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Coverage: VerizonWireless vs cingular

Discussion in 'Northeastern US Wireless Forum' started by a2z, May 17, 2005.

  1. agentHibby

    agentHibby Iowa Cellular Guru
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    I think the echo comes from the phone speaker is so loud that the mic picks it up. I only get an echo from certain people and that is the reason why on VZW.
     
  2. jones

    jones Silver Senior Member
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    But VZW has weak reception in most Residential Areas
    resulting in drop calls.
     
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  3. WirelessBeachBum

    WirelessBeachBum Soylent Green is People
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    So Jones
    are you saying
    Verizon has weak coverage
    in Residential areas?

    Will you please
    Clarify
    Where you are
    Talking about.
     
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  4. Fire14

    Fire14 Easy,Cheap & Sleazy
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    I don't believe that, they are like every carrier, some are strong in residential area's some aren't. I know T-Mobile is non-exsistant where i live, Cingular is so-so & so is Verizon, it all depends on where the towers are, which frequencies they are using & other variables.
     
  5. jones

    jones Silver Senior Member
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    They should also test in the suburbs,
    residential areas that are far from the main roads.
     
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  6. Critic

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    It's all well and good to say "they should test far from the main roads", but like everything else in business, the carriers' priorities are guided by revenue. It's likely that the carriers are still guided by the principal that mobile phones are used primarily for business while in transit, so they focus on the highway systems.

    Go back 5 years and look at OmniPoint/VoiceStream/T-Mobile's coverage map. You could overlay their map on a map of the interstate highway system and every major route would be covered, but there wasn't much happening in the space between roads.

    The notion of "mobile phone as ONLY phone" is still a relatively new one, and the carriers are learning to live in this new reality. Try explaining the need for a cell site to a NIMBY-minded 'community leader' in any small town in America, and you'll understand why network buildouts in residential areas are a slow, demanding undertaking.

    Incidentally, Jones, why is it you always insert carriage returns in bizzare places? Do you think you're writing haiku or something? =)
     
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  7. bobolito

    bobolito Diamond Senior Member
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    Their map still depicts the highway system pretty well..... ;)
     
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  8. zhila

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    Coverage is great but reception is not good at all. Waite for another year, let them finalize with ATT.
     

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