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  #2424471 20-Feb-2020 12:42
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B28 not B27 but a lot of routers don't support it, which I found out with Mikrotik recently, all iPhones do though



Does the Huawei B618 have it, im pretty sure it is MIMO too



You would think so given the fact it is the most common model for fixed wireless however the specs at are next to useless



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  #2425194 21-Feb-2020 22:39
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With work we've rotated around the network providers, but have to admit the recent change from Spark to VF hasn't gone too well. The coverage/call quality/connections have been notably worse. We travel a fair bit around NZ and this has been the same experience throughout. 


We have previously been with VF and cant remember it being this bad. 



VF used to be great but the profit focused mentality of the company over the last few years of Russell Stanners where very little was invested in the network is now so obvious. Even in Wellington there are still large numbers of sites that don't even have 4G on them.


New ownership will hopefully change this..





You just need to compare the amount of cell sites Spark has over Voda - day and night. Plus Spark have B28 on nearly every tower. Here in Carterton we have 3 Spark sites vs 1 Voda site (which isn't even in town).

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