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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. See, there ya go Larry.....just as expected.

    "singha_lvr" <singha_lvr@charter.net> wrote in message
    news:rg0ie0lcoh1t1dlm37dbb8fgl284n32u84@4ax.com...
    > On Mon, 5 Jul 2004 00:58:45 -0400, "Killer Madness"
    > <killermo@cnet.com> wrote:
    >
    > >Verizon wireless has the best network around and you can make calls when

    you
    > >want to. This is what most dumb bell heads will tell you on this

    newsgroup.
    > >They expect Verizon wireless to act and get away with this crap, but as

    long
    > >as they can make their calls....

    >
    > In their defense ....
    >
    > If you can't make your calls what's the point of getting the rest of
    > it right?
    >
    > 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)
    > - CDMA. (IF they were GSM I wouldn't need a second phone to travel to
    > Asia)
    >
     
  5. See, there ya go Larry.....just as expected.

    "singha_lvr" <singha_lvr@charter.net> wrote in message
    news:rg0ie0lcoh1t1dlm37dbb8fgl284n32u84@4ax.com...
    > On Mon, 5 Jul 2004 00:58:45 -0400, "Killer Madness"
    > <killermo@cnet.com> wrote:
    >
    > >Verizon wireless has the best network around and you can make calls when

    you
    > >want to. This is what most dumb bell heads will tell you on this

    newsgroup.
    > >They expect Verizon wireless to act and get away with this crap, but as

    long
    > >as they can make their calls....

    >
    > In their defense ....
    >
    > If you can't make your calls what's the point of getting the rest of
    > it right?
    >
    > 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)
    > - CDMA. (IF they were GSM I wouldn't need a second phone to travel to
    > Asia)
    >
     
  6. See, there ya go Larry.....just as expected.

    "singha_lvr" <singha_lvr@charter.net> wrote in message
    news:rg0ie0lcoh1t1dlm37dbb8fgl284n32u84@4ax.com...
    > On Mon, 5 Jul 2004 00:58:45 -0400, "Killer Madness"
    > <killermo@cnet.com> wrote:
    >
    > >Verizon wireless has the best network around and you can make calls when

    you
    > >want to. This is what most dumb bell heads will tell you on this

    newsgroup.
    > >They expect Verizon wireless to act and get away with this crap, but as

    long
    > >as they can make their calls....

    >
    > In their defense ....
    >
    > If you can't make your calls what's the point of getting the rest of
    > it right?
    >
    > 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)
    > - CDMA. (IF they were GSM I wouldn't need a second phone to travel to
    > Asia)
    >
     

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