Jump to content


Honored Premier Sponsor
  • Content Count

  • Joined

  • Last visited

  • Days Won


Everything posted by Yuhfhrh

  1. I have no problems with it at all. As long as EVDO isn't completely dead with throughput, it still works the same. Latency on Sprint's evdo is pretty good after NV. LTE dropping to eHRPD can still maintain the call, as long as your phone registers quick enough. It will even work over 1X data, but there will be a significant delay before they hear what you say and vice versa. To prevent the double calls, you need to go to Google voice settings and remove your phone as a forwarding device (I.e. forward calls to Google chat only.) Then you will only receive your calls over data. None at all, it works the same as before.
  2. Yes, if you enable incoming calls under hangout settings. I'm integrated with a Google voice number, but I'd imagine it would work the same with a Sprint integrated number. Make sure to disable your phone under Google voice settings as a forwarding device so you don't drop to 1X when somebody calls you.
  3. Enable Google voice/Sprint integration and there you go. Phone calls over LTE with the hangouts dialer.
  4. Could the trend of the Note line missing out on the latest and greatest be broken? 3X CA?
  5. I think that's the opposite of what they're wanting. Some B41 is better than no B41.
  6. I would imagine well over half of Sprint's sites have B26 LTE live at this point. San Francisco, Salt Lake City, Denver, Kansas City, Omaha, Wichita, Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Dallas, Austin, Houston, Minneapolis, Chicago, St. Louis, Memphis, Indianapolis, Nashville, Atlanta, Orlando, Tampa, Charlotte, Philadelphia, DC, New York, and Boston are covered to name a few.
  7. They must be including some POPs covered in Canada/Mexico now
  8. I visit family in Houston in the summer and unfortunately Sprint still needs to densify around here. On the other hand, I do get to see strange scenarios like above. I achieved this by grabbing a weak LTE signal and starting to download a file. Move the phone around a bit to get a hand off to Sprint 1X/eHRPD. While still maintaining the data connection with the download, I placed a variety of grips on the phone on and off until Sprint 1X was lost and Verizon 1X was picked up. If you grip too long, you'll lose eHRPD. Too short, and you won't drop Sprint 1X. I can't remember the last time I dropped LTE in Overland Park, they have an outstanding network there (as they should, headquarters and all.)
  9. My Note 4 does this as well, roaming voice and native data.
  10. Should VoLTE also count against your data usage? I guess it's only a matter of time before we have data only plans, we're practically already there with everyone giving out unlimited talk/text.
  11. I just wanted to say that was a nice write up on the wall Robert, very well put together.
  12. 600Kbps at all times is pretty harsh. It would be unpleasant to have your 720P YouTube video buffering like hell, then checking the network performance with a speed test pulling 120mbps CA goodness. In that case, the network is being under utilized. Maybe just de-prioritize video traffic instead. There's a balance to this somewhere.
  13. You're right. I also though Sprint said recently it wasn't going to throttle at all.
  14. 600Kbps down from 1mbps on earlier plans.
  15. From what I understand that's not really a handoff though, you get disconnected for a moment as the call comes back through to you on CDMA.
  16. WiFi handover to what? VoLTE?
  17. This is why the shutdown of CDMA doesn't need to be a #1 priority. Leaving a few 1X carriers can allow some impressive coverage.
  18. It would be interesting to see if you could receive any texts when these signals are aquired.
  19. I'm going with AJs theory on cell breathing, which is why you only get these signals at night. You're probably not going to be able to make a phone call/text/data past -106dBm on 1X. It is cool how far that signal must be traveling to get to you.
  20. I have a friend complaining about de-prioritization being worse than throttling. I'm going to take my $30 5GB data T-Mobile SIM in my Nexus 5 and compare it to his own N5 to see what's up.
  21. It would have some sort of positive effect. A lot of users who are pulling 70GB+ likely won't continue to use that much. Those that continue will pay more, and in turn give Sprint more cash flow for capacity increases.
  • Create New...