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ATT vs. Verizon

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

  1. I had ATTWS for over 20 years, got fed up with their level of service, and
    switched to VZW. WHAT A CHANGE THAT MADE!!! VZW is +20 on a scale of 1-10;
    ATTWS is -1000! I have the Samsung i600 and love it (although it would be
    nice to have the latest version of Smartphone!). Sync's great to my laptop,
    my iPaq, and lots of programs available to make it work for business.


    <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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  2. I had ATTWS for over 20 years, got fed up with their level of service, and
    switched to VZW. WHAT A CHANGE THAT MADE!!! VZW is +20 on a scale of 1-10;
    ATTWS is -1000! I have the Samsung i600 and love it (although it would be
    nice to have the latest version of Smartphone!). Sync's great to my laptop,
    my iPaq, and lots of programs available to make it work for business.


    <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.
    >
    >
    > >
    > >

    >
    >
     
  3. I had ATTWS for over 20 years, got fed up with their level of service, and
    switched to VZW. WHAT A CHANGE THAT MADE!!! VZW is +20 on a scale of 1-10;
    ATTWS is -1000! I have the Samsung i600 and love it (although it would be
    nice to have the latest version of Smartphone!). Sync's great to my laptop,
    my iPaq, and lots of programs available to make it work for business.


    <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.
    >
    >
    > >
    > >

    >
    >
     
  4. I had ATTWS for over 20 years, got fed up with their level of service, and
    switched to VZW. WHAT A CHANGE THAT MADE!!! VZW is +20 on a scale of 1-10;
    ATTWS is -1000! I have the Samsung i600 and love it (although it would be
    nice to have the latest version of Smartphone!). Sync's great to my laptop,
    my iPaq, and lots of programs available to make it work for business.


    <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. I had ATTWS for over 20 years, got fed up with their level of service, and
    switched to VZW. WHAT A CHANGE THAT MADE!!! VZW is +20 on a scale of 1-10;
    ATTWS is -1000! I have the Samsung i600 and love it (although it would be
    nice to have the latest version of Smartphone!). Sync's great to my laptop,
    my iPaq, and lots of programs available to make it work for business.


    <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. I had ATTWS for over 20 years, got fed up with their level of service, and
    switched to VZW. WHAT A CHANGE THAT MADE!!! VZW is +20 on a scale of 1-10;
    ATTWS is -1000! I have the Samsung i600 and love it (although it would be
    nice to have the latest version of Smartphone!). Sync's great to my laptop,
    my iPaq, and lots of programs available to make it work for business.


    <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. I had ATTWS for over 20 years, got fed up with their level of service, and
    switched to VZW. WHAT A CHANGE THAT MADE!!! VZW is +20 on a scale of 1-10;
    ATTWS is -1000! I have the Samsung i600 and love it (although it would be
    nice to have the latest version of Smartphone!). Sync's great to my laptop,
    my iPaq, and lots of programs available to make it work for business.


    <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. I had ATTWS for over 20 years, got fed up with their level of service, and
    switched to VZW. WHAT A CHANGE THAT MADE!!! VZW is +20 on a scale of 1-10;
    ATTWS is -1000! I have the Samsung i600 and love it (although it would be
    nice to have the latest version of Smartphone!). Sync's great to my laptop,
    my iPaq, and lots of programs available to make it work for business.


    <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. I had ATTWS for over 20 years, got fed up with their level of service, and
    switched to VZW. WHAT A CHANGE THAT MADE!!! VZW is +20 on a scale of 1-10;
    ATTWS is -1000! I have the Samsung i600 and love it (although it would be
    nice to have the latest version of Smartphone!). Sync's great to my laptop,
    my iPaq, and lots of programs available to make it work for business.


    <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. I had ATTWS for over 20 years, got fed up with their level of service, and
    switched to VZW. WHAT A CHANGE THAT MADE!!! VZW is +20 on a scale of 1-10;
    ATTWS is -1000! I have the Samsung i600 and love it (although it would be
    nice to have the latest version of Smartphone!). Sync's great to my laptop,
    my iPaq, and lots of programs available to make it work for business.


    <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. I had ATTWS for over 20 years, got fed up with their level of service, and
    switched to VZW. WHAT A CHANGE THAT MADE!!! VZW is +20 on a scale of 1-10;
    ATTWS is -1000! I have the Samsung i600 and love it (although it would be
    nice to have the latest version of Smartphone!). Sync's great to my laptop,
    my iPaq, and lots of programs available to make it work for business.


    <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. I had ATTWS for over 20 years, got fed up with their level of service, and
    switched to VZW. WHAT A CHANGE THAT MADE!!! VZW is +20 on a scale of 1-10;
    ATTWS is -1000! I have the Samsung i600 and love it (although it would be
    nice to have the latest version of Smartphone!). Sync's great to my laptop,
    my iPaq, and lots of programs available to make it work for business.


    <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. I had ATTWS for over 20 years, got fed up with their level of service, and
    switched to VZW. WHAT A CHANGE THAT MADE!!! VZW is +20 on a scale of 1-10;
    ATTWS is -1000! I have the Samsung i600 and love it (although it would be
    nice to have the latest version of Smartphone!). Sync's great to my laptop,
    my iPaq, and lots of programs available to make it work for business.


    <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. I had ATTWS for over 20 years, got fed up with their level of service, and
    switched to VZW. WHAT A CHANGE THAT MADE!!! VZW is +20 on a scale of 1-10;
    ATTWS is -1000! I have the Samsung i600 and love it (although it would be
    nice to have the latest version of Smartphone!). Sync's great to my laptop,
    my iPaq, and lots of programs available to make it work for business.


    <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. I had ATTWS for over 20 years, got fed up with their level of service, and
    switched to VZW. WHAT A CHANGE THAT MADE!!! VZW is +20 on a scale of 1-10;
    ATTWS is -1000! I have the Samsung i600 and love it (although it would be
    nice to have the latest version of Smartphone!). Sync's great to my laptop,
    my iPaq, and lots of programs available to make it work for business.


    <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. I had ATTWS for over 20 years, got fed up with their level of service, and
    switched to VZW. WHAT A CHANGE THAT MADE!!! VZW is +20 on a scale of 1-10;
    ATTWS is -1000! I have the Samsung i600 and love it (although it would be
    nice to have the latest version of Smartphone!). Sync's great to my laptop,
    my iPaq, and lots of programs available to make it work for business.


    <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. George

    George Guest

    "Jeremy" <jeremy@nospam.thanks.com> wrote in message
    news:8v1Ac.2003$bs4.492@newsread3.news.atl.earthlink.net...
    >
    > "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.


    I just renewed my VZW contract because the "new" Cingular has nothing to
    offer in my area. Cingular has no native coverage here and AT&T is lame. So
    putting the 2 together is still lame here.


    >
    > 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.


    It isn't going to add anything to Sprints' network so there is no reason to
    wait.

    >
    > 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.

    But unless Sprint has decent coverage where you use it the "new" AT&T won't
    be any better.

    >
    > 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.
    >
    >
     
  18. George

    George Guest

    "Jeremy" <jeremy@nospam.thanks.com> wrote in message
    news:8v1Ac.2003$bs4.492@newsread3.news.atl.earthlink.net...
    >
    > "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.


    I just renewed my VZW contract because the "new" Cingular has nothing to
    offer in my area. Cingular has no native coverage here and AT&T is lame. So
    putting the 2 together is still lame here.


    >
    > 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.


    It isn't going to add anything to Sprints' network so there is no reason to
    wait.

    >
    > 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.

    But unless Sprint has decent coverage where you use it the "new" AT&T won't
    be any better.

    >
    > 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.
    >
    >
     
  19. George

    George Guest

    "Jeremy" <jeremy@nospam.thanks.com> wrote in message
    news:8v1Ac.2003$bs4.492@newsread3.news.atl.earthlink.net...
    >
    > "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.


    I just renewed my VZW contract because the "new" Cingular has nothing to
    offer in my area. Cingular has no native coverage here and AT&T is lame. So
    putting the 2 together is still lame here.


    >
    > 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.


    It isn't going to add anything to Sprints' network so there is no reason to
    wait.

    >
    > 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.

    But unless Sprint has decent coverage where you use it the "new" AT&T won't
    be any better.

    >
    > 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.
    >
    >
     
  20. George

    George Guest

    "Jeremy" <jeremy@nospam.thanks.com> wrote in message
    news:8v1Ac.2003$bs4.492@newsread3.news.atl.earthlink.net...
    >
    > "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.


    I just renewed my VZW contract because the "new" Cingular has nothing to
    offer in my area. Cingular has no native coverage here and AT&T is lame. So
    putting the 2 together is still lame here.


    >
    > 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.


    It isn't going to add anything to Sprints' network so there is no reason to
    wait.

    >
    > 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.

    But unless Sprint has decent coverage where you use it the "new" AT&T won't
    be any better.

    >
    > 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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