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Hi. I was wondering if there was a website that maybe sprint ran where I could see which WiMAX towers were converted to LTE. There is a particular tower very close to my home which still has not been converted and November 6th is coming fast and I'm starting to get worried. So if anyone could let me know if a place like this existed that would be great.

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Hi. I was wondering if there was a website that maybe sprint ran where I could see which WiMAX towers were converted to LTE. There is a particular tower very close to my home which still has not been converted and November 6th is coming fast and I'm starting to get worried. So if anyone could let me know if a place like this existed that would be great.

 

Sprint has not released that sort of information. If you become a Premiere Sponsor, the site does have historical data on Clear sites and whether or not they were scheduled to have LTE added. Plus, you'll be supporting a great community!

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The rest of the conversions will probably happen after Nov 6th and Sprint will likely replace the antennas with Nokia panels. They'll probably get it going mainstream by mid 2016.

 

Sent from my M8

Are they planning to leave coverage holes from Nov. 6 until whenever they replace the panels because my house will be affected...

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Sprint has not released that sort of information. If you become a Premiere Sponsor, the site does have historical data on Clear sites and whether or not they were scheduled to have LTE added. Plus, you'll be supporting a great community!

Also I do want to become a donor very bad - it's just that I can't right now. Soon though.

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Are they planning to leave coverage holes from Nov. 6 until whenever they replace the panels because my house will be affected...

 

What do you mean by coverage holes?

 

The rest of the conversions will probably happen after Nov 6th and Sprint will likely replace the antennas with Nokia panels

 

Or Samsung or ALU ... depending on the market.

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I mean like by my house. If they shut off the WiMAX and put on LTE panels later, for the time inbetween, I will not have service.

Your profile says iPhone 5s. Your phone doesn't support Wimax.

 

Sent from my Sprint LG G4

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I agree the iPhone 5s dosnt support WiMax only 3g/4g LTE. Are you using WiMax for your home internet service?

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Does your clear site broadcast B41? Do you not get any Sprint service at all otherwise?

 

Sent from my LG G4

The clear site does not broadcast B41 and the service is like -100+ eHRPD/1x or Verizon roaming at my house.

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The clear site does not broadcast B41 and the service is like -100+ eHRPD/1x or Verizon roaming at my house.

There is some WiMax thinning going on. It's possible your site could be converted before Nov. 6, but either way you are likely going to be without good service for a while. Is Clear your home ISP?

 

Sent from my LG G4

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There is some WiMax thinning going on. It's possible your site could be converted before Nov. 6, but either way you are likely going to be without good service for a while. Is Clear your home ISP?

 

Sent from my LG G4

Clear isn't my main home ISP but during the winter, I use the hotspot A LOT because the power and Internet go out often.

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Also I do want to become a donor very bad - it's just that I can't right now. Soon though.

 

Your profile indicates sponsor level status now, so you can check out the Clearwire maps. Any WiMax to B41 conversions have been completed. Now we are waiting on Clear to Sprint conversions to ramp up. If you look at the NV sites completed - changes list, you can see there have been several Clear to Sprint conversions over the last few weeks.

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Your profile indicates sponsor level status now, so you can check out the Clearwire maps. Any WiMax to B41 conversions have been completed. Now we are waiting on Clear to Sprint conversions to ramp up. If you look at the NV sites completed - changes list, you can see there have been several Clear to Sprint conversions over the last few weeks.

Ok. Now that I am a sponsor I will check out the maps and see. Thanks!

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The clear site does not broadcast B41 and the service is like -100+ eHRPD/1x or Verizon roaming at my house.

 

with that kind of signal you should get an Airave free from Sprint. http://www.sprint.com/landings/airave

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5s doesn't support b41 anyway, so unless they convert the clear tower to full b25/b26/b41 build, he is going to be SOL regardless.

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Thats why he should get wifi calling working.  works great at my house.

 

Ya I set up wifi calling on my moms iphone 5s and did mine when I got the LG G4. Wifi calling works wonders out here in the boonies. 

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Thats why he should get wifi calling working.  works great at my house.

Doesn't iPhone WiFi calling still rely on the macro network for sms or mms? If that's the case he might be better off with the Airave until that is fixed.

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5s doesn't support b41 anyway, so unless they convert the clear tower to full b25/b26/b41 build, he is going to be SOL regardless.

 

I will be getting a 6S when it releases on sep. 18 or whenever so I will be able to access B41.

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