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Beyond incompetence

Discussion in 'alt.cellular.verizon' started by Larry, Jul 4, 2004.

  1. David S

    David S Guest

    On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 03:25:43 -0400, singha_lvr <singha_lvr@charter.net>
    chose to add this to the great equation of life, the universe, and
    everything:

    >VZW absolutely DOES have the best network.
    >
    >It's everything else that frustrates me.
    >- Lack of certain features that should be standard (Bluetooth)
    >- Only reasonable customer service. (Although after dealing with
    >competitors it could be a lot worse)


    In other words, it's the least bad.

    >- CDMA. (IF they were GSM I wouldn't need a second phone to travel to
    >Asia)


    If they were GSM, they would be facing a long and expensive conversion to
    WCDMA. I frankly do not understand why ATTWS went to all that trouble to
    overlay a system that is just going to have to be replaced in a few years
    anyway.

    --
    David Streeter, "an internet god" -- Dave Barry
    http://home.att.net/~dwstreeter
    Remove the naughty bit from my address to reply
    Expect a train on ANY track at ANY time.
    "We've got to protect our phony-baloney jobs, gentlemen!"
    - Gov. William J. Le Petomane
     



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  2. David S

    David S Guest

    On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 03:25:43 -0400, singha_lvr <singha_lvr@charter.net>
    chose to add this to the great equation of life, the universe, and
    everything:

    >VZW absolutely DOES have the best network.
    >
    >It's everything else that frustrates me.
    >- Lack of certain features that should be standard (Bluetooth)
    >- Only reasonable customer service. (Although after dealing with
    >competitors it could be a lot worse)


    In other words, it's the least bad.

    >- CDMA. (IF they were GSM I wouldn't need a second phone to travel to
    >Asia)


    If they were GSM, they would be facing a long and expensive conversion to
    WCDMA. I frankly do not understand why ATTWS went to all that trouble to
    overlay a system that is just going to have to be replaced in a few years
    anyway.

    --
    David Streeter, "an internet god" -- Dave Barry
    http://home.att.net/~dwstreeter
    Remove the naughty bit from my address to reply
    Expect a train on ANY track at ANY time.
    "We've got to protect our phony-baloney jobs, gentlemen!"
    - Gov. William J. Le Petomane
     
  3. David S

    David S Guest

    On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 03:25:43 -0400, singha_lvr <singha_lvr@charter.net>
    chose to add this to the great equation of life, the universe, and
    everything:

    >VZW absolutely DOES have the best network.
    >
    >It's everything else that frustrates me.
    >- Lack of certain features that should be standard (Bluetooth)
    >- Only reasonable customer service. (Although after dealing with
    >competitors it could be a lot worse)


    In other words, it's the least bad.

    >- CDMA. (IF they were GSM I wouldn't need a second phone to travel to
    >Asia)


    If they were GSM, they would be facing a long and expensive conversion to
    WCDMA. I frankly do not understand why ATTWS went to all that trouble to
    overlay a system that is just going to have to be replaced in a few years
    anyway.

    --
    David Streeter, "an internet god" -- Dave Barry
    http://home.att.net/~dwstreeter
    Remove the naughty bit from my address to reply
    Expect a train on ANY track at ANY time.
    "We've got to protect our phony-baloney jobs, gentlemen!"
    - Gov. William J. Le Petomane
     
  4. David S

    David S Guest

    On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 03:25:43 -0400, singha_lvr <singha_lvr@charter.net>
    chose to add this to the great equation of life, the universe, and
    everything:

    >VZW absolutely DOES have the best network.
    >
    >It's everything else that frustrates me.
    >- Lack of certain features that should be standard (Bluetooth)
    >- Only reasonable customer service. (Although after dealing with
    >competitors it could be a lot worse)


    In other words, it's the least bad.

    >- CDMA. (IF they were GSM I wouldn't need a second phone to travel to
    >Asia)


    If they were GSM, they would be facing a long and expensive conversion to
    WCDMA. I frankly do not understand why ATTWS went to all that trouble to
    overlay a system that is just going to have to be replaced in a few years
    anyway.

    --
    David Streeter, "an internet god" -- Dave Barry
    http://home.att.net/~dwstreeter
    Remove the naughty bit from my address to reply
    Expect a train on ANY track at ANY time.
    "We've got to protect our phony-baloney jobs, gentlemen!"
    - Gov. William J. Le Petomane
     
  5. David S

    David S Guest

    On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 03:25:43 -0400, singha_lvr <singha_lvr@charter.net>
    chose to add this to the great equation of life, the universe, and
    everything:

    >VZW absolutely DOES have the best network.
    >
    >It's everything else that frustrates me.
    >- Lack of certain features that should be standard (Bluetooth)
    >- Only reasonable customer service. (Although after dealing with
    >competitors it could be a lot worse)


    In other words, it's the least bad.

    >- CDMA. (IF they were GSM I wouldn't need a second phone to travel to
    >Asia)


    If they were GSM, they would be facing a long and expensive conversion to
    WCDMA. I frankly do not understand why ATTWS went to all that trouble to
    overlay a system that is just going to have to be replaced in a few years
    anyway.

    --
    David Streeter, "an internet god" -- Dave Barry
    http://home.att.net/~dwstreeter
    Remove the naughty bit from my address to reply
    Expect a train on ANY track at ANY time.
    "We've got to protect our phony-baloney jobs, gentlemen!"
    - Gov. William J. Le Petomane
     
  6. David S

    David S Guest

    On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 03:25:43 -0400, singha_lvr <singha_lvr@charter.net>
    chose to add this to the great equation of life, the universe, and
    everything:

    >VZW absolutely DOES have the best network.
    >
    >It's everything else that frustrates me.
    >- Lack of certain features that should be standard (Bluetooth)
    >- Only reasonable customer service. (Although after dealing with
    >competitors it could be a lot worse)


    In other words, it's the least bad.

    >- CDMA. (IF they were GSM I wouldn't need a second phone to travel to
    >Asia)


    If they were GSM, they would be facing a long and expensive conversion to
    WCDMA. I frankly do not understand why ATTWS went to all that trouble to
    overlay a system that is just going to have to be replaced in a few years
    anyway.

    --
    David Streeter, "an internet god" -- Dave Barry
    http://home.att.net/~dwstreeter
    Remove the naughty bit from my address to reply
    Expect a train on ANY track at ANY time.
    "We've got to protect our phony-baloney jobs, gentlemen!"
    - Gov. William J. Le Petomane
     
  7. David S

    David S Guest

    On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 03:25:43 -0400, singha_lvr <singha_lvr@charter.net>
    chose to add this to the great equation of life, the universe, and
    everything:

    >VZW absolutely DOES have the best network.
    >
    >It's everything else that frustrates me.
    >- Lack of certain features that should be standard (Bluetooth)
    >- Only reasonable customer service. (Although after dealing with
    >competitors it could be a lot worse)


    In other words, it's the least bad.

    >- CDMA. (IF they were GSM I wouldn't need a second phone to travel to
    >Asia)


    If they were GSM, they would be facing a long and expensive conversion to
    WCDMA. I frankly do not understand why ATTWS went to all that trouble to
    overlay a system that is just going to have to be replaced in a few years
    anyway.

    --
    David Streeter, "an internet god" -- Dave Barry
    http://home.att.net/~dwstreeter
    Remove the naughty bit from my address to reply
    Expect a train on ANY track at ANY time.
    "We've got to protect our phony-baloney jobs, gentlemen!"
    - Gov. William J. Le Petomane
     
  8. David S

    David S Guest

    On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 03:25:43 -0400, singha_lvr <singha_lvr@charter.net>
    chose to add this to the great equation of life, the universe, and
    everything:

    >VZW absolutely DOES have the best network.
    >
    >It's everything else that frustrates me.
    >- Lack of certain features that should be standard (Bluetooth)
    >- Only reasonable customer service. (Although after dealing with
    >competitors it could be a lot worse)


    In other words, it's the least bad.

    >- CDMA. (IF they were GSM I wouldn't need a second phone to travel to
    >Asia)


    If they were GSM, they would be facing a long and expensive conversion to
    WCDMA. I frankly do not understand why ATTWS went to all that trouble to
    overlay a system that is just going to have to be replaced in a few years
    anyway.

    --
    David Streeter, "an internet god" -- Dave Barry
    http://home.att.net/~dwstreeter
    Remove the naughty bit from my address to reply
    Expect a train on ANY track at ANY time.
    "We've got to protect our phony-baloney jobs, gentlemen!"
    - Gov. William J. Le Petomane
     
  9. David S

    David S Guest

    On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 03:25:43 -0400, singha_lvr <singha_lvr@charter.net>
    chose to add this to the great equation of life, the universe, and
    everything:

    >VZW absolutely DOES have the best network.
    >
    >It's everything else that frustrates me.
    >- Lack of certain features that should be standard (Bluetooth)
    >- Only reasonable customer service. (Although after dealing with
    >competitors it could be a lot worse)


    In other words, it's the least bad.

    >- CDMA. (IF they were GSM I wouldn't need a second phone to travel to
    >Asia)


    If they were GSM, they would be facing a long and expensive conversion to
    WCDMA. I frankly do not understand why ATTWS went to all that trouble to
    overlay a system that is just going to have to be replaced in a few years
    anyway.

    --
    David Streeter, "an internet god" -- Dave Barry
    http://home.att.net/~dwstreeter
    Remove the naughty bit from my address to reply
    Expect a train on ANY track at ANY time.
    "We've got to protect our phony-baloney jobs, gentlemen!"
    - Gov. William J. Le Petomane
     
  10. David S

    David S Guest

    On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 03:25:43 -0400, singha_lvr <singha_lvr@charter.net>
    chose to add this to the great equation of life, the universe, and
    everything:

    >VZW absolutely DOES have the best network.
    >
    >It's everything else that frustrates me.
    >- Lack of certain features that should be standard (Bluetooth)
    >- Only reasonable customer service. (Although after dealing with
    >competitors it could be a lot worse)


    In other words, it's the least bad.

    >- CDMA. (IF they were GSM I wouldn't need a second phone to travel to
    >Asia)


    If they were GSM, they would be facing a long and expensive conversion to
    WCDMA. I frankly do not understand why ATTWS went to all that trouble to
    overlay a system that is just going to have to be replaced in a few years
    anyway.

    --
    David Streeter, "an internet god" -- Dave Barry
    http://home.att.net/~dwstreeter
    Remove the naughty bit from my address to reply
    Expect a train on ANY track at ANY time.
    "We've got to protect our phony-baloney jobs, gentlemen!"
    - Gov. William J. Le Petomane
     
  11. David S

    David S Guest

    On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 03:25:43 -0400, singha_lvr <singha_lvr@charter.net>
    chose to add this to the great equation of life, the universe, and
    everything:

    >VZW absolutely DOES have the best network.
    >
    >It's everything else that frustrates me.
    >- Lack of certain features that should be standard (Bluetooth)
    >- Only reasonable customer service. (Although after dealing with
    >competitors it could be a lot worse)


    In other words, it's the least bad.

    >- CDMA. (IF they were GSM I wouldn't need a second phone to travel to
    >Asia)


    If they were GSM, they would be facing a long and expensive conversion to
    WCDMA. I frankly do not understand why ATTWS went to all that trouble to
    overlay a system that is just going to have to be replaced in a few years
    anyway.

    --
    David Streeter, "an internet god" -- Dave Barry
    http://home.att.net/~dwstreeter
    Remove the naughty bit from my address to reply
    Expect a train on ANY track at ANY time.
    "We've got to protect our phony-baloney jobs, gentlemen!"
    - Gov. William J. Le Petomane
     
  12. David S

    David S Guest

    On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 03:25:43 -0400, singha_lvr <singha_lvr@charter.net>
    chose to add this to the great equation of life, the universe, and
    everything:

    >VZW absolutely DOES have the best network.
    >
    >It's everything else that frustrates me.
    >- Lack of certain features that should be standard (Bluetooth)
    >- Only reasonable customer service. (Although after dealing with
    >competitors it could be a lot worse)


    In other words, it's the least bad.

    >- CDMA. (IF they were GSM I wouldn't need a second phone to travel to
    >Asia)


    If they were GSM, they would be facing a long and expensive conversion to
    WCDMA. I frankly do not understand why ATTWS went to all that trouble to
    overlay a system that is just going to have to be replaced in a few years
    anyway.

    --
    David Streeter, "an internet god" -- Dave Barry
    http://home.att.net/~dwstreeter
    Remove the naughty bit from my address to reply
    Expect a train on ANY track at ANY time.
    "We've got to protect our phony-baloney jobs, gentlemen!"
    - Gov. William J. Le Petomane
     
  13. David S

    David S Guest

    On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 03:25:43 -0400, singha_lvr <singha_lvr@charter.net>
    chose to add this to the great equation of life, the universe, and
    everything:

    >VZW absolutely DOES have the best network.
    >
    >It's everything else that frustrates me.
    >- Lack of certain features that should be standard (Bluetooth)
    >- Only reasonable customer service. (Although after dealing with
    >competitors it could be a lot worse)


    In other words, it's the least bad.

    >- CDMA. (IF they were GSM I wouldn't need a second phone to travel to
    >Asia)


    If they were GSM, they would be facing a long and expensive conversion to
    WCDMA. I frankly do not understand why ATTWS went to all that trouble to
    overlay a system that is just going to have to be replaced in a few years
    anyway.

    --
    David Streeter, "an internet god" -- Dave Barry
    http://home.att.net/~dwstreeter
    Remove the naughty bit from my address to reply
    Expect a train on ANY track at ANY time.
    "We've got to protect our phony-baloney jobs, gentlemen!"
    - Gov. William J. Le Petomane
     
  14. David S

    David S Guest

    On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 03:25:43 -0400, singha_lvr <singha_lvr@charter.net>
    chose to add this to the great equation of life, the universe, and
    everything:

    >VZW absolutely DOES have the best network.
    >
    >It's everything else that frustrates me.
    >- Lack of certain features that should be standard (Bluetooth)
    >- Only reasonable customer service. (Although after dealing with
    >competitors it could be a lot worse)


    In other words, it's the least bad.

    >- CDMA. (IF they were GSM I wouldn't need a second phone to travel to
    >Asia)


    If they were GSM, they would be facing a long and expensive conversion to
    WCDMA. I frankly do not understand why ATTWS went to all that trouble to
    overlay a system that is just going to have to be replaced in a few years
    anyway.

    --
    David Streeter, "an internet god" -- Dave Barry
    http://home.att.net/~dwstreeter
    Remove the naughty bit from my address to reply
    Expect a train on ANY track at ANY time.
    "We've got to protect our phony-baloney jobs, gentlemen!"
    - Gov. William J. Le Petomane
     
  15. David S

    David S Guest

    On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 03:25:43 -0400, singha_lvr <singha_lvr@charter.net>
    chose to add this to the great equation of life, the universe, and
    everything:

    >VZW absolutely DOES have the best network.
    >
    >It's everything else that frustrates me.
    >- Lack of certain features that should be standard (Bluetooth)
    >- Only reasonable customer service. (Although after dealing with
    >competitors it could be a lot worse)


    In other words, it's the least bad.

    >- CDMA. (IF they were GSM I wouldn't need a second phone to travel to
    >Asia)


    If they were GSM, they would be facing a long and expensive conversion to
    WCDMA. I frankly do not understand why ATTWS went to all that trouble to
    overlay a system that is just going to have to be replaced in a few years
    anyway.

    --
    David Streeter, "an internet god" -- Dave Barry
    http://home.att.net/~dwstreeter
    Remove the naughty bit from my address to reply
    Expect a train on ANY track at ANY time.
    "We've got to protect our phony-baloney jobs, gentlemen!"
    - Gov. William J. Le Petomane
     
  16. David S

    David S Guest

    On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 03:25:43 -0400, singha_lvr <singha_lvr@charter.net>
    chose to add this to the great equation of life, the universe, and
    everything:

    >VZW absolutely DOES have the best network.
    >
    >It's everything else that frustrates me.
    >- Lack of certain features that should be standard (Bluetooth)
    >- Only reasonable customer service. (Although after dealing with
    >competitors it could be a lot worse)


    In other words, it's the least bad.

    >- CDMA. (IF they were GSM I wouldn't need a second phone to travel to
    >Asia)


    If they were GSM, they would be facing a long and expensive conversion to
    WCDMA. I frankly do not understand why ATTWS went to all that trouble to
    overlay a system that is just going to have to be replaced in a few years
    anyway.

    --
    David Streeter, "an internet god" -- Dave Barry
    http://home.att.net/~dwstreeter
    Remove the naughty bit from my address to reply
    Expect a train on ANY track at ANY time.
    "We've got to protect our phony-baloney jobs, gentlemen!"
    - Gov. William J. Le Petomane
     
  17. David S

    David S Guest

    On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 03:25:43 -0400, singha_lvr <singha_lvr@charter.net>
    chose to add this to the great equation of life, the universe, and
    everything:

    >VZW absolutely DOES have the best network.
    >
    >It's everything else that frustrates me.
    >- Lack of certain features that should be standard (Bluetooth)
    >- Only reasonable customer service. (Although after dealing with
    >competitors it could be a lot worse)


    In other words, it's the least bad.

    >- CDMA. (IF they were GSM I wouldn't need a second phone to travel to
    >Asia)


    If they were GSM, they would be facing a long and expensive conversion to
    WCDMA. I frankly do not understand why ATTWS went to all that trouble to
    overlay a system that is just going to have to be replaced in a few years
    anyway.

    --
    David Streeter, "an internet god" -- Dave Barry
    http://home.att.net/~dwstreeter
    Remove the naughty bit from my address to reply
    Expect a train on ANY track at ANY time.
    "We've got to protect our phony-baloney jobs, gentlemen!"
    - Gov. William J. Le Petomane
     
  18. David S

    David S Guest

    On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 03:25:43 -0400, singha_lvr <singha_lvr@charter.net>
    chose to add this to the great equation of life, the universe, and
    everything:

    >VZW absolutely DOES have the best network.
    >
    >It's everything else that frustrates me.
    >- Lack of certain features that should be standard (Bluetooth)
    >- Only reasonable customer service. (Although after dealing with
    >competitors it could be a lot worse)


    In other words, it's the least bad.

    >- CDMA. (IF they were GSM I wouldn't need a second phone to travel to
    >Asia)


    If they were GSM, they would be facing a long and expensive conversion to
    WCDMA. I frankly do not understand why ATTWS went to all that trouble to
    overlay a system that is just going to have to be replaced in a few years
    anyway.

    --
    David Streeter, "an internet god" -- Dave Barry
    http://home.att.net/~dwstreeter
    Remove the naughty bit from my address to reply
    Expect a train on ANY track at ANY time.
    "We've got to protect our phony-baloney jobs, gentlemen!"
    - Gov. William J. Le Petomane
     
  19. David S

    David S Guest

    On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 03:25:43 -0400, singha_lvr <singha_lvr@charter.net>
    chose to add this to the great equation of life, the universe, and
    everything:

    >VZW absolutely DOES have the best network.
    >
    >It's everything else that frustrates me.
    >- Lack of certain features that should be standard (Bluetooth)
    >- Only reasonable customer service. (Although after dealing with
    >competitors it could be a lot worse)


    In other words, it's the least bad.

    >- CDMA. (IF they were GSM I wouldn't need a second phone to travel to
    >Asia)


    If they were GSM, they would be facing a long and expensive conversion to
    WCDMA. I frankly do not understand why ATTWS went to all that trouble to
    overlay a system that is just going to have to be replaced in a few years
    anyway.

    --
    David Streeter, "an internet god" -- Dave Barry
    http://home.att.net/~dwstreeter
    Remove the naughty bit from my address to reply
    Expect a train on ANY track at ANY time.
    "We've got to protect our phony-baloney jobs, gentlemen!"
    - Gov. William J. Le Petomane
     
  20. David S

    David S Guest

    On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 03:25:43 -0400, singha_lvr <singha_lvr@charter.net>
    chose to add this to the great equation of life, the universe, and
    everything:

    >VZW absolutely DOES have the best network.
    >
    >It's everything else that frustrates me.
    >- Lack of certain features that should be standard (Bluetooth)
    >- Only reasonable customer service. (Although after dealing with
    >competitors it could be a lot worse)


    In other words, it's the least bad.

    >- CDMA. (IF they were GSM I wouldn't need a second phone to travel to
    >Asia)


    If they were GSM, they would be facing a long and expensive conversion to
    WCDMA. I frankly do not understand why ATTWS went to all that trouble to
    overlay a system that is just going to have to be replaced in a few years
    anyway.

    --
    David Streeter, "an internet god" -- Dave Barry
    http://home.att.net/~dwstreeter
    Remove the naughty bit from my address to reply
    Expect a train on ANY track at ANY time.
    "We've got to protect our phony-baloney jobs, gentlemen!"
    - Gov. William J. Le Petomane
     

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