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Wireless Web on Nextel

Discussion in 'Northeastern US Wireless Forum' started by Vornadito, Jun 3, 2003.

  1. Vornadito

    Vornadito New Member

    Jun 3, 2003
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    Wireless Web on Nokia

    2 questions
    1) How is the Nextel service in NY and Pa?
    2) If you get wireless web for $10/month - it is unlimited - doesnt subtract from calling plan minutes...
    Is this worth it in an argument of Verizon vs. Nextel???
  2. CingularRep

    CingularRep Junior Member
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    Apr 24, 2003
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    Ambler, PA
    My Phone:
    Nokia 6800
    Wireless Provider(s):
    I provide 'em all!
    I'm biased because I work with Cingular, but there is a store in South Philly (Car Phone Specialists Inc.) that sold both Nextel and Cingular, the owner's name is Nick, he's a good friend of mine. (look him up, give him a call)

    He's always told me that in the Philadelphia metro area, if you want a cell phone get Cingular, if you want a push to talk feature exclusively get Nextel. Basically Nextel is great for what they specialize in, but they don't specialize in cell PHONES.
  3. HelloMotoV70

    HelloMotoV70 Junior Member
    Junior Member

    Dec 25, 2002
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    To answer 2 of your questions truthfully, i will have to put it this way. Yes, the NOL service does NOT take away from your minutes for $10 a month unlimited access. Where as with Verizon it may only be $7 a month but takes out of your minutes.

    I personally do not think the Wireless internet is worth it, even though i just got it. I do however see a need for it if you travel ALOT and can't be by a computer to check such things as e-mail, AIM, yellow pages, white pages, AOL mail, etc.

    P.S.-i am only sticking with NOL because up through June 30 or so, they are adding 100 bonus anytime minutes to your plan if you get the premium web service for $15 which includes unlimited 2-way messaging also, so the best way i can think of this is i'm paying $10 for 100 more minutes (like you would on every other carrier) and a measly $5 for the full internet deal with two way messaging.

    Just my 2 cents.

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