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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 <dn25d0dkeibjb1p8sv5glmbkfq70i3841c@4ax.com>,
    Jack Hamilton <jfh@acm.org> wrote:

    > The Nokia 6340i has GSM 850/1900 Mhz, TDMA 800/1900 Mhz, and AMPS 800
    > Mhz. Sold only by Cingular, and not in all areas (if they offered it in
    > California I probably would have switched to them instead of Verizon
    > Wireless, but I've been generally happy with VZW).


    Such a phone then lacks GSM 900/1800 MHZ, required to work in Europe,
    etc.
     



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  2. Robert M.

    Robert M. Guest

    In article <dn25d0dkeibjb1p8sv5glmbkfq70i3841c@4ax.com>,
    Jack Hamilton <jfh@acm.org> wrote:

    > The Nokia 6340i has GSM 850/1900 Mhz, TDMA 800/1900 Mhz, and AMPS 800
    > Mhz. Sold only by Cingular, and not in all areas (if they offered it in
    > California I probably would have switched to them instead of Verizon
    > Wireless, but I've been generally happy with VZW).


    Such a phone then lacks GSM 900/1800 MHZ, required to work in Europe,
    etc.
     
  3. Robert M.

    Robert M. Guest

    In article <dn25d0dkeibjb1p8sv5glmbkfq70i3841c@4ax.com>,
    Jack Hamilton <jfh@acm.org> wrote:

    > The Nokia 6340i has GSM 850/1900 Mhz, TDMA 800/1900 Mhz, and AMPS 800
    > Mhz. Sold only by Cingular, and not in all areas (if they offered it in
    > California I probably would have switched to them instead of Verizon
    > Wireless, but I've been generally happy with VZW).


    Such a phone then lacks GSM 900/1800 MHZ, required to work in Europe,
    etc.
     
  4. Robert M.

    Robert M. Guest

    In article <dn25d0dkeibjb1p8sv5glmbkfq70i3841c@4ax.com>,
    Jack Hamilton <jfh@acm.org> wrote:

    > The Nokia 6340i has GSM 850/1900 Mhz, TDMA 800/1900 Mhz, and AMPS 800
    > Mhz. Sold only by Cingular, and not in all areas (if they offered it in
    > California I probably would have switched to them instead of Verizon
    > Wireless, but I've been generally happy with VZW).


    Such a phone then lacks GSM 900/1800 MHZ, required to work in Europe,
    etc.
     
  5. Robert M.

    Robert M. Guest

    In article <dn25d0dkeibjb1p8sv5glmbkfq70i3841c@4ax.com>,
    Jack Hamilton <jfh@acm.org> wrote:

    > The Nokia 6340i has GSM 850/1900 Mhz, TDMA 800/1900 Mhz, and AMPS 800
    > Mhz. Sold only by Cingular, and not in all areas (if they offered it in
    > California I probably would have switched to them instead of Verizon
    > Wireless, but I've been generally happy with VZW).


    Such a phone then lacks GSM 900/1800 MHZ, required to work in Europe,
    etc.
     
  6. Robert M.

    Robert M. Guest

    In article <dn25d0dkeibjb1p8sv5glmbkfq70i3841c@4ax.com>,
    Jack Hamilton <jfh@acm.org> wrote:

    > The Nokia 6340i has GSM 850/1900 Mhz, TDMA 800/1900 Mhz, and AMPS 800
    > Mhz. Sold only by Cingular, and not in all areas (if they offered it in
    > California I probably would have switched to them instead of Verizon
    > Wireless, but I've been generally happy with VZW).


    Such a phone then lacks GSM 900/1800 MHZ, required to work in Europe,
    etc.
     
  7. Robert M.

    Robert M. Guest

    In article <dn25d0dkeibjb1p8sv5glmbkfq70i3841c@4ax.com>,
    Jack Hamilton <jfh@acm.org> wrote:

    > The Nokia 6340i has GSM 850/1900 Mhz, TDMA 800/1900 Mhz, and AMPS 800
    > Mhz. Sold only by Cingular, and not in all areas (if they offered it in
    > California I probably would have switched to them instead of Verizon
    > Wireless, but I've been generally happy with VZW).


    Such a phone then lacks GSM 900/1800 MHZ, required to work in Europe,
    etc.
     
  8. Robert M.

    Robert M. Guest

    In article <dn25d0dkeibjb1p8sv5glmbkfq70i3841c@4ax.com>,
    Jack Hamilton <jfh@acm.org> wrote:

    > The Nokia 6340i has GSM 850/1900 Mhz, TDMA 800/1900 Mhz, and AMPS 800
    > Mhz. Sold only by Cingular, and not in all areas (if they offered it in
    > California I probably would have switched to them instead of Verizon
    > Wireless, but I've been generally happy with VZW).


    Such a phone then lacks GSM 900/1800 MHZ, required to work in Europe,
    etc.
     
  9. Robert M.

    Robert M. Guest

    In article <dn25d0dkeibjb1p8sv5glmbkfq70i3841c@4ax.com>,
    Jack Hamilton <jfh@acm.org> wrote:

    > The Nokia 6340i has GSM 850/1900 Mhz, TDMA 800/1900 Mhz, and AMPS 800
    > Mhz. Sold only by Cingular, and not in all areas (if they offered it in
    > California I probably would have switched to them instead of Verizon
    > Wireless, but I've been generally happy with VZW).


    Such a phone then lacks GSM 900/1800 MHZ, required to work in Europe,
    etc.
     
  10. Robert M.

    Robert M. Guest

    In article <dn25d0dkeibjb1p8sv5glmbkfq70i3841c@4ax.com>,
    Jack Hamilton <jfh@acm.org> wrote:

    > The Nokia 6340i has GSM 850/1900 Mhz, TDMA 800/1900 Mhz, and AMPS 800
    > Mhz. Sold only by Cingular, and not in all areas (if they offered it in
    > California I probably would have switched to them instead of Verizon
    > Wireless, but I've been generally happy with VZW).


    Such a phone then lacks GSM 900/1800 MHZ, required to work in Europe,
    etc.
     
  11. Robert M.

    Robert M. Guest

    In article <dn25d0dkeibjb1p8sv5glmbkfq70i3841c@4ax.com>,
    Jack Hamilton <jfh@acm.org> wrote:

    > The Nokia 6340i has GSM 850/1900 Mhz, TDMA 800/1900 Mhz, and AMPS 800
    > Mhz. Sold only by Cingular, and not in all areas (if they offered it in
    > California I probably would have switched to them instead of Verizon
    > Wireless, but I've been generally happy with VZW).


    Such a phone then lacks GSM 900/1800 MHZ, required to work in Europe,
    etc.
     
  12. Robert M.

    Robert M. Guest

    In article <dn25d0dkeibjb1p8sv5glmbkfq70i3841c@4ax.com>,
    Jack Hamilton <jfh@acm.org> wrote:

    > The Nokia 6340i has GSM 850/1900 Mhz, TDMA 800/1900 Mhz, and AMPS 800
    > Mhz. Sold only by Cingular, and not in all areas (if they offered it in
    > California I probably would have switched to them instead of Verizon
    > Wireless, but I've been generally happy with VZW).


    Such a phone then lacks GSM 900/1800 MHZ, required to work in Europe,
    etc.
     
  13. Robert M.

    Robert M. Guest

    In article <dn25d0dkeibjb1p8sv5glmbkfq70i3841c@4ax.com>,
    Jack Hamilton <jfh@acm.org> wrote:

    > The Nokia 6340i has GSM 850/1900 Mhz, TDMA 800/1900 Mhz, and AMPS 800
    > Mhz. Sold only by Cingular, and not in all areas (if they offered it in
    > California I probably would have switched to them instead of Verizon
    > Wireless, but I've been generally happy with VZW).


    Such a phone then lacks GSM 900/1800 MHZ, required to work in Europe,
    etc.
     
  14. John S.

    John S. Guest

    >Since AT&T converted much of its TDMA 800 over to GSM 800 (850), and

    No, they didn't. There was no conversion, it is an overlay. The cabinets (GSM)
    have been installed right next to to the TDMA/AMPS cabinets without them even
    being opened up.

    --
    John S.
    e-mail responses to - john at kiana dot net
     
  15. John S.

    John S. Guest

    >Since AT&T converted much of its TDMA 800 over to GSM 800 (850), and

    No, they didn't. There was no conversion, it is an overlay. The cabinets (GSM)
    have been installed right next to to the TDMA/AMPS cabinets without them even
    being opened up.

    --
    John S.
    e-mail responses to - john at kiana dot net
     
  16. John S.

    John S. Guest

    >Since AT&T converted much of its TDMA 800 over to GSM 800 (850), and

    No, they didn't. There was no conversion, it is an overlay. The cabinets (GSM)
    have been installed right next to to the TDMA/AMPS cabinets without them even
    being opened up.

    --
    John S.
    e-mail responses to - john at kiana dot net
     
  17. John S.

    John S. Guest

    >Since AT&T converted much of its TDMA 800 over to GSM 800 (850), and

    No, they didn't. There was no conversion, it is an overlay. The cabinets (GSM)
    have been installed right next to to the TDMA/AMPS cabinets without them even
    being opened up.

    --
    John S.
    e-mail responses to - john at kiana dot net
     
  18. John S.

    John S. Guest

    >Since AT&T converted much of its TDMA 800 over to GSM 800 (850), and

    No, they didn't. There was no conversion, it is an overlay. The cabinets (GSM)
    have been installed right next to to the TDMA/AMPS cabinets without them even
    being opened up.

    --
    John S.
    e-mail responses to - john at kiana dot net
     
  19. John S.

    John S. Guest

    >Since AT&T converted much of its TDMA 800 over to GSM 800 (850), and

    No, they didn't. There was no conversion, it is an overlay. The cabinets (GSM)
    have been installed right next to to the TDMA/AMPS cabinets without them even
    being opened up.

    --
    John S.
    e-mail responses to - john at kiana dot net
     
  20. John S.

    John S. Guest

    >Since AT&T converted much of its TDMA 800 over to GSM 800 (850), and

    No, they didn't. There was no conversion, it is an overlay. The cabinets (GSM)
    have been installed right next to to the TDMA/AMPS cabinets without them even
    being opened up.

    --
    John S.
    e-mail responses to - john at kiana dot net
     

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