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Cingular or Sprint

In Illinois where I live Verizon wireless has many "dead spots". Don't like them.

I have had Sprint and been happy with them .
But Cingular is supposed to have a large coverage area.

But with Cingular your phone can't roam.
With Sprint you have the option to go off there network if there is no Sprint coverage.

So, Does Sprint have a better coverage area?
Between the 2 who has the better network?


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Cingular or Sprint Reply

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It is true that cingular has a large coverage area, why are you saying that you can't roam with them? I know that one of their roaming partners is Dobson Communications which covers many rural areas. I have T-Mobile and might be switching to Cingular, i live in a rural area so i've been looking at roaming partners, T-Mobile has many and i am having a hard time finding Cingulars on their website but yes you can roam with cingular, if you don't like verizon and sprint doesn't have the coverage you want either i'd say go for it, most providers have a trial period in which you can back out if you don't like them.

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what ????

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where did you get the idea that cingular cant go anywhere???? cingular is everywhere !!!! its GSM, it extended all over the US and then some.i think you need to do some more research

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I've had both

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I live in Baltimore and I've had both,... Personally I say Stick with Sprint, As with everything people will find complaints, but I'm currently with Cingular, and I wish I had my Sprint phone back. Yes GSM phones do roam, but the chances of them roaming are unlikely, It's pretty much you have a signal or you don't. I have the the Razor, and I'm always getting NETWORK BUSY when i try to make a call, and I get horrible reception inside buildings. The issue's I've had with sprint are I just had allot of dropped calls and there PCS Vision is pretty expensive.

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You can roam with cingular

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You can roam with cingular any where in the US all 50 states and not get charged roaming!!! an any network!!! this includes puerto rico, and other us territories. But for the person that is having problems with his razor phone a few tips, it you are getting network busy with you phone try turing the phone off and on when going from on place to another so the phone can register on the towers before making the call, Call tech support ask them to check the network settings on your phone to make sure they are correct. I may be something simple if you are still having problem with the phone you can do a exchange by mail and they will send you another phone at no cost the maybe something wrong with the sim card or the phone both can be replaced at no charge!!! Hope this helps!!

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Tried cingular for Razr

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I tried Cingular, switching from Verizon, because I wanted the Razr. I had very similar dropped calls and call failed messages. spent hours ont he phone with tech support and in the store, exchanging sim cards twice (for a total of 3) and lastly, the phone itself with no improvement.

I went back to Verizon on my old T720.

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