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The water tower just got upgrade band 25 .should get lte now. It's not far from your location. I heading there next weekendt o beach . There lte always way down route 1.

I'll be in Delaware on the 25th to the 27th I might take the ferry so I don't know if I'll be able to measure the coverage with sensorily or open signal Maps so we'll see

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Chesapeake city has live band 25 now.only two towers left in cecil county need backhaul.

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Chesapeake city has live band 25 now.only two towers left in cecil county need backhaul.

I'll be in South Delaware near the Maryland border so I'm interested to see how they will perform in Lewes Beach

 

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Never tested lewes beach. Hopely band 26 not super congested.

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Never tested lewes beach. Hopely band 26 not super congested.

Band 41 down there's deployed. When you're on the Coastal Highway and you come over the bridge into Lewes Beach you get band 41 almost instantaneously

 

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2 carriers band 41 . 3 carriers I don't know let me know.

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2 carriers band 41 . 3 carriers I don't know let me know.

I'll let you know don't worry

 

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2 carriers band 41 . 3 carriers I don't know let me know.

Band 25 second carrier live in Wilmington Delaware. Band 41 second carrier is live as well throughout Lewes Delaware.9e65eb2dd7abf2285845b15b6c6eba3a.jpg970bc7f0cc01939cc60f472fb38b136a.jpgeda68b0eeadaefc4e6885c0df9648a5c.jpgb9fa504b53ef5500fcc44e46f70e8208.jpg

 

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This 3rd carrier band 41 in Wilmington de. But not ca 3 yet. Speeds are at 80 to 100mbps most sites.

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This 3rd carrier band 41 in Wilmington de. But not ca 3 yet. Speeds are at 80 to 100mbps most sites.

Yeah I was passing on through Wilmington and Dover Air Force Base there's lots of band 41 band 25 and band 26 was very prevalent along most of the highway.

 

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