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JoeMo August 28th, 2004 12:13 AM

Cell Phones
 
Do Cell phones work when close to the Islands ?
Any particular service provider better coverage than others ?
Thanks


BoozeBabe September 14th, 2004 08:56 AM

Re: Cell Phones
 
I would contact your cell phone company as I am going to do. I need to stay in touch a couple days while we are docked.

I have Nextel and coverage in the continental US is very wide but I did not check out the Hawaii coverage.

I'd give your company a call.

BoozeBabe September 23rd, 2004 10:39 PM

Re: Cell Phones
 
I called Nextel today and they said they have coverage all over the islands.

bobc October 8th, 2004 04:30 PM

Re: Cell Phones
 
My wife uses Verizon, and it worked fine, although it took a few minutes to find a signal. It probably won't work too far from shore, but we used it when docked

robbie October 8th, 2004 04:43 PM

Re: Cell Phones
 
We just got off the "Radiance" and cell phone use was rampant while we were onboard!

Jamiex4 January 4th, 2005 11:19 AM

Re: Cell Phones
 
Thanks we have Verizon and were hoping that it would work ( to check on the kiddos)while on our Hawaiian cruise in March 05.

rich blinn January 25th, 2005 03:38 PM

Re: Cell Phones
 
my wife and i are going on a hawaiian cruise in april on ncl wind, we have a nextel and i was wondering if it works while at sea, any advise, thanks

Comeaux February 5th, 2005 11:37 AM

Re: Cell Phones
 
Wife used her Sprint of the Big Island, Maui, Kaui and Oahu with no trouble in normal mode while on a recent Carnival Spirit Ensenada to Honolulu repositioning cruise.

She has also used her Sprint cell phone in normal mode in Juneau, Alasaka, Pureto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.


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