thank you but coverage is what is most important for me
I think you have answered your own question. I have been with VZW and the legacy companies for many, many years. I travel frequently and I have really not come across any large areas without service. I think Cingular/ATTWS is going to be a strong comptetitor once everything is synched. That being said, however - I think on a wide scale the VZW coverage is impossible to beat. Sure in one small area TMo or Cingular may have better service, but try straying more than 3 miles from a highway in a remote area and see how your T-Mobile will do. In my quest to find the best coverage, I have tried every available major network and I have yet to find one that comes close to Verizon.
Is the 7750 BB slower than the rest? YES
Does it have less memory than the rest? YES
Is Verizon slow to move on BB Technology? YES
Do you need a 3rd party for Web browsing? YES
Those are the bad things. Here is the bottom line:
Are you going to have service in more places with Verizon over any other carrier? YES
It all depends on how important coverage is to you. For me, coverage is the most important. My blackberry is slower than most and has less memory than most and Verizon isn't at the forefront of BB technology, and I have to pay for hosted BES. HOWEVER, I cannot even count the times that I have been with my wife (Nextel 7520) where she has a faster BB with 2 processors and a ton of memory and built in browsing, etc, etc, etc but she has no service. During those occasions, she has a brick and I have a BlackBerry. I don't mind if it is slow as long as I have service, and it is extremely rare that I don't have service.
That's just my opinion that if you were able to see my posts before the crash, you would see a common theme in my posts. I should just have something ready to copy and paste
Of course, on caveat is international service. CDMA only works in a handfull of countries outside of North America so if you do a lot of international travelling, you may want to consider another carrier.
BTW, I have no fiduciary connection to Verizon Wireless. I am just a long-time happy customer.