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Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Cell Phones Get D+ from Consumer Reports

Posted By on Tue, Dec 4, 2007 at 9:18 AM


See how your service measures up. From SFGate's Cell phone firms remain among most unpopular:

Locally, Verizon Wireless continued its dominance, earning a score of 68 out of 100. It was followed by T-Mobile (65), AT&T (61) and Sprint (60). Nationally, Verizon was the highest-rated carrier in 17 of the 20 metro areas surveyed.

The good news for consumers: The industry in recent months has taken steps to address its negative performance, such as prorating early termination fees and allowing people to break their contracts without as heavy a penalty.

T-Mob is better than Sprint? Who is this Consumer Reports? —David Downs

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