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I have 4g uptown at college and 5th.

 

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B41 LTE has been unavailable periodically for the last 24 hours and I've dropped to 3G (EVDO) for periods of time over the last 6 days.  What shocked me was just how usable 3G has become.  I was streaming Google Play Music (high quality setting) without issue :)  That is a new one for me since 3G used to be unusable.

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I've had no problems (at least, no more problems than usual :P ) on LTE at UNCC. Everything is working as normal as ever for me.

 

-Anthony

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I still find many places in Charlotte that I hit unusable 3g. Mint Hill area can be bad when I can't get 4g. Was surprised how many bad spots I saw on 485 still between mint Hill and 77

 

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I still find many places in Charlotte that I hit unusable 3g. Mint Hill area can be bad when I can't get 4g. Was surprised how many bad spots I saw on 485 still between mint Hill and 77

 

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Welcome to the area where I work and play :D Lol

 

-Anthony

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BTW, not sure if we've mentioned it before, but there is a new cell site on UNCC's campus, and guess who's on it?? Not Sprint! But T-Mobile, AT&T and maybe Verizon are on it/will be on it. I'm hoping that Sprint hops on it eventually when NGN kicks into gear here, because God knows that we could use the coverage/capacity!

 

Link to the post from IT Services for UNCC talking about it: http://itservices.uncc.edu/itconnections-stories/issue/new-cell-tower

 

-Anthony

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My Mom and Sister are on my family plan and they live in that area. I'm between Midland and Mount Pleasant, so not great service 's expected there! Although I did turn my Airave off a couple of weeks ago and have been getting calls with no issues. There has been much progress, but still a ways to go.

 

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My Mom and Sister are on my family plan and they live in that area. I'm between Midland and Mount Pleasant, so not great service 's expected there! Although I did turn my Airave off a couple of weeks ago and have been getting calls with no issues. There has been much progress, but still a ways to go.

 

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Oh yes, voice/text service is miles better than pre-NV. Data is where the focus needs to be now.

 

-Anthony

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Oh yes, voice/text service is miles better than pre-NV. Data is where the focus needs to be now.

 

-Anthony

It's been like 2+ years since we've gotten a new macro and the competition hasn't been standing still. They need to do something and they need to do it now.
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It's been like 2+ years since we've gotten a new macro and the competition hasn't been standing still. They need to do something and they need to do it now.

I think if Sprint put equipment on ~50% of the Nextel sites that they aren't colocated on already, it would make they're network very competitive here.

 

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LTE just came back on uptown

 

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