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I am a sprint user and will always remain one, but I always like reading about other carriers.  Does anyone know of a site like this one that provides network updates, etc for ATT?

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Something tells me the Sprint higher ups like this site to. They just don't want to publicly admit it.

It's a love hate relationship. Queue AJ's reply with a fitting YouTube video in 5..4..3..2..

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It's a love hate relationship. Queue AJ's reply with a fitting YouTube video in 5..4..3..2..

Not a YouTube clip, but I thought I encapsulated the love hate relationship fairly well this time last year with an imaginary blurb...

 

Cool. Maybe we can get wireless industry types to endorse us with some pithy blurbs. Imagine the possibilities:

 

"The feel good wireless network and spectrum focused blog of the year!"

- Martin Sauter, author of "From GSM to LTE"

 

"Action packed! The breakdown of Network Vision deployment in Chicago had me on the edge of my seat."

- Kevin Fitchard, writer at GigaOM

 

"I hate those guys at S4GRU. But I read them every day."

- Dan Hesse, CEO of Sprint

 

;)

http://s4gru.com/index.php?/topic/1308-s4gu-spectrum-article-referenced-to-underscore-all-the-wireless-technologies-on-pcs-around-the-world/?p=26221

 

AJ

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To be honest, I believe the corporate culture likes the site's existence. It provides a non-partisan view of the raw analytics regarding Network Vision and the future or Sprint. It is not corporate-endorsed, so it is not subject to operating within Sprint's Social Media guidelines for employees. While much of the information is obtained via leaked means, it is primarily information that users could discover on their own in the wild, and a lot of the information now that it is ramping up is coming from the users themselves more so than the information S4GRU receives from the inside.

 

They can't publicly endorse the site, but they can say that most of the information obtained by S4GRU realistically could be obtained publicly anyway so it's not worth shutting it down. Besides, the site's primary purpose is education, something Network Vision hasn't done well with customers at all.

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Something tells me the Sprint higher ups like this site to. They just don't want to publicly admit it.

I'm willing to wager someone at the executive level is at least a sponsor level member, more likely premier sponsor, to keep tabs on things. I'm sure this site would be smoked by now if things got too uncomfortable for them. Perhaps they see it as a free viral marketing opportunity.

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I'm willing to wager someone at the executive level is at least a sponsor level member, more likely premier sponsor, to keep tabs on things. I'm sure this site would be smoked by now if things got too uncomfortable for them. Perhaps they see it as a free viral marketing opportunity.

 

 

:ninja:

 

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