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OT: Cell phone service providers??

So I am leaving Verizon after 3+ years of service. I'm tired of the terrible service, the frequent dead spots in reception, and bad phones. I'm leaning towards T-Mobile. So please give me all your experiences with your cell phone service provider. I don't another 1-2 years of unhappy customer-ship! HELP! And thanks!

Thu. May 4, 6:54pm

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I adore Verizon...never had any problems but know tons w/ problems with TMobile...maybe Cingular or Nextel?

Thursday, May 04, 2006, 7:10 PM

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Verizon has the best network out there. Their prices are not so good, most cellphone service is sub-par. I am now on Sprint and am planning on switching back.

Thursday, May 04, 2006, 7:29 PM

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Funny, I too adore Verizon. In fact I switched to it after leaving the old AT&T which is now Cingular. I would suggest asking friends, neighbors and coworkers what they have, as they'll be in your service area and will have the best advice as to real time network coverage, etc.

Thursday, May 04, 2006, 7:30 PM

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Verizon is the only company we would get decent service in. We think it's great. Sorry to not help!!!!

Thursday, May 04, 2006, 8:21 PM

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Whatever you do...

DO NOT go with Sprint. Thanks to them, I now understand why people "go postal." HORRIBLE, TREMEMDOUSLY HORRIBLE service. Now let me tell you how I really feel...

Thursday, May 04, 2006, 8:54 PM

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I guess it depends on where you live. I have had Verizon for over 6 years and have not had service problems only problems with their customer service reps not being helpful.

Thursday, May 04, 2006, 9:20 PM

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I too have found Verizon the be the only consistently reliable service in the Baltimore-DC area. (I have been annoyed with their customer service too!)

Thursday, May 04, 2006, 9:23 PM

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No carrier is the best in all areas. They all have places with coverage problems. You just have to find out what works for your usage pattern.
Disclaimer: my employer is one of the companies mentioned. I don't work in the cell phone part of the business myself though. I use my employer's service because it works well around here, but if it didn't, I'd get something else instead.

Friday, May 05, 2006, 12:13 AM

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i agree it all depends on where you live. in michigan alltell gets great service but verizon works pretty well too. my advice- go to multiple companies and ask for a map of their coverage zones, then compare and decide which is best for your area. good luck!

Friday, May 05, 2006, 2:16 AM

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Hi, OP here. Thanks for all the responses. I am in the Denver-metro area and am talking to people here about their reception/coverage/network, etc...but was wanting to get a better idea of others' experience with their providers and their customer service experience, the quality of phones provided by thier service, and just overall satisfaction. And how interesting to see a range of experience with Verizon. Several people I know in my area have also had horrible experiences with Verizon. Thanks for the input, I would especially love to hear from people who have T-Mobile, as I'm leaning that way. Thanks!

Friday, May 05, 2006, 10:37 AM

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