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Anonymous
July 16, 2005 8:01:18 AM

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rumor has it that Cingular will soon release a 'push to talk' service
like other companies. Is this true and when is it suppose to be
available???
Anonymous
July 16, 2005 6:32:14 PM

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"prc2u" <prc2u@wi.rr.com> wrote in message
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> rumor has it that Cingular will soon release a 'push to talk' service
> like other companies. Is this true and when is it suppose to be
> available???

I haven't heard any thing at all that would substantiate your rumor above.

As far as I know this is not on the burner for Cingular.
Anonymous
July 16, 2005 6:32:15 PM

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I would suggest that if you need walkie talkie service that you sign-up with
Nextel. They have good walkie talkie service.

"John S." <john@mocha-n-micro-chips.com> wrote in message
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>
> "prc2u" <prc2u@wi.rr.com> wrote in message
> news:ti1hd19qs6ta0ihdacpkmtrqsadgj7ai4a@4ax.com...
>> rumor has it that Cingular will soon release a 'push to talk' service
>> like other companies. Is this true and when is it suppose to be
>> available???
>
> I haven't heard any thing at all that would substantiate your rumor above.
>
> As far as I know this is not on the burner for Cingular.
>
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July 16, 2005 6:32:15 PM

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John S. wrote:
> "prc2u" <prc2u@wi.rr.com> wrote in message
> news:ti1hd19qs6ta0ihdacpkmtrqsadgj7ai4a@4ax.com...
>
>>rumor has it that Cingular will soon release a 'push to talk' service
>>like other companies. Is this true and when is it suppose to be
>>available???
>
>
> I haven't heard any thing at all that would substantiate your rumor above.
>
> As far as I know this is not on the burner for Cingular.
>
>


There is an internal trial system they're using for R&D. As to whether
it'll ever rise to a public service offering is another kettle of fish.

--
jer
email reply - I am not a 'ten'
July 16, 2005 6:32:16 PM

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On Sat, 16 Jul 2005 09:20:27 -0700, "Mij Adyaw" <mijadyaw@nospam.net>
wrote:

>I would suggest that if you need walkie talkie service that you sign-up with
>Nextel. They have good walkie talkie service.

Instead of editorializing why couldn't you answer the question? Is it
because a) you think your opinion is more valuable than anyone else's
or b) that you just don't have a clue and rather than not say anything
you'd rather that the whole world have the same opinion as you do and
not have a clue on what the real answer is.

- -
Anonymous
July 16, 2005 7:46:21 PM

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On Sat, 16 Jul 2005 10:45:11 -0700, Joseph <JoeOfSeattle@yahoo.com>
wrote:
>Instead of editorializing why couldn't you answer the question? Is it
>because a) you think your opinion is more valuable than anyone else's
>or b) that you just don't have a clue and rather than not say anything
>you'd rather that the whole world have the same opinion as you do and
>not have a clue on what the real answer is.

Not to mention that while Nextel's PPT feature is wonderful, their
cellular coverage leaves quite a bit to be desired.

MP

--
"Learning is a behavior that results from consequences."
B.F. Skinner
Anonymous
July 16, 2005 8:48:04 PM

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I've heard rumors that they are in the testing phases. Who's structure,
whether kodiak, fastmobile or who's I don't know. I'd be more surprised if
they didn't do something with ptt, even t-mo in europe i've heard is doing
something with it. That's all I've heard.

Capt.

"Jer" <gdunn@airmail.ten> wrote in message
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> John S. wrote:
>> "prc2u" <prc2u@wi.rr.com> wrote in message
>> news:ti1hd19qs6ta0ihdacpkmtrqsadgj7ai4a@4ax.com...
>>
>>>rumor has it that Cingular will soon release a 'push to talk' service
>>>like other companies. Is this true and when is it suppose to be
>>>available???
>>
>>
>> I haven't heard any thing at all that would substantiate your rumor
>> above.
>>
>> As far as I know this is not on the burner for Cingular.
>
>
> There is an internal trial system they're using for R&D. As to whether
> it'll ever rise to a public service offering is another kettle of fish.
>
> --
> jer
> email reply - I am not a 'ten'
Anonymous
July 17, 2005 11:17:27 PM

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Yes, my opinion is more valuable that yours and the whole world always has
the same opinion as I do.

The Oracle has spoken! :-)

-mij

"Joseph" <JoeOfSeattle@yahoo.com> wrote in message
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> On Sat, 16 Jul 2005 09:20:27 -0700, "Mij Adyaw" <mijadyaw@nospam.net>
> wrote:
>
>>I would suggest that if you need walkie talkie service that you sign-up
>>with
>>Nextel. They have good walkie talkie service.
>
> Instead of editorializing why couldn't you answer the question? Is it
> because a) you think your opinion is more valuable than anyone else's
> or b) that you just don't have a clue and rather than not say anything
> you'd rather that the whole world have the same opinion as you do and
> not have a clue on what the real answer is.
>
> - -
>
Anonymous
July 18, 2005 2:14:37 AM

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Yes they are in the testing phase right now with several areas. I know
that DC and Phila are 2 areas that they are testing and I've seen the
feature loaded into the computer system. However there has NOT been
any formal mentioning as to when this will launch and what phones will
be supported. I've heard that Nokia will have a phone at the launch of
the service as well as LG but I do not know the model numbers. Also
there may be a software upgrade available to make the V551 and V3
available to do PTT. Again all rumor and nothing fact at this point.
Possible launch in 4th Quarter of this year but just speculation!
Anonymous
July 18, 2005 2:43:54 AM

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On Sun, 17 Jul 2005 19:17:27 -0700, "Mij Adyaw" <mijadyaw@nospam.net>
wrote:
>Yes, my opinion is more valuable that yours and the whole world always has
>the same opinion as I do.
>
>The Oracle has spoken! :-)

Well, there ya have it.

MP-

--
"Learning is a behavior that results from consequences."
B.F. Skinner
Anonymous
July 18, 2005 6:14:57 PM

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"Mij Adyaw" <mijadyaw@nospam.net> wrote in message
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>I would suggest that if you need walkie talkie service that you sign-up
>with Nextel. They have good walkie talkie service.

Of course, they are a walkie talkie company. I certainly would expect a
walkie talkie company to have good service. They are not a cellular/PCS
carrier.
Anonymous
July 18, 2005 6:14:58 PM

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On Mon, 18 Jul 2005 14:14:57 GMT, "John S."
<john@mocha-n-micro-chips.com> wrote:

>
>"Mij Adyaw" <mijadyaw@nospam.net> wrote in message
>news:ftaCe.34014$8o.317@fed1read03...
>>I would suggest that if you need walkie talkie service that you sign-up
>>with Nextel. They have good walkie talkie service.
>
>Of course, they are a walkie talkie company. I certainly would expect a
>walkie talkie company to have good service. They are not a cellular/PCS
>carrier.
>

That's really a moot point though because they effectively provide the
same service (although in my experience Nextel is not as robust for
phone calls). Zero difference from the perspective of the user.
Anonymous
July 19, 2005 9:43:48 PM

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[POSTED TO alt.cellular.cingular - REPLY ON USENET PLEASE]

In <1121663677.268070.280590@o13g2000cwo.googlegroups.com> on 17 Jul 2005
22:14:37 -0700, wirelessjuan@yahoo.com wrote:

>Yes they are in the testing phase right now with several areas. I know
>that DC and Phila are 2 areas that they are testing and I've seen the
>feature loaded into the computer system. However there has NOT been
>any formal mentioning as to when this will launch and what phones will
>be supported. I've heard that Nokia will have a phone at the launch of
>the service as well as LG but I do not know the model numbers. Also
>there may be a software upgrade available to make the V551 and V3
>available to do PTT. Again all rumor and nothing fact at this point.
>Possible launch in 4th Quarter of this year but just speculation!

I doubt that current phones will be upgraded. My guess is that the PTT
service will be rolled out with new phones like the Motorola V360.

--
Best regards, HELP FOR CINGULAR GSM & SONY ERICSSON PHONES:
John Navas <http://navasgrp.home.att.net/#Cingular&gt;
Anonymous
July 21, 2005 12:56:29 AM

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"prc2u" <prc2u@wi.rr.com> wrote in message
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> rumor has it that Cingular will soon release a 'push to talk' service
> like other companies. Is this true and when is it suppose to be
> available???
>

Scheduled for roll-out September 1... at least in Chicago. LG F7200 with
PTT, a slider with GPRS Class 10 with WAP 2.0 and full image support.(JPEG,
BMP, WBMP, GIF, PNG and WPNG). 99 PTT contacts (phone stores 200 with
multiple numbers and email) in up to 30 PTT groups. Supports AIM, YM and
ICQ. Can change from PTT to full duplex (cellular) while on a call. Also has
full duplex speaker phone.

Mark
Anonymous
August 5, 2005 4:32:40 PM

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"John S." wrote:

> "Mij Adyaw" <mijadyaw@nospam.net> wrote in message
> news:ftaCe.34014$8o.317@fed1read03...
> >I would suggest that if you need walkie talkie service that you sign-up
> >with Nextel. They have good walkie talkie service.
>
> Of course, they are a walkie talkie company. I certainly would expect a
> walkie talkie company to have good service. They are not a cellular/PCS
> carrier.

Just give them a little while and they will be a PCS carrier, with Sprint,
after the spectrum swap.

TH
!