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".

Sprint used to claim the "largest all-digital nationwide network covering 240 million people" (it became 280 million later) -- the number referred to the total population of the areas they served. A couple other carriers have made similar claims about their network.

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[TELECOM Digest Editor's Note: And now we see that NYC Comsumer Affairs has sued several of them for making claims like that. PAT]
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