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Three camps: AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint.

My story: I lost my Blackberry on the bus this past Friday = no way to recover it. I heard the story about the new iPhone is releasing soon, so I decided to join the bandwagon lol.

Personal conjecture: That phone was an AT&T one as well, and my overall experience weren't that great. Stupid data plan package(although other companies start to follow suit now, fail), bad receptions, etc.

If anyone can provide me the advantage vs. the disadvantage between those three companies, I would be very grateful

PS. Even though I said that I would like to join the bandwagon, depending on how well you can describe the improvement between the 4 and the 4s + possible suggestions for Android, I might go that route as well.
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Well the 4s HSDPA (HSPA+) only benefits from AT&T's network if I recall correctly so 4s on AT&T over any other.
    
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I really do not want to be stuck with AT&T ever again, unless necessary.

Got only EDGE in the basement of my house slightly northwest of Chicago (more like half-basement actually).
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I say Sprint cause they're significantly cheaper than ATT or VZ plus unlimited data. And I think they're coverage is better than ATT which is terrible.
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I'm having the same problem, Ive been with AT&T since the iPhone 3G came out... This will be my 4th iphone. I have always been plagued with horrible service inside my home and inside my work. However, Reception everywhere else was fantastic.

I just want an iphone where I don't have to go outside to talk and now I finally have options (VZ & Sprint). However, AT&T is the only carrier with the faster 3G network and the only carrier that you can talk and surf the web at the same time which is something I use often.

If I knew Verizon or Sprint would give me better service indoors at the 2 places I spend most of my time I would switch in a heartbeat. I'm just afraid I'll switch, lose those AT&T Pro's, and still have $hit service. hopefully you and I both get some useful info.
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Quick question - if I buy one of these unlocked, can I put it on my Virgin Mobile account?
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