AT&T Fires Up 850MHz 3G In Oklahoma City
Today AT&T said that it has activated its 850MHz spectrum in the Oklahoma City area for its 3G network. AT&T has taken similar measures to improve its 3G network in Atlanta, New York and San Francisco.
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I checked an iphone in atlanta when they fired up the 850Mhz here, and...
Could this relieve 2G congestion?
I made the move to T-Mobile a few years back because of AT&T's call quality issues. This may be enough to bring me over to AT&T. (We still don't have 3G here on T-Mobile.)
I do not know if they turned off the 1900 3G while turning on the 850 3G. If they did, it may or may not alleviate the congestion problem. However, since most of the phones that AT&T uses are 3g phones, it probably would not matter.
But what does affect Oklahoma City's 2G network are the cus...
Still waiting in line. . .
I'm sure iPhone users...