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The Telecom Digest for Sep 7, 2015
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|Date: Sun, 6 Sep 2015 15:13:18 -0400 From: tlvp <mPiOsUcB.EtLlLvEp@att.net> To: firstname.lastname@example.org. Subject: Re: What are my options? Message-ID: <email@example.com> On Sat, 5 Sep 2015 22:36:44 -0400, Bill Horne wrote: > On 8/31/2015 11:40 AM, Bill Horne wrote: >> I've been given a Samsung Model SCH-A930 cell phone. It's branded as >> Verizon, and the display shows "VCAST" when I turn it on, but that's all >> I know about it. > > As I wrote in my previous post, I switched the Samsung phone over to > Verizon this afternoon. I'll take this opportunity to thank the Verizon > Mobile Solutions Specialist who helped me do that. > > Craig Bernabei went out of his way to get the phone I brought to him > working. He spent almost thirty minutes on the phone to my former vendor, > trying to find the problem, and then offered me a better plan than they > had, and the chance to switch over right away without any contract. ... A serious advantage of having service through VZW will be that all of whatever rudimentary mobile-web browsing your A-930 is capable of will be at your disposal (even including tethering). (Not so with the PP service.) Again, my regrets for having steered you so wrong. My own experiences would never have let me imagine they could possibly have mishandled you so badly. Cheers, tlvp -- Avant de repondre, jeter la poubelle, SVP.|
|Date: Sun, 6 Sep 2015 15:01:55 -0400 From: tlvp <mPiOsUcB.EtLlLvEp@att.net> To: firstname.lastname@example.org. Subject: Re: What are my options? Message-ID: <email@example.com> On Sat, 5 Sep 2015 22:24:27 -0400, Bill Horne wrote: > On 8/31/2015 11:56 PM, tlvp wrote: >> I'd suggest you contact Page Plus > > As of this afternoon, at around five PM, the phone is working - and I'm > a Verizon customer. > > <RANT> > Dealing with Page Plus was the most irritating, confusing, frustrating, > and fruitless waste of time I've ever had in dealing with any company. > ... ... [Remainder of rant excised] ... > </RANT> > <APOLOGY> Bill, forgive me, please, for having led you up this bramble-strewn path. My own experiences with PP have been remarkably different -- pleasant, productive, and efficient. </APOLOGY> On the other hand, I think all my interactions took place before PP became another of Carlos Slim's holdings -- could that account for the difference? Cheers, and enjoy Verizon Wireless in good health and with lots of bars, tlvp -- Avant de repondre, jeter la poubelle, SVP.|
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