97% of America?

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  1. TheLastNative

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    The AT&T commercials always make me wonder if that's even possible...
     
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    They are referring to available voice calling, whether on their native or extended network partners.

    They're doing this to confuse people, because VZW exposed the fact that VZW had a much larger 3G network than AT&T, and AT&T is misinforming people that they cover 97% of the U.S. - not telling them that the 3G is pitiful.
     
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    Not to mention everyone I have ever talked hates the ATT network.
     
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    Exactly. I hated ATT which is why I switched. They are so full of it. Been saying for years that "they are getting 3G tomorrow" I was so tired of it I finally convinced my wife to switch and here we are and will never look back. ATT wishes their service was good.

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    They are also saying they have coverage were 97% of Americans live or work, but that doesn't mean they have coverage out on the road or in the countryside where you need mobile coverage the most.

    Alan
     
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    i take lots of roadtrips with my friends (the most frequent trip being between tampa, fl and corpus christi, tx) and i love it when my friend with the iPhone complains of having no signal at all, and im streaming pandora with full 3g dancedroid

    there are times where i have no signal at all at some point on I-10 somewhere in alabama, but that only lasts about 20 miles or so
     
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    The availability makes sense. I remember when they used to poke fun at Verizon because you couldn't talk and surf the web at the same time. Now it's a different story.

    When did this exposing happen?
     
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    I believe all this heated up just around the time when the Droid1 was coming out.
     
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    What is so interesting is ATT as the money to beef up their network, but doesn't spend the money, yet Verizon is continuously expanding their network.
     
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    You're correct.

    Lies, More Lies, and Verizon vs. AT&T
     
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    Yea they do they spend the money on advertising telling people that they have the biggest network. That's like the same thing, right?

    /tongue in cheek

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    Actually ATT is claiming 97% of Americans, not America. Using population maps I would imagine even metroPCS coverage would surprise most people.

    I must be in the 3%.
     
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    Years ago there was this little thing called "Truth in Advertising". Now it is lets see who can lie the most. :cus:
     
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    its a bunch of CRAP
     
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    I must be one of the 3% US population. And everybody going into our cafeteria at work is one of the 3%.

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