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Do you guys think various popular cases for phones are having a significant impact on signal strength/band utilization on sprints network? Such that towers are throwing users off band41 more often due to case plus being in pocket resulting in more band25/26 congestion.

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Do you guys think various popular cases for phones are having a significant impact on signal strength/band utilization on sprints network? Such that towers are throwing users off band41 more often due to case plus being in pocket resulting in more band25/26 congestion.

I have a spigen neo metal for my note 4 that degrades my signal

 

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My Otterbox Defender takes on average 2-5 dBm off when I have it on my G3.  :(

 

But I'd rather take a small signal loss then a scratched screen or broken phone...

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I am now using my galaxy s6 without a case. Hopefully this helps sprint analyze data using their big data tools more accurately.

 

What you do with your phone is a drop of water in an ocean. You aren't going to skew any of Sprint's data one way or another. Sprint's engineers know about the propagation effects of cell phone cases, and have an idea about how many people use them.

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