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4 November 2012
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What would you do with an extra $500 dollars? Would go out to eat at a restaurant? Would you go shopping? Well, you can save over $500 dollars switching phone carriers. Phone carriers are like gas for your car, it’s something that at this time you must have, and phone carriers and gas companies can raise the price as high as they want too and you have no choice but to pay for the service. Verizon Wireless is a carrier that is well known across America. Verizon has around three retail stores here in Fort Wayne, Indiana. One located on 4122 Lima Rd. Verizon Wireless is one of the top carriers in the country. There’s also another carrier called Cricket Wireless; it’s located here in Fort Wayne on 820 Coliseum Blvd N. Cricket Wireless is not as popular as Verizon Wireless, but Cricket will do the same thing that Verizon Wireless will do but at half the price! Although they both have the same web-browsing speed, Cricket Wireless doesn’t tie you down with a two-year contract and it’s half the price of Verizon Wireless.
One of the minor differences that these two carriers have is the web-browsing speed.
Verizon Wireless is well known for their lightning-fast web browsing speed. For this reason, you see it everywhere on advertisements, announcements and commercials. But what Verizon forgot to tell you is that those crazy “web-browsing speeds” are available only in big cities such as Chicago. Smaller cities such as Fort Wayne are not capable of having those features. Maybe Fort Wayne will have those speeds in the future. Therefore, I don’t think it’s fair to say that it’s faster. I took the time and compared Verizon and Cricket side-by-side on their web browsing speed here in Fort Wayne. I have to agree that Verizon Wireless might be a split second faster than Cricket but I don’t think it’s that much of a difference, at least to me. Sometimes Cricket Wireless would work and get...