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Old 01-22-2007, 01:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Good Afternoon All,

Currently, I'm with T-Mobile with four lines. Three without contracts and one with a contract. I'm working in the Financial District in NYC in high rise building. However, I don't have any reception on my floor with my phone...only on the ground/street level. I've called T-Mobile Tech Support and issued a ticket for their engineers to find out the problem. Since there is residential and business service; just not my building there be no need to have more cell towers added/built.

Also, I'm working on starting my own business and need to have a reliable bb and service in order to respond to emails asap. Unfortunately, I can't wait to respond to potential clients as it would hurt my bottom line....I guess my question would be to do what??

Stay with T-Mobile, get the 8700g and deal with the intermittent service or go with another carrier?? Mind you, I get perfect service at home and just about everywhere else but at work 35 hours per week---Ouch, it can really hurt my start-up business.
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Old 01-22-2007, 02:15 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Personally, I'd be trying out other carriers to see if any worked better in the office, as well as working at home and everywhere else....
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Carrier with good coverage should be the most important.
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Old 01-23-2007, 09:35 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Will carriers guarantee coverage in buildings in New York? They certainly won't here in Houston (certainly not without a major corporate contract or paying to subsidize the cost of a mini-cell)...

If coverage at work is important then by all means check out other carriers' coverage at your office!
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Out here in LA where I live most people choose to go with verizon. They say verizon has good service. The plans can be a little high. If your tryng to get a business of the ground, you may need to go ahead and just pay. I have tmobile and my calls drop or go in and out sometimes but most of the time I'm BERRY'N anyway not talkn.
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Originally Posted by takeshi
Will carriers guarantee coverage in buildings in New York? They certainly won't here in Houston (certainly not without a major corporate contract or paying to subsidize the cost of a mini-cell)
This is more an issue of cellular standard and spectrum [CDMA vs GSM] than a matter of carrier, with iDEN, GSM850, and CDMA800 leading the group for in-building penetration.
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