Jump to content

Recommended Posts

Yeah, every Sprint rep either lies to get you off their back or tells you 'you were silly to go with Sprint.. I don't even have that company even though I work for them'. :td:

But we're all still resting on a hope and belief they'll pull through for us aren't we? That's why we're still here!

Maybe next week, eh? :ninja:

Link to comment
Share on other sites

All my speed tests show "ehrpd" as the network now... Does that mean LTE soon?

 

The quote below should answer your question.

 

 

 

Not necessarily. eHRPD needs to be deployed before LTE gets deployed. However, sometimes it is deployed over a year in advance, as it is a relatively simple upgrade to the existing network.

 

Robert via CM9 Kindle Fire using Forum Runner

 

  • Like 2
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Well after waiting in line for 4hours i was unable to get a iphone the sprint store in puente hills only had like 5 to sell... sprint almost gained another customer... looks like i will have to stay with Verizon till new shipments come in... wtf why hype up this launch only to have a couple phones on hand to sell.

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

This is the closest tower to my house. Its done with the upgrades since weeks. I saw Alcatel doing a really hard work for 2 days. Days ago I use to get almost 3mbps close to it and a really low PING and today I only got 1.45Mbps and high PINGS.And it went back to Evdo after 2 days giving ehrpd.And if you go away from it,the speeds are crazy low and really high PINGS.

post-4414-0-72032300-1348274111_thumb.jpg

Link to comment
Share on other sites

This is the closest tower to my house. Its done with the upgrades since weeks. I saw Alcatel doing a really hard work for 2 days. Days ago I use to get almost 3mbps close to it and a really low PING and today I only got 1.45Mbps and high PINGS.And it went back to Evdo after 2 days giving ehrpd.And if you go away from it' date='the speeds are crazy low and really high PINGS.[/quote']

 

If the speed drops severely when you go away, then it is because you're device is switching to another site. Distance has very little impact on EVDO speeds.

 

Robert via CM9 Kindle Fire using Forum Runner

  • Like 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Might be that..but i was right next to the tower and the speeds are much lower than days ago...and low speeds are all the way across LA...Its insane the speeds i got today in differents parts of Los Angeles' date='extremely slow.[/quote']

 

1.45Mbps are not slow EVDO speeds.

 

Robert via CM9 Kindle Fire using Forum Runner

  • Like 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

This is the closest tower to my house. Its done with the upgrades since weeks. I saw Alcatel doing a really hard work for 2 days. Days ago I use to get almost 3mbps close to it and a really low PING and today I only got 1.45Mbps and high PINGS.And it went back to Evdo after 2 days giving ehrpd.And if you go away from it,the speeds are crazy low and really high PINGS.

 

Isn't it odd that this tower has no legacy panels? During cutover it's simply offline?

Link to comment
Share on other sites

yup..i know..thats right close to the tower..if u go away like two blocks...bye

 

If speed declines in two blocks, you either changed sectors on the tower to one that is overburdened or your phone has switched towers. It is all but impossible for you to be on the same site on the same channel and two blocks distance will have any difference in speed.

 

Robert via CM9 Kindle Fire using Forum Runner

Link to comment
Share on other sites

 

Isn't it odd that this tower has no legacy panels? During cutover it's simply offline?

 

There are some sites where there has to be a hot swap. However, these don't look like the AlcaLu NV panels I'm used to seeing. And I have not seen more than 2 NV panels per sector yet anywhere. 90% of the time there is just one per sector. I think this may be AT&T.

 

Robert via CM9 Kindle Fire using Forum Runner

Link to comment
Share on other sites

New Sprint customer of 1 day. The online coverage tool (which I probably shouldn't have trusted) told me I'd get the "best" service at my house. Try 1 bar of 1X. Sprint is sending me an Airave. I've never gotten coverage with Verizon, AT&T and now Sprint.

 

I did speedtests all over the Pasadena area today. Super slow. LTE is welcomed! :wacko:

 

Below is 3G btw:

 

RevSc.png

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • large.unreadcontent.png.6ef00db54e758d06

  • gallery_1_23_9202.png

  • Similar Content

    • By danlodish345
      Even though Sprint doesn't have the best coverage in my area. I do have lots of memories and nostalgia with the company. I wonder who else here will miss Sprint besides me?
    • By vanko987
      I'm new to this forum, and I've seen people mention cell sites with specific ID's (for example, SF33XC664). Is there any significance to these ID's, and is there a way to decode them? Also, how do I figure out what the cell site ID's are for towers near me?
      Thanks! I'm excited to start talking on this site more 😀
    • By lilotimz
      Samsung Network Vision equipment are highly distinct and fairly easy to spot compared to the equipment that other vendors are deploying. Sprint is Samsung's first extremely massive American contract (baring Clearwire) so there  should be no issues in confusing these equipment for another carrier which happens often with Ericsson NV equipment.

      Below are images of Samsung equipment which includes antennas, remote radio units, base stations, and their mounting configurations. 
       
      Samsung antenna with eSMR 800 RRU & PCS 1900 RRU

      A close look at a Samsung setup





      Next Generation Samsung Configuration
      RRH-P4 4T4R 1.9 GHz  | RRH-C4 4T4R 800 MHz| RRH-V3 2.5 GHz

      Next Generation 8 Port Dual Band Antenna Setup 
      4 port 800 MHz RRH-C4 800

      (source: dkyeager)

      (source: dkyeager)
      Narrow beam setup

      High Capacity Site with 2 Antennas & 3 RRUs (2x PCS & 1x SMR).
      Second antenna is PCS only for now.


      Canadian IBEZ (NO SMR)

      Special Case PCS Only Setup for Canadian IBEZ




      Close up of standard antenna connectors 

      Samsung Cabinets

       
       
      Powerpoint slides from Samsung / Sprint
      *disclaimer - all  powerpoint diagrams and images were found through public municipality online databases and is by no means misappropriated through malicious means*
      *Credit goes to those whom took pictures of these equipment. You know who you are*
    • By kckid
      Sprint announced at MWC trade show in Barcelona that 5G will go live with 4 cities starting in May  (Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas and Kansas City )
      https://phys.org/news/2019-02-sprint-5g-network-chicago-atlanta.html
       
  • Posts

    • I chatted with a foreman the other day (figured out what tmo panels look like lol) but he was also "on lend" from a verizon contractor. So he didn't know a ton.. but enough. It's going on, it seems like its a little bit of slow process. And things screw up there to (he had an install were the panels S/N didn't match that which was on the paper work back in the office)   AND TMO does more over the phone vs having a eng. on hand like verizon does, so it slows it down a bit if they have a hiccup... Like wrong S/N lol
    • The direct number to Account Services/Retentions is  844-382-3317 . I think they might be able to help.
    • I went to three stores that had Sprint SIMs in stock, none of which could activate one for my iPhone. I also tried calling in twice as well as speaking with someone on online chat. In every instance, I was told they couldn’t move me back or that the system wasn’t letting them activate my device. While it may be possible to go back, they are definitely not making it easy. And customers like me (who depend on their phones for work) cannot deal with dropped calls and EDGE in the time it takes to figure it out. 
    • Unless something has changed, you can still go back. There are still immediate needs to do so- activating a phone not eligible for TNX yet like a pixel 5 for instance. You just have to do it through chat/customer support as the online portal doesn't support going back to a Sprint sim.
    • Just a heads up for anyone else thinking about making the switch to TNX - I tried for about two weeks and it does not appear you can go back if you don’t like your service with TNX.  I would strongly recommend staying on TNA for anyone who is hesitant/unsure. 
  • Recently Browsing

    No registered users viewing this page.

×
×
  • Create New...