AT&T may gain edge on Verizon with new price plan
Consumers, though, will probably end up paying more either way.
This flexibility may benefit AT&T, which has battled customer perceptions that its service is inferior, even though some experts argue that it's better than it used to be.
"Carriers don't want plain old phone users," Gikas said. "They can't make any money off them."
thank god somebody finally came in and put some pressure on verizon. verizon is by far the worst provider I have ever been stuck with they have high pressure con artist sales people who will do anything to get you locked into a contract and once your in, all of the helpful service disappears. Dont expect any type of reimbursement or even fake sympathy when you complain that their coverage is bogus, your calls get dropped and your texts dont go through. All they will tell you is "coverage not garunteed in all areas" and expect to pay nearly $500 if you try to opt out after becoming fed up with terrible coverage and service.
I miss alltel. You could change your plan any time without signing a new contract. Once your contract expired you could stay on their coverage month to month, eliminating the 1 or 2 year contract requirement entirely. The customer service was simple and reliable (albiet, a bit slow during peak hours).
GO AT&T, I hope you wipe verizon off the map and de-monopolize that POS scumbag corporation. Use this key moment to re-introduce some human interaction and customer service back into the cell phone service industry!!!
AT&T wins for me because they have a selection Windows Phones.
Verizon has one Windows phone that is almost 18 months old, and no plans/announcement about future offerings.
I don't like Android, and I don't think iPhone is worth the extra $300 for the Apple name. Loving my Lumia 900 that I got for $99.
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The company has made at least 4 acquisitions in the space, and few people have paid any attention.
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