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Band preference

Discussion in 'Northeastern US Wireless Forum' started by rammon3, Jul 30, 2008.

  1. rammon3

    rammon3 New Member

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    Greetings all. I travel to the north part of NH most weekends and the signal is very unreliable up there unless I change the band preference to "cell only". Otherwise, the phone keeps switching back and forth between Verizon network and Extended network. It also drains the battery rapidly as a result. I believe the extended network is actually U.S. Cellular, but I could be wrong. Anyway, my question is this: What are the ramifications of leaving the band preference set to cell only?
     
  2. charlyee

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    Hello rammon3, welcome to WA.

    I had Verizon for 5+ years and did exactly that from home, in my case the "cell only" (850 mhz ) was US Cellular, and they are Verizon's roaming partner. Verizon does not penalize for exceesive roaming, atleast not yet, so as far as I am concerned there are no ramifications.

    Hope this helps.:)
     
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  3. rammon3

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    That's what I thought. Thanks for the quick reply.
     

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