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20 ×20 lte from tmobile/metro pcs merger from this article. Anything sprint will offer to counter?

 

Yeah, from memory, DFW is about the only market where T-Mobile-MetroPCS has enough AWS spectrum that 20 MHz FDD LTE would be feasible anytime soon, and even that is several years off. Do not believe all the hype that you read. When it comes to spectrum, I know the nitty gritty.

 

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Yeah, from memory, DFW is about the only market where T-Mobile-MetroPCS has enough AWS spectrum that 20 MHz FDD LTE would be feasible anytime soon, and even that is several years off. Do not believe all the hype that you read. When it comes to spectrum, I know the nitty gritty.

 

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The Oklahoma area is pretty AWS heavy too right?

 

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The Oklahoma area is pretty AWS heavy too right?

 

There is no MetroPCS in any of the Oklahoma markets, thus no additional AWS spectrum.

 

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There is no MetroPCS in any of the Oklahoma markets, thus no additional AWS spectrum.

 

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I meant in T-Mobile's holdings.

 

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I meant in T-Mobile's holdings.

 

T-Mobile does not have enough AWS spectrum on its own anywhere to deploy 20 MHz FDD LTE. That would require at least 50 MHz of AWS in order to continue one HSPA+ carrier and at least 25 MHz of PCS in order to redeploy DC-HSPA+ and continue GSM.

 

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No, no connectivity in the subways. It'll be super annoying. Its weird enough when people are talking through Bluetooth on the train and you know the person doesn't have a cell signal.Besides, the subway infrastructure is over 100 years old and probably does not have enough space to hold basestations and such.

 

Wow that's bogas lol. To my surprise I get at least one bar of lte in the subway in Chicago. Vzw and us cellular been had signal there since some years ago.

 

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There are a few subway stations where you can get signal in NYC. I know 72nd Street and Nevins Street stations in NYC have strong sognals. That's only because they aren't that far underground.

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Besides, the subway infrastructure is over 100 years old and probably does not have enough space to hold basestations and such.

 

The base stations could be located almost anywhere. The only thing that would be run through the tunnels is leaky coaxial cable, and that takes up effectively no space at all.

 

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Press Releases mean nothing.

 

For Sprint yes. It means nothing. For other companies, they announce when it's fully up. Meaning T-mobile has finished before Sprint.

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For Sprint yes. It means nothing. For other companies, they announce when it's fully up. Meaning T-mobile has finished before Sprint.

 

Uh, no. You are going to need to produce some documentation to back up that assertion.

 

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Pardon the interruption, but NV in LIC is coming along nicely!

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Pardon the interruption, but NV in LIC is coming along nicely!

 

Love NV , I think one of the towers near me have been upgraded . I now get 1.50mbps down & like 1mbps up .

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Love NV , I think one of the towers near me have been upgraded . I now get 1.50mbps down & like 1mbps up .

 

NV is great but I'm having some trouble on the Upper East Side. I live right on the edge of LTE coverage and my phone just constantly flips between e-HRPD and LTE. It KILLS battery! It kills me to change to CDMA only mode when I've waited so long... Can't wait till the coverage expands indoors! But on the street, the speeds are great! 25mbps down, 13mbps up!

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NV is great but I'm having some trouble on the Upper East Side. I live right on the edge of LTE coverage and my phone just constantly flips between e-HRPD and LTE. It KILLS battery! It kills me to change to CDMA only mode when I've waited so long... Can't wait till the coverage expands indoors! But on the street, the speeds are great! 25mbps down, 13mbps up!

Are you just above 72nd street and 1st? That where it's cutting off for me. The switching back and forth is a growing pain but I take that over nothing.

 

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Are you just above 72nd street and 1st? That where it's cutting off for me. The switching back and forth is a growing pain but I take that over nothing.

 

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No, I'm actually at 64th st on 1st. I've done quite a few tests in that area and the coverage varies greatly from street to street. I'm talking -85 dbm on York and 64th and -108 dbm on 1st and 64th. In my apartment it's about -113 dbm which is right on the edge of unusable, but hey, Sprint says there are a few tickets in my area. Hope it improves soon!

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So how will I know when this is all comeing to CT area the 06708,06787,06795 areas..is there a chart or listing some where you can look, my speeds are slow, ping is high and dropped calls are many or raoming....

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Drove by 55th and Lex yesterday on my way home, picked up around 10mbps street level, not bad at all for 7pm on a Sunday night.

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Touché

And luke2230 got 43ms in his screenshot just a little bit above. Not sure if I've got that low on 3G but I feel like sub-100 is the usual for me on an upgraded spot.

 

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I hope the progress in the Rockaways is a sign that Southeast Queens will see NV soon, but I'm not betting on it.

 

Have you ever seen a ping like that on 3G?

 

http://db.tt/SkhknQTP

 

Nope, the lowest I've seen was 59. Highest I've seen was 2663.

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For Sprint yes. It means nothing. For other companies, they announce when it's fully up. Meaning T-mobile has finished before Sprint.

 

You can't be serious!!!! Atlanta was an lte launch market for at&t and verizon and I can assure that both companies did not have the entire altanta market built out at launch so I am not really sure where you are coming from.

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You can't be serious!!!! Atlanta was an lte launch market for at&t and verizon and I can assure that both companies did not have the entire altanta market built out at launch so I am not really sure where you are coming from.

 

I agree. Verizon and AT&T both have LTE launched in Albuquerque. At launch, both had significant coverage gaps around ABQ. AT&T still does. Nothing even remote close to being on every site. I don't expect full coverage from Tmo either at launch. Heck, Tmo doesn't even have full coverage of HSPA+ in Santa Fe, and it launched over a year ago.

 

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It is all perception, and people will see what they want to see.

 

I for one know that NV is coming, and the work is being done daily, and that's good enough for me. In my travels, I have yet to come across a place where I wish I didn't have Sprint service.

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