Cellular Phones/cell phones

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Can you please tell me why we spend so muck on cell phones and then they either stop working or freeze up after 6 months to a year?Then you have to go buy another one,or different one and same thing happens.It's like a money scam.thank you.

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I'm not sure what type of phones you have used but the smartphones on the market today should last a minimum of 2 years. An iphone will definitely last that long. If you buy a phone with a two year term you shouldn't have to get a new phone until at least the contract has expired. I hope this helps

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I can answer questions on cellular phones, the physical device, the network, contracts, billing, ordering, porting and what to look for when purchasing cell phones. I am located in the United States. I am an expert on BlackBerrys, Treos, HTC devices and iPhones as well as cellphones and aircards. I have over 15 years of experience in both the wireless and wireline world with the carriers. I have a lot of knowledge regarding the wireless providers - their services, prices and policies, both GSM AT&T and T-Mobile) and CDMA (Verizon, Sprint/Nextel). I am very familiar with the individual devices and their specifications. I can also answer questions regarding BlackBerrys, iPhones and other PDAs, both Palm-based and Windows-based. I can troubleshoot most any problem someone is having with their cellular device or with the provider.

Experience

Over 20 years in the Telecom industry working for the carriers with individuals, small business, medium business and large corporations(Fortune 500). Also worked as a professor in Maryland for 10 years teaching telecommunications.

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I belong to several organizations

Education/Credentials
Master's in Telecommunications

Awards and Honors
Received several awards for papers that I have published over the years

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