Interesting ATT announcement.. ha ha ha ha

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    I think they oversold their network. This is the equivalent of AOL in 90's when you could not dial in to get connected. busy signal after busy signal.
     
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    Good point. I remember that. It took like 15-20 minutes just to sign on at times.
     
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    Thats too funny. So yes come on verizon get us a commercial on this one.
     
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    Their coverage is crappy at best, now where they do have coverage, you can't depend on it because too many on the network. The coverage out of cities isn't 3G. Go to the Island Of Misfit Toys!
     
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    I wonder if AT&T said "please"
     
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    One of the best analogies I've ever seen.
     
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    Would be great if it got exploited!
     
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    That is crazy! It is not the customers fault and the customer should not be asked to cut down on anything! Period. Att should have invested in their network long ago. Not wait until their network gets overloaded. Fact is, customers signed a contract for unlimited data. Att cannot change the contract after the fact. Also att can put data caps in place all day, bottom line if customers still use the same ammout of data all that happens is att makes more money for overage. The network suffers the same strain on it. The customer ends up paying a lot more for the same crappy service! When they had a flat rate before. I hope that customers tell att to piss off when att calls them to "educate " them about their usage.
     
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    I really love it that AT&T has problems with SF, which is where all the cnet reviewers live. If you're going to have a problem city, you really ought to do your best to make it some city other than the one where all the reviewing happens for the biggest cell-phone review outlet in the country. It's like an automaker having a car that only sucks in one city, and that one city is Detroit. Shame that all the car journalists live and work in Detroit.
     
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    Interesting article...I dont think I've ever seen the iPhone and Apple attacked so directly by a leading publication even though it's couched in phraseology that sounds somewhat praiseworthy. It must be some pretty emperical data or the lawsuits would abound.

    The bottom line is that whether AT&T is faster or has more coverage, it's biggest seller is iPhone, and if iPhone don't work (whether it's Apples fault or AT&T's fault), then AT&T don't work. Testing with phones (other than iPhone) is a pretty slick way of coming at the issue sideways...but once again..if iPhone doesn't work, then AT&T doesn't work. If the data is correct I would think that AT&T can't wait to unload Apple...after all...sooner or later iPhone will be replaced by something vastly superior...and thats a fact. It's just a matter of time. :icon_ devil: