&T sucks! their TDMA system is a joke, their GSM system is WAY too small
    > to provide any reliable coverage and their biz practices are just plain
    > shitty. Personally speaking *I* wouldnt even consider a ***FREE*** AT&T
    > phone if it was offered to me. Out of frustration I would probably toss it
    > under the rear wheels of a passing bus.
    > I currently have a LG VX-6000, a Audiovox "Thera" and a PC-5220 Data card

    on
    > Verizon and very happy with all of them.
    > I did have AT&T for a little over one year, they can kiss my ass.
    >
    >
    > >
    > >

    >
    >
     
  16. Brian Grigg

    Brian Grigg Guest

    I'm from Boston, I don't travel a lot but I do like the idea of having
    supposedly the best nationwide coverage.

    How do you like your LG? The Thera? I guess the PPC-5050 is the
    replacement for the Thera.

    <farinasinsurance@sbcglobal.net> wrote in message
    news:2m1Ac.91$N01.17@newssvr25.news.prodigy.com...
    >
    > "Brian Grigg" <bgrigg@ursinfo.com> wrote in message
    > news:e8mdnbFtkMfVAk3dRVn-hg@comcast.com...
    > > My plan with AT&T expired and I'm looking to renew but was wondering if

    I
    > > should switch to Verizon as I've heard they're coverage is much better.

    > But
    > > I'm not impressed with the phones they have available. I'm also

    thinking
    > of
    > > getting a Smart or PDA phone and AT&T just announced the Audiovox

    PPC4100,
    > > but I was reading that Verizon will be carrying the Audiovox PPC 5050
    > > although Verizon hasn't and won't make any announcement on it yet.
    > >
    > > So I was wondering how people like Verizon, and if anyone has any

    thoughts
    > > on either of the Audiovox's?
    > >
    > > tia - Brian

    >
    > Cant help you on the AudioVox choice, but to compare Verizon to AT&T (in
    > california) is like comparing SHIT to FOOD.
    > AT&T sucks! their TDMA system is a joke, their GSM system is WAY too small
    > to provide any reliable coverage and their biz practices are just plain
    > shitty. Personally speaking *I* wouldnt even consider a ***FREE*** AT&T
    > phone if it was offered to me. Out of frustration I would probably toss it
    > under the rear wheels of a passing bus.
    > I currently have a LG VX-6000, a Audiovox "Thera" and a PC-5220 Data card

    on
    > Verizon and very happy with all of them.
    > I did have AT&T for a little over one year, they can kiss my ass.
    >
    >
    > >
    > >

    >
    >
     
  17. Brian Grigg

    Brian Grigg Guest

    I'm from Boston, I don't travel a lot but I do like the idea of having
    supposedly the best nationwide coverage.

    How do you like your LG? The Thera? I guess the PPC-5050 is the
    replacement for the Thera.

    <farinasinsurance@sbcglobal.net> wrote in message
    news:2m1Ac.91$N01.17@newssvr25.news.prodigy.com...
    >
    > "Brian Grigg" <bgrigg@ursinfo.com> wrote in message
    > news:e8mdnbFtkMfVAk3dRVn-hg@comcast.com...
    > > My plan with AT&T expired and I'm looking to renew but was wondering if

    I
    > > should switch to Verizon as I've heard they're coverage is much better.

    > But
    > > I'm not impressed with the phones they have available. I'm also

    thinking
    > of
    > > getting a Smart or PDA phone and AT&T just announced the Audiovox

    PPC4100,
    > > but I was reading that Verizon will be carrying the Audiovox PPC 5050
    > > although Verizon hasn't and won't make any announcement on it yet.
    > >
    > > So I was wondering how people like Verizon, and if anyone has any

    thoughts
    > > on either of the Audiovox's?
    > >
    > > tia - Brian

    >
    > Cant help you on the AudioVox choice, but to compare Verizon to AT&T (in
    > california) is like comparing SHIT to FOOD.
    > AT&T sucks! their TDMA system is a joke, their GSM system is WAY too small
    > to provide any reliable coverage and their biz practices are just plain
    > shitty. Personally speaking *I* wouldnt even consider a ***FREE*** AT&T
    > phone if it was offered to me. Out of frustration I would probably toss it
    > under the rear wheels of a passing bus.
    > I currently have a LG VX-6000, a Audiovox "Thera" and a PC-5220 Data card

    on
    > Verizon and very happy with all of them.
    > I did have AT&T for a little over one year, they can kiss my ass.
    >
    >
    > >
    > >

    >
    >
     
  18. Brian Grigg

    Brian Grigg Guest

    I'm from Boston, I don't travel a lot but I do like the idea of having
    supposedly the best nationwide coverage.

    How do you like your LG? The Thera? I guess the PPC-5050 is the
    replacement for the Thera.

    <farinasinsurance@sbcglobal.net> wrote in message
    news:2m1Ac.91$N01.17@newssvr25.news.prodigy.com...
    >
    > "Brian Grigg" <bgrigg@ursinfo.com> wrote in message
    > news:e8mdnbFtkMfVAk3dRVn-hg@comcast.com...
    > > My plan with AT&T expired and I'm looking to renew but was wondering if

    I
    > > should switch to Verizon as I've heard they're coverage is much better.

    > But
    > > I'm not impressed with the phones they have available. I'm also

    thinking
    > of
    > > getting a Smart or PDA phone and AT&T just announced the Audiovox

    PPC4100,
    > > but I was reading that Verizon will be carrying the Audiovox PPC 5050
    > > although Verizon hasn't and won't make any announcement on it yet.
    > >
    > > So I was wondering how people like Verizon, and if anyone has any

    thoughts
    > > on either of the Audiovox's?
    > >
    > > tia - Brian

    >
    > Cant help you on the AudioVox choice, but to compare Verizon to AT&T (in
    > california) is like comparing SHIT to FOOD.
    > AT&T sucks! their TDMA system is a joke, their GSM system is WAY too small
    > to provide any reliable coverage and their biz practices are just plain
    > shitty. Personally speaking *I* wouldnt even consider a ***FREE*** AT&T
    > phone if it was offered to me. Out of frustration I would probably toss it
    > under the rear wheels of a passing bus.
    > I currently have a LG VX-6000, a Audiovox "Thera" and a PC-5220 Data card

    on
    > Verizon and very happy with all of them.
    > I did have AT&T for a little over one year, they can kiss my ass.
    >
    >
    > >
    > >

    >
    >
     
  19. Brian Grigg

    Brian Grigg Guest

    I'm from Boston, I don't travel a lot but I do like the idea of having
    supposedly the best nationwide coverage.

    How do you like your LG? The Thera? I guess the PPC-5050 is the
    replacement for the Thera.

    <farinasinsurance@sbcglobal.net> wrote in message
    news:2m1Ac.91$N01.17@newssvr25.news.prodigy.com...
    >
    > "Brian Grigg" <bgrigg@ursinfo.com> wrote in message
    > news:e8mdnbFtkMfVAk3dRVn-hg@comcast.com...
    > > My plan with AT&T expired and I'm looking to renew but was wondering if

    I
    > > should switch to Verizon as I've heard they're coverage is much better.

    > But
    > > I'm not impressed with the phones they have available. I'm also

    thinking
    > of
    > > getting a Smart or PDA phone and AT&T just announced the Audiovox

    PPC4100,
    > > but I was reading that Verizon will be carrying the Audiovox PPC 5050
    > > although Verizon hasn't and won't make any announcement on it yet.
    > >
    > > So I was wondering how people like Verizon, and if anyone has any

    thoughts
    > > on either of the Audiovox's?
    > >
    > > tia - Brian

    >
    > Cant help you on the AudioVox choice, but to compare Verizon to AT&T (in
    > california) is like comparing SHIT to FOOD.
    > AT&T sucks! their TDMA system is a joke, their GSM system is WAY too small
    > to provide any reliable coverage and their biz practices are just plain
    > shitty. Personally speaking *I* wouldnt even consider a ***FREE*** AT&T
    > phone if it was offered to me. Out of frustration I would probably toss it
    > under the rear wheels of a passing bus.
    > I currently have a LG VX-6000, a Audiovox "Thera" and a PC-5220 Data card

    on
    > Verizon and very happy with all of them.
    > I did have AT&T for a little over one year, they can kiss my ass.
    >
    >
    > >
    > >

    >
    >
     
  20. Brian Grigg

    Brian Grigg Guest

    I'm from Boston, I don't travel a lot but I do like the idea of having
    supposedly the best nationwide coverage.

    How do you like your LG? The Thera? I guess the PPC-5050 is the
    replacement for the Thera.

    <farinasinsurance@sbcglobal.net> wrote in message
    news:2m1Ac.91$N01.17@newssvr25.news.prodigy.com...
    >
    > "Brian Grigg" <bgrigg@ursinfo.com> wrote in message
    > news:e8mdnbFtkMfVAk3dRVn-hg@comcast.com...
    > > My plan with AT&T expired and I'm looking to renew but was wondering if

    I
    > > should switch to Verizon as I've heard they're coverage is much better.

    > But
    > > I'm not impressed with the phones they have available. I'm also

    thinking
    > of
    > > getting a Smart or PDA phone and AT&T just announced the Audiovox

    PPC4100,
    > > but I was reading that Verizon will be carrying the Audiovox PPC 5050
    > > although Verizon hasn't and won't make any announcement on it yet.
    > >
    > > So I was wondering how people like Verizon, and if anyone has any

    thoughts
    > > on either of the Audiovox's?
    > >
    > > tia - Brian

    >
    > Cant help you on the AudioVox choice, but to compare Verizon to AT&T (in
    > california) is like comparing SHIT to FOOD.
    > AT&T sucks! their TDMA system is a joke, their GSM system is WAY too small
    > to provide any reliable coverage and their biz practices are just plain
    > shitty. Personally speaking *I* wouldnt even consider a ***FREE*** AT&T
    > phone if it was offered to me. Out of frustration I would probably toss it
    > under the rear wheels of a passing bus.
    > I currently have a LG VX-6000, a Audiovox "Thera" and a PC-5220 Data card

    on
    > Verizon and very happy with all of them.
    > I did have AT&T for a little over one year, they can kiss my ass.
    >
    >
    > >
    > >

    >
    >
     

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