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Topic # 185322 18-Nov-2015 13:04
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Tarras cell tower upgrade to 700 4g due to be done by 10 october. Not getting any 4g signal (phone is 700 capable) so am wondering if upgrade and testing has indeed been completed.

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  Reply # 1430356 18-Nov-2015 13:44
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Are you on a plan that has 4G access?

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  Reply # 1430395 18-Nov-2015 14:08
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What is the phone model as well please? Has it worked for you on 700MHz in another location?

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1430534 18-Nov-2015 17:21
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Phone 4g lte capable, I can sort any issues there later. Just want to know if the upgrade has been completed as no point signing up to a plan if the tower hasn't been upgraded. Thanks

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  Reply # 1430580 18-Nov-2015 19:17
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nodrub: Phone 4g lte capable, I can sort any issues there later. Just want to know if the upgrade has been completed as no point signing up to a plan if the tower hasn't been upgraded. Thanks


@nodrub What does the Vodafone coverage map reflect for that area?

http://www.vodafone.co.nz/network/coverage/



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  Reply # 1430678 18-Nov-2015 21:05
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Map shows no coverage but it's slow to update, that's why i asked here. Simple yes or no from someone in the know would suffice.
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  Reply # 1431010 19-Nov-2015 11:03
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nodrub: Phone 4g lte capable, I can sort any issues there later. Just want to know if the upgrade has been completed as no point signing up to a plan if the tower hasn't been upgraded. Thanks


This is really picky but 4G capable isn't the same as will work on Vodafone NZ 700MHz. Even 4G capable on 700MHz doesn't guarantee it apparently due to how the frequencies are divided. :)

The coverage maps are updated every month or so. There is a huge amount of data crunched to generate the maps on all the different layers so there is a little delay.

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  Reply # 1431012 19-Nov-2015 11:07
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I am checking now on the site

Edit: No 4G live on Tarras site had planned work the other day



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  Reply # 1431303 19-Nov-2015 18:32
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Thanks everyone for responses, I'll hang on a bit longer.
Phone galaxy s5 900I - 4g bands 700, 1800, 2600 mhz

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  Reply # 1431577 20-Nov-2015 10:21
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nodrub: Thanks everyone for responses, I'll hang on a bit longer.
Phone galaxy s5 900I - 4g bands 700, 1800, 2600 mhz


We sold that model, should work very well including 700MHz.

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