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Everything posted by Paynefanbro

  1. RT @Chamorr9918: Justin Bieber is older than Post Malone and I can't think about anything else now

  2. Coverage Map Update 10/15/17

    This is actually huge news for when I go to visit family in Eastern NC now. It also looks like they finally got around to updating Upstate NY. Most of the interstates show LTE now.
  3. [Proposed] Sprint Tmobile merger Disc.

    I'm pretty sure yeah. Fido initially had their own network using PCS and after Rogers bought them, they began sharing networks but never fully merged into just one carrier.
  4. [Proposed] Sprint Tmobile merger Disc.

    What are the chances that if this were to go through we'd end up with a Rogers/Fido situation where they have separate name and for all intents and purposes are separate carriers but they share a network?
  5. RT @NOTKhairy: White person: racism...is bad Y’all: OMG YASSSSSS. YOU INVITED TO THE COOKOUT. YOU SO WOKE https://t.co/XNd34X2F0G

  6. Something cool I noticed. You know how in Allo you can see who has it downloaded by trying to start an Incognito chat? With RCS (at least in Samsung Message) you can see who has RCS enabled by clicking the menu button in the top right corner and clicking "start a group chat" and it'll show you all the people that have it.
  7. Network Vision/LTE - New York City Market

    Those uploads! Could it mean that Sprint finally switch their download:upload ratio in NYC?
  8. That's it, I'm kinkshaming https://t.co/BHxQb5hK3x

  9. Network Vision/LTE - New York City Market

    The fastest Speedtest I've seen on Sprint was over 200 Mbps but I can't recall where I saw it specifically.
  10. Network Vision/LTE - New York City Market

    Pulled 122 Mbps down and 16 up in Crown Heights just now on an 8T8R site. Those are download speeds slightly faster than my home WiFi.
  11. RT @SouthernHomo: Me after studying for 5 minutes https://t.co/m7FxNwaN1B

  12. Sprint to Offer Free Wifi at Airports Through Boingo

    Boingo WiFi is pretty fast in Logan Airport in Boston. My phone connected automatically too.
  13. Well now I know RCS actually works on my device. My dad recently got a Note 8 and I texted him directly as opposed to in a group chat for the first time in a while and was caught off guard by green text boxes and read receipts. They also sent very quickly like an instant message. I should add that we are both using the default Samsung Messaging app as opposed to the Android Messages app.
  14. @ProudCaribbean What show is she watching?

  15. RT @ReeAmilcarScott: Just this week some alt-right types called me nigger and when I reported the tweets I was told the tweets didn't viola…

  16. Doesn't seem like it's an in-stadium solution. Stadiums are instead getting upgraded DAS. This will likely be used in the parking lot of stadiums, at outdoor concerts, large spontaneous or planned gatherings of people like protests or "Pokemon Go" get togethers, and as stated in the video for disaster relief operations.
  17. Nope, the press release states it is tethered and able to stay up in the air for days on end. Pretty cool stuff.
  18. I drove all the way from Boston, MA to Easton, PA and encountered only a few 3G areas along the way. They were mostly areas with just poor service in general. There was only one area I found in Connecticut where I had a strong 3G signal with no LTE. In Easton with 2xCA from a mini macro pulling about 30Mbps in the middle of the day. When I was in Bethlehem, PA visiting my friend's family, I had 3xCA from a Sprint 8T8R site and I was getting up to 74Mbps.
  19. RT @DaRealNiecey: MR.WEST is in the building https://t.co/y546FLbU1v

  20. [Proposed] Sprint Tmobile merger Disc.

    You literally said #2 carrier ahead of AT&T. They're #2 not because of network metrics but because of the amount of subscribers they have. Nationally, T-Mobile is still ranked last in terms of overall network performance because despite their square milage, they still lack in call and text reliability. There is zero doubt that they have one of, if not the fastest network in the country but that is far from the only metric to measure a network, even if it's the most important to you. All you have to do is look at the recent reddit thread that suggested T-Mobile might stop their program that gives people those Cellspots to see that a lot of people were ready to switch because the only thing keeping them on was that device giving them service indoors. At least we know Sprint is going all in on the Magic Boxes and they treat it as a part of their network instead of as just another device.
  21. [Proposed] Sprint Tmobile merger Disc.

    This is a reach. AT&T and Verizon still have twice as many customers as T-Mobile and even if they added 2 Million customers per quarter it would take 8 years before they got to VZ and AT&T's current size, assuming VZW or AT&T don't have any growth at all. We can acknowledge T-Mobile's accomplishments without making it seem like they're nearly on par with the big two. In terms of data speed, sure. In terms of price, they're approaching it too. However, you won't be able to find the consistency of the duopoly's network nationwide on T-Mobile right now. That'll take quite a bit more infill sites. That's why given Sprint's "non-announcement" of 8K macro sites for expansion, I'm glad to see it's not a huge expansion because we know that they're going for reliability over square mileage.
  22. RT @memeprovider: the hill i wanna die on https://t.co/WCvMQNYTEG

  23. [Proposed] Sprint Tmobile merger Disc.

    Because as of right now it's still pretty high value with only one device that supports it and pretty much undeployed/unable to be deployed in many areas for another 2-3 years. I'm not suggesting that they should divest it, but it would likely be one of the first things on the chopping block.
  24. Network Vision/LTE - New York City Market

    Sprint is targeting businesses more heavily right now. A lot of Sprint stores got sent a first-gen MB as opposed to the new one so it wouldn't be affecting regular customers wanting to get one. The current shortage is mostly do to the sheer volume of customers and businesses that want them right now.
  25. Network Vision/LTE - New York City Market

    It looks like you're connected to a small cell. The range of it depends but you definitely could still be connected one even if your down the block. When Sprint first started activating small cells, I would connect to them up to a block and a half away from the corner it was spotted at. The ping also points to it being a small cell. Magic Boxes tend not to have pings that low. Macro sites in NYC are typically in the high 20's/low 30's and small cells tend to be low 20's in my experience.