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What is the current frequency of the 3g they use? I've noticed that the lte penetrates better than 3g

 

Really? I'm curious because LTE and 3G are operating on basically the same frequencies, so you should see almost the same signal penetration, in fact, 3G will be a little stronger.

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Really? I'm curious because LTE and 3G are operating on basically the same frequencies, so you should see almost the same signal penetration, in fact, 3G will be a little stronger.

 

That's what I have found. LTE is "weaker" just like how Evdo is "weaker" than 1x.

 

The signals are about the same it is just the tech needs a cleaner signal to work which makes it appear it is weaker than the other. Which is why some areas the LTE will be islands as coverage since the sites were spaced for evdo. And in some other cases the sites were spaced for 1X with pull out antennas for just voice. Evdo didn't work to well with the spacing and LTE just makes the problem even worse.

 

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That's what I have found. LTE is "weaker" just like how Evdo is "weaker" than 1x.

 

The signals are about the same it is just the tech needs a cleaner signal to work which makes it appear it is weaker than the other. Which is why some areas the LTE will be islands as coverage since the sites were spaced for evdo. And in some other cases the sites were spaced for 1X with pull out antennas for just voice. Evdo didn't work to well with the spacing and LTE just makes the problem even worse.

 

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So basically the towers were designed for 1x? Is that why sprint is tower "lacking" in my area where att has towers everywhere.
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So basically the towers were designed for 1x? Is that why sprint is tower "lacking" in my area where att has towers everywhere.

 

All depends on the area.

 

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