iPhone-starved Fargo welcomes new gadget

iPhone-starved Fargo welcomes new gadget

There are 8 comments on the TwinCities.com story from Feb 10, 2011, titled iPhone-starved Fargo welcomes new gadget. In it, TwinCities.com reports that:

Katie Elenberger took her doctor's orders for bed rest in stride, especially because her first day of maternity leave coincided with the delivery of her iPhone.

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Hopkins, MN

#1 Feb 10, 2011
It's still just a phone.
Captain Obvious

Minneapolis, MN

#2 Feb 10, 2011
More good news for North Dakota: Color TV's will start shipping to Fargo stores starting in 2013.
Pete Wendell

Saint Paul, MN

#3 Feb 10, 2011
And not being able to do anything else (like look at an email) while on a call sucks!

San Francisco, CA

#4 Feb 10, 2011
Fargo now anxiously awaiting i-culture, i-weather, i-sophistication, etc...

Minneapolis, MN

#5 Feb 10, 2011
America: "Laying on the couch all day, waiting for our iPhones."

Portland, OR

#6 Feb 10, 2011
I knew when I saw it that Baxter is not 60 miles from Fargo. It is 134 miles. Why use Fargo as a reference. How about Brainard?


Since: Feb 11


#7 Feb 11, 2011
"FARGO, N.D.— Previously excluded from the iPhone club because of ATT's at-best spotty coverage, cell-phone users in rural Minnesota, the Dakotas, Montana, Nebraska and Wyoming now can get the phone through the nation's largest wireless carrier......."
I wonder if these folks stumbling all over themselves to get an iPhone from Verizon realize that shortly they're going to be back to AT&T wireless. A very large portion of rural Minnesota, the Dakotas, Montana, Nebraska and Wyoming have been sold to AT&T by Verizon. I received (and still do every time I access my Verizon account) a pop-up window stating that I was being forced onto AT&T's network, due to Verizon's divestiture of a large part of its holdings by the FCC. According to the information I received, I should've been on AT&T's network by now but it hasn't happened (fortunately). http://news.cnet.com/8301-1035_3-10237679-94.... . Supposedly AT&T is converting its bought properties to function on its network so will these iPhones actually be functional when all this takes place? I have a perfectly good Samsung alias 2 that is being replaced by AT&T because of the transition. So right now I would not be in a rush, in our area, to be buying any kind of Verizon phone, at least until the handover is done with AT&T.

Los Angeles, CA

#8 Feb 12, 2011
Fargo will be officially weaned off of party lines in 2015.

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