Old May 3rd, 2005, 01:08 PM
TeresaP TeresaP is offline
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Default Do cell phones work while on board the ship?

just wondering if i can use my cellphone to call new york from the ship? do we get signals from the ship?...if not, what about the ports?
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Old May 3rd, 2005, 03:37 PM
jrask jrask is offline
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Default Re: Do cell phones work while on board the ship?

When you're at sea, you'll be too far away to get a signal. You'll have varying degrees of success in port depending on your company. We had 2 verizon phones and had good signal in Juneau, Seward, and the Anchorage area. We had nothing in Skagway and very infrequent connection in Ketchikan. Others have reported better luck with the same company.
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Old May 4th, 2005, 06:33 AM
Karen16 Karen16 is offline
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Default Re: Do cell phones work while on board the ship?

No you won't have any signal even a couple miles out of ports.
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