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I haven't confirmed this in person, but I see a small part of central Jersey live on Sensorly. I'm in central Jersey a few times a month, but never go that far down.

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I haven't confirmed this in person, but I see a small part of central Jersey live on Sensorly. I'm in central Jersey a few times a month, but never go that far down.

 

These have been validated by several member reports. They should be still live.

 

This area was a Sprint LTE FIT (Field Implementation Test) performed by Alcatel Lucent. Sprint and AlcaLu performed their early device and deployment testing here. The area deployed back in December/January. However, the signal was blocked for a long time and not usable by Sprint customers. Approximately some time in July they went live and were usable to Sprint LTE device holders.

 

Robert

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Yeah I never go that way but im so close to the towers just need them to move up route 18

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I'm always torn about driving out there, just to use LTE. Although, I do remember driving in circles around Newark Airport to test out EVDO when it was first being deployed.

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I was there an hour ago. I parked in the Wawa parking lot and tried to connect to LTE. I drove around the area, constantly checking to see if my phone (iPhone 5) would connect to an LTE tower. I parked at the corner of Maple St. and Jeri Ln. near the Wawa. That intersection is bathed in LTE according to Sensorly. I didn't connect.

 

I drove south on 18 until 9, and went south on that until the Lowes Hardware and then came back north, regularly checking to see if my phone connected to LTE. No such luck.

 

Is it an iPhone problem or did they turn the towers off again?

 

And before anyone starts the iPhone/Android war, I don't care. You buy your phone, I'll buy mine. They both have their problems. However, they're both very good systems. This is my first iOS device after about half a decade of Android. (Original Evo and Motorola Photon, if anyone cares.)

 

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I was there an hour ago. I parked in the Wawa parking lot and tried to connect to LTE. I drove around the area' date=' constantly checking to see if my phone (iPhone 5) would connect to an LTE tower. I parked at the corner of Maple St. and Jeri Ln. near the Wawa. That intersection is bathed in LTE according to Sensorly. I didn't connect.

 

I drove south on 18 until 9, and went south on that until the Lowes Hardware and then came back north, regularly checking to see if my phone connected to LTE. No such luck.

 

Is it an iPhone problem or did they turn the towers off again?

 

And before anyone starts the iPhone/Android war, I don't care. You buy your phone, I'll buy mine. They both have their problems. However, they're both very good systems. This is my first iOS device after about half a decade of Android. (Original Evo and Motorola Photon, if anyone cares.)

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It's likely not your device. Since it is not a launched market, it wouldn't be unusual for them to block the service. The last time I saw new service appear on Sensorly was probably a month ago in this area.

 

Robert via Samsung Galaxy S-III 32GB using Forum Runner

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I forgot to mention this earlier. While I didn't get connected to LTE, I still got to try out their new (I'm assuming) Network Vision 3G towers over there.

 

I got a respectable (at least when compared to Sprint's usual performance) speed of 2mbps down and 1mbps up according to speedtest.net's app. Other places I tried (East Brunswick Rt 18) had me at less than 0.5mbps down and up (if I was lucky. The average is probably closer to 0.2).

 

Do you have any idea why they chose Central Jersey for a Round 1 NV/LTE location?

 

Thanks for your help and for the site!

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I forgot to mention this earlier. While I didn't get connected to LTE, I still got to try out their new (I'm assuming) Network Vision 3G towers over there.

 

I got a respectable (at least when compared to Sprint's usual performance) speed of 2mbps down and 1mbps up according to speedtest.net's app. Other places I tried (East Brunswick Rt 18) had me at less than 0.5mbps down and up (if I was lucky. The average is probably closer to 0.2).

 

Do you have any idea why they chose Central Jersey for a Round 1 NV/LTE location?

 

Thanks for your help and for the site!

 

The sites in the area were good spacing and other factors for Alcatel/Lucent to put their 4G LTE FIT in this area.

 

Robert

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Hey guys! Didn't have a chance to post this before the storm and it slipped my mind after (a tree fell on my house), but now that I'm at a public WiFi, I thought I'd update you to my LTE speed test in this area!

 

I went in the late afternoon (around 4pm) to a location that Sensorly said was dark purple (near the intersection of County Rd 615 and Winding Wood Drive) and amazingly, my phone connected to LTE.

 

I immediately whipped out speedtest.net's app and starting testing.

 

After about a dozen tests, I got about 5mbps down (somewhat consistently) and anywhere from .5 to 11 mbps up.

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Gonna go verify this today!

 

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Couldn't verify.. I hear route 9 and 18 have some coverage now. Saw some.

 

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Bordentown and most of winding wood is bathed in LTE :)! This is exciting, I hope it keeps expanding. I've been using sensorly to map it as well

 

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Argh. Why aren't they updating this market quicker?! I spent the holidays in Atlanta and now non-LTE networks seem so slow. Alca/Lu, get your act together!

 

Robert, I know you still have this listed as a First Round market in the running thread, but is this still actually a first round market? When I look at Sensorly maps of the first round markets, this is the only one that doesn't have much work going on. I think many of the second round markets are actually ahead of this.

 

Or do you have some private information which says that they're just building it and they're going to turn on the entire region overnight soon?

 

 

Thanks.

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Argh. Why aren't they updating this market quicker?! I spent the holidays in Atlanta and now non-LTE networks seem so slow. Alca/Lu' date=' get your act together!

 

Robert, I know you still have this listed as a First Round market in the running thread, but is this still actually a first round market? When I look at Sensorly maps of the first round markets, this is the only one that doesn't have much work going on. I think many of the second round markets are actually ahead of this.

 

Or do you have some private information which says that they're just building it and they're going to turn on the entire region overnight soon?

 

Thanks.[/quote']

 

So far, the biggest hindrances to Network Vision have been supply constraints and permits for building. The first one is over, but building permits still seem to be a snag in Sprint's deployment in some markets.

 

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Is there any ETA for expansion? It's so close to my house but so far away

 

Sent from LG Optimus Prime G :D

 

 

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Bordentown and most of winding wood is bathed in LTE :)! This is exciting, I hope it keeps expanding. I've been using sensorly to map it as well

 

Sent from my LG-LS970 using Tapatalk 2

 

Bordentown Township? Is it still like that, cus nothing on sensorly has been reported for that area. If it is live, I wanna take a drive over there to experience it again!!!! :lol: :lol: :lol:

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I've noticed that large sections of the region where I used to get signal, even just mere weeks ago, I am unable to get signal or data. In some places, the phone defaults to "No Service" as if I were in the middle of the ocean. Other areas of the region, it refuses to pick up data and I cannot send iMessages or go on the Internet.

 

Is this one of the early stages of NV buildout?

 

Zip codes of general areas. If you guys want specifics, I can do that in a bit of time.

08816 - East Brunswick

08901 - New Brunswick

08854 - Piscataway

 

 

 

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hello i live in east brunswick and their 3g network updates rock i used to get almost no 3g data connectivity at my house now theres 1.5 mbps download speeds and constant 3g data connectivity i m just scratching my head about the lte roll out

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So I've been searching and finding no information I was wondering if anyone knew anything... I live near Atlantic City and spend time their for both work and social as I'm in my early 20s. It is very annoying to be inside a casino on the boardwalk and have no usable signal (it drops or will not connect). Keep in mind this is during off season. I also spend time in the Mount Laurel area where Sprints speeds verify (doesn't seem to be related to peak hours as it is fast one moment then crawls another) Any idea of when these areas will see 4G or at least some data and voice corrections for the current signals. network.sprint.com indicates a lot has happened but I've seen no change or it has gotten worse. Feel free to post anything south jersey relate here also...

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So I've been searching and finding no information I was wondering if anyone knew anything... I live near Atlantic City and spend time their for both work and social as I'm in my early 20s. It is very annoying to be inside a casino on the boardwalk and have no usable signal (it drops or will not connect). Keep in mind this is during off season.

 

Season or off season does not greatly matter. Casinos want you gambling, not talking on or messing around with your phone. So, casino interiors are frequently, even intentionally dead spots -- unless the casinos and carriers install DAS.

 

AJ

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Season or off season does not greatly matter. Casinos want you gambling, not talking on or messing around with your phone. So, casino interiors are frequently, even intentionally dead spots -- unless the casinos and carriers install DAS.

 

AJ

 

I get what your saying however it is quite annoying that while others with different service can still access their data. It's looks pretty bad when we can't receive or send a report while others can standing right next to us. Also is a concert or large event is going on it's even less of a chance like when the Air show is in AC. good luck even getting a call to go through

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hello i was wondering if network vision will increase the signal for my iphone 4 or are they not affected by NV i m a new customer as of thursday.........when will it be deployed here...

 

Dan

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Slowly spreading. I'm wondering why it's so central around highways though.

 

Sent from LG Optimus Prime G :D

 

 

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hello i was wondering if network vision will increase the signal for my iphone 4 or are they not affected by NV i m a new customer as of thursday.........when will it be deployed here...

 

Dan

 

A little bit. Between nothing and up to 20%. It will vary tower by tower depending on how each is deployed. The biggest gains will be when Sprint adds 800MHz service. Unfortunate, the iPhone 4/4S does not support Sprint 800MHz service. The iPhone 5 supports voice on 800.

 

Robert via Samsung Note II via Tapatalk

 

 

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hello its dan again i was quite shocked that my new photo 4g lte cellphone actually supports svdo is that because of the network vision upgrades going on in my area ? also will my photon support the 800MHz voice and lte as well ? regards dan lodish

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