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Topic # 109887 28-Sep-2012 13:58 Send private message

I just happened to come across the maps for DC-HSPA+ coverage on VF. They are dated April 2012.

I don't have a clue about the technical stuff but gather it is pretty fast. 

I was surprised and vaguely amused to see that a chunk of the waterfront and CBD in Wellington, our capital, does not have coverage, but an apparently random patch of sea in the harbour does!!

See here www.vodafone.co.nz/network/pdfs/vfnz-dc-coverage-maps-apr-2012.pdf








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  Reply # 692915 28-Sep-2012 14:03 Send private message



Done this morning on a iPhone5 in Auckland CBD






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  Reply # 692916 28-Sep-2012 14:05 Send private message

Wow. That is over 20mbps faster than my wired connection...!!



I'm struggling to figure out why the CBD of the capital city lacks it yet a random area of sea has it..!








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  Reply # 692918 28-Sep-2012 14:08 Send private message

Might be reflection off something




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  Reply # 692920 28-Sep-2012 14:12 Send private message

What's the speed difference to international sites like?

Is a DC supportive device just going to get roughly twice the speed of a non-DC device?




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  Reply # 693147 28-Sep-2012 20:34 Send private message

It's pretty much what happens when you use software to generate RF propogation maps! Things that don't look logical in the real world actually do happen!

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