Man takes AT&T & Verizon coverage maps battle to new heights

Man takes AT&T & Verizon coverage maps battle to new heights
Call it one pretty crazy way to really exacerbate the the feud going on between Verizon and AT&T in regards to map coverage – or maybe not. This one person had the courage to create his own map helmet that shows AT&T's 3G coverage nationwide and went into stores trying to find a phone that could get him coverage in rural areas. Not only does he enter an AT&T store to get some assistance in getting a phone for himself, but then goes into a Verizon store where he is greeted to a bunch of humorous talk from employees. He definitely managed to stir up some attention as he even walked around to a local movie theater where people complemented him for his unique looking helmet. We've got to admit, he did a wonderful job in keeping his composure when questioned about the idea – still at the end, he was unable to find the provider or phone that he was looking for.

via Gizmodo


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41 Comments

1. Trevsx1000

Posts: 33; Member since: Dec 08, 2009

Epic!

40. nosense

Posts: 53; Member since: Jul 19, 2009

Where can I see this video

2. uln4321

Posts: 4; Member since: Oct 04, 2009

DROID DOES!!!!!!!!!! GO VERIZON!!!

35. matistight

Posts: 997; Member since: May 13, 2009

and droid does......hmmmm why do they say droid does and then puts nothing after it? huh...thats odd Oh! maybe becausee droid does nothing special...its a motorola g1 on verison...thats it!

36. SamTime

Posts: 253; Member since: Nov 07, 2009

@matistight You're a retard seriously...

41. Cali_E

Posts: 196; Member since: Sep 24, 2008

ya dude ur dumb as sh!t

3. prettyboy1974

Posts: 56; Member since: Mar 16, 2009

This might be the best commercial for Verizon ever, real is so much better.

15. cellgeek82

Posts: 518; Member since: Dec 20, 2009

I agree! Could have used better camera footage though. I don't know what it had to be so "hidden camera".

4. overratediphone

Posts: 26; Member since: Sep 09, 2009

haha wow gotta give him credit for keeping a straight face through all that

5. VZWEMPLOYEE

Posts: 34; Member since: Jun 13, 2009

one word GREAT!!!!! undercover no money and people are saying hands down on video we are better. DROID DOES

6. WnnaFghtAboutIt

Posts: 149; Member since: Aug 31, 2009

funny...

7. Steven58

Posts: 80; Member since: Nov 25, 2009

hahahah! Bravo!

8. faster123

Posts: 6; Member since: Oct 31, 2009

Man, he didn't go in the Apple store. There is one in that mall. That would have been awesome.

9. Truth

Posts: 62; Member since: Jul 15, 2009

Wow....

10. baldilocks

Posts: 1540; Member since: Dec 14, 2008

What a loser....... Verizon sure DOESN'T in my area....

11. rjt185

Posts: 257; Member since: Jun 11, 2009

how is he a loser?

20. Sureal

Posts: 38; Member since: Jan 31, 2010

if verizon doesnt then im sure at&t doesnt either, so yeah, maybe your the loser

12. deago78

Posts: 172; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

Only a VZW customer...

13. ddripp

Posts: 63; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

Verizon suck balls in my area. SPRINT, AT&T FTW...

14. CHEFJEFF

Posts: 147; Member since: Sep 22, 2009

Verizon should hire this guy. This was so funny!

16. cansler

Posts: 136; Member since: Oct 07, 2009

those at&t store employees should all be fired for smiling at him and taking pictures of him when they should have known he was ragging on them.

17. artz1986

Posts: 453; Member since: Mar 11, 2009

wait, so you're telling me, dude walks into a Verizon store w/ this map on his head, and they still couldn't sell him a phone and a plan?? Those employees need to get fired...just saying

19. trentsinmypants

Posts: 324; Member since: Jan 29, 2009

oh shut it.....the guy was never planning on buying a phone.......

25. artz1986

Posts: 453; Member since: Mar 11, 2009

sounds like you're a bit offended...I'm sry, it'll be ok...

29. trentsinmypants

Posts: 324; Member since: Jan 29, 2009

Im not offended.....im just sick of stupid AT&T fanboys coming in here bashing the company that is TRULY better than their current subscriber. Even if you dont have AT&T, you clearly fall into the fanboy group.......

37. SamTime

Posts: 253; Member since: Nov 07, 2009

You're tired of the AT&T fanboys, yet you seem to be a fanboy yourself. How hypocritical...

18. scorpio85

Posts: 160; Member since: Jan 16, 2010

I wonder if Verizon will air this. Im not positive but it sounds like one guy said he has Tmobile and a girl said she had Sprint. Really really really good video.

22. donjonson410

Posts: 32; Member since: Jan 11, 2010

Thats what you wanted to hear. Clearly one said at&t and the other verizon. Must be the horrible speaker on your droid

21. xmguy1

Posts: 68; Member since: Nov 04, 2009

NASHVILLE! I could have told him "leave Nashville go rural". Where I live. Little to NO 3G nor REGULAR voice coverage. AT&T SUCKS!

23. Bob365

Posts: 2; Member since: Feb 17, 2010

Wow. You all are really a bunch of losers. You all need to get out of your parent's basement, get a life and have something more to talk to about then Phone companies and plans. WHO CARES ABOUT THIS CRAP!!!

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