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Topic # 111732 13-Nov-2012 14:30 Send private message

I have recently moved into an area where I am right on the edge of the 2degrees coverage. Phone (SGS3) works perfectly at the start of the drive way, but once in the house coverage comes and goes and can't be relied on. (Am in Nikau Vally in the Kapiti Coast, wellington). text messages can take 2 hours to reach us etc.

Does 2Degrees realistically have any options to be able to improve coverage?

 

My issue is I am 4 months into a 24 month contract. We decided to move unexpectedly after I signed up.



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  Reply # 716427 13-Nov-2012 14:31 Send private message

Test / Get a handset that uses the 3G / UMTS on the 900Mhz band






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  Reply # 716428 13-Nov-2012 14:33 Send private message

johnr: Test / Get a handset that uses the 3G / UMTS on the 900Mhz band


Doesn't the Samsung Galaxy S3 use 3g on 900mhz?

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Reply # 716429 13-Nov-2012 14:34 Send private message

benmurphy66:
johnr: Test / Get a handset that uses the 3G / UMTS on the 900Mhz band


Doesn't the Samsung Galaxy S3 use 3g on 900mhz?




Edit: FAIL I read it as 3GS as the iphone!




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  Reply # 717664 15-Nov-2012 13:34 Send private message

benmurphy66:
johnr: Test / Get a handset that uses the 3G / UMTS on the 900Mhz band


Doesn't the Samsung Galaxy S3 use 3g on 900mhz?


Hi Ben, 

Try setting it to 'GSM only' in your Network settings improves the signal. 

Please PM your address and number so I can get a clearer picture of the coverage at your home address. 

Cheers
^POB


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