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stupid "Power up" network...
Anyone bought or using Jitterbug?
I just posted a review -- see that for details.
omg looks like a toilet!!!
Beware this is a poorly run company.
I got this phone for my Dad who is going blind and living in an assisted living facility. Great Calls can not seem to understand that some might buy a phone like this for their parents.
The company has charge my credit card twice and is responding very ...
... I'm just wondering who will carry it? ...
GreatCall. They're already selling it. It's custom-made for GreatCall, and GreatCall only.
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Any idea on US release or carrier?
Great Idea ALSO for the younger and disabled.
No Coverage Maps
Which network or cellular carrier do you use?
GreatCall enjoys arrangements with many CDMA carriers across the country to ensure nationwide coverage for Jitterbug customers. This includes three of the largest cellular carriers as well as numerous regional providers. We don’t name or promote our service providers by agreement.
What is the coverage area for the GreatCall service?
GreatCall covers most of the U.S. where cellular service is available from the major CDMA carriers. If you do not have coverage with one of the major carriers in your area, then you may not have a...
Cost is Exorbitant!
That said, it's upsetting to see how the phone and rate plans are priced, so much so that they would probably price someone who is on a fixed income out of consideration. I know that my 80 year old uncle has been very happy with previous services, but has complained about the phones becuase of the difficulty of button pressing and complicated menus. one thing he never complains about, however, is the cost of the rate plan, usually no more than 20/every three months w/ Virgin Mo...
It's about time!
I'll take two!
Um... so who is the carrier?
But it is CDMA... it's not like someone can just activate it on any carrier. Sprint will not allow foreign ESN's on the network. As a matter of fact, I believe Alltel and Verizon are starting to block foreign ESN's as well. The only carrier I know that activates anything are Cricket and Page Plus (MVNO).
I could sell so many of these.
But in looking at GreatCall's Web site and in contacting their Customer Service, I am very disappointed. Their FAQs about the phone and the service are not detailed and when you contact ...