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Old 01-15-2007, 11:18 AM
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I'm looking forward to moving to NC once my house in NY sells. I'm looking somewhere around Morehead City, New Bern and Jacksonville or any areas within that tri-angle. Can any of you NC guys in these areas recommend a wireless phone provider with good reliable service?

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NOT SUNCOM!!! It only works when the sun is out and you are standing under the tower.
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I use Alltel and don't have many areas now it does not work, but US Cellular has had the best service for Eastern NC in the far reaching areas where others do not work.
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I have verizon and it don't do to bad, but (imo)i think altel has got them beat around morehead.

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better stay where you are. we are so far in the dark ages here in eastern nc we don't even have cell phone service. not to mention there are no fish here.


just kidding......altell, hands down
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cell phone's ????

i saw one last time we went to washington
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US Cellular has the best service in the most rural areas. When calling someone on the Alltel service, you hear clicking as you are waiting.
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Cingular seems to work up and down the Outer Banks fine
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Swell...another one
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Not to attack FASTFJR, but Cingular is HORRIBLE here in the Outer Banks. If you are here in the summer and all the tourists are here "all signals are busy" all the time. I currently live off 3rd street and have to leave my cell phone on my sun porch to get service. The only problem is I work in Corolla (and like the high tech Treo phones) and cingular is the only company who has good service up there.

Stay away from Cingular, from what I heard Alltel is good out here too!

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Uscell, definately not Sprint or Nextel.
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Do not go with Nextel. No coverage at all in easter NC, unless you are in or around a major city. They advertise no raoming fees for a reason. If you are out of coverage area no service. I would rather pay a roaming fee and have coverage than no roaming fee and no coverage.
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Do not go with Nextel. No coverage at all in easter NC, unless you are in or around a major city. They advertise no raoming fees for a reason. If you are out of coverage area no service. I would rather pay a roaming fee and have coverage than no roaming fee and no coverage.
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NOT SUNCOM!!! It only works when the sun is out and you are standing under the tower.
i have had suncom for 3 yrs and practically NEVER drop a call. i have actually had service as far as 5 miles offshore........imo the best deal on cell phone service available
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ECMatt90 - 1/15/2007 9:07 PM Not to attack FASTFJR, but Cingular is HORRIBLE here in the Outer Banks. If you are here in the summer and all the tourists are here "all signals are busy" all the time. I currently live off 3rd street and have to leave my cell phone on my sun porch to get service. The only problem is I work in Corolla (and like the high tech Treo phones) and cingular is the only company who has good service up there. Stay away from Cingular, from what I heard Alltel is good out here too!


Agreed, I have Cingular and when I'm on Ocracoke or Portsmouth I usually can't get a signal except on a clear night....some of my fishing buddies have Alltel and they have great service, even on PI...
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Thanks everyone for replying. I was hoping Cingular would have a more favorable respone so I could get an Iphone when they are available. I guess I'll be checking out USCell and Alltell.



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Eastern NC? Nothing but US Cellular for me. No I do not work for them. Friends with other wireless phones do not have coverage, seems like I am always connected
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US Cell. Alltel does very well around EI(better than US) but stinks in other areas.
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