Nextel...should I or shouldn't I?
What it really comes down to in the long run is this: what do you need? Nextel is has one of the smallest network footprints of any national wireless carrier. Their proprietary technology (IDEN) means you have no ability to pick up another carriers towers in an emergency if you have no Nextel signal. Most carriers are developing a PTT type product, with most slated to have them out long before your contract expires.
Have you tried any of these? Enough said. Push to wait, not push to talk
If you need the ability to use the phone overseas, you can forget Nextel.
Why? Nextel has international products/phones
In short, their are much better op
2. "Nothing more than walkie-talkie to hang your hat on = ashamed" If it sucks so bad, why is every carrier out there desperate to emulate?? Oh, and in reply to your other reply on a different thread, VZ had less than a second latency...IN TESTING!! I'll believe it when I see it.
3. Coverage. Nextel covers me where my employees go, metro areas and Interstate corridors mostly. I could care less if they don't have coverage in Podunk, OK. Network built for business users, seems to make sense to go where there's business, not cows.
4.Interference. Don't blame Nextel for a p...
People drop info on new phones on this site. They will have a camera phone and Windows Mobile phone out in Q4 of 2004. There are a couple other phones coming out as well. You can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you like - I am a Nextel dealer.