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There's another small blip of purple on the Sensorly map near the tower that is active in Kent, WA. Probably the same tower being picked up by someone around the area.

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Yeah, it was not on last nights acceptance report for that region. So it is likely the same site.

 

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Yeah, it was not on last nights acceptance report for that region. So it is likely the same site.

 

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Gotta make sure the country club folk get their LTE.

 

Though...if that's what they're trying to do, they really need to shift their focus north to Bellevue/Kirkland/Redmond. :)

 

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Gotta make sure the country club folk get their LTE.

 

Though...if that's what they're trying to do, they really need to shift their focus north to Bellevue/Kirkland/Redmond. :)

 

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Agreed, let's get the Eastside up and running.

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I noticed in Federal Way I don't see any eHRPD mentions in the status anymore, just EVDO/RTT.

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I did a qucik LTE discovery run around the areas on sensorly. I only found a 4G signal where it showed it strong on the maps, I couldn't authenticate the other spots around that area.

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I see the LTE signal of a similar strength of -103 dBm.

 

Does that mean there is a signal there, just not strong enough to use over EVDO?

LTE signal is now stronger than the eHRPD at my house, but it still won't connect

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LTE signal is now stronger than the eHRPD at my house, but it still won't connect

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Does it still show LTE when you're not connected to WiFi?

 

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Does it still show LTE when you're not connected to WiFi?

 

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Yes it does

 

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Yes it does

 

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Weird. No idea.

 

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Very good 3G in Silverdale. First time I breached 2.35. :)

Going to Seattle today in hopes of seeing LTE. Happy Chinese New Year everyone!!!

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LTE signal is now stronger than the eHRPD at my house, but it still won't connect

 

Possibly stronger, but not necessarily. Regardless, your Ec/Io and RSRQ readings are not very good. Signal strength matters little if signal quality is poor.

 

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COME ON SPRINT!!! San Francisco, LA, Portland, and San Diego all have LTE. I had btwn 800 to 1.5 mbps in Seattle Chinatown today. Ok for browsing FB or internet. But Seattle is the only major Pacific City NOT to have LTE!!! WTF! I hate seeing my friends on AT&T and Verizon bragging about 4G on their phones. Still I live in Silverdale and I DARE hope to get 4G before Seattle. That would be awesome. Better do it quick, or ill jump ship!! Plus seeing stupid Verizon advertise about 4G in Silverdale at the Seattle seaport. THANKS FOR POINTING OUT THE OBVIOUS!!! Please hurry up guys. We need 4G in Seattle!

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COME ON SPRINT!!! San Francisco, LA, Portland, and San Diego all have LTE. I had btwn 800 to 1.5 mbps in Seattle Chinatown today. Ok for browsing FB or internet. But Seattle is the only major Pacific City NOT to have LTE!!! WTF! I hate seeing my friends on AT&T and Verizon bragging about 4G on their phones. Still I live in Silverdale and I DARE hope to get 4G before Seattle. That would be awesome. Better do it quick, or ill jump ship!! Plus seeing stupid Verizon advertise about 4G in Silverdale at the Seattle seaport. THANKS FOR POINTING OUT THE OBVIOUS!!! Please hurry up guys. We need 4G in Seattle!

 

First, the above is a rant, and S4GRU does not permit rants. See the rules:

 

http://s4gru.com/index.php?/topic/1197-s4gru-posting-guidelines-aka-the-rulez/

 

Second, S4GRU is not affiliated with Sprint. Complaining to us does nothing. We cannot speed up or slow down Network Vision deployment. We can only report progress as it is anticipated and as it actually occurs.

 

Third, take any group of cities and one will always be the last to get something. In the case of Sprint LTE and the West Coast cities you name, Seattle may very well be the last. That is just how the world works sometimes, so get used to it.

 

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Ok sorry. Wrong blog to post that in. Sorry guys.

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I was in incorporated Kent this weekend.

That 4g signal must be that new tower placed there last year.

Did a speed test, max down was 2.4, pings in the hundreds.

The 3g to 4g to 3g signal hand off wasn't transparent, the data connection broke, the 3g was evdo.

So quite a way to go yet.

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Here is some work on the towers in Silverdale. Would this be for Sprint? Wondering if you guys knew? No 4G showin up on my SGS3 yet. :/

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Here is some work on the towers in Silverdale. Would this be for Sprint? Wondering if you guys knew? No 4G showin up on my SGS3 yet. :/

 

No way to tell from that photo.

 

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The 2nd West Washington site was accepted yesterday. It's off SR 520 in Redmond, next to the Microsoft campus. Surprise, surprise. Looking for someone on the Eastside to confirm whether it is active now.

 

Memories. I built a hotel not far from this location. The Hyatt House off Redmond Way. Redmond was a great place to spend a few years.

 

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I may be able to wander down there today or tomorrow

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Robert - where is the first accepted site??

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Robert - where is the first accepted site??

 

SE Kent. It's shown on the NV Sites Complete map.

 

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I'm sitting by the site I can't get my phone to connect to LTE, but it does show on Sensorly post-3743-13618408095847_thumb.jpg

 

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This is my reading from standing directly under the tower.post-3743-13618417111979_thumb.jpg

This is the tower.post-3743-13618417702363_thumb.jpg

 

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