Re: [Nolug] Just a heads up about T-Mobile

From: Ron Johnson <>
Date: Sat, 09 Mar 2013 08:19:20 -0600
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What are data crippled AT&T devices? (Google didn't help much.)

AT&T was illegally using someone else's frequency range?

T-Mobile is improving service, but how is that a war? Is AT&T retaliating

On 03/09/2013 07:59 AM, Curtis Smith wrote:
> Don't know if anyone was completely aware of what's going on inside the
> carrier, but all data crippled AT&T devices are receiving 3G now.
> Reasoning: T-Mobile is offering the IPhone in the spring for full price,
> and before that happens, the towers had to be modified/reconfigured.
> AT&T uses the evolved edge frequency, whereas T-Mobile had that frequency
> reserved like it was supposed to do, even though they don't employ the
> bolt-on unless you're seriously out in the middle of nowhere. Now I'd
> presume eEDGE is considered obsoleted since T-Mobile is moving their 3G
> frequencies in it's place.
> According to T-Mobile, it could take up to a year to stabilize, but I've
> already been getting 3G service in various spots and my apartment seems to
> be near a renovated tower.
> Seems to me like there may be a carrier war of sorts soon, what are your
> opinions?

You can't spell slaughter without laughter.
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