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Sprint or Verizon ?

by RedNex1 / December 8, 2011 12:40 PM PST

ok me and my wife have verizon wireless, and its ok, it do what we want it to do, simple talk and txt, now my question is how good is Sprint service, ive done my reasearch, ive seen the sprint coverage map and it doesnt look too good, compared to Verizon which cover every little spot there is on the map, and so me and my wife have been talkin about switchin over to sprint, cuz sprint offer more stuffs for the same price that im payin verzion and i get very little service from verizon like the family plan, 700 free mins and unlimted txt free mobile to mobile and starts a 9 and weekend for 80 bucks while sprint has 1500 free mins and unlimted txt for the same price 80 bucks also moblie to mobile and starts at 7 and weekend and also im throwin in Direct Connect cuz i used to have DC when i worked for a company and found it cool and quick, now im just getting people opinion who has sprint cuz i never had anyone else but verizon and Verizon seems to be going to all smartphone and YOU MUST HAVE DATA, and i aint the type to live my life by my phone and tell facebook when im sitting on the toilet or watch tv, not to mention i hate touch screen phones or any smartphones i have my laptop to do that i just want a phone thats talk and txt with really good service and thats that!

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Location, location, location.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 9, 2011 2:27 AM PST
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SPRINT OR VERIZON? STICK WITH VERIZON
by 4barbaraingram / December 24, 2011 6:27 AM PST
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I started with Cellular One, went to Sprint for free incoming first minute, then to GTE, which became Verizon. I can say Verizon has been the best. As for phone, there are phones which do not need data plans. Best to go in and talk to people or call customer service. But look at Consumers Reports- Verizon always top there too.

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sprint
by dreamadeidre / December 27, 2011 12:45 AM PST
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Hi,We have had sprint for several years without any problem although they have had a higher rate than some they had consistent billing. This Christmas i purchased 3 htc evos. I was grossly misinformed by the sales representative and this person preceded to put my 3 phones on separate family plans. I received the phones on the 13th but was leaving out of town and never activated the first one until the 17 and the other 2 several days later. this is when the billing error came to my attention, after several phone calls where as I was often told i was being switched or put on hold and i was instead hung up on or sent to a computer with no options at which I had to hang up. I finally found out today I am 2 days past the disconnect without a charge date because I am in the computer as activating the phones on the 12th and my 99$ phones have about 2 days for me to mail in a rebate that I wasnt sent any information on causeing my phones to be 159$ in stead. I am reconsidering sprint.

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Don't listen to the Verizon map...
by talks_44 / December 30, 2011 2:39 AM PST
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They're maps they show on their commercials and ads are nothing but a ploy to compete with AT&T's maps etc They basically all work the same. And like mentioned, it depends where you live. Sprint is good, getting better too.. I'd say if you're not into that whole smart phone apps thing, then go with Sprint. They can offer you more for less because they're trying to compete with ATT and Verizon. With those, you're basically paying for a name. Just cuz it's a lil less doesn't mean it's not good. Just means it's not that brand.

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