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Unread 10-15-2008, 02:25 PM
 
Location: Winston-Salem
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Default Best Cell Phone Service in WS/GSO?

I'm needing to get a new cell phone for a new job and was wondering what people's opinions were on different carriers here? I will be needing a reletively large amount of minutes and a data plan for email. Also what are your thoughts on smartphones...with a qwerty keyboard?

Verizon?

T-Mobile?

Sprint?

AT&T?

Alltel?
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Unread 10-15-2008, 03:34 PM
 
Location: Blue Ridge Mtns of NC
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A friend of mine in Jamestown has Alltel and is satisfied with their service in the Triad. Alltel will become Verizon Wireless in a few months.
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Unread 10-15-2008, 05:34 PM
 
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I found Verizon to be the best in the area.
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Unread 10-16-2008, 06:35 AM
 
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Verizon by a long shot!! My husband and I have had every service possible and have now been with Verizon for 6 yrs we love them!! He also travels for work often and never drops a call!
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Unread 10-19-2008, 05:51 AM
 
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I would have to agree with everyone else. I have been with T-mobile for approx. 7 years. Everything was fine until I relocated to the Triad. They assured me that the service would improve once the merger with Suncom was complete. That didn't happen.

Needless to say, I will be switching over to Verizon.
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Unread 10-19-2008, 01:00 PM
 
Location: Vass, NC
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I would recommend Alltell. We have verizon and are unable to get signals out in the area we live. We have friends who have altell who come to our home and have absolutely no problems with service. Every time I use my phone (literally) I have a dropped call.
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Unread 10-26-2008, 11:41 AM
 
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Verizon, definitely. You can't beat the CDMA coverage down here. AT&T has craploads of dropped calls so I wouldn't recommend it, Sprint has a very narrow coverage area, and T-Mobile lacks a decent 3G footprint. Verizon all the way!
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Unread 10-27-2008, 10:56 AM
 
Location: San Diego
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well i hate to be the party pooper but i say AT&T but the triad really works with almost any service
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Unread 10-30-2008, 05:29 PM
 
Location: usa
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I have AT&T it works good
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Unread 10-31-2008, 01:13 PM
 
Location: greensboro
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Default Verizon

I've tried them all except T-Mobile (tho that new Gphone is purty) and my vote goes with verizon- best coverage (And I use my phone A LOT as a realtor, so I gotta have coverage!), fewest dropped calls (at&t wouldn't pick up when I was in my house), and so far, best customer service. 4 years and counting.
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