AT&T 3G Network Tops Verizon's- iPhone Blamed

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  1. hella handsome

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  2. nawth21

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    Can't comment on Verizon but never had a problem with Sprint as for as connectivity goes and I have yet to encounter an issue with my iphone. I thoughtAT&T beefed up their network not too long ago to compensate for all the iphone users hogging up the bandwidth? [​IMG]
     
  3. DownByLaw

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  4. hella handsome

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    You sound like a salty AT & T/ iPhone fan boy. Verizon's whole campaign is that they have better 3G coverage all throughout the U.S., not just in the major metropolis areas. I was with Verizon years ago and never dropped a call, AT & T stays taking L's with all of the dropped calls and patchy coverage.


    well of course i would take special interest in something i pay on every month.
    it just seems like there are a lot of AT&T haters on NT so i posted this because for once we have hard evidence that AT&T's 3g coverage is in FACTbetter.
    and why should i be salty? Verizons phone selection is sub par compared to AT&T's. the only reason why verizon has droid phones is because AT&T hasthe iphone, and we all know that.
    verizon needed a phone to compete, so they took advantage of droids potential (which in fact, droid phones are amazing)
    but we all know, AT&T would have snatched up the droid handsets, because AT&T already has HTC phones. it isn't that hard for companies to convertCDMA phones to GSM

    and i had verizon before my move to AT&T, and verizon has dropped calls as well [​IMG]

    ive never had sprint though.
     
  5. jmb1523

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    AT&T 3G network might be faster but its not as extensive as verizon's 3G network.
     
  6. justscoreda100

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    ATTs coverage in cities is top notch. However, once you leave the city there coverage is *+@%#%. I get so many dropped calls when I'm at school becauseit's like 100 miles away from the closest major city.
     
  7. crazy dav0

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    big deal ... for every study that says one thing i could another one that says the opposite ... i've had sprint / t-mo and verizon ...

    [​IMG] ^^ @ dude say this FACT ...
     
  8. octobersfinest

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    http://www.slate.com/id/2237676/

    Great article about Verizon vs AT&T

    Cliffs:

    Cell phone coverage is like weather, it varies from day to day, hour to hour, and locale to locale
    Neither companies can make gross generalizations ("we have coverage everywhere") about their network because it's all individual
    Just because your phone works in your office, doesn't mean it works in your bedroom

    Tips:
    Try before you buy; take advantage of company's little-known 30 day opt out of contract provisions
     
  9. fear the ibis

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    Everybody knows ATT's 3G is faster.



    And i've never had a problem with ATT's coverage and I travel often. Been with ATT for 6+ years and I can count on one hand the number of dropped callsI've had. My only gripe with ATT is how expensive it is.
     
  10. socluis90

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    Not one phone is perfect but the iPhone is what I like the best.
     
  11. leroythegreat38

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    If it's the iPhone's fault, then why aren't the non US customers complaining?
     
  12. octobersfinest

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    Because compared with cell networks in foregin countries, coverage in the US is slower and more prone to error.
     
  13. champ305

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    You ARE aware that Verizons claim is in regards to ATT 3g coverage, not speed, performance, or smart phone selection, or the ability to talk and surf the net(which is an advantage of ANY gsm network). If you look at your phone, its using switching back and forth between 3g and EDGE more often than it should.
     
  14. nyota de la star

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    I don't care I'm going with Verizon.
     
  15. mytmouse76

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    Verizon is still better and Im on my iPhone right now.
     
  16. strongmind3

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  17. wallyhopp

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    theyll just release a new one... no biggie
     
  18. DownByLaw

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    You should contact The Guinness book of World Records, because nobody in the world can lay claim to that statement but you [​IMG]
     
  19. sfn 155

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    i've been with at&t for 5 1/2 and had less than 10 dropped calls. i've lived in illinois, minnesota, florida, and arizona in that time. i willroutinely have service when friends with t-mobile and sprint won't. verizon does seem to be a little better, though.
     
  20. limitedretroog

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    Here's something they don't want you to know: Sprint's coverage is better than AT&T's.
     
  21. truestt

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    Well the average user doesn't know this. All they see are the better Verizon commercials showing their 3G is better than AT&Ts.

    Keep up the great Luke Wilson commercials AT&T.
     
  22. sole vintage

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    finally some one figured out the point of verzion's commercials. verzion clams to have the biggest 3g coverage and service,but AT&T firesback with a commercials about

    phone coverage[​IMG]. the map AT&T shows for their 3G coverage onTV is their 2G coverage map you can check their site for that [​IMG]
     
  23. Johnny_Cakes

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    Have AT&T, have NEVER had a dropped call. I guess I'm lucky.
     
  24. I was with AT&T from June until December I had to cancel I could not take it anymore I didn't even get service in my own house I thought about takingmy iPhone to T-Mobile but their service isn't great either