Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 | 3 
101 posts

Master Geek


  # 1090601 17-Jul-2014 11:59
Send private message

you get what you paid for, tmobile is always kinda bad and dont have good coverage anywhere outside large urban area, they actually roam onto some other network in the rural area iirc

verizon has the best coverage and they have the biggest lte network, they are going to have 700mhz/band13 lte radio at all their current existing 3g sites with extra lte band 4/aws/1700mhz reinforcing the urban area with extra bandwidth

att is probably the next best carrier with good 3g coverage but their lte network is new and not as widespread yet

pretty much stay away from everything else, there are a lot of smaller provider that sells cheaper lte deals with big data cap because they are using sprint's or some other carrier's lte coverage, which is bad


like someone mentioned earlier, try and find a 3rd party mobile provider like straight talk that actually uses big carrier's network, the best setup i've seen is use the 45 dollar/month straight talk sim on a compatible lte phone, so you can use att's lte network with decent cap for a decent price

also note that in the US, LTE is called LTE, 4G is the the hspa+ thing and basically a fake 4g, thanks to tmobile rebranding their 3.5g network to 4G to compete 'because we have similar actual speed' even though they weren't using LTE, so every other carriers didn't want to feel left out and start calling their non LTE stuff 4G

if you see 4G on your phone in the US then it means you actually only have 3.5G with the hspa+ thing and not LTE

8161 posts

Uber Geek

Subscriber

  # 1090618 17-Jul-2014 12:16
2 people support this post
Send private message

Verizon will be no use to you as they are a CDMA network.. 




Regards,

Old3eyes


1 | 2 | 3 
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Facebook Portal to land in New Zealand
Posted 19-Sep-2019 18:35


Amazon Studios announces New Zealand as location for its upcoming series based on The Lord of the Rings
Posted 18-Sep-2019 17:24


The Warehouse chooses Elasticsearch service
Posted 18-Sep-2019 13:55


Voyager upgrades core network to 100Gbit
Posted 18-Sep-2019 13:52


Streaming service Acorn TV launches in New Zealand with selection with British shows
Posted 18-Sep-2019 08:55


Bitcoin.com announces partnership with smartphone manufacturer HTC
Posted 16-Sep-2019 21:30


Finalists Announced for Microsoft NZ Partner Awards
Posted 16-Sep-2019 19:37


OPPO Showcases New CameraX Capabilities at Google Developer Days China 2019
Posted 15-Sep-2019 12:42


New Zealand PC Market returns to growth
Posted 15-Sep-2019 12:24


Home sensor charity director speaks about the preventable death which drives her to push for healthy homes
Posted 11-Sep-2019 08:46


Te ao Maori Minecraft world set to inspire Kiwi students
Posted 11-Sep-2019 08:43


Research reveals The Power of Games in New Zealand
Posted 11-Sep-2019 08:40


Ring Door View Cam now available in New Zealand
Posted 11-Sep-2019 08:38


Vodafone NZ to create X Squad
Posted 10-Sep-2019 10:25


Huawei nova 5T to be available 20th September
Posted 5-Sep-2019 11:55



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.