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Topic # 112821 22-Dec-2012 10:21 Send private message

(1) Hi does anybody know if 2 degrees are using 900MHZ UMTS in any parts of the country where they have their own network. Looking at bartenders map only seems to list 2100MHZ for UMTS transmission.

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Are they in the process of upgrading their 3G to DC-HSPA+ .

Thanks in advance for any info.

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  Reply # 736255 22-Dec-2012 10:22 Send private message

I'm fairly certain they do have 900MHz sites.

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  Reply # 736257 22-Dec-2012 10:28 Send private message

Sorry, a little off-topic here, but how are you getting the MHz out of BarTender's map in the first place? I used to be able to click individual sites and a little popup balloon would appear, but that hasn't worked for me in months (either at home with Safari or at work with Firefox). Does it still work for you?

Edit: And I should ask, are you using this map or is there a newer one somewhere?

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  Reply # 736258 22-Dec-2012 10:37 Send private message

Behodar: Sorry, a little off-topic here, but how are you getting the MHz out of BarTender's map in the first place? I used to be able to click individual sites and a little popup balloon would appear, but that hasn't worked for me in months (either at home with Safari or at work with Firefox). Does it still work for you?

Edit: And I should ask, are you using this map or is there a newer one somewhere?


Hi there using the latest version of firefox and using the map on geekzone.

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  Reply # 736262 22-Dec-2012 10:54 Send private message

Yes they do have U900 sites live




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  Reply # 736266 22-Dec-2012 11:02 Send private message

Behodar: Sorry, a little off-topic here, but how are you getting the MHz out of BarTender's map in the first place? I used to be able to click individual sites and a little popup balloon would appear, but that hasn't worked for me in months (either at home with Safari or at work with Firefox). Does it still work for you?

Edit: And I should ask, are you using this map or is there a newer one somewhere?


Use the map linked from the top of all of our pages.





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  Reply # 736270 22-Dec-2012 11:11 Send private message

freitasm: Use the map linked from the top of all of our pages.

Aha! I've been using an older bookmark; the latest one listed on BarTender's blog (which shows all sites immediately without needing an address, but the sites aren't clickable). I'm not sure whether I ever noticed that link at the top :)

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  Reply # 736273 22-Dec-2012 11:25 Send private message

People don't seem to notice anything outside the box...




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  Reply # 736305 22-Dec-2012 13:06 Send private message

freitasm: People don't seem to notice anything outside the box...


OMG there's a box!?




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  Reply # 736314 22-Dec-2012 13:32 Send private message

SaltyNZ:
freitasm: People don't seem to notice anything outside the box...


OMG there's a box!?


Salty how advanced is 2D with DC-HSPA+ rollout.

Thanks.

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  Reply # 736317 22-Dec-2012 13:45 Send private message

Behodar:
freitasm: Use the map linked from the top of all of our pages.

Aha! I've been using an older bookmark; the latest one listed on BarTender's blog (which shows all sites immediately without needing an address, but the sites aren't clickable). I'm not sure whether I ever noticed that link at the top :)


Try this link out here.

http://map.geek.nz/

Cheers.

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  Reply # 736319 22-Dec-2012 13:47 Send private message

ajw: Try this link out here.

http://map.geek.nz/

Cheers.

That's different still; it shows the local 2D site as 2100 whereas the one at the top bar of GZ shows both 900 and 2100 for the local site.

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  Reply # 736333 22-Dec-2012 14:36 Send private message

ajw:
SaltyNZ:
freitasm: People don't seem to notice anything outside the box...


OMG there's a box!?


Salty how advanced is 2D with DC-HSPA+ rollout.

Thanks.


I can't really comment. Mainly because I don't know for sure anyway. Not my area. :-)




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  Reply # 736475 23-Dec-2012 03:03 Send private message

Also be aware that none of the 2G/3G information is held / known by RSM.  So all I display is the frequency ranges that telco X are permitted to transmit on, not necessarily what is being transmitted over those carriers.

Just like there is no way to know what Vodafone are transmitting on their frequency ranges on 900 be it 2G/3G or how they split their carriers up.

How they use the carrier space is up to each carrier... And I doubt you will ever hear a public comment from anyone who works at any of the telco's as to how it's sliced & diced.




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  Reply # 736491 23-Dec-2012 07:36 Send private message

I thought the new towers are all 900 (dual actually) and old ones 2100 only ...

Not sure what the cut off date was

But this may not be wholly true ... Rule of thumb could be all places that are not the big four city are new and some new towers in the big four but can't tell you which

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  Reply # 736507 23-Dec-2012 09:53 Send private message

joker97: I thought the new towers are all 900 (dual actually) and old ones 2100 only ...

Not sure what the cut off date was

But this may not be wholly true ... Rule of thumb could be all places that are not the big four city are new and some new towers in the big four but can't tell you which


That's basically true, although the older ones are being upgraded.




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