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Topic # 179050 24-Aug-2015 16:45
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Could be a silly question, but should I not be able to get 4G where I am right now (Feilding)

The phone I have supports LTE (band 3) 1800 MHz.

Tower about 50 meters from my work.



Phone is set to prefer 4G networks etc.

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  Reply # 1373242 24-Aug-2015 17:04
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Presence of a licence does not necessarily indicate service (there can be a delay). Normally I'd say to use the official coverage map, but it seems to be broken at the moment!

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  Reply # 1373286 24-Aug-2015 18:10
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Bear in mind 1800 was used for GSM as well.




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  Reply # 1373287 24-Aug-2015 18:12
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Having a license does not necessarily mean a service will be active.





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  Reply # 1373289 24-Aug-2015 18:29
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However there is this..

https://www.2degreesmobile.co.nz/company/news-and-media-releases/2degrees-extends-4g-to-feilding/



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  Reply # 1373290 24-Aug-2015 18:31
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Haha would you look at that, just got home from work and its on 4G no worries..

Interesting, the tower is a LOT closer to my work than home..

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