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Nov 18, 2004, 4:59 PM

V262-First Impressions

We received a demo model of the new Motorola V262 today. At first inspection it is definitly a good replacement for the soon to be phased out T731.

* Rubberized phone casing
* Loud External Speaker Phone
* Negative External Display is easy to read
* Menu response is fast and smooth
* Keys have a good tactile response & feel

* Extremely TINY screen
* Same old difficult to navigate Motorola Menu
* No special features such as games

Nov 15, 2004, 9:48 PM

Whats happening with all the new phones?

Just curious if anyone knows whats going on with the release of the v262 or the Koi, etc. The phones were supposed to be released in the next few days/week and there is just not a lot of info out there confirming that. Besides where are the Demos/info etc? The only thing ive seen is some BORING Nokia 6019--Anyone have insight?
5 replies

Nov 15, 2004, 8:48 PM

easyEdge/Picture Messaging

Just a question...was wondering how everyone is selling the new easyEdge/picture messaging pricing. I'm finding it harder than it used to be. When it was set up on the older system, it seemed easier to sell it to people, even though you had to explain mg/kb to most people. Now all it seems they hear is the money for the easyEdge package...then the money for the picture messaging package. By the time you're done, they've added 10-15 bucks onto their package. Any hints?
2 replies

Nov 12, 2004, 1:32 PM

v710 mp3?

The stores have received the demo and training materials for the v710. The material in no way references the integrated mp3 player. Motorola states on their web site that the mp3 player is a feature of the phone. I hope US Cellular did not remove it from the phone. Confused
3 replies

Oct 7, 2004, 8:25 PM

talk tracker...

has been a giant pain in the patootie from the agent level....it seems like many people can't grasp the concept of TRacker pack...while it is supposed to save money people are blowoing through their minutes way b4 their cycle date, and trying to renew their pack minutes early...anyone else have any horror stories??? Evil or Very Mad
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Nov 13, 2004, 10:29 AM

US Cellular and the Koi

US Cellular's scheduled release for the Koi is November 24th, 2004. They are also releasing the Motorola V262 and V710 this month as well. The New Nokia flip or "fold" as the Nokia rep told me is scheduled for early next year. About time the US got Nokia's nicer technology phones. Speaking of Nokias the 6019i is supposed to be realeased this month as well.

3 replies

Nov 13, 2004, 11:51 AM

any New Plans?

Any scoop on what the new plans/pricing structure will be going into the Christmas/New Years season will be?? Better to sign up now or wait a month?
3 replies

Jul 19, 2004, 11:26 AM

Get it while you can

Bad news LG fans. I'm hearing scuttlebut that says that the LG VX4400 is being discontinued.

Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad
3 replies

Nov 7, 2004, 9:54 PM

Wanted: Good PDA phone that works with U.S. Cellular

I want a good PDA phone that works with U.S. Cellular. I know about that big, bulky Kyocera thing. Is there anything else that's new and/or smaller? I prefer Windows Pocket PC or Windows Mobile or whatever it's called, but I'd settle for a good Palm OS or Linux-based phone. Are there any choices besides the Kyocera? If not now, are there any coming soon? I'm due to get a new phone, but I don't want to commit to another 2-year contract if there's a better phone just around the corner. Please help.
8 replies

Nov 7, 2004, 1:14 PM

VX6100 with USCC

Does anyone have any idea how long it takes a phone to go through testing with US Cellular. I am getting ready to switch from sprint over to us cellular, and would really like to get the vx 6100... I know it is in testing but don't know when to expect it, if at all...

4 replies

Nov 4, 2004, 6:03 PM

the soho is sooo ugly....HOW UGLY IS IT??>?

its so ugly that we just got the november 14 price matrix for our area and its going down to .01 cents with activation
2 replies

Oct 26, 2004, 2:44 PM

So i'm thinkin,,JOAN IS NO MORE??

Crying or Very sad is the lovely Joan Cusack gone/?? and who would your idea for the next USCC spokesperson be??? (and don't say Catherine Zeta Jones!!)
8 replies

Nov 2, 2004, 6:16 PM


Very Happy I received about 100 calls this week about the battery issue that's already been addressed by US Cellular. People are going nuts, like "I need a new phone, mine might explode. " I swear, I could really give those news channels a piece of my mind. lol.

Nov 2, 2004, 6:11 PM

New new

work in the cellular industry, have read a few posts, always want to jump on in, so finally i am able to. i'm glad to hear something about the SoHo. That phone needs something for it's appearance but if it works good than that's good enough.
the newest nokia 6019i, is definently not my favorite, it's a mini-me of the 6585. i totally agree JABN.

Nov 1, 2004, 1:42 PM


so does the 6019 strike anyone else as JABN..
just another boring Nokia??

Oct 28, 2004, 6:31 PM

USCC New Phone Update

Updates to new phone release dates:

Motorola V710 - December 1st

Kyocera Koi - November 24th

Motorola V262 - November 17th

Nokia 6019i - November 12th

...and the LG VX6100 has entered testing with the NDC.
6 replies

Oct 28, 2004, 10:35 AM

3587i spc code

Need spc code for 3587i
Hex 26F8C2DC
DEC 038/16302812

If anyone can help I would greatly appreciate it.

Oct 23, 2004, 1:18 PM

USCC New Phone Update

Phones Approved for Release

*Motorola v710-Planned release mid-late Nov.
*Kyocera Koi-Planned release mid-late Nov.
*Nokia 6019i-Planned release mid-Nov.

Phones In Testing

*Motorola 262

***Phone Rumors***

USCC may release a new PDA phone in the March-April time frame. An unconfirmed rumor is USCC is looking at Sanyo or Samsung as a model maker.
2 replies

Oct 25, 2004, 1:08 PM

5550 recall?????

I read on another forum (ok, on Alltel's forum) that USCC has re-called the 5550s because of screen problems. Well???????????

My screen is crap on mine, contrast is very light compared to the 2 other ones I bought. I have it set all the way down to about 5% or so and it is still all washed out. I complained when I bought it, but the dealer said "oh, it's not unusual for them to vary from one phone to another".
5 replies

Oct 26, 2004, 1:36 AM

New Price Matrix For EasyEdge Picture Messaging

Well it's finaly here and we'll no longer be using EE useage. Haven't heard when this is going to be put into effect yet but it'll definatly be before the tenative date thats set for the koi and possily V710 to be released of Nov 17th. Still don't know how this will affect people who use Picture Messaging for the virtualy unlimited amount of text as to using text messaging that has limits.

EasyEdge Picture Messaging Price Plan
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Pay as you go $0.25 a message incoming and outgoing
20 Pictures incoming and outgoing | $2.95 a month
50 Pictures incoming and outgoing | $5.95 a month
100 Pictures incoming and outgoing | $10.95 a month
Overage of $0.25 a message is included on all...

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