How did Verizon get this holier than thou reputation? (1 Viewer)

dajmno

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I have an AT&T LTE iPhone 5 and the data speeds are lightning quick 90% of the time. I also have a company issued Verizon 4G LTE WIFI hot spot that carry around for work and the thing drops donkey chunks all the time.
 

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It's all about location. My job requires me to travel across south Louisiana quite a bit. Verizon has the best service in Houma/Terrebonne and Lafourche, hands down! Here, AT&T is terrible. When I lived in BR, AT&T was the bomb!
 

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It's all about location. My job requires me to travel across south Louisiana quite a bit. Verizon has the best service in Houma/Terrebonne and Lafourche, hands down! Here, AT&T is terrible. When I lived in BR, AT&T was the bomb!
Nailed it. I live in Houma where att is crap, but work in Luling where it simply rocks (LTE). No experience with Verizon, but sprint sucks in Houma too
 

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Probably because Sprint dropped the ball during Hurricane Issac and Verizon never lost a beat, least in the Metairie area.
 

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Probably because Sprint dropped the ball during Hurricane Issac and Verizon never lost a beat, least in the Metairie area.
I second Firecross. I've had Verizon for almost 10 years, but before that it was AT&T. I know AT&T has improved alot since then, but at the time I absolutely hated them and vowed never to go back. The service was so bad for me when I was living in Baton Rouge for school. My boyfriend has AT&T now, we live in N.O., and he's constantly dropping calls.

And during Isaac, I could barely keep a charge to my phone (Verizon, company issued) because it was the only phone with service, so everyone and their mama, literally, had to use mine. They all had AT&T.
 

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going on 4 years with verizon and it has been solid the whole time i've been a customer. sprint and t-mobile before that, which were both great in city limits, sucked outside of it, and suncom/att prior that always dropped calls.
 

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Yeah, it's definitely about location. AT&T LTE rocks in NOLA. I average between 45-50mbps d/l in practically every urban area I go. It's the rural areas that kill me.
 

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Having on on-going feud with A T & T. I live outside of Hammond. My signal here
is E with one bar of strength. Thats what I pay 125 a month for. When I get home,
I just turn it off. It becomes worthless. They absolutely will not allow me out of my
contract and it will cost me a fortune to buy out. They know I am not going to renew
my contract. They are gonna lose me and my wife...both 18 year customers.
 

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Live outside hammond. My att signal is e with one bar. Verizon signal here
is 4G with five bars signal strength. A T & T isn't worth a damn as far as I am
concerned.
 

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I have AT&T and am dropping calls quite a bit and there are plenty of places I can't get a signal, like my parents house, where Verizon folks can. I only stay with AT&T becasue I'm grandfathered in on unlimited data for Exhcange and I use way too much to start paying for it from Verizon.
 

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