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[POLL] AT&T buys T-Mobile, What are your thoughts?

Poll Results: With AT&T taking over T-Mobile, what will you do?

 
  • 34% (14)
    Stay with the new AT&T-Mobile! (What could possibly go wrong?)
  • 17% (7)
    Switch to Verizon the instant my 2 year plan is up!
  • 17% (7)
    Switch to Verizon NOW!
  • 31% (13)
    Switch to Sprint / Stay with Sprint
41 Total Votes  
post #1 of 22
Thread Starter 
Upon hearing the news that AT&T is buying T-Mobile, T-Mobile customers are gonna have to pay higher prices, have the worst service in America, and have to re-buy new phones as most of the Android phones will no longer work with AT&T's service.

Are you going to stick with AT&T-Mobile, or will you leave for Verizon or Sprint?
Edited by t0adphr0g - 3/26/11 at 9:54pm
post #2 of 22
Abandon ship.

I think my T-mobile contract ran out last week.
Wonder if I'm going to renew...

Probably will go with Sprint. I think their CEO's approach for stating 'merger not good for consumers' is an interesting tactic, even if it's a marketing strategy.
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if anything changes one bit.. if I'm forced to change phones, if my service plan rate changes, if I call customer service and they give me one bit of greif

I'm giving them the finger and going to Sprint or Verizon
 
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verizon. sprint has gotten tons better over the years, but verizon has their legendary kick all other carriers in the nuts coverage, and they have exemplary customer support.

not to mention they have a lot of very cool exclusive androids

i'd go verizon. now.
 
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post #5 of 22
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Originally Posted by srsparky32 View Post
verizon. sprint has gotten tons better over the years, but verizon has their legendary kick all other carriers in the nuts coverage, and they have exemplary customer support.

not to mention they have a lot of very cool exclusive androids

i'd go verizon. now.
Sprint uses Verizons towers for roaming so it is essentially the same coverage.
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post #6 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by t0adphr0g View Post
Upon hearing the news that AT&T is buying T-Mobile, T-Mobile customers are gonna have to pay higher prices, have the worst service in America, and have to re-buy new phones as most of the Android phones will no longer work with AT&T's service.
This is all FUD. Nobody knows right now whether prices will go up (they are just as likely to go down), whether the service will continue to be the worst in America (T-Mobile's customer service generally rocks, and maybe AT&T will learn something from it) and by the time they get the networks integrated, which could take a couple of years, existing phones will be about as useful as paperweights so it'll be completely irrelevant whether you have to buy a new one or not.

(And I'm a happy Verizon customer.)
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post #7 of 22
I got Sprint so I'll stay with them....those who have to choose between Verizon & Sprint it will depend on whether or not who has the best coverage in the areas you'll be in....Don't forget Verizon will cease their unlimited data plans sometime during the summer....Sprint has the cheaper unlimited data plans at the moment....just my
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post #8 of 22
this deal is not gonna happen soon. nuf said..
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ive never had a cell phone
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post #10 of 22
Well I was with Alltel and the take over was the most god awful crapy ****ty horrible mess I've ever seen in my entire life.

Ever.




Of all time.



I'm on Verizon now, would have switched to Sprint if they had coverage up here...
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