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So glad I JUST switched back to Verizon 2 weeks ago.
 
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And they'll pay HUGE monthly costs too. This is BS.
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Looks like Ma Bell is back guys
     
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I dont mind the merger at all. I live in Texas and AT&T has great coverage and fast 3G data speeds.. When the switch is finally turned on, it will mean way better coverage for T-Mobile users and some faster and more robust coverage for AT&T customers plus added coverage areas where AT&T is currently not supporting very well.

I have had cell phones by all four major carriers and in my area and where i have traveled to, AT&T has had the best coverage overall.

AT&T best coverage and fastest 3G service..

Verizon great coverage but only voice or data at the same time.. maybe thats why the voice calls sound better than all the rest..

T-Mo great speeds but not very good coverage

Sprint great speeds in metro areas but poor coverage.

Just my 2 cents

EDIT:: Also, people are complaining about their phones and how it will not work when the switch finally happens.. It will be over a year before that actually happens. Im pretty sure AT&T will offer some sort of deal/upgrade option for T-Mo customers..
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EDIT:: Also, people are complaining about their phones and how it will not work when the switch finally happens.. It will be over a year before that actually happens. Im pretty sure AT&T will offer some sort of deal/upgrade option for T-Mo customers..
If AT&T comes up with a comparable phone to match those offered by T-Mobile, then why not. However, looking at its mediocre line of smartphones - only good ones are the Atrix, Inspire, Surround and HD7 - that might not happen.
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Dont forget atnt capped the internet.....

Now they buy up t mobile ....
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I just got pwned...

*Owns a G2
Me too. I bought it at launch.
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If AT&T comes up with a comparable phone to match those offered by T-Mobile, then why not. However, looking at its mediocre line of smartphones - only good ones are the Atrix, Inspire, Surround and HD7 - that might not happen.
True, but you have to remember about the Apple exclusivity deal for five years.. AT&T basically relaxed and let the money flow in from all the iPhones they were selling and not really getting into the android market until Verizon got the iPhone.. They have since released some pretty nice phone as you just mentioned. It took them only a few months to get some really nice smartphones after the deal was over.. Well, i guess they kinda started at the end of 2010. Im sure they will have one of the best line ups by years end..

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Dont forget atnt capped the internet.....

Now they buy up t mobile ....

Also true... But, i am a pretty hefty data user checking mail, streaming netflix, etc on my previous iPhone 4 and the most i have used was a little over 2 GB of data and they didnt charge me an overage fee. The only reason people are complaining about the capped data plans are the one who tether their phones for other devices to use their cellular data.. Those people normally go over the limit.. Luckily where i live i have U-Verse for internet and pretty much wherever i go i normally have wifi. Ex. Home / work / friends house.
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There are pros and cons to everything.
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True, but you have to remember about the Apple exclusivity deal for five years.. AT&T basically relaxed and let the money flow in from all the iPhones they were selling and not really getting into the android market until Verizon got the iPhone.. They have since released some pretty nice phone as you just mentioned. It took them only a few months to get some really nice smartphones after the deal was over.. Well, i guess they kinda started at the end of 2010. Im sure they will have one of the best line ups by years end..
AT&T holding on to iPhone exclusivity actually hurt its diversity in terms of smartphone offerings, only just last year it decided to go all-out on Android; a very late decision, IMO. It will eventually get good phones from HTC, Motorola and even LG (an Optimus 2X equivalent is on the way) - but will those be enough to match the monsters offered by other carriers, e.g. the Droid series from Verizon?

We shall wait and see.
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