AT&T Bites Back on Verizon 3G Ads
Big Blue AT&T are naturally quite annoyed at Big Red Verizon taking a smack at them over their 3G network and the iPhone, as mostly everyone knows AT&T are so annoyed they are taking Verizon to court in a lawsuit with a view to putting a halt to Verizon’s advertising campaign.
Whilst AT&T and Verizon trade shot for shot in the networks battle, according to an article on the Boy Genius Report, AT&T as now posted a public response to the Verizon advert on their own website which shows some AT&T network facts.
The basic facts go like this…AT&T data coverage reaches some 303 million people which is about 97 percent of the US populace and consists of three differing types of tech; first there’s 3G of which 75 percent, or 233 million people are covered by the AT&T 3G network and is the nations fastest.
AT&T EDGE covers 96 percent of the US populace or 301 million people, and with both 3G and EFDGE customers can access the net, email, stream music, download video, text, talk send photos and the only difference with some data apps is 3G is faster than EDGE.
AT&T GPRS covers some 303 million of the US populace enabling them to access websites optimised for wireless, talk, text and email. Finally AT&T also mentions that Verizon’s smartphone portfolio is no where near as popular as AT&T’s line-up, so that would basically mean the iPhone, but I can see AT&T’s point, what about you?