Tuesday, March 25, 2008

A Proposed New Phone Message for my Sprint Cell Phone

...would go something like this.
Hi, you've reached my cell phone. Chances are I heard your call, but I figured I didn't have time to grab the phone, race upstairs, hurl my body out the window, climb on to the roof, hoist a large piece of sheet metal over my head and adopt a flamingo stance pointing 38 degrees south southwest just to be able to talk to you. If you'll leave a message, I will return your call as soon as I can reach a land line because my Sprint coverage is so bad that no matter where I call you from (with the exception of the parking lot at the grocery store) it's only even money that our conversation will last more than 30 seconds.
What do you think?

3 comments:

Kelly the dog said...

Love it! Typically you'll do better with Verizon and almost as good with AT&T. I've had service from both companies here in Denver. There was more difference between the reception of specific cell phone models than between the two services. Still when my contract with AT&T expires I'm looking into T-Mobile's hybrid cell/VOIP service.


T-Mobile. Its new HotSpot@Home cellphones make unlimited free calls whenever you’re in a wireless hot spot — or when you’re at home, since a free home Wi-Fi router comes with the deal. Calls you place to numbers in the United States from overseas hot spots are free, too.

The catch: Your voice plan costs an additional $10 a month. Only two bare-bones phone models are available for this program, although more are on the way.

The free calls are available only in hot spots that don’t require a login in a Web browser. (The exceptions: Calls are free from any of T-Mobile’s 8,500 commercial hot spots in the United States — coffee shops and so on.)

Rose said...

I LOVE IT! Permission to modify it and use it with my cable internet co.?

Paul said...

Glad to hear you are delighted with your cell service. As a telecom industry employee, it's important to us that the customer is happy.
Since our company couldn't compete in wireless we run over Sprints cells. It actually works pretty well up here in the Twin Cities (do cells work better in cold air?)
I get mad everytime I see a Comcast commercial bashing my company using the money I send them for my horrible cable service.