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Sigh. [Oct. 25th, 2010|09:46 am]
Darth Paradox
Dear AT&T,

Bullshit.

No love,
Me
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[User Picture]From: xaandria
2010-10-25 05:19 pm (UTC)
I dunno, I get SOME coverage there--it's just intermittent. It is enough for me to make and receive phone calls (most of the time) and to send and receive texts (almost always).
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[User Picture]From: darthparadox
2010-10-25 06:49 pm (UTC)
I get something intermittent, sure. Their claim of "Best" is, well, bullshit.

Texts aren't usually a problem, thanks to SMS retrying for seven days. It'll get through eventually. Calls are choppy at best. 3G data coverage? I haven't seen download speeds like that since the days my internet connection announced itself with "kssshhkhkhshhhBEEPboopBEEPboop".
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From: dacut
2010-10-25 05:58 pm (UTC)
Hence the message on my phone tool listing...

(Sadly, AT&T is the best option I have. No signal from Verizon or Sprint; not sure about TMo, but they generally have a bad rep around the island.)
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[User Picture]From: polarbee
2010-10-25 06:07 pm (UTC)
AT&T is the only option for me. And they even say I shouldn't have signal where I live. (I just happen to have a clear shot at their antenna on the neighboring mountain.)
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[User Picture]From: kreeblah
2010-10-26 04:50 am (UTC)
Yeah, I've noticed that your house seems to be something of a cell phone dead zone. Have you considered a femtocell, by any chance? I'm thinking about getting one for my apartment for Sprint since it's a big, concrete building and I'm living on the ground floor facing the interior courtyard. Needless to say, I drop calls pretty regularly.
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[User Picture]From: wingedelf
2010-10-26 05:13 am (UTC)
Yeah, my pitiful three bars are in a dark orange area too.
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