Chris (Reddog) on 4 Sep 2009 20:49:46 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Quasi OT: Please help me find a phone

I also have sprint, however, some places I go I get no sprint
coverage, and in which case... Sprint has a roaming agreement with
Verizon, so I roam free on Verizon. It's like having two networks in
one phone.


On Fri, Sep 4, 2009 at 11:27 PM, Art Alexion<> wrote:
> On Thursday 03 September 2009 09:01:10 Claude M. Schrader wrote:
>> limiting yourself to verizon
> Disclosure: I have had sprint since 1995.  Considered moving to Verizon for
> the Kyocera 7035.  Verizon monthly fees literally double sprint.
> I have Sprint for my personal account and Verizon for work now.  In 3
> words: "Verizon data service sucks" (OK, 4 words).
> Yeah, I can make voice calls in my basement toilet with Verizon, but in my
> bedroom where Verizon has 4 bars and sprint has 2 or 3, Sprint data is faster
> than DSL, while Verizon data is slower than 56k.
> This pattern carries over in lots of places, Verizon coverage is very broad
> and very shallow.
> If you primarily make voice calls, Verizon is the best.  If you use data,
> Verizon is a big disappointment.
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