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

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Date: Sat, 9 Mar 2013 06:45:16 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <>   -- Patrick M. BLA/LMT -- Rigger Communications & Media Consult -- Massage Therapist PnM Resources -- Follow me #: 800-901-1089 ________________________________ From: Ron Johnson <> To: Sent: Saturday, March 9, 2013 8:19 AM Subject: Re: [Nolug] Just a heads up about T-Mobile 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 somehow? 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. ___________________ Nolug mailing list
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