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Top message:  Hey All (Used to be Nextel18) by adam2106   Mar 11, 2013, 7:22 PM

Replying to:  Re: Hey All (Used to be Nextel18) by adam2106   Apr 4, 2013, 8:00 AM

Re: Hey All (Used to be Nextel18)

by cellphonesaretools    Apr 4, 2013, 1:02 PM

adam2106 said:
I live on the water in a suburb near Boston. Coverage is very good. I have both the hotspot and the BBz10. I get AMAZING speeds. i receive no more than -80dbm in my area. In some places it goes to -85 but i have never seen it above that...

on the hotspot my average speeds have increased a little bit to 17mb/s down and 6mb/s up.. fantastic!!!!

I'm serviced by 4 towers around this area.. there are a lot of good areas but of course there are a lot of "decent" areas. living on the beach, you expect the worst but i dont see that. other carriers aren't very good at where i live. T-mobile's tower output (power) must be tweaked to be a bit stronger and better.


Good on you (and T-Mobile). Your T-Mo signal experience is a far cry from Sprint's CDMA signal at my house...I haven't seen any voice signal strength readings better than -97 dBm, most often dithering around -100 dBm. Amazingly, so far no calls dropped, but terrible audio quality (choppy & cyborg-like). "3G" data speeds around 30 kbps at worst to 300 kbps at best (yes, those values are in are "k"s, not "M"s). And for this Sprint is charging us $10/line/mo for "Premium Data"...simply because we have Kyocera Torque phones, not because we are actually consuming any data over their 3G network. No 4G LTE in sight, either.

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