Jump to content
Ace41690

Network Vision/LTE - New York City Market

Recommended Posts

I've been using the SpeedSmart app to test network speeds around NYC and LI. It shows the national average for Sprint and then my average speed. It's crazy how different they are. The network here is solid. 72605217db27a2db4e5c19c9ff22ac65.jpg

Sent from my SM-G960U using Tapatalk

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Something really interesting just happened north of 170th st. EARFCN just got pushed up from 41078/41276 to 41292/41490. This could signal the deployment of a third carrier finally coming.

This would be huge considering this affects everything north of 170th street (in the Bronx, Manhattan, Yonkers, Scarsdale etc) are currently limited to just two B41 carriers.

So be on the lookout for the third carrier north of 170th st.

  • Like 6

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
4 hours ago, nexgencpu said:

Something really interesting just happened north of 170th st. EARFCN just got pushed up from 41078/41276 to 41292/41490. This could signal the deployment of a third carrier finally coming.

This would be huge considering this affects everything north of 170th street (in the Bronx, Manhattan, Yonkers, Scarsdale etc) are currently limited to just two B41 carriers.

So be on the lookout for the third carrier north of 170th st.

Yes, they also push to 41094, 41292, 41490 in Lower Manhattan too.

  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

In Brooklyn too.

jbzhrqD.jpgcpOZyNL.jpg

  • Like 5

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Good download speeds... but that upload though...¬†ūüėē

Hope he put in a network ticket...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, RedSpark said:

Good download speeds... but that upload though...¬†ūüėē

Hope he put in a network ticket...

iPhone grr,

I usually see about 10mb up in and around that airport.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
54 minutes ago, nexgencpu said:

iPhone grr,

I usually see about 10mb up in and around that airport.

What about the iPhone is limiting here?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
13 minutes ago, RedSpark said:

What about the iPhone is limiting here?

Most likey lack of 2xCA/64QAM

  • Sad 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Well I switched to T-Mobile last month and do not regret it at all. Getting insane speeds. Hopefully the merger goes through and sprint and T-Mobile combine there assets to make a great network. 

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On 2/24/2019 at 2:13 PM, nexgencpu said:

Most likey lack of 2xCA/64QAM

Perhaps it will be supported in the next iPhone?

EDIT: Isn’t it supported here?

Intel XMM7560 Modem Specs: https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/wireless-products/mobile-communications/xmm-7560-brief.html

Carrier Aggregation LTE FDD/TDD/Hybrid DL 5CA UL 2CA
Modulation LTE UL-64QAM; DL-256QAM
4x4 MIMO
Edited by RedSpark
Added question

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
26 minutes ago, Palan said:

Well I switched to T-Mobile last month and do not regret it at all. Getting insane speeds. Hopefully the merger goes through and sprint and T-Mobile combine there assets to make a great network. 

I find tmobile is mostly slower where I visit most, and worst yet can barely make a call in my building. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
6 minutes ago, nexgencpu said:

I find tmobile is mostly slower where I visit most, and worst yet can barely make a call in my building. 

Everyone’s experience will differ just based on where they frequent. For me T Mobile has been better with speed and coverage by a lot.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Just now, Palan said:

Everyone’s experience will differ just based on where they frequent. For me T Mobile has been better with speed and coverage by a lot.

My sister just switched to Tmobile, its faster at her job. But awful at home. Massive variation depending on location.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
3 minutes ago, nexgencpu said:

My sister just switched to Tmobile, its faster at her job. But awful at home. Massive variation depending on location.

In my apartment all carries are not great due to the thick brick walls. Not a big deal as I have WiFi of course/ WiFi calling.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

So I'm having an interesting problem in Inwood. I get off the train and my phone suddenly goes to the date of 2/23/18 at 10am. I turn off network time and set it right since WhatsApp wouldn't work due to the date time error. Turned network time back on and back to 2/23/18. Restart, same thing. So I'm off network time right now. Anyone else experiencing a similar issue? Good thing I discovered this before I went to bed and relied on alarms set by day of week. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
2 hours ago, jaybiz81 said:

So I'm having an interesting problem in Inwood. I get off the train and my phone suddenly goes to the date of 2/23/18 at 10am. I turn off network time and set it right since WhatsApp wouldn't work due to the date time error. Turned network time back on and back to 2/23/18. Restart, same thing. So I'm off network time right now. Anyone else experiencing a similar issue? Good thing I discovered this before I went to bed and relied on alarms set by day of week. 

It happens on occasion, usually with roaming or some configuration change. Report it using the my Sprint app. They will fix it.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Terminal 1 at JFK. Upload is good if you have a phone that has the latest tech for Sprint. 3120e58f45ec9d9a944f4d692c5f0a36.jpg

Sent from my SM-G960U using Tapatalk

  • Like 3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites



Anyone able to figure out where this site is located?

Sent from my SM-G960U using Tapatalk

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, mirskyc said:

 

 


Anyone able to figure out where this site is located?

Sent from my SM-G960U using Tapatalk
 

 

554 Fashion Ave, 

https://www.google.com/maps/@40.7546514,-73.9880336,3a,52y,274.66h,122.77t/data=!3m7!1e1!3m5!1sR03uvid2KQfTmbyT2KA0sQ!2e0!5s20180801T000000!7i16384!8i8192

Building left side of McDonald.

  • Like 3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Here is the picture of M-MIMO just been added and function, this site was Samsung Clearwire before it got replace by 8T8R Antenna build only lasted for a month before Nokia M-MIMO added. Location East Broadway and Catherine Street Building.

20190315_132604.jpg

  • Like 5

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On 3/15/2019 at 1:33 PM, RaigekiNYC said:

Here is the picture of M-MIMO just been added and function, this site was Samsung Clearwire before it got replace by 8T8R Antenna build only lasted for a month before Nokia M-MIMO added. Location East Broadway and Catherine Street Building.

20190315_132604.jpg

Wow. Why did they bother doing the 8T8R replacement if it was only going to be there for a month?

I hope that 8T8R gear has been repurposed for another site?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
38 minutes ago, RedSpark said:

Wow. Why did they bother doing the 8T8R replacement if it was only going to be there for a month?

I hope that 8T8R gear has been repurposed for another site?

Front page article says Clearwire conversions are happening. It's likely that it'll be repurposed for one of the hundreds of Clearwire sites we have in the NYC market.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
11 hours ago, Paynefanbro said:

Front page article says Clearwire conversions are happening. It's likely that it'll be repurposed for one of the hundreds of Clearwire sites we have in the NYC market.

Yes, but why did they bother installing the 8T8R at this site in the first place if it wound up only being there a month before swapping it for Massive MIMO equipment?

I’d imagine they had to go through two permit processes with the time and associated costs?

Share this post


Link to post
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 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

      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
       
    • By ActionJacksonWX
      Sprint announced the MVNO Google Fi will use its network for 5G in a press release (that is, once there are actually 5G capable phones compatible with Google Fi someday):
      https://newsroom.sprint.com/sprint-to-provide-5g-wireless-services-for-google-fi.htm
       
      This is the first I've heard about Fi and 5G so far. Google has pretty much kept mum on the topic, so I'm somewhat encouraged.
    • By lilotimz
      Samsung TDD-LTE gear which are being utilized in Clearwire priority sites. .   Clearwire - Samsung TDD-LTE RRH SLS-BD106Q & Antennas           Samsung TD-LTE RRUs mounted behind BRS/EBS Antenna     Sprint 2500-2600 mhz TD-LTE Setup Note the Antennas are much thicker and fatter than the antennas being utilized by Sprint Network Vision.  
       

       
      Clearwire TD-LTE Base Station / Cabinet
      May be subject to change as TD-LTE sites start being integrated into the Network Vision setups.
       

       

       

       
      Happy Hunting!
        I'll clean the post up this weekend when I have more time.   Courtesy of Sbolen from Missouri market. Samsung TDD RRH SLS-BD104Q1
      Samsung TDD RRH SLS-BD106Q
    • By danlodish345
      Hi everybody I would figure I would start a Sprint volte launch thread. please keep the let's please keep it on topic.
  • Posts

  • Recently Browsing

    No registered users viewing this page.

×
×
  • Create New...