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Cell Service question

PostPosted: Fri Dec 11, 2009 4:46 am
by Coley69
We will be moving to Sitka in April. Does Verison cellular service work well there? Any recommendations are welcome.

Re: Cell Service question

PostPosted: Fri Dec 11, 2009 11:14 am
by bcnulater
I was in Sitka during the summer of 2008 and carry Verizon as my cell provider. I had no problems getting calls in & out while i was there.

Re: Cell Service question

PostPosted: Sat Dec 12, 2009 11:07 pm
by bobo
Service providers are AT&T and Acs (CDMA like verizon). Things will be fine if you have a nationwide plan or roaming.

Re: Cell Service question

PostPosted: Fri Dec 18, 2009 10:27 pm
by Coley69
Thank you both.

Re: Cell Service question

PostPosted: Sat Dec 19, 2009 1:32 am
by howletrc
Verizon basic service works here, but no extended services like 3g.

Re: Cell Service question

PostPosted: Tue Dec 29, 2009 11:12 pm
by ggbeanie
Verizon works here, you want to check with them to make sure the plan you have will work here. My phone worked fine...it was the roaming charges that I was not happy with. I had to call the store I actually had went to before I moved here to get the charges removed. It was the store where I asked them to pull up the map to make sure I would not be charged anything extra. They had told me no problem, I had the national plan and would not be charged anything extra. It was not true. My advise is be very careful and get it in writing from them.

Re: Cell Service question

PostPosted: Sun Jan 03, 2010 4:13 pm
by barkingowl
Does Sprint work well in Sitka too?

Re: Cell Service question

PostPosted: Fri Mar 05, 2010 10:01 am
by funkymoose83
Both work here but not accepttionally well. I have three coworkers with Verizon and one with Sprint. They seem to have decent service, as with any other cell company in town.

Re: Cell Service question

PostPosted: Wed Apr 14, 2010 1:46 pm
by Coley69
Thanks everyone. We went with Verison because it is also in our other location. It works well so far. Excited to be in Sitka and looking forward to our season of work.

Re: Cell Service question

PostPosted: Mon Sep 20, 2010 9:37 am
by plumeria
Hi ,

Just checking in about Verizon. Does the service work well in Sitka, and is their no roaming fees? If not, any recommendations on the best cell service for Sitka?