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What is your current carrier?

T-Mobile
2 (15.4%)
O2
2 (15.4%)
Vodaphone
2 (15.4%)
Orange
2 (15.4%)
Verizon
1 (7.7%)
Rogers
1 (7.7%)
Telus
0 (0%)
Bell
0 (0%)
At&t
0 (0%)
Altell
1 (7.7%)
Other
2 (15.4%)

Total Members Voted: 11

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Just wondering. Cuz we have all the ones listed above in our nearest city. And well I don't think anyone uses anything other then Verizon andd Alltel. My parents used to have Alltel and wow all I have to say is they stink even though they have good planes. Verizon to me might just be the best.

Please vote, reply, and tell whihc you voted for and if you have swiched why you did and all the other little goodies! Thanks
« Last Edit: 22/12/2007 01:29:11 by Simulated »


 

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« Reply #1 on: 11/12/2007 01:02:11 »
I've used Alltel for about 6 years and have 8 lines with them.
 

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« Reply #2 on: 11/12/2007 01:03:31 »
I've used Alltel for about 6 years and have 8 lines with them.

So they must have better coverage down there then. Cuz it really stinks up here.
 

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« Reply #3 on: 11/12/2007 01:05:36 »
Yep, it's good here, but when we went to Michigan it was horrible.
 

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« Reply #4 on: 11/12/2007 01:58:29 »
Up there dont you use companies lite cricket and metro pcs?
« Last Edit: 11/12/2007 02:56:32 by Nic_525 »
 

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« Reply #5 on: 14/12/2007 22:16:18 »
Up there dont you use companies lite cricket and metro pcs?

Um not us? never even heard of them. Verizon as I stated.
 

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« Reply #6 on: 15/12/2007 01:41:38 »
Karen what about you! I know more people have cells then the few that voted
 

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« Reply #7 on: 15/12/2007 02:06:35 »
You are somewhat focussed on the US market.  Every country has its own carriers (sometimes there are linkups between carriers in different countries, and sometimes a carrier in one country does operate under the same name in another country - particularly within the EU - but for the most part, carriers are different in each country.
 

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« Reply #8 on: 15/12/2007 12:26:27 »
Oh I thought I replyed George. I said yes I know I focused on US market since I didn't know any of the UK carriers. That's why I included other. And if you are willing to give me a few I will put them in there!
 

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« Reply #9 on: 21/12/2007 20:28:02 »
i had verizon and it usually wasnt the greatest up in ohio
 

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« Reply #10 on: 21/12/2007 22:16:19 »
i had verizon and it usually wasnt the greatest up in ohio

nah that was only in miller city when you tried talking to tiffany though it! :P
 

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« Reply #11 on: 21/12/2007 22:20:06 »
In the US and I'm assuming it is the same for the EU there are a variety of companies to choose from. In Canada we have 3 - Bell, Telus, and Rogers. The lack of competition has allowed the companies to gouge consumers by having insanely high rates, especially when it comes to data transfer. Hence my surprise when I learn that alot of you access this site from your mobile phones.

I remember last summer when trying to find out when my parents flight from Glasgow was to land, I checked their airlines website for a number to call from my cell. Then next month I got my phone bill and that small online inquiry (3 pages were loaded) I was charged 13 dollars.

Mobile phone rates in Canada almost make me want to move to the US... almost.
 

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« Reply #12 on: 21/12/2007 22:20:53 »
In the US and I'm assuming it is the same for the EU there are a variety of companies to choose from. In Canada we have 3 - Bell, Telus, and Rogers. The lack of competition has allowed the companies to gouge consumers by having insanely high rates, especially when it comes to data transfer. Hence my surprise when I learn that alot of you access this site from your mobile phones.

I remember last summer when trying to find out when my parents flight from Glasgow was to land, I checked their airlines website for a number to call from my cell. Then next month I got my phone bill and that small online inquiry (3 pages were loaded) I was charged 13 dollars.

Mobile phone rates in Canada almost make me want to move to the US... almost.

That would stink. I bevileve its a dollar for anything on the internet for 24 hours here.
 

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« Reply #13 on: 21/12/2007 22:22:24 »
usually a jacket pocket.
 

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« Reply #14 on: 21/12/2007 22:25:45 »
I hope the rates get better because I'm dying for a Blackberry or an iPhone but if rates stay the same there is no way I could afford one :)
 

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« Reply #15 on: 21/12/2007 22:32:41 »
In Canada we have 3 - Bell, Telus, and Rogers. The lack of competition has allowed the companies to gouge consumers by having insanely high rates, especially when it comes to data transfer. Hence my surprise when I learn that alot of you access this site from your mobile phones.

broadband phone access 24/7 no data cap (well there is, but high enough that i get nowhere near it) all for the princly sum of 7.50p per month. that is 15ish canadian dollers or US$ 1,000,000 at current exchange rates
 

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« Reply #16 on: 21/12/2007 22:38:36 »
 ;D
 

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« Reply #17 on: 22/12/2007 01:00:45 »
Her the major carriers are Vodaphone, O2, T-Mobile, and Orange.

A list of the major carriers around the world car be found at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_mobile_network_operators, or by country - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mobile_Network_Code
 

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« Reply #18 on: 22/12/2007 01:28:26 »
Sorry ya'll have to vote again. lol
 

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« Reply #19 on: 22/12/2007 04:25:29 »
Karen what about you! I know more people have cells then the few that voted

Up here we have vorizon wireless, sprint, US cellular,Edge wireless,Virgin mobile, and I think T-Mobile.

 I use US CELLULAR! I tried sprint their calling area here was not good I was out of range so was always roaming had few cell towers!Did not like edge much, I have a Moto Q which I love for surfing the web and posting and everything computer.. LOL It is cool!
 

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« Reply #20 on: 22/12/2007 05:45:55 »
I hope the rates get better because I'm dying for a Blackberry or an iPhone but if rates stay the same there is no way I could afford one :)
I want an iphone too, but I still have a years contract on my razr.  Can't imagine what the additional charges will be for it.
 

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« Reply #21 on: 22/12/2007 11:39:40 »
Whats an I-PHONE?
 

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« Reply #22 on: 22/12/2007 13:47:19 »
I have an 02/Nokia mobile phone but I don't know quite what the difference between the mobile phone is compared the cell phones, as I am aware that you
can make calls with both.

I will vote if this appropriate.
 

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« Reply #23 on: 22/12/2007 14:07:31 »
Omgg there ain't now way I can put all of those things in there. Well I can but everytime I keep going to editing it it erases what i had then i had to figure it out and i went oh. jezze now i have to add more? Jezze lol
 

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« Reply #24 on: 22/12/2007 15:11:28 »
I have an 02/Nokia mobile phone but I don't know quite what the difference between the mobile phone is compared the cell phones, as I am aware that you
can make calls with both.

I will vote if this appropriate.

The only difference is the difference between English and American.

Technically, a mobile phone could refer to any type of radio phone, including non-cellular technology, but in practice, the two are these days regarded as synonymous.
 

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