March 28, 2006
Dear CNET members,
More than a month ago, we presented you with the Hot Topic discussion, "What's the worst carrier experience you've ever had?" And you came through in a big way--with a whopping 690 comments, you shared your worst experiences with your cellular carrier's service. Now, to be fair and give the carriers some springtime love and praise, let's turn the tables around. Whether it's terrific customer service, great rate plans, awesome coverage, or even the quality of phones that the cellular carrier offers, tell us about it in the already all-so-popular Make the Call discussion, "Which cellular carrier offers the best service?" While "best" can be an overstatement, you know where I'm headed, right? Just think above-average satisfaction thoughts. We look forward to reading your great experience and the reason why you're so proud to be a subscriber to that cellular service--I, for one, am always looking for a convincing reason to switch to a better carrier.
This week's hot topic:
Which cell phone carrier offers the best service?
Many people think of their cellular provider much like they do their favorite sports team. They're fiercely loyal, and everyone who doesn't agree is just plain wrong. In this "Make the call" discussion we asked which cell carrier was tops, and hundreds of you weighed in.
T-Mobile is good to go
CNET member bobzgirl's husband is a truck driver and has had the opportunity to try several cell providers across his 11-state route. The clear winner? T-Mobile.
Read bobzgirl's full post in Make the Call
All around the world
Taking a more global approach, CNET member grantjanes made Cingular his pick. He praises Cingular for, along with offering several eye-catching phones, using the GSM standard, which allows Cingular customers better service when traveling outside of the United States.
Read grantjanes's full post in Make the Call
Location, location, location
CNET member rsacipher recommends that you try each service at work and at home to see which works best. Most services offer a special risk-free trial period, so you can find the perfect service for your little corner of the world.
Read rsacipher's full post in Make the Call
Which cell phone service carrier to do you think is at the top of the heap? Read "Which carrier offers the best service?" then cast your vote!
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