Given the fact that Virgin has access to Extended Coverage ever since it's Inner Circle plan still now with it's current one at least according to customer service. Shouldn't Virgin be using PRL 55070 like it was with Inner Circle or is 7080 correct? I feel like there's an issue that isn't being paid attention too. Does PRL 7080 have the necessary stuff to make the device roam on Sprints extended partners.
iPhone 5 running iOS 7.1.2. Carrier "Sprint 16" and PRL 51101.
In the past I have been able to use the method of replacing carrier.prl in the sprint_lte_us carrier bundle folder, use the PRL push flag in carrier.plist, and with a few reboots I could get full time verizon 3g roaming with "prl 00001."
I am now visiting Alaska and am stuck on PRL 51101 with "extended" coverage and 1x data. I have tried every PRL I can find (11114, 11119, 53135, 00001) and I seem not to make any difference. After making the prl changes and after the last reboot I am stuck at no service. When checking phone info it will still say 51101.
I have to restore a backup of the sprint_lte_us carrier bundle folder and then things will work again after a reboot.
Any ideas? WIll the PRL update only work if there is native Sprint service around to start with?
When things are working with 51101 @ 1x speeds on "extended" I can do the ##update# and it say success.
Any help appreciated, would just like 3g data while traveling.
Thanks! Just ordered an LM960, it should make things easy and it comforts me a bit that it’s a final product rather than an engineering sample. In my case, I won’t have to play with IMEI stuff since I have a grandfathered Original Unlimited Plus plan with official unlimited Hotspot access on the line. That WG router you use looks like a good option except it’s out of stock at LTEFix. It looks like you did what I would do with that router too on the antenna ports (replace a couple WiFi ports with LTE ports for 4x4 MIMO). I’m thinking in exchange for a little cable loss to feel better about it durability wise, I might mount my enclosure under the eave right under the antenna J-Pole so there is some shelter from direct sunlight and precipitation. Now I just need to figure out what to do with my cabling. I’m considering either buying tools to cut and re-terminate my existing LMR400 cables to the shorter length or buying new cables at the appropriate length. It looks like new cables would be cheaper but maybe getting those tools could be worthwhile for future changes? Thanks again! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
One thing that occurred to me after my post is that I'm actually not sure if it was based on timing or based on changing my device. My current device doesn't attempt to use SRLTE, so I'm guessing it uses VoLTE for 911 calls. That might be the difference.
It has to be a new SIM, not a previously-activated one. For a long time, Verizon would only let it connect to LTE for 90 days and then disable LTE access, so I have a pile of Verizon SIMs so I could toss and replace when my SIM after 90 days. That stopped happening at some point, though I'm not clear when.