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... Most GMO sites that still remain are due to engineering issues, such as "flag pole" stealth sites or sites that cannot handle the added weight of NV equipment.

If this is a stealth site, it is likely that there is something preventing Sprint from adding NV equipment to it.

I'm seeing various Sprint executives talking of capex in the next couple of years rising to $5-6B; also committing to "every" (or sometimes worded as "virtually every") tower being upgraded to all three bands.

 

My GMO has a pathetic 5mHz wide Band 25, and that's all. I'd appreciate any commentary from the seasoned Sprint-whisperers here about whether I'm likely to see the Band 41 I covet so greatly.

 

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1 hour ago, CAL7 said:

I'm seeing various Sprint executives talking of capex in the next couple of years rising to $5-6B; also committing to "every" (or sometimes worded as "virtually every") tower being upgraded to all three bands.

 

My GMO has a pathetic 5mHz wide Band 25, and that's all. I'd appreciate any commentary from the seasoned Sprint-whisperers here about whether I'm likely to see the Band 41 I covet so greatly.

 

Yes, it will happen.  They are going Triband everywhere.  And there is already some movement occurring.  However, who knows where your site will be prioritized?

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There's a site at the Winter Springs city hall that is showing Band 41 on the cellmapper site. It says "first spotted" on June 3. I haven't personally hit it, but I'm hopeful that the area, which has been barren, is getting some love.

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There's a site at the Winter Springs city hall that is showing Band 41 on the cellmapper site. It says "first spotted" on June 3. I haven't personally hit it, but I'm hopeful that the area, which has been barren, is getting some love.

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The tower over on Tuskawilla just north of Dike had 2.5 upgrades a few weeks back.

Would love to see the tower that serves my house (just off of Dodd and Dike) get 2.5, but it won’t be until Q4 for that.


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Would love to see the tower that serves my house (just off of Dodd and Dike) get 2.5, but it won’t be until Q4 for that.


Can you share your source?

Any idea about the monopole inside-antenna tower located on the driving range of the Tuscawilla Country Club?

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Waking this thread up!

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I'll be heading down to Disney in Orlando tomorrow morning. First time there in 17 years so I have no clue how the Sprint network is. What is the PCS situation there? And any idea what percentage of sites have B41 installed? Also is there a DAS in Disney and if so what bands does it distribute. Thanks in advance!

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Over half have B41 but there were more B41 sectors I could not match to sites.   B41 is constant on the interstate. I have not been into the park (I have been around it though) but reports have been that the network has been congested in the past.

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On 7/3/2019 at 10:23 PM, mirskyc said:

I'll be heading down to Disney in Orlando tomorrow morning. First time there in 17 years so I have no clue how the Sprint network is. What is the PCS situation there? And any idea what percentage of sites have B41 installed? Also is there a DAS in Disney and if so what bands does it distribute. Thanks in advance!

Most people at a Disney World resort hotel or in a Disney World park are on the free Disney WiFi.  WiFi blankets the insides of the hotels and insides of the parks and works well even when the parks are at capacity.  That leaves people in the parking lots, bus stops, commuting in cars, buses, etc. on the cellular networks.  Sprint coverage generally good on Disney property and stays that way until you get outside Disney property.  Then it sometimes get congested if you get away from the interstates.

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