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Switching to Sprint? Opinions?

Discussion in 'alt.cellular.verizon' started by Michael L., Jun 7, 2004.

  1. Robert M.

    Robert M. Guest

    In article <9ch4d012b05a611eud1b84ocga7hmqbcb7@4ax.com>,
    deb.milner@att.net wrote:

    > On Thu, 17 Jun 2004 10:21:55 GMT, "Robert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty>
    > wrote:
    >
    > >> Which is another of my problems, since the cell phone is primarily
    > >> used when I am out of town. So far, it has stayed under the 50%
    > >> roaming, but there have been one or two months where it really
    > >> "teetered" on the edge.

    > >
    > >Someone else suggested that on the last day of the month you dial *4 to
    > >check your usage, and call a landline (home or office) and leave your
    > >cell phone "off the hook" to use up minutes to get yourself near your
    > >limit, to maximize allowable roaming minutes.

    >
    > Not a bad idea, and if necessary will use that method, although I hope
    > to be changed to a new provider by the end of this month.
    > Deb


    GSM will be a nightmare if you travel extensively. No GSM phone has
    analog roaming capability.
     



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  2. Robert M.

    Robert M. Guest

    In article <9ch4d012b05a611eud1b84ocga7hmqbcb7@4ax.com>,
    deb.milner@att.net wrote:

    > On Thu, 17 Jun 2004 10:21:55 GMT, "Robert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty>
    > wrote:
    >
    > >> Which is another of my problems, since the cell phone is primarily
    > >> used when I am out of town. So far, it has stayed under the 50%
    > >> roaming, but there have been one or two months where it really
    > >> "teetered" on the edge.

    > >
    > >Someone else suggested that on the last day of the month you dial *4 to
    > >check your usage, and call a landline (home or office) and leave your
    > >cell phone "off the hook" to use up minutes to get yourself near your
    > >limit, to maximize allowable roaming minutes.

    >
    > Not a bad idea, and if necessary will use that method, although I hope
    > to be changed to a new provider by the end of this month.
    > Deb


    GSM will be a nightmare if you travel extensively. No GSM phone has
    analog roaming capability.
     
  3. Robert M.

    Robert M. Guest

    In article <9ch4d012b05a611eud1b84ocga7hmqbcb7@4ax.com>,
    deb.milner@att.net wrote:

    > On Thu, 17 Jun 2004 10:21:55 GMT, "Robert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty>
    > wrote:
    >
    > >> Which is another of my problems, since the cell phone is primarily
    > >> used when I am out of town. So far, it has stayed under the 50%
    > >> roaming, but there have been one or two months where it really
    > >> "teetered" on the edge.

    > >
    > >Someone else suggested that on the last day of the month you dial *4 to
    > >check your usage, and call a landline (home or office) and leave your
    > >cell phone "off the hook" to use up minutes to get yourself near your
    > >limit, to maximize allowable roaming minutes.

    >
    > Not a bad idea, and if necessary will use that method, although I hope
    > to be changed to a new provider by the end of this month.
    > Deb


    GSM will be a nightmare if you travel extensively. No GSM phone has
    analog roaming capability.
     
  4. Robert M.

    Robert M. Guest

    In article <9ch4d012b05a611eud1b84ocga7hmqbcb7@4ax.com>,
    deb.milner@att.net wrote:

    > On Thu, 17 Jun 2004 10:21:55 GMT, "Robert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty>
    > wrote:
    >
    > >> Which is another of my problems, since the cell phone is primarily
    > >> used when I am out of town. So far, it has stayed under the 50%
    > >> roaming, but there have been one or two months where it really
    > >> "teetered" on the edge.

    > >
    > >Someone else suggested that on the last day of the month you dial *4 to
    > >check your usage, and call a landline (home or office) and leave your
    > >cell phone "off the hook" to use up minutes to get yourself near your
    > >limit, to maximize allowable roaming minutes.

    >
    > Not a bad idea, and if necessary will use that method, although I hope
    > to be changed to a new provider by the end of this month.
    > Deb


    GSM will be a nightmare if you travel extensively. No GSM phone has
    analog roaming capability.
     
  5. Robert M.

    Robert M. Guest

    In article <9ch4d012b05a611eud1b84ocga7hmqbcb7@4ax.com>,
    deb.milner@att.net wrote:

    > On Thu, 17 Jun 2004 10:21:55 GMT, "Robert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty>
    > wrote:
    >
    > >> Which is another of my problems, since the cell phone is primarily
    > >> used when I am out of town. So far, it has stayed under the 50%
    > >> roaming, but there have been one or two months where it really
    > >> "teetered" on the edge.

    > >
    > >Someone else suggested that on the last day of the month you dial *4 to
    > >check your usage, and call a landline (home or office) and leave your
    > >cell phone "off the hook" to use up minutes to get yourself near your
    > >limit, to maximize allowable roaming minutes.

    >
    > Not a bad idea, and if necessary will use that method, although I hope
    > to be changed to a new provider by the end of this month.
    > Deb


    GSM will be a nightmare if you travel extensively. No GSM phone has
    analog roaming capability.
     
  6. Robert M.

    Robert M. Guest

    In article <9ch4d012b05a611eud1b84ocga7hmqbcb7@4ax.com>,
    deb.milner@att.net wrote:

    > On Thu, 17 Jun 2004 10:21:55 GMT, "Robert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty>
    > wrote:
    >
    > >> Which is another of my problems, since the cell phone is primarily
    > >> used when I am out of town. So far, it has stayed under the 50%
    > >> roaming, but there have been one or two months where it really
    > >> "teetered" on the edge.

    > >
    > >Someone else suggested that on the last day of the month you dial *4 to
    > >check your usage, and call a landline (home or office) and leave your
    > >cell phone "off the hook" to use up minutes to get yourself near your
    > >limit, to maximize allowable roaming minutes.

    >
    > Not a bad idea, and if necessary will use that method, although I hope
    > to be changed to a new provider by the end of this month.
    > Deb


    GSM will be a nightmare if you travel extensively. No GSM phone has
    analog roaming capability.
     
  7. Robert M.

    Robert M. Guest

    In article <9ch4d012b05a611eud1b84ocga7hmqbcb7@4ax.com>,
    deb.milner@att.net wrote:

    > On Thu, 17 Jun 2004 10:21:55 GMT, "Robert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty>
    > wrote:
    >
    > >> Which is another of my problems, since the cell phone is primarily
    > >> used when I am out of town. So far, it has stayed under the 50%
    > >> roaming, but there have been one or two months where it really
    > >> "teetered" on the edge.

    > >
    > >Someone else suggested that on the last day of the month you dial *4 to
    > >check your usage, and call a landline (home or office) and leave your
    > >cell phone "off the hook" to use up minutes to get yourself near your
    > >limit, to maximize allowable roaming minutes.

    >
    > Not a bad idea, and if necessary will use that method, although I hope
    > to be changed to a new provider by the end of this month.
    > Deb


    GSM will be a nightmare if you travel extensively. No GSM phone has
    analog roaming capability.
     
  8. Robert M.

    Robert M. Guest

    In article <9ch4d012b05a611eud1b84ocga7hmqbcb7@4ax.com>,
    deb.milner@att.net wrote:

    > On Thu, 17 Jun 2004 10:21:55 GMT, "Robert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty>
    > wrote:
    >
    > >> Which is another of my problems, since the cell phone is primarily
    > >> used when I am out of town. So far, it has stayed under the 50%
    > >> roaming, but there have been one or two months where it really
    > >> "teetered" on the edge.

    > >
    > >Someone else suggested that on the last day of the month you dial *4 to
    > >check your usage, and call a landline (home or office) and leave your
    > >cell phone "off the hook" to use up minutes to get yourself near your
    > >limit, to maximize allowable roaming minutes.

    >
    > Not a bad idea, and if necessary will use that method, although I hope
    > to be changed to a new provider by the end of this month.
    > Deb


    GSM will be a nightmare if you travel extensively. No GSM phone has
    analog roaming capability.
     
  9. Robert M.

    Robert M. Guest

    In article <9ch4d012b05a611eud1b84ocga7hmqbcb7@4ax.com>,
    deb.milner@att.net wrote:

    > On Thu, 17 Jun 2004 10:21:55 GMT, "Robert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty>
    > wrote:
    >
    > >> Which is another of my problems, since the cell phone is primarily
    > >> used when I am out of town. So far, it has stayed under the 50%
    > >> roaming, but there have been one or two months where it really
    > >> "teetered" on the edge.

    > >
    > >Someone else suggested that on the last day of the month you dial *4 to
    > >check your usage, and call a landline (home or office) and leave your
    > >cell phone "off the hook" to use up minutes to get yourself near your
    > >limit, to maximize allowable roaming minutes.

    >
    > Not a bad idea, and if necessary will use that method, although I hope
    > to be changed to a new provider by the end of this month.
    > Deb


    GSM will be a nightmare if you travel extensively. No GSM phone has
    analog roaming capability.
     
  10. Robert M.

    Robert M. Guest

    In article <9ch4d012b05a611eud1b84ocga7hmqbcb7@4ax.com>,
    deb.milner@att.net wrote:

    > On Thu, 17 Jun 2004 10:21:55 GMT, "Robert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty>
    > wrote:
    >
    > >> Which is another of my problems, since the cell phone is primarily
    > >> used when I am out of town. So far, it has stayed under the 50%
    > >> roaming, but there have been one or two months where it really
    > >> "teetered" on the edge.

    > >
    > >Someone else suggested that on the last day of the month you dial *4 to
    > >check your usage, and call a landline (home or office) and leave your
    > >cell phone "off the hook" to use up minutes to get yourself near your
    > >limit, to maximize allowable roaming minutes.

    >
    > Not a bad idea, and if necessary will use that method, although I hope
    > to be changed to a new provider by the end of this month.
    > Deb


    GSM will be a nightmare if you travel extensively. No GSM phone has
    analog roaming capability.
     
  11. Robert M.

    Robert M. Guest

    In article <9ch4d012b05a611eud1b84ocga7hmqbcb7@4ax.com>,
    deb.milner@att.net wrote:

    > On Thu, 17 Jun 2004 10:21:55 GMT, "Robert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty>
    > wrote:
    >
    > >> Which is another of my problems, since the cell phone is primarily
    > >> used when I am out of town. So far, it has stayed under the 50%
    > >> roaming, but there have been one or two months where it really
    > >> "teetered" on the edge.

    > >
    > >Someone else suggested that on the last day of the month you dial *4 to
    > >check your usage, and call a landline (home or office) and leave your
    > >cell phone "off the hook" to use up minutes to get yourself near your
    > >limit, to maximize allowable roaming minutes.

    >
    > Not a bad idea, and if necessary will use that method, although I hope
    > to be changed to a new provider by the end of this month.
    > Deb


    GSM will be a nightmare if you travel extensively. No GSM phone has
    analog roaming capability.
     
  12. Robert M.

    Robert M. Guest

    In article <9ch4d012b05a611eud1b84ocga7hmqbcb7@4ax.com>,
    deb.milner@att.net wrote:

    > On Thu, 17 Jun 2004 10:21:55 GMT, "Robert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty>
    > wrote:
    >
    > >> Which is another of my problems, since the cell phone is primarily
    > >> used when I am out of town. So far, it has stayed under the 50%
    > >> roaming, but there have been one or two months where it really
    > >> "teetered" on the edge.

    > >
    > >Someone else suggested that on the last day of the month you dial *4 to
    > >check your usage, and call a landline (home or office) and leave your
    > >cell phone "off the hook" to use up minutes to get yourself near your
    > >limit, to maximize allowable roaming minutes.

    >
    > Not a bad idea, and if necessary will use that method, although I hope
    > to be changed to a new provider by the end of this month.
    > Deb


    GSM will be a nightmare if you travel extensively. No GSM phone has
    analog roaming capability.
     
  13. Robert M.

    Robert M. Guest

    In article <9ch4d012b05a611eud1b84ocga7hmqbcb7@4ax.com>,
    deb.milner@att.net wrote:

    > On Thu, 17 Jun 2004 10:21:55 GMT, "Robert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty>
    > wrote:
    >
    > >> Which is another of my problems, since the cell phone is primarily
    > >> used when I am out of town. So far, it has stayed under the 50%
    > >> roaming, but there have been one or two months where it really
    > >> "teetered" on the edge.

    > >
    > >Someone else suggested that on the last day of the month you dial *4 to
    > >check your usage, and call a landline (home or office) and leave your
    > >cell phone "off the hook" to use up minutes to get yourself near your
    > >limit, to maximize allowable roaming minutes.

    >
    > Not a bad idea, and if necessary will use that method, although I hope
    > to be changed to a new provider by the end of this month.
    > Deb


    GSM will be a nightmare if you travel extensively. No GSM phone has
    analog roaming capability.
     
  14. Robert M.

    Robert M. Guest

    In article <9ch4d012b05a611eud1b84ocga7hmqbcb7@4ax.com>,
    deb.milner@att.net wrote:

    > On Thu, 17 Jun 2004 10:21:55 GMT, "Robert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty>
    > wrote:
    >
    > >> Which is another of my problems, since the cell phone is primarily
    > >> used when I am out of town. So far, it has stayed under the 50%
    > >> roaming, but there have been one or two months where it really
    > >> "teetered" on the edge.

    > >
    > >Someone else suggested that on the last day of the month you dial *4 to
    > >check your usage, and call a landline (home or office) and leave your
    > >cell phone "off the hook" to use up minutes to get yourself near your
    > >limit, to maximize allowable roaming minutes.

    >
    > Not a bad idea, and if necessary will use that method, although I hope
    > to be changed to a new provider by the end of this month.
    > Deb


    GSM will be a nightmare if you travel extensively. No GSM phone has
    analog roaming capability.
     
  15. Robert M.

    Robert M. Guest

    In article <9ch4d012b05a611eud1b84ocga7hmqbcb7@4ax.com>,
    deb.milner@att.net wrote:

    > On Thu, 17 Jun 2004 10:21:55 GMT, "Robert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty>
    > wrote:
    >
    > >> Which is another of my problems, since the cell phone is primarily
    > >> used when I am out of town. So far, it has stayed under the 50%
    > >> roaming, but there have been one or two months where it really
    > >> "teetered" on the edge.

    > >
    > >Someone else suggested that on the last day of the month you dial *4 to
    > >check your usage, and call a landline (home or office) and leave your
    > >cell phone "off the hook" to use up minutes to get yourself near your
    > >limit, to maximize allowable roaming minutes.

    >
    > Not a bad idea, and if necessary will use that method, although I hope
    > to be changed to a new provider by the end of this month.
    > Deb


    GSM will be a nightmare if you travel extensively. No GSM phone has
    analog roaming capability.
     
  16. Robert M.

    Robert M. Guest

    In article <9ch4d012b05a611eud1b84ocga7hmqbcb7@4ax.com>,
    deb.milner@att.net wrote:

    > On Thu, 17 Jun 2004 10:21:55 GMT, "Robert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty>
    > wrote:
    >
    > >> Which is another of my problems, since the cell phone is primarily
    > >> used when I am out of town. So far, it has stayed under the 50%
    > >> roaming, but there have been one or two months where it really
    > >> "teetered" on the edge.

    > >
    > >Someone else suggested that on the last day of the month you dial *4 to
    > >check your usage, and call a landline (home or office) and leave your
    > >cell phone "off the hook" to use up minutes to get yourself near your
    > >limit, to maximize allowable roaming minutes.

    >
    > Not a bad idea, and if necessary will use that method, although I hope
    > to be changed to a new provider by the end of this month.
    > Deb


    GSM will be a nightmare if you travel extensively. No GSM phone has
    analog roaming capability.
     
  17. Robert M.

    Robert M. Guest

    In article <9ch4d012b05a611eud1b84ocga7hmqbcb7@4ax.com>,
    deb.milner@att.net wrote:

    > On Thu, 17 Jun 2004 10:21:55 GMT, "Robert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty>
    > wrote:
    >
    > >> Which is another of my problems, since the cell phone is primarily
    > >> used when I am out of town. So far, it has stayed under the 50%
    > >> roaming, but there have been one or two months where it really
    > >> "teetered" on the edge.

    > >
    > >Someone else suggested that on the last day of the month you dial *4 to
    > >check your usage, and call a landline (home or office) and leave your
    > >cell phone "off the hook" to use up minutes to get yourself near your
    > >limit, to maximize allowable roaming minutes.

    >
    > Not a bad idea, and if necessary will use that method, although I hope
    > to be changed to a new provider by the end of this month.
    > Deb


    GSM will be a nightmare if you travel extensively. No GSM phone has
    analog roaming capability.
     
  18. Robert M.

    Robert M. Guest

    In article <9ch4d012b05a611eud1b84ocga7hmqbcb7@4ax.com>,
    deb.milner@att.net wrote:

    > On Thu, 17 Jun 2004 10:21:55 GMT, "Robert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty>
    > wrote:
    >
    > >> Which is another of my problems, since the cell phone is primarily
    > >> used when I am out of town. So far, it has stayed under the 50%
    > >> roaming, but there have been one or two months where it really
    > >> "teetered" on the edge.

    > >
    > >Someone else suggested that on the last day of the month you dial *4 to
    > >check your usage, and call a landline (home or office) and leave your
    > >cell phone "off the hook" to use up minutes to get yourself near your
    > >limit, to maximize allowable roaming minutes.

    >
    > Not a bad idea, and if necessary will use that method, although I hope
    > to be changed to a new provider by the end of this month.
    > Deb


    GSM will be a nightmare if you travel extensively. No GSM phone has
    analog roaming capability.
     
  19. Robert M.

    Robert M. Guest

    In article <9ch4d012b05a611eud1b84ocga7hmqbcb7@4ax.com>,
    deb.milner@att.net wrote:

    > On Thu, 17 Jun 2004 10:21:55 GMT, "Robert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty>
    > wrote:
    >
    > >> Which is another of my problems, since the cell phone is primarily
    > >> used when I am out of town. So far, it has stayed under the 50%
    > >> roaming, but there have been one or two months where it really
    > >> "teetered" on the edge.

    > >
    > >Someone else suggested that on the last day of the month you dial *4 to
    > >check your usage, and call a landline (home or office) and leave your
    > >cell phone "off the hook" to use up minutes to get yourself near your
    > >limit, to maximize allowable roaming minutes.

    >
    > Not a bad idea, and if necessary will use that method, although I hope
    > to be changed to a new provider by the end of this month.
    > Deb


    GSM will be a nightmare if you travel extensively. No GSM phone has
    analog roaming capability.
     
  20. Robert M.

    Robert M. Guest

    In article <9ch4d012b05a611eud1b84ocga7hmqbcb7@4ax.com>,
    deb.milner@att.net wrote:

    > On Thu, 17 Jun 2004 10:21:55 GMT, "Robert M." <rmarkoff@faq.cIty>
    > wrote:
    >
    > >> Which is another of my problems, since the cell phone is primarily
    > >> used when I am out of town. So far, it has stayed under the 50%
    > >> roaming, but there have been one or two months where it really
    > >> "teetered" on the edge.

    > >
    > >Someone else suggested that on the last day of the month you dial *4 to
    > >check your usage, and call a landline (home or office) and leave your
    > >cell phone "off the hook" to use up minutes to get yourself near your
    > >limit, to maximize allowable roaming minutes.

    >
    > Not a bad idea, and if necessary will use that method, although I hope
    > to be changed to a new provider by the end of this month.
    > Deb


    GSM will be a nightmare if you travel extensively. No GSM phone has
    analog roaming capability.
     

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