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cellphone worm (bluetooth)

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

  1. Command the cell phone market because they just buy the smaller cell
    companies and grand father in customers. Wait until Verizon wants to upgrade
    or change the technology which they have to soon....you will see what
    happens. Prices will rise and service will get worse. I guarantee it.

    "FPP" <fredp@mail.com> wrote in message
    news:fredp-76CDDA.13534417062004@28-72.newscene.com...
    > In article <1rKdnVTM-8I3tUzdRVn-jA@comcast.com>,
    > "Killer Madness" <killermo@cnet.com> wrote:
    >
    > > Don't tell me your saying Verizon knew this was going to happen and this

    is
    > > why they have NO bluetooth capable phones available. In 2 years Verizon

    will
    > > lose %30 of it's customer base because GSM will pretty much have the

    market.
    > > Verizon's current towers can't be upgraded to what they want to provide

    in
    > > the future...so everyone is paying out of the ass right now for their

    shitty
    > > service. Unfortunately my friends still have their shitty service and

    get
    > > dropped calls and TONS of packet loss when talking all the time. I hate

    it
    > > when they call me from their cell phone. It may make a teenager happy to
    > > talk dirty to his young girlfriend, but when you constantly have calls
    > > dropped and terrible sound quality it starts to get real lame. Welcome

    to
    > > the world of Verizon.

    >
    > Apparently, there must be a lot of "dirty talking teenagers" out there
    > because Consumer Reports reported as of Feb. 2004 that:
    >
    > 1) Verizon is "the company, which commands nearly one-fourth of the
    > cell-phone market, has consistently topped our Ratings."
    >
    > 2) Their recommendation? "A good first choice for many people: Verizon"
    >
    > 3) Service? "Verizon had fewer problems with service overall. It was
    > among the best at providing service and having circuits available."
    >
    > 4) Customer Service? "Verizon customers who had a complaint were more
    > likely than other carriers customers to describe the companys response
    > as very helpful."
    >
    > They reported specifically on 4 aspects of service:
    >
    > 1) No Service
    > 2) Dropped Calls
    > 3) Static
    > 4) Circuits Full
    >
    > Verizon topped the ratings in ALL the cities tested, including:
    > ATLANTA; BOSTON; CHICAGO; DALLAS; DENVER; HOUSTON; LOS ANGELES; NEW
    > YORK; PHILADELPHIA; SAN FRANCISCO; SEATTLE; and WASHINGTON, DC.
    >
    > Personally, I tried several of the carriers in my area - and Verizon was
    > the best choice for me. But that's *me*. Your (and everybody else's)
    > Mileage May Vary...
    >
    > I'm not saying that Verizon doesn't suck for *some* people... but
    > Consumer Reports is "based on more than 31,000 responses", and they
    > accept NO Advertising - nor do they allow their reports to be USED in
    > *any* Advertising.
    >
    > Take it for what it's worth... and feel free to cite your own statistics.
    >
    > FPP
    >
    > --
    > "Light moves faster than sound. That's why some
    > folks appear bright until you hear them speak..."
     



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  2. Command the cell phone market because they just buy the smaller cell
    companies and grand father in customers. Wait until Verizon wants to upgrade
    or change the technology which they have to soon....you will see what
    happens. Prices will rise and service will get worse. I guarantee it.

    "FPP" <fredp@mail.com> wrote in message
    news:fredp-76CDDA.13534417062004@28-72.newscene.com...
    > In article <1rKdnVTM-8I3tUzdRVn-jA@comcast.com>,
    > "Killer Madness" <killermo@cnet.com> wrote:
    >
    > > Don't tell me your saying Verizon knew this was going to happen and this

    is
    > > why they have NO bluetooth capable phones available. In 2 years Verizon

    will
    > > lose %30 of it's customer base because GSM will pretty much have the

    market.
    > > Verizon's current towers can't be upgraded to what they want to provide

    in
    > > the future...so everyone is paying out of the ass right now for their

    shitty
    > > service. Unfortunately my friends still have their shitty service and

    get
    > > dropped calls and TONS of packet loss when talking all the time. I hate

    it
    > > when they call me from their cell phone. It may make a teenager happy to
    > > talk dirty to his young girlfriend, but when you constantly have calls
    > > dropped and terrible sound quality it starts to get real lame. Welcome

    to
    > > the world of Verizon.

    >
    > Apparently, there must be a lot of "dirty talking teenagers" out there
    > because Consumer Reports reported as of Feb. 2004 that:
    >
    > 1) Verizon is "the company, which commands nearly one-fourth of the
    > cell-phone market, has consistently topped our Ratings."
    >
    > 2) Their recommendation? "A good first choice for many people: Verizon"
    >
    > 3) Service? "Verizon had fewer problems with service overall. It was
    > among the best at providing service and having circuits available."
    >
    > 4) Customer Service? "Verizon customers who had a complaint were more
    > likely than other carriers customers to describe the companys response
    > as very helpful."
    >
    > They reported specifically on 4 aspects of service:
    >
    > 1) No Service
    > 2) Dropped Calls
    > 3) Static
    > 4) Circuits Full
    >
    > Verizon topped the ratings in ALL the cities tested, including:
    > ATLANTA; BOSTON; CHICAGO; DALLAS; DENVER; HOUSTON; LOS ANGELES; NEW
    > YORK; PHILADELPHIA; SAN FRANCISCO; SEATTLE; and WASHINGTON, DC.
    >
    > Personally, I tried several of the carriers in my area - and Verizon was
    > the best choice for me. But that's *me*. Your (and everybody else's)
    > Mileage May Vary...
    >
    > I'm not saying that Verizon doesn't suck for *some* people... but
    > Consumer Reports is "based on more than 31,000 responses", and they
    > accept NO Advertising - nor do they allow their reports to be USED in
    > *any* Advertising.
    >
    > Take it for what it's worth... and feel free to cite your own statistics.
    >
    > FPP
    >
    > --
    > "Light moves faster than sound. That's why some
    > folks appear bright until you hear them speak..."
     
  3. Command the cell phone market because they just buy the smaller cell
    companies and grand father in customers. Wait until Verizon wants to upgrade
    or change the technology which they have to soon....you will see what
    happens. Prices will rise and service will get worse. I guarantee it.

    "FPP" <fredp@mail.com> wrote in message
    news:fredp-76CDDA.13534417062004@28-72.newscene.com...
    > In article <1rKdnVTM-8I3tUzdRVn-jA@comcast.com>,
    > "Killer Madness" <killermo@cnet.com> wrote:
    >
    > > Don't tell me your saying Verizon knew this was going to happen and this

    is
    > > why they have NO bluetooth capable phones available. In 2 years Verizon

    will
    > > lose %30 of it's customer base because GSM will pretty much have the

    market.
    > > Verizon's current towers can't be upgraded to what they want to provide

    in
    > > the future...so everyone is paying out of the ass right now for their

    shitty
    > > service. Unfortunately my friends still have their shitty service and

    get
    > > dropped calls and TONS of packet loss when talking all the time. I hate

    it
    > > when they call me from their cell phone. It may make a teenager happy to
    > > talk dirty to his young girlfriend, but when you constantly have calls
    > > dropped and terrible sound quality it starts to get real lame. Welcome

    to
    > > the world of Verizon.

    >
    > Apparently, there must be a lot of "dirty talking teenagers" out there
    > because Consumer Reports reported as of Feb. 2004 that:
    >
    > 1) Verizon is "the company, which commands nearly one-fourth of the
    > cell-phone market, has consistently topped our Ratings."
    >
    > 2) Their recommendation? "A good first choice for many people: Verizon"
    >
    > 3) Service? "Verizon had fewer problems with service overall. It was
    > among the best at providing service and having circuits available."
    >
    > 4) Customer Service? "Verizon customers who had a complaint were more
    > likely than other carriers customers to describe the companys response
    > as very helpful."
    >
    > They reported specifically on 4 aspects of service:
    >
    > 1) No Service
    > 2) Dropped Calls
    > 3) Static
    > 4) Circuits Full
    >
    > Verizon topped the ratings in ALL the cities tested, including:
    > ATLANTA; BOSTON; CHICAGO; DALLAS; DENVER; HOUSTON; LOS ANGELES; NEW
    > YORK; PHILADELPHIA; SAN FRANCISCO; SEATTLE; and WASHINGTON, DC.
    >
    > Personally, I tried several of the carriers in my area - and Verizon was
    > the best choice for me. But that's *me*. Your (and everybody else's)
    > Mileage May Vary...
    >
    > I'm not saying that Verizon doesn't suck for *some* people... but
    > Consumer Reports is "based on more than 31,000 responses", and they
    > accept NO Advertising - nor do they allow their reports to be USED in
    > *any* Advertising.
    >
    > Take it for what it's worth... and feel free to cite your own statistics.
    >
    > FPP
    >
    > --
    > "Light moves faster than sound. That's why some
    > folks appear bright until you hear them speak..."
     
  4. Command the cell phone market because they just buy the smaller cell
    companies and grand father in customers. Wait until Verizon wants to upgrade
    or change the technology which they have to soon....you will see what
    happens. Prices will rise and service will get worse. I guarantee it.

    "FPP" <fredp@mail.com> wrote in message
    news:fredp-76CDDA.13534417062004@28-72.newscene.com...
    > In article <1rKdnVTM-8I3tUzdRVn-jA@comcast.com>,
    > "Killer Madness" <killermo@cnet.com> wrote:
    >
    > > Don't tell me your saying Verizon knew this was going to happen and this

    is
    > > why they have NO bluetooth capable phones available. In 2 years Verizon

    will
    > > lose %30 of it's customer base because GSM will pretty much have the

    market.
    > > Verizon's current towers can't be upgraded to what they want to provide

    in
    > > the future...so everyone is paying out of the ass right now for their

    shitty
    > > service. Unfortunately my friends still have their shitty service and

    get
    > > dropped calls and TONS of packet loss when talking all the time. I hate

    it
    > > when they call me from their cell phone. It may make a teenager happy to
    > > talk dirty to his young girlfriend, but when you constantly have calls
    > > dropped and terrible sound quality it starts to get real lame. Welcome

    to
    > > the world of Verizon.

    >
    > Apparently, there must be a lot of "dirty talking teenagers" out there
    > because Consumer Reports reported as of Feb. 2004 that:
    >
    > 1) Verizon is "the company, which commands nearly one-fourth of the
    > cell-phone market, has consistently topped our Ratings."
    >
    > 2) Their recommendation? "A good first choice for many people: Verizon"
    >
    > 3) Service? "Verizon had fewer problems with service overall. It was
    > among the best at providing service and having circuits available."
    >
    > 4) Customer Service? "Verizon customers who had a complaint were more
    > likely than other carriers customers to describe the companys response
    > as very helpful."
    >
    > They reported specifically on 4 aspects of service:
    >
    > 1) No Service
    > 2) Dropped Calls
    > 3) Static
    > 4) Circuits Full
    >
    > Verizon topped the ratings in ALL the cities tested, including:
    > ATLANTA; BOSTON; CHICAGO; DALLAS; DENVER; HOUSTON; LOS ANGELES; NEW
    > YORK; PHILADELPHIA; SAN FRANCISCO; SEATTLE; and WASHINGTON, DC.
    >
    > Personally, I tried several of the carriers in my area - and Verizon was
    > the best choice for me. But that's *me*. Your (and everybody else's)
    > Mileage May Vary...
    >
    > I'm not saying that Verizon doesn't suck for *some* people... but
    > Consumer Reports is "based on more than 31,000 responses", and they
    > accept NO Advertising - nor do they allow their reports to be USED in
    > *any* Advertising.
    >
    > Take it for what it's worth... and feel free to cite your own statistics.
    >
    > FPP
    >
    > --
    > "Light moves faster than sound. That's why some
    > folks appear bright until you hear them speak..."
     
  5. Command the cell phone market because they just buy the smaller cell
    companies and grand father in customers. Wait until Verizon wants to upgrade
    or change the technology which they have to soon....you will see what
    happens. Prices will rise and service will get worse. I guarantee it.

    "FPP" <fredp@mail.com> wrote in message
    news:fredp-76CDDA.13534417062004@28-72.newscene.com...
    > In article <1rKdnVTM-8I3tUzdRVn-jA@comcast.com>,
    > "Killer Madness" <killermo@cnet.com> wrote:
    >
    > > Don't tell me your saying Verizon knew this was going to happen and this

    is
    > > why they have NO bluetooth capable phones available. In 2 years Verizon

    will
    > > lose %30 of it's customer base because GSM will pretty much have the

    market.
    > > Verizon's current towers can't be upgraded to what they want to provide

    in
    > > the future...so everyone is paying out of the ass right now for their

    shitty
    > > service. Unfortunately my friends still have their shitty service and

    get
    > > dropped calls and TONS of packet loss when talking all the time. I hate

    it
    > > when they call me from their cell phone. It may make a teenager happy to
    > > talk dirty to his young girlfriend, but when you constantly have calls
    > > dropped and terrible sound quality it starts to get real lame. Welcome

    to
    > > the world of Verizon.

    >
    > Apparently, there must be a lot of "dirty talking teenagers" out there
    > because Consumer Reports reported as of Feb. 2004 that:
    >
    > 1) Verizon is "the company, which commands nearly one-fourth of the
    > cell-phone market, has consistently topped our Ratings."
    >
    > 2) Their recommendation? "A good first choice for many people: Verizon"
    >
    > 3) Service? "Verizon had fewer problems with service overall. It was
    > among the best at providing service and having circuits available."
    >
    > 4) Customer Service? "Verizon customers who had a complaint were more
    > likely than other carriers customers to describe the companys response
    > as very helpful."
    >
    > They reported specifically on 4 aspects of service:
    >
    > 1) No Service
    > 2) Dropped Calls
    > 3) Static
    > 4) Circuits Full
    >
    > Verizon topped the ratings in ALL the cities tested, including:
    > ATLANTA; BOSTON; CHICAGO; DALLAS; DENVER; HOUSTON; LOS ANGELES; NEW
    > YORK; PHILADELPHIA; SAN FRANCISCO; SEATTLE; and WASHINGTON, DC.
    >
    > Personally, I tried several of the carriers in my area - and Verizon was
    > the best choice for me. But that's *me*. Your (and everybody else's)
    > Mileage May Vary...
    >
    > I'm not saying that Verizon doesn't suck for *some* people... but
    > Consumer Reports is "based on more than 31,000 responses", and they
    > accept NO Advertising - nor do they allow their reports to be USED in
    > *any* Advertising.
    >
    > Take it for what it's worth... and feel free to cite your own statistics.
    >
    > FPP
    >
    > --
    > "Light moves faster than sound. That's why some
    > folks appear bright until you hear them speak..."
     
  6. Command the cell phone market because they just buy the smaller cell
    companies and grand father in customers. Wait until Verizon wants to upgrade
    or change the technology which they have to soon....you will see what
    happens. Prices will rise and service will get worse. I guarantee it.

    "FPP" <fredp@mail.com> wrote in message
    news:fredp-76CDDA.13534417062004@28-72.newscene.com...
    > In article <1rKdnVTM-8I3tUzdRVn-jA@comcast.com>,
    > "Killer Madness" <killermo@cnet.com> wrote:
    >
    > > Don't tell me your saying Verizon knew this was going to happen and this

    is
    > > why they have NO bluetooth capable phones available. In 2 years Verizon

    will
    > > lose %30 of it's customer base because GSM will pretty much have the

    market.
    > > Verizon's current towers can't be upgraded to what they want to provide

    in
    > > the future...so everyone is paying out of the ass right now for their

    shitty
    > > service. Unfortunately my friends still have their shitty service and

    get
    > > dropped calls and TONS of packet loss when talking all the time. I hate

    it
    > > when they call me from their cell phone. It may make a teenager happy to
    > > talk dirty to his young girlfriend, but when you constantly have calls
    > > dropped and terrible sound quality it starts to get real lame. Welcome

    to
    > > the world of Verizon.

    >
    > Apparently, there must be a lot of "dirty talking teenagers" out there
    > because Consumer Reports reported as of Feb. 2004 that:
    >
    > 1) Verizon is "the company, which commands nearly one-fourth of the
    > cell-phone market, has consistently topped our Ratings."
    >
    > 2) Their recommendation? "A good first choice for many people: Verizon"
    >
    > 3) Service? "Verizon had fewer problems with service overall. It was
    > among the best at providing service and having circuits available."
    >
    > 4) Customer Service? "Verizon customers who had a complaint were more
    > likely than other carriers customers to describe the companys response
    > as very helpful."
    >
    > They reported specifically on 4 aspects of service:
    >
    > 1) No Service
    > 2) Dropped Calls
    > 3) Static
    > 4) Circuits Full
    >
    > Verizon topped the ratings in ALL the cities tested, including:
    > ATLANTA; BOSTON; CHICAGO; DALLAS; DENVER; HOUSTON; LOS ANGELES; NEW
    > YORK; PHILADELPHIA; SAN FRANCISCO; SEATTLE; and WASHINGTON, DC.
    >
    > Personally, I tried several of the carriers in my area - and Verizon was
    > the best choice for me. But that's *me*. Your (and everybody else's)
    > Mileage May Vary...
    >
    > I'm not saying that Verizon doesn't suck for *some* people... but
    > Consumer Reports is "based on more than 31,000 responses", and they
    > accept NO Advertising - nor do they allow their reports to be USED in
    > *any* Advertising.
    >
    > Take it for what it's worth... and feel free to cite your own statistics.
    >
    > FPP
    >
    > --
    > "Light moves faster than sound. That's why some
    > folks appear bright until you hear them speak..."
     
  7. Command the cell phone market because they just buy the smaller cell
    companies and grand father in customers. Wait until Verizon wants to upgrade
    or change the technology which they have to soon....you will see what
    happens. Prices will rise and service will get worse. I guarantee it.

    "FPP" <fredp@mail.com> wrote in message
    news:fredp-76CDDA.13534417062004@28-72.newscene.com...
    > In article <1rKdnVTM-8I3tUzdRVn-jA@comcast.com>,
    > "Killer Madness" <killermo@cnet.com> wrote:
    >
    > > Don't tell me your saying Verizon knew this was going to happen and this

    is
    > > why they have NO bluetooth capable phones available. In 2 years Verizon

    will
    > > lose %30 of it's customer base because GSM will pretty much have the

    market.
    > > Verizon's current towers can't be upgraded to what they want to provide

    in
    > > the future...so everyone is paying out of the ass right now for their

    shitty
    > > service. Unfortunately my friends still have their shitty service and

    get
    > > dropped calls and TONS of packet loss when talking all the time. I hate

    it
    > > when they call me from their cell phone. It may make a teenager happy to
    > > talk dirty to his young girlfriend, but when you constantly have calls
    > > dropped and terrible sound quality it starts to get real lame. Welcome

    to
    > > the world of Verizon.

    >
    > Apparently, there must be a lot of "dirty talking teenagers" out there
    > because Consumer Reports reported as of Feb. 2004 that:
    >
    > 1) Verizon is "the company, which commands nearly one-fourth of the
    > cell-phone market, has consistently topped our Ratings."
    >
    > 2) Their recommendation? "A good first choice for many people: Verizon"
    >
    > 3) Service? "Verizon had fewer problems with service overall. It was
    > among the best at providing service and having circuits available."
    >
    > 4) Customer Service? "Verizon customers who had a complaint were more
    > likely than other carriers customers to describe the companys response
    > as very helpful."
    >
    > They reported specifically on 4 aspects of service:
    >
    > 1) No Service
    > 2) Dropped Calls
    > 3) Static
    > 4) Circuits Full
    >
    > Verizon topped the ratings in ALL the cities tested, including:
    > ATLANTA; BOSTON; CHICAGO; DALLAS; DENVER; HOUSTON; LOS ANGELES; NEW
    > YORK; PHILADELPHIA; SAN FRANCISCO; SEATTLE; and WASHINGTON, DC.
    >
    > Personally, I tried several of the carriers in my area - and Verizon was
    > the best choice for me. But that's *me*. Your (and everybody else's)
    > Mileage May Vary...
    >
    > I'm not saying that Verizon doesn't suck for *some* people... but
    > Consumer Reports is "based on more than 31,000 responses", and they
    > accept NO Advertising - nor do they allow their reports to be USED in
    > *any* Advertising.
    >
    > Take it for what it's worth... and feel free to cite your own statistics.
    >
    > FPP
    >
    > --
    > "Light moves faster than sound. That's why some
    > folks appear bright until you hear them speak..."
     
  8. Command the cell phone market because they just buy the smaller cell
    companies and grand father in customers. Wait until Verizon wants to upgrade
    or change the technology which they have to soon....you will see what
    happens. Prices will rise and service will get worse. I guarantee it.

    "FPP" <fredp@mail.com> wrote in message
    news:fredp-76CDDA.13534417062004@28-72.newscene.com...
    > In article <1rKdnVTM-8I3tUzdRVn-jA@comcast.com>,
    > "Killer Madness" <killermo@cnet.com> wrote:
    >
    > > Don't tell me your saying Verizon knew this was going to happen and this

    is
    > > why they have NO bluetooth capable phones available. In 2 years Verizon

    will
    > > lose %30 of it's customer base because GSM will pretty much have the

    market.
    > > Verizon's current towers can't be upgraded to what they want to provide

    in
    > > the future...so everyone is paying out of the ass right now for their

    shitty
    > > service. Unfortunately my friends still have their shitty service and

    get
    > > dropped calls and TONS of packet loss when talking all the time. I hate

    it
    > > when they call me from their cell phone. It may make a teenager happy to
    > > talk dirty to his young girlfriend, but when you constantly have calls
    > > dropped and terrible sound quality it starts to get real lame. Welcome

    to
    > > the world of Verizon.

    >
    > Apparently, there must be a lot of "dirty talking teenagers" out there
    > because Consumer Reports reported as of Feb. 2004 that:
    >
    > 1) Verizon is "the company, which commands nearly one-fourth of the
    > cell-phone market, has consistently topped our Ratings."
    >
    > 2) Their recommendation? "A good first choice for many people: Verizon"
    >
    > 3) Service? "Verizon had fewer problems with service overall. It was
    > among the best at providing service and having circuits available."
    >
    > 4) Customer Service? "Verizon customers who had a complaint were more
    > likely than other carriers customers to describe the companys response
    > as very helpful."
    >
    > They reported specifically on 4 aspects of service:
    >
    > 1) No Service
    > 2) Dropped Calls
    > 3) Static
    > 4) Circuits Full
    >
    > Verizon topped the ratings in ALL the cities tested, including:
    > ATLANTA; BOSTON; CHICAGO; DALLAS; DENVER; HOUSTON; LOS ANGELES; NEW
    > YORK; PHILADELPHIA; SAN FRANCISCO; SEATTLE; and WASHINGTON, DC.
    >
    > Personally, I tried several of the carriers in my area - and Verizon was
    > the best choice for me. But that's *me*. Your (and everybody else's)
    > Mileage May Vary...
    >
    > I'm not saying that Verizon doesn't suck for *some* people... but
    > Consumer Reports is "based on more than 31,000 responses", and they
    > accept NO Advertising - nor do they allow their reports to be USED in
    > *any* Advertising.
    >
    > Take it for what it's worth... and feel free to cite your own statistics.
    >
    > FPP
    >
    > --
    > "Light moves faster than sound. That's why some
    > folks appear bright until you hear them speak..."
     
  9. Command the cell phone market because they just buy the smaller cell
    companies and grand father in customers. Wait until Verizon wants to upgrade
    or change the technology which they have to soon....you will see what
    happens. Prices will rise and service will get worse. I guarantee it.

    "FPP" <fredp@mail.com> wrote in message
    news:fredp-76CDDA.13534417062004@28-72.newscene.com...
    > In article <1rKdnVTM-8I3tUzdRVn-jA@comcast.com>,
    > "Killer Madness" <killermo@cnet.com> wrote:
    >
    > > Don't tell me your saying Verizon knew this was going to happen and this

    is
    > > why they have NO bluetooth capable phones available. In 2 years Verizon

    will
    > > lose %30 of it's customer base because GSM will pretty much have the

    market.
    > > Verizon's current towers can't be upgraded to what they want to provide

    in
    > > the future...so everyone is paying out of the ass right now for their

    shitty
    > > service. Unfortunately my friends still have their shitty service and

    get
    > > dropped calls and TONS of packet loss when talking all the time. I hate

    it
    > > when they call me from their cell phone. It may make a teenager happy to
    > > talk dirty to his young girlfriend, but when you constantly have calls
    > > dropped and terrible sound quality it starts to get real lame. Welcome

    to
    > > the world of Verizon.

    >
    > Apparently, there must be a lot of "dirty talking teenagers" out there
    > because Consumer Reports reported as of Feb. 2004 that:
    >
    > 1) Verizon is "the company, which commands nearly one-fourth of the
    > cell-phone market, has consistently topped our Ratings."
    >
    > 2) Their recommendation? "A good first choice for many people: Verizon"
    >
    > 3) Service? "Verizon had fewer problems with service overall. It was
    > among the best at providing service and having circuits available."
    >
    > 4) Customer Service? "Verizon customers who had a complaint were more
    > likely than other carriers customers to describe the companys response
    > as very helpful."
    >
    > They reported specifically on 4 aspects of service:
    >
    > 1) No Service
    > 2) Dropped Calls
    > 3) Static
    > 4) Circuits Full
    >
    > Verizon topped the ratings in ALL the cities tested, including:
    > ATLANTA; BOSTON; CHICAGO; DALLAS; DENVER; HOUSTON; LOS ANGELES; NEW
    > YORK; PHILADELPHIA; SAN FRANCISCO; SEATTLE; and WASHINGTON, DC.
    >
    > Personally, I tried several of the carriers in my area - and Verizon was
    > the best choice for me. But that's *me*. Your (and everybody else's)
    > Mileage May Vary...
    >
    > I'm not saying that Verizon doesn't suck for *some* people... but
    > Consumer Reports is "based on more than 31,000 responses", and they
    > accept NO Advertising - nor do they allow their reports to be USED in
    > *any* Advertising.
    >
    > Take it for what it's worth... and feel free to cite your own statistics.
    >
    > FPP
    >
    > --
    > "Light moves faster than sound. That's why some
    > folks appear bright until you hear them speak..."
     
  10. Command the cell phone market because they just buy the smaller cell
    companies and grand father in customers. Wait until Verizon wants to upgrade
    or change the technology which they have to soon....you will see what
    happens. Prices will rise and service will get worse. I guarantee it.

    "FPP" <fredp@mail.com> wrote in message
    news:fredp-76CDDA.13534417062004@28-72.newscene.com...
    > In article <1rKdnVTM-8I3tUzdRVn-jA@comcast.com>,
    > "Killer Madness" <killermo@cnet.com> wrote:
    >
    > > Don't tell me your saying Verizon knew this was going to happen and this

    is
    > > why they have NO bluetooth capable phones available. In 2 years Verizon

    will
    > > lose %30 of it's customer base because GSM will pretty much have the

    market.
    > > Verizon's current towers can't be upgraded to what they want to provide

    in
    > > the future...so everyone is paying out of the ass right now for their

    shitty
    > > service. Unfortunately my friends still have their shitty service and

    get
    > > dropped calls and TONS of packet loss when talking all the time. I hate

    it
    > > when they call me from their cell phone. It may make a teenager happy to
    > > talk dirty to his young girlfriend, but when you constantly have calls
    > > dropped and terrible sound quality it starts to get real lame. Welcome

    to
    > > the world of Verizon.

    >
    > Apparently, there must be a lot of "dirty talking teenagers" out there
    > because Consumer Reports reported as of Feb. 2004 that:
    >
    > 1) Verizon is "the company, which commands nearly one-fourth of the
    > cell-phone market, has consistently topped our Ratings."
    >
    > 2) Their recommendation? "A good first choice for many people: Verizon"
    >
    > 3) Service? "Verizon had fewer problems with service overall. It was
    > among the best at providing service and having circuits available."
    >
    > 4) Customer Service? "Verizon customers who had a complaint were more
    > likely than other carriers customers to describe the companys response
    > as very helpful."
    >
    > They reported specifically on 4 aspects of service:
    >
    > 1) No Service
    > 2) Dropped Calls
    > 3) Static
    > 4) Circuits Full
    >
    > Verizon topped the ratings in ALL the cities tested, including:
    > ATLANTA; BOSTON; CHICAGO; DALLAS; DENVER; HOUSTON; LOS ANGELES; NEW
    > YORK; PHILADELPHIA; SAN FRANCISCO; SEATTLE; and WASHINGTON, DC.
    >
    > Personally, I tried several of the carriers in my area - and Verizon was
    > the best choice for me. But that's *me*. Your (and everybody else's)
    > Mileage May Vary...
    >
    > I'm not saying that Verizon doesn't suck for *some* people... but
    > Consumer Reports is "based on more than 31,000 responses", and they
    > accept NO Advertising - nor do they allow their reports to be USED in
    > *any* Advertising.
    >
    > Take it for what it's worth... and feel free to cite your own statistics.
    >
    > FPP
    >
    > --
    > "Light moves faster than sound. That's why some
    > folks appear bright until you hear them speak..."
     
  11. Command the cell phone market because they just buy the smaller cell
    companies and grand father in customers. Wait until Verizon wants to upgrade
    or change the technology which they have to soon....you will see what
    happens. Prices will rise and service will get worse. I guarantee it.

    "FPP" <fredp@mail.com> wrote in message
    news:fredp-76CDDA.13534417062004@28-72.newscene.com...
    > In article <1rKdnVTM-8I3tUzdRVn-jA@comcast.com>,
    > "Killer Madness" <killermo@cnet.com> wrote:
    >
    > > Don't tell me your saying Verizon knew this was going to happen and this

    is
    > > why they have NO bluetooth capable phones available. In 2 years Verizon

    will
    > > lose %30 of it's customer base because GSM will pretty much have the

    market.
    > > Verizon's current towers can't be upgraded to what they want to provide

    in
    > > the future...so everyone is paying out of the ass right now for their

    shitty
    > > service. Unfortunately my friends still have their shitty service and

    get
    > > dropped calls and TONS of packet loss when talking all the time. I hate

    it
    > > when they call me from their cell phone. It may make a teenager happy to
    > > talk dirty to his young girlfriend, but when you constantly have calls
    > > dropped and terrible sound quality it starts to get real lame. Welcome

    to
    > > the world of Verizon.

    >
    > Apparently, there must be a lot of "dirty talking teenagers" out there
    > because Consumer Reports reported as of Feb. 2004 that:
    >
    > 1) Verizon is "the company, which commands nearly one-fourth of the
    > cell-phone market, has consistently topped our Ratings."
    >
    > 2) Their recommendation? "A good first choice for many people: Verizon"
    >
    > 3) Service? "Verizon had fewer problems with service overall. It was
    > among the best at providing service and having circuits available."
    >
    > 4) Customer Service? "Verizon customers who had a complaint were more
    > likely than other carriers customers to describe the companys response
    > as very helpful."
    >
    > They reported specifically on 4 aspects of service:
    >
    > 1) No Service
    > 2) Dropped Calls
    > 3) Static
    > 4) Circuits Full
    >
    > Verizon topped the ratings in ALL the cities tested, including:
    > ATLANTA; BOSTON; CHICAGO; DALLAS; DENVER; HOUSTON; LOS ANGELES; NEW
    > YORK; PHILADELPHIA; SAN FRANCISCO; SEATTLE; and WASHINGTON, DC.
    >
    > Personally, I tried several of the carriers in my area - and Verizon was
    > the best choice for me. But that's *me*. Your (and everybody else's)
    > Mileage May Vary...
    >
    > I'm not saying that Verizon doesn't suck for *some* people... but
    > Consumer Reports is "based on more than 31,000 responses", and they
    > accept NO Advertising - nor do they allow their reports to be USED in
    > *any* Advertising.
    >
    > Take it for what it's worth... and feel free to cite your own statistics.
    >
    > FPP
    >
    > --
    > "Light moves faster than sound. That's why some
    > folks appear bright until you hear them speak..."
     
  12. Command the cell phone market because they just buy the smaller cell
    companies and grand father in customers. Wait until Verizon wants to upgrade
    or change the technology which they have to soon....you will see what
    happens. Prices will rise and service will get worse. I guarantee it.

    "FPP" <fredp@mail.com> wrote in message
    news:fredp-76CDDA.13534417062004@28-72.newscene.com...
    > In article <1rKdnVTM-8I3tUzdRVn-jA@comcast.com>,
    > "Killer Madness" <killermo@cnet.com> wrote:
    >
    > > Don't tell me your saying Verizon knew this was going to happen and this

    is
    > > why they have NO bluetooth capable phones available. In 2 years Verizon

    will
    > > lose %30 of it's customer base because GSM will pretty much have the

    market.
    > > Verizon's current towers can't be upgraded to what they want to provide

    in
    > > the future...so everyone is paying out of the ass right now for their

    shitty
    > > service. Unfortunately my friends still have their shitty service and

    get
    > > dropped calls and TONS of packet loss when talking all the time. I hate

    it
    > > when they call me from their cell phone. It may make a teenager happy to
    > > talk dirty to his young girlfriend, but when you constantly have calls
    > > dropped and terrible sound quality it starts to get real lame. Welcome

    to
    > > the world of Verizon.

    >
    > Apparently, there must be a lot of "dirty talking teenagers" out there
    > because Consumer Reports reported as of Feb. 2004 that:
    >
    > 1) Verizon is "the company, which commands nearly one-fourth of the
    > cell-phone market, has consistently topped our Ratings."
    >
    > 2) Their recommendation? "A good first choice for many people: Verizon"
    >
    > 3) Service? "Verizon had fewer problems with service overall. It was
    > among the best at providing service and having circuits available."
    >
    > 4) Customer Service? "Verizon customers who had a complaint were more
    > likely than other carriers customers to describe the companys response
    > as very helpful."
    >
    > They reported specifically on 4 aspects of service:
    >
    > 1) No Service
    > 2) Dropped Calls
    > 3) Static
    > 4) Circuits Full
    >
    > Verizon topped the ratings in ALL the cities tested, including:
    > ATLANTA; BOSTON; CHICAGO; DALLAS; DENVER; HOUSTON; LOS ANGELES; NEW
    > YORK; PHILADELPHIA; SAN FRANCISCO; SEATTLE; and WASHINGTON, DC.
    >
    > Personally, I tried several of the carriers in my area - and Verizon was
    > the best choice for me. But that's *me*. Your (and everybody else's)
    > Mileage May Vary...
    >
    > I'm not saying that Verizon doesn't suck for *some* people... but
    > Consumer Reports is "based on more than 31,000 responses", and they
    > accept NO Advertising - nor do they allow their reports to be USED in
    > *any* Advertising.
    >
    > Take it for what it's worth... and feel free to cite your own statistics.
    >
    > FPP
    >
    > --
    > "Light moves faster than sound. That's why some
    > folks appear bright until you hear them speak..."
     
  13. Command the cell phone market because they just buy the smaller cell
    companies and grand father in customers. Wait until Verizon wants to upgrade
    or change the technology which they have to soon....you will see what
    happens. Prices will rise and service will get worse. I guarantee it.

    "FPP" <fredp@mail.com> wrote in message
    news:fredp-76CDDA.13534417062004@28-72.newscene.com...
    > In article <1rKdnVTM-8I3tUzdRVn-jA@comcast.com>,
    > "Killer Madness" <killermo@cnet.com> wrote:
    >
    > > Don't tell me your saying Verizon knew this was going to happen and this

    is
    > > why they have NO bluetooth capable phones available. In 2 years Verizon

    will
    > > lose %30 of it's customer base because GSM will pretty much have the

    market.
    > > Verizon's current towers can't be upgraded to what they want to provide

    in
    > > the future...so everyone is paying out of the ass right now for their

    shitty
    > > service. Unfortunately my friends still have their shitty service and

    get
    > > dropped calls and TONS of packet loss when talking all the time. I hate

    it
    > > when they call me from their cell phone. It may make a teenager happy to
    > > talk dirty to his young girlfriend, but when you constantly have calls
    > > dropped and terrible sound quality it starts to get real lame. Welcome

    to
    > > the world of Verizon.

    >
    > Apparently, there must be a lot of "dirty talking teenagers" out there
    > because Consumer Reports reported as of Feb. 2004 that:
    >
    > 1) Verizon is "the company, which commands nearly one-fourth of the
    > cell-phone market, has consistently topped our Ratings."
    >
    > 2) Their recommendation? "A good first choice for many people: Verizon"
    >
    > 3) Service? "Verizon had fewer problems with service overall. It was
    > among the best at providing service and having circuits available."
    >
    > 4) Customer Service? "Verizon customers who had a complaint were more
    > likely than other carriers customers to describe the companys response
    > as very helpful."
    >
    > They reported specifically on 4 aspects of service:
    >
    > 1) No Service
    > 2) Dropped Calls
    > 3) Static
    > 4) Circuits Full
    >
    > Verizon topped the ratings in ALL the cities tested, including:
    > ATLANTA; BOSTON; CHICAGO; DALLAS; DENVER; HOUSTON; LOS ANGELES; NEW
    > YORK; PHILADELPHIA; SAN FRANCISCO; SEATTLE; and WASHINGTON, DC.
    >
    > Personally, I tried several of the carriers in my area - and Verizon was
    > the best choice for me. But that's *me*. Your (and everybody else's)
    > Mileage May Vary...
    >
    > I'm not saying that Verizon doesn't suck for *some* people... but
    > Consumer Reports is "based on more than 31,000 responses", and they
    > accept NO Advertising - nor do they allow their reports to be USED in
    > *any* Advertising.
    >
    > Take it for what it's worth... and feel free to cite your own statistics.
    >
    > FPP
    >
    > --
    > "Light moves faster than sound. That's why some
    > folks appear bright until you hear them speak..."
     
  14. Command the cell phone market because they just buy the smaller cell
    companies and grand father in customers. Wait until Verizon wants to upgrade
    or change the technology which they have to soon....you will see what
    happens. Prices will rise and service will get worse. I guarantee it.

    "FPP" <fredp@mail.com> wrote in message
    news:fredp-76CDDA.13534417062004@28-72.newscene.com...
    > In article <1rKdnVTM-8I3tUzdRVn-jA@comcast.com>,
    > "Killer Madness" <killermo@cnet.com> wrote:
    >
    > > Don't tell me your saying Verizon knew this was going to happen and this

    is
    > > why they have NO bluetooth capable phones available. In 2 years Verizon

    will
    > > lose %30 of it's customer base because GSM will pretty much have the

    market.
    > > Verizon's current towers can't be upgraded to what they want to provide

    in
    > > the future...so everyone is paying out of the ass right now for their

    shitty
    > > service. Unfortunately my friends still have their shitty service and

    get
    > > dropped calls and TONS of packet loss when talking all the time. I hate

    it
    > > when they call me from their cell phone. It may make a teenager happy to
    > > talk dirty to his young girlfriend, but when you constantly have calls
    > > dropped and terrible sound quality it starts to get real lame. Welcome

    to
    > > the world of Verizon.

    >
    > Apparently, there must be a lot of "dirty talking teenagers" out there
    > because Consumer Reports reported as of Feb. 2004 that:
    >
    > 1) Verizon is "the company, which commands nearly one-fourth of the
    > cell-phone market, has consistently topped our Ratings."
    >
    > 2) Their recommendation? "A good first choice for many people: Verizon"
    >
    > 3) Service? "Verizon had fewer problems with service overall. It was
    > among the best at providing service and having circuits available."
    >
    > 4) Customer Service? "Verizon customers who had a complaint were more
    > likely than other carriers customers to describe the companys response
    > as very helpful."
    >
    > They reported specifically on 4 aspects of service:
    >
    > 1) No Service
    > 2) Dropped Calls
    > 3) Static
    > 4) Circuits Full
    >
    > Verizon topped the ratings in ALL the cities tested, including:
    > ATLANTA; BOSTON; CHICAGO; DALLAS; DENVER; HOUSTON; LOS ANGELES; NEW
    > YORK; PHILADELPHIA; SAN FRANCISCO; SEATTLE; and WASHINGTON, DC.
    >
    > Personally, I tried several of the carriers in my area - and Verizon was
    > the best choice for me. But that's *me*. Your (and everybody else's)
    > Mileage May Vary...
    >
    > I'm not saying that Verizon doesn't suck for *some* people... but
    > Consumer Reports is "based on more than 31,000 responses", and they
    > accept NO Advertising - nor do they allow their reports to be USED in
    > *any* Advertising.
    >
    > Take it for what it's worth... and feel free to cite your own statistics.
    >
    > FPP
    >
    > --
    > "Light moves faster than sound. That's why some
    > folks appear bright until you hear them speak..."
     
  15. Command the cell phone market because they just buy the smaller cell
    companies and grand father in customers. Wait until Verizon wants to upgrade
    or change the technology which they have to soon....you will see what
    happens. Prices will rise and service will get worse. I guarantee it.

    "FPP" <fredp@mail.com> wrote in message
    news:fredp-76CDDA.13534417062004@28-72.newscene.com...
    > In article <1rKdnVTM-8I3tUzdRVn-jA@comcast.com>,
    > "Killer Madness" <killermo@cnet.com> wrote:
    >
    > > Don't tell me your saying Verizon knew this was going to happen and this

    is
    > > why they have NO bluetooth capable phones available. In 2 years Verizon

    will
    > > lose %30 of it's customer base because GSM will pretty much have the

    market.
    > > Verizon's current towers can't be upgraded to what they want to provide

    in
    > > the future...so everyone is paying out of the ass right now for their

    shitty
    > > service. Unfortunately my friends still have their shitty service and

    get
    > > dropped calls and TONS of packet loss when talking all the time. I hate

    it
    > > when they call me from their cell phone. It may make a teenager happy to
    > > talk dirty to his young girlfriend, but when you constantly have calls
    > > dropped and terrible sound quality it starts to get real lame. Welcome

    to
    > > the world of Verizon.

    >
    > Apparently, there must be a lot of "dirty talking teenagers" out there
    > because Consumer Reports reported as of Feb. 2004 that:
    >
    > 1) Verizon is "the company, which commands nearly one-fourth of the
    > cell-phone market, has consistently topped our Ratings."
    >
    > 2) Their recommendation? "A good first choice for many people: Verizon"
    >
    > 3) Service? "Verizon had fewer problems with service overall. It was
    > among the best at providing service and having circuits available."
    >
    > 4) Customer Service? "Verizon customers who had a complaint were more
    > likely than other carriers customers to describe the companys response
    > as very helpful."
    >
    > They reported specifically on 4 aspects of service:
    >
    > 1) No Service
    > 2) Dropped Calls
    > 3) Static
    > 4) Circuits Full
    >
    > Verizon topped the ratings in ALL the cities tested, including:
    > ATLANTA; BOSTON; CHICAGO; DALLAS; DENVER; HOUSTON; LOS ANGELES; NEW
    > YORK; PHILADELPHIA; SAN FRANCISCO; SEATTLE; and WASHINGTON, DC.
    >
    > Personally, I tried several of the carriers in my area - and Verizon was
    > the best choice for me. But that's *me*. Your (and everybody else's)
    > Mileage May Vary...
    >
    > I'm not saying that Verizon doesn't suck for *some* people... but
    > Consumer Reports is "based on more than 31,000 responses", and they
    > accept NO Advertising - nor do they allow their reports to be USED in
    > *any* Advertising.
    >
    > Take it for what it's worth... and feel free to cite your own statistics.
    >
    > FPP
    >
    > --
    > "Light moves faster than sound. That's why some
    > folks appear bright until you hear them speak..."
     
  16. Command the cell phone market because they just buy the smaller cell
    companies and grand father in customers. Wait until Verizon wants to upgrade
    or change the technology which they have to soon....you will see what
    happens. Prices will rise and service will get worse. I guarantee it.

    "FPP" <fredp@mail.com> wrote in message
    news:fredp-76CDDA.13534417062004@28-72.newscene.com...
    > In article <1rKdnVTM-8I3tUzdRVn-jA@comcast.com>,
    > "Killer Madness" <killermo@cnet.com> wrote:
    >
    > > Don't tell me your saying Verizon knew this was going to happen and this

    is
    > > why they have NO bluetooth capable phones available. In 2 years Verizon

    will
    > > lose %30 of it's customer base because GSM will pretty much have the

    market.
    > > Verizon's current towers can't be upgraded to what they want to provide

    in
    > > the future...so everyone is paying out of the ass right now for their

    shitty
    > > service. Unfortunately my friends still have their shitty service and

    get
    > > dropped calls and TONS of packet loss when talking all the time. I hate

    it
    > > when they call me from their cell phone. It may make a teenager happy to
    > > talk dirty to his young girlfriend, but when you constantly have calls
    > > dropped and terrible sound quality it starts to get real lame. Welcome

    to
    > > the world of Verizon.

    >
    > Apparently, there must be a lot of "dirty talking teenagers" out there
    > because Consumer Reports reported as of Feb. 2004 that:
    >
    > 1) Verizon is "the company, which commands nearly one-fourth of the
    > cell-phone market, has consistently topped our Ratings."
    >
    > 2) Their recommendation? "A good first choice for many people: Verizon"
    >
    > 3) Service? "Verizon had fewer problems with service overall. It was
    > among the best at providing service and having circuits available."
    >
    > 4) Customer Service? "Verizon customers who had a complaint were more
    > likely than other carriers customers to describe the companys response
    > as very helpful."
    >
    > They reported specifically on 4 aspects of service:
    >
    > 1) No Service
    > 2) Dropped Calls
    > 3) Static
    > 4) Circuits Full
    >
    > Verizon topped the ratings in ALL the cities tested, including:
    > ATLANTA; BOSTON; CHICAGO; DALLAS; DENVER; HOUSTON; LOS ANGELES; NEW
    > YORK; PHILADELPHIA; SAN FRANCISCO; SEATTLE; and WASHINGTON, DC.
    >
    > Personally, I tried several of the carriers in my area - and Verizon was
    > the best choice for me. But that's *me*. Your (and everybody else's)
    > Mileage May Vary...
    >
    > I'm not saying that Verizon doesn't suck for *some* people... but
    > Consumer Reports is "based on more than 31,000 responses", and they
    > accept NO Advertising - nor do they allow their reports to be USED in
    > *any* Advertising.
    >
    > Take it for what it's worth... and feel free to cite your own statistics.
    >
    > FPP
    >
    > --
    > "Light moves faster than sound. That's why some
    > folks appear bright until you hear them speak..."
     
  17. Command the cell phone market because they just buy the smaller cell
    companies and grand father in customers. Wait until Verizon wants to upgrade
    or change the technology which they have to soon....you will see what
    happens. Prices will rise and service will get worse. I guarantee it.

    "FPP" <fredp@mail.com> wrote in message
    news:fredp-76CDDA.13534417062004@28-72.newscene.com...
    > In article <1rKdnVTM-8I3tUzdRVn-jA@comcast.com>,
    > "Killer Madness" <killermo@cnet.com> wrote:
    >
    > > Don't tell me your saying Verizon knew this was going to happen and this

    is
    > > why they have NO bluetooth capable phones available. In 2 years Verizon

    will
    > > lose %30 of it's customer base because GSM will pretty much have the

    market.
    > > Verizon's current towers can't be upgraded to what they want to provide

    in
    > > the future...so everyone is paying out of the ass right now for their

    shitty
    > > service. Unfortunately my friends still have their shitty service and

    get
    > > dropped calls and TONS of packet loss when talking all the time. I hate

    it
    > > when they call me from their cell phone. It may make a teenager happy to
    > > talk dirty to his young girlfriend, but when you constantly have calls
    > > dropped and terrible sound quality it starts to get real lame. Welcome

    to
    > > the world of Verizon.

    >
    > Apparently, there must be a lot of "dirty talking teenagers" out there
    > because Consumer Reports reported as of Feb. 2004 that:
    >
    > 1) Verizon is "the company, which commands nearly one-fourth of the
    > cell-phone market, has consistently topped our Ratings."
    >
    > 2) Their recommendation? "A good first choice for many people: Verizon"
    >
    > 3) Service? "Verizon had fewer problems with service overall. It was
    > among the best at providing service and having circuits available."
    >
    > 4) Customer Service? "Verizon customers who had a complaint were more
    > likely than other carriers customers to describe the companys response
    > as very helpful."
    >
    > They reported specifically on 4 aspects of service:
    >
    > 1) No Service
    > 2) Dropped Calls
    > 3) Static
    > 4) Circuits Full
    >
    > Verizon topped the ratings in ALL the cities tested, including:
    > ATLANTA; BOSTON; CHICAGO; DALLAS; DENVER; HOUSTON; LOS ANGELES; NEW
    > YORK; PHILADELPHIA; SAN FRANCISCO; SEATTLE; and WASHINGTON, DC.
    >
    > Personally, I tried several of the carriers in my area - and Verizon was
    > the best choice for me. But that's *me*. Your (and everybody else's)
    > Mileage May Vary...
    >
    > I'm not saying that Verizon doesn't suck for *some* people... but
    > Consumer Reports is "based on more than 31,000 responses", and they
    > accept NO Advertising - nor do they allow their reports to be USED in
    > *any* Advertising.
    >
    > Take it for what it's worth... and feel free to cite your own statistics.
    >
    > FPP
    >
    > --
    > "Light moves faster than sound. That's why some
    > folks appear bright until you hear them speak..."
     
  18. Command the cell phone market because they just buy the smaller cell
    companies and grand father in customers. Wait until Verizon wants to upgrade
    or change the technology which they have to soon....you will see what
    happens. Prices will rise and service will get worse. I guarantee it.

    "FPP" <fredp@mail.com> wrote in message
    news:fredp-76CDDA.13534417062004@28-72.newscene.com...
    > In article <1rKdnVTM-8I3tUzdRVn-jA@comcast.com>,
    > "Killer Madness" <killermo@cnet.com> wrote:
    >
    > > Don't tell me your saying Verizon knew this was going to happen and this

    is
    > > why they have NO bluetooth capable phones available. In 2 years Verizon

    will
    > > lose %30 of it's customer base because GSM will pretty much have the

    market.
    > > Verizon's current towers can't be upgraded to what they want to provide

    in
    > > the future...so everyone is paying out of the ass right now for their

    shitty
    > > service. Unfortunately my friends still have their shitty service and

    get
    > > dropped calls and TONS of packet loss when talking all the time. I hate

    it
    > > when they call me from their cell phone. It may make a teenager happy to
    > > talk dirty to his young girlfriend, but when you constantly have calls
    > > dropped and terrible sound quality it starts to get real lame. Welcome

    to
    > > the world of Verizon.

    >
    > Apparently, there must be a lot of "dirty talking teenagers" out there
    > because Consumer Reports reported as of Feb. 2004 that:
    >
    > 1) Verizon is "the company, which commands nearly one-fourth of the
    > cell-phone market, has consistently topped our Ratings."
    >
    > 2) Their recommendation? "A good first choice for many people: Verizon"
    >
    > 3) Service? "Verizon had fewer problems with service overall. It was
    > among the best at providing service and having circuits available."
    >
    > 4) Customer Service? "Verizon customers who had a complaint were more
    > likely than other carriers customers to describe the companys response
    > as very helpful."
    >
    > They reported specifically on 4 aspects of service:
    >
    > 1) No Service
    > 2) Dropped Calls
    > 3) Static
    > 4) Circuits Full
    >
    > Verizon topped the ratings in ALL the cities tested, including:
    > ATLANTA; BOSTON; CHICAGO; DALLAS; DENVER; HOUSTON; LOS ANGELES; NEW
    > YORK; PHILADELPHIA; SAN FRANCISCO; SEATTLE; and WASHINGTON, DC.
    >
    > Personally, I tried several of the carriers in my area - and Verizon was
    > the best choice for me. But that's *me*. Your (and everybody else's)
    > Mileage May Vary...
    >
    > I'm not saying that Verizon doesn't suck for *some* people... but
    > Consumer Reports is "based on more than 31,000 responses", and they
    > accept NO Advertising - nor do they allow their reports to be USED in
    > *any* Advertising.
    >
    > Take it for what it's worth... and feel free to cite your own statistics.
    >
    > FPP
    >
    > --
    > "Light moves faster than sound. That's why some
    > folks appear bright until you hear them speak..."
     
  19. Command the cell phone market because they just buy the smaller cell
    companies and grand father in customers. Wait until Verizon wants to upgrade
    or change the technology which they have to soon....you will see what
    happens. Prices will rise and service will get worse. I guarantee it.

    "FPP" <fredp@mail.com> wrote in message
    news:fredp-76CDDA.13534417062004@28-72.newscene.com...
    > In article <1rKdnVTM-8I3tUzdRVn-jA@comcast.com>,
    > "Killer Madness" <killermo@cnet.com> wrote:
    >
    > > Don't tell me your saying Verizon knew this was going to happen and this

    is
    > > why they have NO bluetooth capable phones available. In 2 years Verizon

    will
    > > lose %30 of it's customer base because GSM will pretty much have the

    market.
    > > Verizon's current towers can't be upgraded to what they want to provide

    in
    > > the future...so everyone is paying out of the ass right now for their

    shitty
    > > service. Unfortunately my friends still have their shitty service and

    get
    > > dropped calls and TONS of packet loss when talking all the time. I hate

    it
    > > when they call me from their cell phone. It may make a teenager happy to
    > > talk dirty to his young girlfriend, but when you constantly have calls
    > > dropped and terrible sound quality it starts to get real lame. Welcome

    to
    > > the world of Verizon.

    >
    > Apparently, there must be a lot of "dirty talking teenagers" out there
    > because Consumer Reports reported as of Feb. 2004 that:
    >
    > 1) Verizon is "the company, which commands nearly one-fourth of the
    > cell-phone market, has consistently topped our Ratings."
    >
    > 2) Their recommendation? "A good first choice for many people: Verizon"
    >
    > 3) Service? "Verizon had fewer problems with service overall. It was
    > among the best at providing service and having circuits available."
    >
    > 4) Customer Service? "Verizon customers who had a complaint were more
    > likely than other carriers customers to describe the companys response
    > as very helpful."
    >
    > They reported specifically on 4 aspects of service:
    >
    > 1) No Service
    > 2) Dropped Calls
    > 3) Static
    > 4) Circuits Full
    >
    > Verizon topped the ratings in ALL the cities tested, including:
    > ATLANTA; BOSTON; CHICAGO; DALLAS; DENVER; HOUSTON; LOS ANGELES; NEW
    > YORK; PHILADELPHIA; SAN FRANCISCO; SEATTLE; and WASHINGTON, DC.
    >
    > Personally, I tried several of the carriers in my area - and Verizon was
    > the best choice for me. But that's *me*. Your (and everybody else's)
    > Mileage May Vary...
    >
    > I'm not saying that Verizon doesn't suck for *some* people... but
    > Consumer Reports is "based on more than 31,000 responses", and they
    > accept NO Advertising - nor do they allow their reports to be USED in
    > *any* Advertising.
    >
    > Take it for what it's worth... and feel free to cite your own statistics.
    >
    > FPP
    >
    > --
    > "Light moves faster than sound. That's why some
    > folks appear bright until you hear them speak..."
     
  20. Command the cell phone market because they just buy the smaller cell
    companies and grand father in customers. Wait until Verizon wants to upgrade
    or change the technology which they have to soon....you will see what
    happens. Prices will rise and service will get worse. I guarantee it.

    "FPP" <fredp@mail.com> wrote in message
    news:fredp-76CDDA.13534417062004@28-72.newscene.com...
    > In article <1rKdnVTM-8I3tUzdRVn-jA@comcast.com>,
    > "Killer Madness" <killermo@cnet.com> wrote:
    >
    > > Don't tell me your saying Verizon knew this was going to happen and this

    is
    > > why they have NO bluetooth capable phones available. In 2 years Verizon

    will
    > > lose %30 of it's customer base because GSM will pretty much have the

    market.
    > > Verizon's current towers can't be upgraded to what they want to provide

    in
    > > the future...so everyone is paying out of the ass right now for their

    shitty
    > > service. Unfortunately my friends still have their shitty service and

    get
    > > dropped calls and TONS of packet loss when talking all the time. I hate

    it
    > > when they call me from their cell phone. It may make a teenager happy to
    > > talk dirty to his young girlfriend, but when you constantly have calls
    > > dropped and terrible sound quality it starts to get real lame. Welcome

    to
    > > the world of Verizon.

    >
    > Apparently, there must be a lot of "dirty talking teenagers" out there
    > because Consumer Reports reported as of Feb. 2004 that:
    >
    > 1) Verizon is "the company, which commands nearly one-fourth of the
    > cell-phone market, has consistently topped our Ratings."
    >
    > 2) Their recommendation? "A good first choice for many people: Verizon"
    >
    > 3) Service? "Verizon had fewer problems with service overall. It was
    > among the best at providing service and having circuits available."
    >
    > 4) Customer Service? "Verizon customers who had a complaint were more
    > likely than other carriers customers to describe the companys response
    > as very helpful."
    >
    > They reported specifically on 4 aspects of service:
    >
    > 1) No Service
    > 2) Dropped Calls
    > 3) Static
    > 4) Circuits Full
    >
    > Verizon topped the ratings in ALL the cities tested, including:
    > ATLANTA; BOSTON; CHICAGO; DALLAS; DENVER; HOUSTON; LOS ANGELES; NEW
    > YORK; PHILADELPHIA; SAN FRANCISCO; SEATTLE; and WASHINGTON, DC.
    >
    > Personally, I tried several of the carriers in my area - and Verizon was
    > the best choice for me. But that's *me*. Your (and everybody else's)
    > Mileage May Vary...
    >
    > I'm not saying that Verizon doesn't suck for *some* people... but
    > Consumer Reports is "based on more than 31,000 responses", and they
    > accept NO Advertising - nor do they allow their reports to be USED in
    > *any* Advertising.
    >
    > Take it for what it's worth... and feel free to cite your own statistics.
    >
    > FPP
    >
    > --
    > "Light moves faster than sound. That's why some
    > folks appear bright until you hear them speak..."
     

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