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Topic # 31652 25-Mar-2009 15:48
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Hey All, just wondering why on voda 3G there is no cell info display as there is on 2G
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  Reply # 203284 25-Mar-2009 16:08
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cause the feature is not enabled on the 3G network yet

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  Reply # 203336 25-Mar-2009 21:34
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thanks John, is it likely to be enabled? and do you know when that is likely to be?

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  Reply # 203366 25-Mar-2009 23:29
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This needs to be implanted asap... will someone think of the P users who wake up not knowing where they are? This way, they can identify their location.

Other than that, i don't see much use of this... however it is fun to see your suburd in text on your little screen i guess.... even if it does say i'm in Auckland Harbor.


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  Reply # 203422 26-Mar-2009 09:31
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nzpilot1181: thanks John, is it likely to be enabled? and do you know when that is likely to be?


I could not answer this but it would not be priorty

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  Reply # 203486 26-Mar-2009 12:57
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simon14:

This needs to be implanted asap... will someone think of the P users who wake up not knowing where they are? This way, they can identify their location.

Other than that, i don't see much use of this... however it is fun to see your suburd in text on your little screen i guess.... even if it does say i'm in Auckland Harbor.




It was quite useful when I was on GSM - if the phone was on teatatu south or kumu or whatever there was no point trying to make a call - move the phone, wait for it to change to something closer and then you could make a call and actually hear and be heard. But then they sorted out the coverage problems but the new site has no name on it. Still occasionally see some of the others appear on the old T610 but not often.




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  Reply # 203492 26-Mar-2009 13:12
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richms:
simon14:


This needs to be implanted asap... will someone think of the P users who wake up not knowing where they are? This way, they can identify their location.

Other than that, i don't see much use of this... however it is fun to see your suburd in text on your little screen i guess.... even if it does say i'm in Auckland Harbor.






It was quite useful when I was on GSM - if the phone was on teatatu south or kumu or whatever there was no point trying to make a call - move the phone, wait for it to change to something closer and then you could make a call and actually hear and be heard. But then they sorted out the coverage problems but the new site has no name on it. Still occasionally see some of the others appear on the old T610 but not often.


Fair enough, but usually if my phone was on a site with low reception, as soon as i started to talk, it would change to the strogner signil... is the network designed to do this or was i just lucky?


I also heard this feature uses up more power :)

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  Reply # 203493 26-Mar-2009 13:22
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simon14:
Fair enough, but usually if my phone was on a site with low reception, as soon as i started to talk, it would change to the strogner signil... is the network designed to do this or was i just lucky?


I also heard this feature uses up more power :)


It would either drop out or come right in about 20 seconds - assuming the other person hadnt hung up and tried to call me back, usually when I was trying to call them so we both ended up in voicemail if present.

My CDMA's never seem to do that but I dont know if that is because its better technology or just better configuration of it but I seldom get useless calls on CDMA whereas I did all the time on GSM, and not just at home. Frequently while driving however.

And battery life - who cares really - its days and days on most GSM handsets so losing a few hours is no big deal. Now if it was to halve it on a N series that only gets a day or so at the max it would be a problem.




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  Reply # 203619 26-Mar-2009 21:37
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Yea, obviously its a "nice to have" feature is not of great importance, its just a cool additional feature to have, would be interesting to see which cell your off. Would be great to see it on 3G in the future. I dont think telecom CDMA offers this do they?

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