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Also, we are going to see a HUGE RANGE of speeds with 5G.  The maximum speeds is when you have a perfect signal and conditions on all streams with perfect backhaul conditions ON A SERVER THAT CAN HANDLE THE THRUPUT.  Perfect signal conditions on so many streams will be very rare in normal usage.  So we will see the gamut in the wild between 50Mbps-750Mbps.  Not to mention differences in vendors.

If you think Sprint's 5G inconsistency is something, check out the inconsistency at Verizon.  At least Sprint can get some consistent coverage going.  TwoDotFive has turned out to be low band for 5G (at least compared to the others).

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Went back to the store today and they had the OnePlus on display. Its a nice phone and I'm really tempted to get it at $20 a month. Suprised they picked that store to sell it since none of the 5G phones there were connected to 5G. I know there are several 5G sites in that area too. I would really like to be able to test out the 5G network. 

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With Sprint, the cell site backhaul is most likely the slowest point in the network.
Some sites have 10Gbps connections, most don't.

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I just ordered a SIM for Altice Mobile but since I'm based in Boston right now, it's getting delivered to my home in New York and then I'm getting it mailed to me so I won't be able to test it until next week most likely. The deal was just too good to pass up. Unlimited everything and no deprioritization for $20/month + taxes and fees along with access to both Sprint and AT&T's network sounds too good to be true. 

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Just now, Paynefanbro said:

I just ordered a SIM for Altice Mobile but since I'm based in Boston right now, it's getting delivered to my home in New York and then I'm getting it mailed to me so I won't be able to test it until next week most likely. The deal was just too good to pass up. Unlimited everything and no deprioritization for $20/month + taxes and fees along with access to both Sprint and AT&T's network sounds too good to be true. 

I plan on switching over my second phone number to Altice Mobile sometime this weekend. Im currently using a cheap Tello plan for my second number. Really curious how the switching between Sprint and AT&T will be and what type of Roaming on Sprint there is. Also wondering if it will try to connect to Optimum hotspots before it uses a mobile network for data.

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My Altice Mobile SIM card just got delivered in NY. Hopefully I'll get it to Boston by Wednesday. 

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Looks like Altice doesn't take unlocked S10's yet. My device wouldn't activate at all. Interestingly there are no VoLTE settings but there are WiFi Calling options in the dialer menu. I'm pretty sure that Altice Mobile is an LTE only MVNO.

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21 hours ago, Paynefanbro said:

Looks like Altice doesn't take unlocked S10's yet. My device wouldn't activate at all. Interestingly there are no VoLTE settings but there are WiFi Calling options in the dialer menu. I'm pretty sure that Altice Mobile is an LTE only MVNO.

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it wont accept my Sprint branded Galaxy S10 thats unlocked. BYOD doesn't recognize the IMEI #

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1 minute ago, mirskyc said:

it wont accept my Sprint branded Galaxy S10 thats unlocked. BYOD doesn't recognize the IMEI #

I spoke to support today and they told me the S10 isn't supported yet. Hopefully they support it soon.

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