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Topic # 151884 8-Sep-2014 21:35
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Is anyone sufficiently in the know able to let me know when band 3 LTE or band 28 LTE is planned for the following towers:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Telecom: HUNUA
Location height: 206M
Transmitters: 1
Transmitter 1: 850 MHz
Centre Freq: 877.5MHz
Bandwidth: 870.02MHz <> 885MHz = 14.99MHz
Commenced: 2009-10-03 10:16:10 Expires: 2009-08-17 00:00:00
Antenna Height: 20M
RSM Licence: 12056

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grid Reference: BB33 846.20 924.32Licence Summary

 

 

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Vodafone: ARARIMU
Location height: 221M
Transmitters: 1
Transmitter 1: 900 MHz
Centre Freq: 952MHz
Bandwidth: 944.9MHz <> 959.9MHz = 15MHz
Commenced: 0000-00-00 00:00:00 Expires: 0000-00-00 00:00:00
Antenna Height: 25M
RSM Licence: 206410

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grid Reference: BB33 808.33 852.48


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Telecom: PUKETUTU
Location height: 363M
Transmitters: 1
Transmitter 1: 850 MHz
Centre Freq: 877.5MHz
Bandwidth: 870.02MHz <> 885MHz = 14.99MHz
Commenced: 0000-00-00 00:00:00 Expires: 2009-08-17 00:00:00
Antenna Height: 20M
RSM Licence: 2607 »

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grid Reference: BB32 792.25 815.90

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  Reply # 1124732 8-Sep-2014 22:01
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A lot of Vodafone towers lighting up with dual band L700/L1800. Those who do know when will not be able to tell you though. Watch this space between now and Christmas.




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  Reply # 1124765 9-Sep-2014 07:05
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As above a number of RBI sites already have L700 / L1800 unlocked and customers using them I can't remember which ones it's no secret some are posted on the Vodafone community

Latest site was Maketu if I remember correct and that is L700 and L1800

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  Reply # 1124766 9-Sep-2014 07:12
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No idea on Telecom, but Vodafone are miles ahead of Telecom in this space with speculation they'll have a couple of hundred 700Mhz sites live by the end of the year. They already have a large number of sites active.

 



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  Reply # 1124770 9-Sep-2014 07:30
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Thanks guys,

I am guessing they wont be using 1800 in rural regions like this, will they?

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  Reply # 1124775 9-Sep-2014 07:53
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Flow: Thanks guys,

I am guessing they wont be using 1800 in rural regions like this, will they?


Yes as posted above L1800 is getting deployed

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  Reply # 1124777 9-Sep-2014 08:07
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Flow: Thanks guys,

I am guessing they wont be using 1800 in rural regions like this, will they?


No idea about Telecom, but Vodafone are. Aggregation of 1800 and 700 offers lots of potential, and since RBI connections use fixed antennas the frequency becomes less of a big deal.


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  Reply # 1124821 9-Sep-2014 09:52
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Some sites I'm aware of:
DRURY OFF-RAMP
PAPAKURA HORSE SALES
OPAHEKE
PAPAKURA/RED HILL
NORTHCOTE RD
CASTLE HILL, SPRINGFIELD
THORNTON, BOP
PORANGHAU
BARRYTOWN
MAKETU
CUST


And a few more I can't remember




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  Reply # 1142864 28-Sep-2014 00:45
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if an RBI tower is upgraded to 4G  will vodafone upgrade the installed equipment on an RBI 3G plan.

i have just had an RBI install and are very happy with the speeds about  10 down/ 4 up /and ping 57 .
i am puzzled by the very slow speeds people get on RBI. I am remote rural on a tower with no fibre connection so i was expecting a lot less.
one thing i am finding is that time lapse web cameras  [ like those connected to weather stations ] will not always load. sometimes they will and sometimes not.
when i try to load them using my telecom phone as a hot spot they always load, but slower than when RBI will load them.
i have asked vodafone tech support but they have no answer

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