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Have anyone tried this? Have a Verizon phone Roaming on Airave!  Not sure if it is possible? So want to see if anyone has tried it.

 

I'm not sure I would be able to find a place to hook up my Airave where Verizon doesn't have a signal though.

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Have anyone tried this? Have a Verizon phone Roaming on Airave!  Not sure if it is possible? So want to see if anyone has tried it.

 

When there is absolutely no native signal or roaming CDMA available, US Cellular and Verizon devices will roam onto an airave but it will keep looking for another network and will pick up that other network even if it is with an unusable signal.

 

So, generally, if the airave is being used in an extremely low signal area (for all CDMA providers), then yes VZW and USCC devices will roam onto it but if any and I mean any other CDMA signal is available they will not.

 

Source: me using a USCC GS4 and VZW Gnex with an airave at my cabin

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When there is absolutely no native signal or roaming CDMA available, US Cellular and Verizon devices will roam onto an airave but it will keep looking for another network and will pick up that other network even if it is with an unusable signal.

 

So, generally, if the airave is being used in an extremely low signal area (for all CDMA providers), then yes VZW and USCC devices will roam onto it but if any and I mean any other CDMA signal is available they will not.

 

Source: me using a USCC GS4 and VZW Gnex with an airave at my cabin

That would have to be done in and RF cancelling box, with only a airave and a verizon phone in it. So that all rogue verizon signals are supressed. Does Verizon have a roaming agreement with Sprint? I guess their agreement works both ways.

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That would have to be done in and RF cancelling box, with only a airave and a verizon phone in it. So that all rogue verizon signals are supressed. Does Verizon have a roaming agreement with Sprint? I guess their agreement works both ways.

 

At my cabin, the USCC phone does it everytime I go indoors. I can catch a US Cellular native signal outside but inside it would be no service without it (same goes for VZW). The only cellular signals that are strong enough to enter parts of the house are AT&T's HSPA and T-Mobile GPRS/EDGE networks (which really just connect and only work when your not holding them).

 

The house is right at the edge of a cellular 850 license boundary and in a very rural area which means there is little incentive or means for a cellular 850 licensee to serve the area (meaning very marginal USCC, or VZW signal (which is actually PCS in this case)).

 

It's an extreme case and thats why I'm able to test all of this. I wish someone would install a small cell or repeater in the neighborhood (hint hint, Sprint).

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When there is absolutely no native signal or roaming CDMA available, US Cellular and Verizon devices will roam onto an airave but it will keep looking for another network and will pick up that other network even if it is with an unusable signal.

 

So, generally, if the airave is being used in an extremely low signal area (for all CDMA providers), then yes VZW and USCC devices will roam onto it but if any and I mean any other CDMA signal is available they will not.

 

Source: me using a USCC GS4 and VZW Gnex with an airave at my cabin

 

To add, to this, as I stated before, I have Ntelos and it will roam on the airave. But if the phone gets the slightest hint of a Ntelos signal, then it will use that signal (of course that what it's program to do).  The Ntelos signal is unusable.  I got the airave in hopes  that the stronger signal would stop jumping from a Sprint tower to the unusable Ntelos signal. It did help with it, but I still jump signals from Ntelos, Sprint tower, airave.  

 

If I could only get one of those RF cancellation boxes all around my house. :wacko:

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