TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Re: Cell Phone Reception

Re: Cell Phone Reception
Sun, 13 Mar 2005 23:34:53 -0500 wrote:

> I have been having problems with my cell phone (LG) dropping calls in
> my home. Seems like you talk for a few minutes and the call is
> dropped. Getting tired of this and thinking it was my phone, I went
> to Verizon since I was near the end of my contract and got 2 new LG
> 6100 camera phones (one for me and one for my son). I paid over $200
> -- there is a rebate.

> Well don't you know it the same thing happens with this phone. I did
> some testing and find that the signal bars are very weak in my area
> (suburban), its not just my house ( a regular wood house) but
> seemingly a few miles area the signal is weak. I drove about a mile
> east and the signal bars got stronger and then they got the strongest
> a few miles a way. The phone worked fine there.

> So does this mean my area is in a dead zone?

> What can be done? How can Verizon put someone in a contract if it
> knows that cell reception will be poor in there area? Why doesn't
> Verizon fix this so we all could get uniform service. It seems a rip
> off if I can't use my cell phone in my home.

If you are still in the trial period try a Motorola V265.


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