M. Jackson Wilkinson on Thu, 29 Mar 2001 19:52:55 -0500

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Re: [PLUG] Cell Phones & Computers /Nokia/Cingular?

On Mon, Mar 26, 2001 at 01:15:53PM -0500, Paul J. Andrel, Jr wrote:
> Overall I'm pretty impressed with the Sprint stuff, their on-line account
> >maintenance is a breeze and the minutes usage is accurate and upto date
> >and their coverage in the metropolitan areas is good. I haven't dropped
> >off their network at all yet.
> >
> >Mike
> My main complaint about sprint is dead-zones in Chester  and Montgomery 
> County, They were fine in Delaware County and CC. I'm with cingular now and 
> have no complaints and I had no complaints about AT&T's Digital One Rate. 
> Only down sides is to take a 8860 from AT&T to Cingular you have to get it 
> reprogrammed by cingular which has to be done in Georgia cause AT%T has 
> there phones programmed to search different band's first.
> -Paul Andrel

This is the case with all services.  The only phones that are truly
cross-network are available on a beta basis in California, or big time in
Hong Kong.  That is simply the way they work, and they need to replace the
provider chip in the phone, not simply reprogram it.

M. Jackson Wilkinson <jackw@jounce.net>
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