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  1. Thank you, that definitely makes sense. I do not visit Henrietta that much but will have to look for the regional engineering office next time.
  2. Hope all is well and that everyone is in good health. Just some updates from upstate/WNY as New T-Mobile has made a lot of progress within the last two months. I’m still seeing 250+ download and 20+ upload speeds from my iPhone 11 Pro Max. However, all of my Speedtest results are run through T-Mobile servers and network in Syracuse, NY. No matter if I take it west in Rochester or east back in Fultonville. I was under the impression Rochester was selected for one of New T-Mobile’s call/support centers so I find it odd that everything is going through Syracuse now. On Sprint before the merger, most Speedtest results would go use a RIT or Frontier server in Rochester. Then post merger it began using different sites that T-Mobile used before shifting it all to Syracuse starting last month. 🤔🤷🏽‍♂️
  3. https://www.pcmag.com/news/t-mobile-new-5g-bands-will-need-new-phones Looks like most people will eventually upgrade within the next two years as the C-Band Auction will result in new 5G devices not currently on the market. Who knows if the iPhone 12 will be able to take advantage of that C-Band spectrum. [emoji3166][emoji2375][emoji390] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  4. Wow, that’s truly impressive and 100+ download is more than suitable to stream live news and sports! [emoji3][emoji1417] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  5. Go Magenta! I saw Neville tweeted that and was pumped to see New T-Mobile light it up in Amsterdam, NY as I grew up in that area. Definitely was quick to forward it to my family as Sprint always underperformed in that area since we became customers in 2008. Really looking forward to future upgrades in speed and coverage. The Mohawk Valley and Adirondack Park need it desperately! Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  6. https://www.lightreading.com/5g/is-t-mobile-prepared-for-its-5g-iphone-moment/a/d-id/764024? The million dollar question?! [emoji2375] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  7. https://www.rootmetrics.com/en-US/home In other news, RootMetrics has officially moved on from Sprint in their “2nd Half 2020” reports. New T-Mobile seems to be holding its own in some cities but other cities reflect the congestion/slow speeds from moving over Sprint customers. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  8. https://www.pcmag.com/fastest-mobile-networks/2020 I have been looking forward to this article and the results are disappointing. However, we knew the transition from 4G to 5G would take several of years to complete. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  9. https://www.lightreading.com/5g/t-mobile-to-start-seeding-5g-market/d/d-id/763788? Just in time for the upcoming iPhone 12 5G launch. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  10. Earlier today at the school in Gates, NY, I noticed my iPhone 11 Pro Max roaming on T-Mobile as it had full service. I then almost hit 200 Mbps download twice. The 1st Speedtest got me 188 followed by the 191. However, five minutes later it defaulted/fell back on Sprint and could barely get over 2 Mbps. I texted these to the math teacher I work with as he has T-Mobile and follows the merger progress on Reddit. To the best of my knowledge he has a Google Pixel 3 and this was the first time my iPhone had speeds similar to him. The fast speeds were short lived but it was exciting to know that the networks are coming together in the Greater Rochester area! [emoji100][emoji390][emoji1430] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  11. Some positive news today is that I had to Venmo my new landlord for an APT between Berkeley and Brunswick streets. The Open Signal maps show that Sprint has little to no spectrum/bandwidth but T-Mobile has swaths of it. Needles to say it saved the day as I was able to search for his account complete the Venmo transaction in the basement of the building with my iPhone 11 Pro Max showing 3-4 bars of service. Had it still been Sprint I would have been shit out of luck... [emoji18][emoji1430] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  12. https://www.pcmag.com/news/3-reasons-t-mobile-isnt-yet-dominating-5g This helps explain why the merging of Sprint and T-Mobile networks is taking so long. [emoji2375] Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  13. Those numbers definitely look possible and we still are not entirely sure what kind of incentives New T-Mobile has up their sleeve. [emoji1417] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  14. https://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/everyone-chasing-t-mobile-analyst Just hope New T-Mobile can keep the revenue coming and make widespread upgrades to keep churn rate down. That will be the only way they can remain competitive with AT&T and Verizon. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  15. I keep forgetting you can do that via Apple. Definitely thinking about having my family in the Mohawk Valley/Adirondacks do that if New T-Mobile is unable to make substantial upgrades in that whole region. I brought them over from Straight Talk as their iPhone 5s’ were barely functional and they now have two iPhone 11’s. My iPhone 11 Pro Max works amazing all over the Greater Rochester region/market but definitely struggles back home. T-Mobile and Sprint have nowhere near the scale to compete with the duopoly in the 518. We all have the Unlimited Freedom plan which is priced fairly, just cannot justify having them pay for a service that is not being met/delivered consistently. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  16. Good thing with AT&T prepaid is that you’re not stuck in a contract. You can come back to New T-Mobile once network upgrades transpire. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  17. https://www.fiercewireless.com/tech/qualcomm-touts-5g-first-wideband-700-mhz-data-call-cbn Not exactly related to New T-Mobile but interesting as it was done over 700 MHz and we are utilizing Band 71 aka 600 MHz. [emoji848] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  18. iPhone 11 Pro Max [emoji41] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  19. Took the Speedtest this morning after I dropped my brother off at Albany International Airport. Hit 250+ MBPS download on both OOKLA and Open Signal! [emoji100][emoji390][emoji1419] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  20. Hahaha, Sirius XM was letting me down yesterday on my 3 hour drive so I just kept flipping through my presets and noticed the “R” for roaming when passing through Mindenville aka the middle of nowhere lol! [emoji1787][emoji2375] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  21. I must say it feels awesome knowing that I no longer have dead spots along the NYS Thruway I-90! [emoji1430] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  22. I just hope New T-Mobile can kick it into overdrive these next few months before winter and hurricane season impedes their progress. No better time to capitalize than now as fall weather is around the corner and manufacturing is finally catching up. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  23. Definitely did not see this happening anytime soon. Either way, the additional customers and revenue should fuel more network upgrades. [emoji1417] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  24. Just got this text yesterday from Sprint. However, I noticed while I was driving around the City of Rochester that my Ford Sync in my Fusion Sport was showing “R” for roaming. I only know it means roaming for a fact as it always appears when I lose Sprint and my iPhone utilizes T-Mobile, AT&T, etc. With that said, I wonder if my Ford Sync will continue to recognize New T-Mobile network as roaming or will there be an over the air update that will allow my iPhone 11 Pro Max to officially join the new network? Either way, not complaining as I always have great Sprint service in center city of Rochester and the roaming symbol tells me New T-Mobile is really happening! [emoji1605] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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