Verizon faces off with AT&T on "There's a map for that" ad campaign

Making fun of the iPhone's "There's an app for that" series of ads, Big Red takes aim squarely at AT&T's network connection problems...
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31. facts&truth

Posts: 42; Member since: Jul 15, 2009

Your a fool. U must not know that Ifones don't even account for 1/4 of AT&T's customer base. Take note, they were #1 in 2004 until bigred bought Alltel. The Ifone was noware around. Top that fool. They must be doing something right.

32. facts&truth

Posts: 42; Member since: Jul 15, 2009

Well, when my family and I travel south on a regular basis, to Atlanta, N. and S. Carolina, and Florida, I always have a good signal. The ones with Verizon and sprint seem to get spotty when you hit the smokeys on through. So lets keep it balanced and not be a retard. All cell companies have their downfalls in certain areas.

33. facts&truth

Posts: 42; Member since: Jul 15, 2009

No what you need to do is edit your eyes or a lack there of. Your wrong buster. I zoomed the map before I posted on here. Like I said, verizon is showing Att's mobile tv service map coverage and verizon's mobile tv service is the same. So they and U both need to STOP. Its fairy tale, Wake Up!

34. facts&truth

Posts: 42; Member since: Jul 15, 2009

Hey pal, half of what you said is true, but the rest is utterly off. I and my friends and family here in Indy have wonderful 3g coverage and its fast as hell. That's a fact, and even when we travel. Good day, Stay Balanced

35. knuckleballer34

Posts: 119; Member since: Jul 27, 2009

Even though I am a self admitted fool, it is virtually impossible for one phone to account for 25% of the devices used on one carrier. The iPhone would be about as close as it can get I imagine. Since you seem to possess a lot of facts, do you have access to the percentage of iPhone users on At&t's network? Note taken; At&t in it's current state did not exist in 2004, it was still Cingular, and was second at the time to Verizon. However, I will say this: At&t is doing something right. For a carrier that has so many network issues and can still add subscribers, they must have an excellent marketing strategy.

37. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

well their commercials definitly aren't excellent. they're gay and not funny. that kid in the rollover commercials is funny in the movie adventureland though ha.

38. knuckleballer34

Posts: 119; Member since: Jul 27, 2009

I personally think their commercials are beyond lame. How they influence people to switch, I do not understand. Apparently there must be a large number of people with a dry sense of humor. The only ones that are worse were the Sprint commercials with Dan Hesse in them, and they weren't lame but awkward.

39. knuckleballer34

Posts: 119; Member since: Jul 27, 2009

Speaking of those "rollover" commercials...I wonder if any of At&t's subscribers switch to lower rate plans because of it. I know people who have four and five thousand rollover minutes, and I tell them "have you ever thought about saving money and switching to a cheaper plan where you dont pay for minutes you dont use?

41. facts&truth

Posts: 42; Member since: Jul 15, 2009

Oh, it was on 11 16, 2004 when cingular wireless bought out att wireless.It became the #1 carrier. It was later called AT&T Mobility, (The New AT&T). This is for free, Verizon is comprised of 4 companies including Vodafone, (45%). Verizon became number 1 in 2000 when the deal came together. Oh, one more thing, the Ifone is the main thing causing prblems on the network. Try another phone please! Around 7 million ifoners are on Att. Now what I said and meant is that Iphone users don't come close to being a fourth of Att's customer base. If it were so, when exclusivity ends, they'd be in trouble. But like I said, their doing something right.

42. Mayday3420

Posts: 61; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

Dude, you're kinda arguing for the other side now. First this is all wrong now it's all right? umm, I'm confused by your idiocy. Good job being able to look up information though, that means you type in a search engine and then read..... maybe you can even copy and paste..... WOW. Seriously, the smarter you try to sound the less and less you do.

45. videobandit

Posts: 26; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Ok. I will top that. First of the usage of "your" in the post is wrong. The term your is used to indicate ownership. The correct verbiage in this case would be "you're" indicating you are. Also AT&T has never had a device called the Ifone, it's IPhone. Also you used the word noware, which I'm not aware of being a word in the English language. It would be nowhere. I'm not going to flame your (note indicating ownership) usage of U as that is being increasingly acceptable in the IM and texting era. If you're (indicating you are) going to flame others and call them fools as well, at least do it using proper languge.

46. videobandit

Posts: 26; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Yes, both of the companies Mobile TV maps are the same. However, the person you're responding to was talking about the 3G maps which is what the ad was all about.

47. facts&truth

Posts: 42; Member since: Jul 15, 2009

Let me tell U something asshole, this is not Language Arts Class. I don't have time to be proper on a siily little site that's not paying me. Who cares. I'm still going to make that money. And darn good money. So do what U do and let every one else do what they want. I know how Iphone is spelled, I'll type it the way I choose on this site, just like when people text different spellings for what ever reason. It's not important, grow up.

48. facts&truth

Posts: 42; Member since: Jul 15, 2009

Hey assbandit, if U look at the AT&T 3g map coverage on the website, it's much larger than what verizon is claiming AT&T's 3g coverage to be. Verizion is using a specimen of the Mobile tv coverage map on AT&T. Look at it. That's why it's all wrong and misleading. Foolishness. Don't be silly and blind all of your life

49. facts&truth

Posts: 42; Member since: Jul 15, 2009

Stop talking about your mother.

23. theman414

Posts: 132; Member since: Jun 08, 2009

This is a hilarious ad. Good one Verizon! Although 3g works great where I live and I wouldn't switch back to Verizon because they don't have the iPhone and my bill is cheaper. I'd pay my vz termination fee all over again. The ad was funny and Verizon does have the best customer service.

59. HatedaIphone

Posts: 42; Member since: Jun 08, 2009

so let me get this straight, your happy with a phone that only works great where you live ? LMAO !

62. theman414

Posts: 132; Member since: Jun 08, 2009

Sure Am! Phone worked great everywhere i'v been. Even when I left the county on vacation. Do all your phones work outside the country???

64. HatedaIphone

Posts: 42; Member since: Jun 08, 2009

Yes... World Phone !

25. jskrenes

Posts: 209; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

Wow, history in the making: an article from Phonearena that doesn't slam VZW.

30. LGVX1993

Posts: 260; Member since: Jan 27, 2009

Verizon crossed the line now. Theres no way its that good.

40. Mayday3420

Posts: 61; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

lol, yes, because Verizon would love to pay millions and millions of dollars in law suits due to false advertisement and defimation of charactor for the at&t. Makes perfect since to me.

51. LGVX1993

Posts: 260; Member since: Jan 27, 2009

AT&T must be really embarrased right now

36. vzwfann15

Posts: 16; Member since: Jun 10, 2009

GO VERIZON! AT&T has terrible coverage nationwide! too spotty

43. iceman23

Posts: 31; Member since: Sep 21, 2009

Verizon 3G is Slower, Plus no phone on verizon has as good of a browser as the iPhone making their network useless...

52. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

the storm hello!!! opera mini 5 ftw!!! :-).

67. Mayday3420

Posts: 61; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

maybe you didn't read the jd power associates poll that put att in 3rd behind verizon and sprint..... hmmmm

44. WnnaFghtAboutIt

Posts: 149; Member since: Aug 31, 2009

the best thing is...at&t has to spend over 18 billion just to build up their 3g network to where it should have been 2 years ago.... meanwhile verizon gets to start building out 4g...

50. facts&truth

Posts: 42; Member since: Jul 15, 2009

But what you fail to realize is; AT&T is building up their HSPA network in which it will leapfrog into LTE. Did you know that HSPA+ is just as fast as LTE? Think about it. Tmobile and AT&T will have the uperhand. Things change, every dog has his day and what gos up, must come down.

53. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

what does every dog has his day mean? did you know on facebook there are 171,000 fans for verizon and not even a page for gayt&t?
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