Re: Nextel False Advertising

>> (2)"Although we do serve a large portion of the public and are

>> considered 'nationwide', we only serve mostly people centered near >> major interstate highways and in larger cities successfully" > Look closely at the advertising and you'll probably find that they do > say that. There's probably some fine print to the tune of "nationwide > coverage claims based on 89% of US population". That means that they > don't claim to serve the least-economical 11% of the country, as > determined by population, which is of course a huge land area. They > could exclude all of Kansas, Nebraska, and the Dakotas and still meet > that claim. (In actuality, they probably do serve, KCK, Wichita, > Omaha, Lincoln, Sioux Falls, Fargo, and Bismarck -- just not the > hundreds of miles of small towns and farms in between.) > Their Web site is quite honest about this (much more so than most > carriers' coverage maps that I have seen): >

Take a look at TMobile's web site and their "Personal Coverage Check". It's FAR more detailed than what Nextel has; it amounts to a topographical map of signal quality.

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Ron Chapman
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