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Nov 6, 2004, 2:28 PM

Dropping Verizon For Cingular

I work ata wireless phone store...In light of the newmerger between ATT and Cing., my boss has decided to drop verzion to sell Nextel and Cingular. He sites the reason as that we havent been doing many new activations at all with verizon, and with verizon's NE2 program, wemake absolutely no money of upgrades...So I was wondering, what do you guys think about making this move? Will the New Cingular be better than the old? How do you think it will compare to verizon?
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Nov 6, 2004, 4:06 PM

Is it over yet,??????????

Only an hour and a half!!! Smile
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Nov 6, 2004, 7:25 AM

prepaid wireless card dealer

hi everyone! i hope this message finds u all smiling. i'm new to PhoneScoop.

i am a wholesale distributor of prepaid phonecards including wireless refill cards, located in nyc.

i was wondering if any member here could help out by giving me referrals/business.

email me if need be

thanks. i look forward to ur help. it might be nothing for u to take out some time and help me with ur contacts, but it'll add up to a lot for me.

Nov 1, 2004, 10:19 PM

How do I open my own Indirect/Authorized Wireless Dealership?

I'm already in the industry (work in direct retail) and have a "angel investor" who's willing to fund me in opening in my own store.

I know almost nothing of the inner workings of the indirect channel however. Do I work through the company or a master dealer? How much startup capital is needed? Do I have to leave any deposits? How do I order handsets?

Any Tips/Advice/Guidlines/Contacts/Pitfalls would be GREATLY appreciated.

6 replies

Nov 4, 2004, 5:12 AM

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Nov 5, 2004, 12:38 PM

Finally Friday!

almost over!!! Very Happy
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Nov 2, 2004, 7:28 PM

almost over

It's almost over, yay for me!!! Half an hour.
19 replies

Nov 2, 2004, 12:09 PM

joy, and sickness

Nothing like talking on the phone all day with no voice and a cold. Woohoo!!!
12 replies

Oct 30, 2004, 11:06 PM

anyone work for the new cingular?

Just wondering what everyones thoughts are about this....
3 replies

Nov 2, 2004, 5:28 PM

damnit all to heck!!

I hate when the stores tell people they can get a GSM replacement for their broken TDMA phone. NOT GONNA HAPPEN! sO SICK OF CALLBACKS UPSET ABOUT THAT!! Evil or Very Mad
1 replies

Nov 2, 2004, 4:08 PM

Hooray for dead phones

how can you lose your phone two years ago and then get amd when we:

1) Can't replace it
2) Can't live without for a whole day while it's being shipped.

It's been out of commission forever, but suddenly they can't live without it!
3 replies

Oct 21, 2004, 1:16 PM

I'm loosing faith in humanity...

Last night a customer walks in with his phone hotlined right before we closed. Doesent know why his phone is off. Apparently his "friend" told him that "All incoming calls are free because cell phones only charge for out-going calls." But, he has sprint and does not have anything like that. With a plan that only includes 500 min he used 1580. Not a happy camper. Had his phone and plan since 03/03. You would figure he would know what he's paying for by now.
20 replies

Oct 18, 2004, 7:32 PM

re: you owe me a new phone!

Why do customers always think that if they lose their phone or they break their phone that WE have to give them a new one for free? I've had at least 5 or 6 cell phones since I was 16, but I never dropped mine in the bathtub or ran over it with my car! I get that phones break if you drop them, I do all the time, but how do you run over it with your car and expect to get a new one for free?
29 replies

Oct 29, 2004, 2:56 PM

Lively today

We are a lively bunch today!
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Oct 26, 2004, 2:50 PM


I was just informed that the V180 has no external screen and no phonebook. How about that? I must have bad spec sheets, and the caller must be correct. Evil or Very Mad
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Oct 21, 2004, 6:11 PM


Evil or Very Mad we have had a influx of people trying to return cell phones this week with only about a 3rd of the accessories...we have told them OVER and OVER that we need Everything they left the store with, but NOOOOOO Mad ...guy had to get phones from his daughters, because ones baby mama ran the bill up on him..he comes back without the tray of the box in one , and no box pr earpiece or manual in the other..i had just talked to the guy 2 days ago...said "bring everything back""and then they want to say were ripping them off!! the audacity..!!! Mad ..........................
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VZW Tech2

Oct 22, 2004, 2:49 PM

I'm Free!!!!!

Today is my last day as a VZW Technician. Yahoo!!! I'm finally out of the cellular business!!! I feel like a new man. No stress, no more dealing with asshats. The word escalation is permanently out of my vocabulary. Back to the computer industry where I CAN control the machines.

Peace's only been fun while on here.

Ahh.... back to a peacefull existence and a normal schedule!!!
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Oct 23, 2004, 11:02 AM

I'm BORED!!!

Very Happy Anyone have any funny stories to tell me? I am bored out of my mind here, especially since it is 11am on a freakin Saturday and this mall is lame. People shop here on Monday and Tuesday nights or something. I am working ALL BY MYSELF again, so PLEASE PLEASE PRETTY PLEASE tell me a funny story, or something.
I have gotten so bored I am actually cleaning my kiosk. . . c'mon people, help me out!
5 replies

Oct 21, 2004, 11:37 AM

ATTWS + Cingular = What for you?

What does everyone think about this deal going on?
How will it affect your life, job, or cell phone?
11 replies

Sep 20, 2004, 11:55 AM

Moisture Indicator??

I am a VZW Sales Rep for about 3 months now, and today I read some posts which talked about a Moisture (liquid) Indicator under the battery. Can any one give me more info on this and where I can find it, or is it different for each phone???
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