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Sprint's Spark Phones Don't Support Simultaneous Voice/Data

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Really a non-issue to me and more 90% of all subs.

willbx718

Apr 5, 2014, 6:58 AM
Just like lots of people don't use 30-40gbs a month on their cellular devices, many don't require simultaneous voice and data. And many don't really ever think of doing both. Only the enthusiast and maybe the business sector do, but then again they don;t make up the majority of the subs base either.

And given that all other single channel LTE devices can do both voice and data on Sprint accept the iphone 5/5S this is really a non-issue. The Spark devices have lots of radios active and at this time and can't do both voice and because of it in this first generation of devices. Not a big deal future ones most likely will.

Like I've previously mentioned, I'd much rather have faster data instead. Plus people barely talk on the phone as i...
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AdHominems

Apr 5, 2014, 8:29 AM
Id say 90% of subs at some point do wish they could check their email, facebook, twitter, etc while in a call.
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Joshmo

Apr 5, 2014, 8:49 AM
honestly it's one of those things that I do all the time without thinking about it.

I'm not sure how you guys function without it.
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phonetekmek

Apr 5, 2014, 10:19 AM
Verizon and Sprint customers are used to having that ability only on wifi so it is not really that big of a deal. But the commercial told you it was so I understand why you can't live without it.
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Joshmo

Apr 6, 2014, 11:33 AM
phonetekmek said:
Verizon and Sprint customers are used to having that ability only on wifi so it is not really that big of a deal. But the commercial told you it was so I understand why you can't live without it.


Ahh yeah, I forgot you non-At&t guys were used to 3rd rate services anyway.
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The Victor

Apr 7, 2014, 1:30 PM
how exavctly is vzw a 3rd rate service just because you cant talk and surf how does that make it 3rd rate?
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