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New coverage map brochures released for Sprint

Discussion in 'Sprint Forum' started by larry, Apr 2, 2005.

  1. larry

    larry Sprint loyalist and former mod
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    The new maps are hitting the stores now and are dated Feb 05 on back. They a little better than the maps from last year and contain a fold out page that shows where digital roaming is available.
     
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    Thanks for the update larry.

    Next time I am at Best Buy, I will have to pick one up to add to my cell phone coverage map collection.
     
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    That's good; an update to coverage maps was needed, I'll pick one up to put into my collection as well ;)
     
  4. larry

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    I don't think Best Buy will get these. The Best Buy stores around here in So. Cal do not stock the local coverage map brochures. Neither does Costco. Don't know why.

    By the way the maps are still the same old green and small format so don't expect anything great.

    MY 7000th POST!!!!! :D
     
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    Oh.

    Well the next time I am downtown, I will have to stop by my Sprint store and pick one up. ;)

    Congrats. on hitting the 7000 mark. :cheers:
     
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    Just noticed the new national map shows some new Montana coverage that's not shown on the online maps!
     
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    So it is just lazy Sprint webmasters, not lazy Sprint cartographers? ;)
     
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    I think Sprint is hesitant to show online Montana coverage because they haven't yet started selling phones and service there.
     
  9. Tony E!

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    Larry, have you had the chance to try Sprint south of the border?
     
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    larry Sprint loyalist and former mod
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    No I haven't. I've been wanting to for a long time though.
     
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    I guess my question was, when in Tijuana Mexico, who does Sprint roam on?
     
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    They do have some spillover coverage from San Diego in Tijuana but they also roam on a CDMA carrier there (forgot their name) who Sprint actually owns a stake in.
     
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    They roam on what was formerly Pegaso PCS but have been bought out by (I think) Iusacell. I am not 100 % on the purchaser but Iusacell is the major CDMA carrier in Mexico. You might have better luck by calling to have International Roaming enabled on your phone. When I went to Rosarito without enabling Inter. roaming I could not make/place calls.

     
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    Thanks Gman, yes, Iusacell sounds familiar, i think Zaphod knows for sure who the carrier is south of the border.
     
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    Verizon roams on them and Verizon Communications use to own part of them.
     
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    I'd think that there'd be some decent spillover coverage close to the border. I think Nextel's service reaches into Tijuana quite well from what I've heard.
     
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    Yes, these are better!
     
  18. larry

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    Hey TKR,

    Not sure if you know but on your next post you will become a senior member finally! :)
     
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    Is there any way that cou could scan the map so we can see the new coverage? I think they should show it online map, even if they dont sell coverage there.
     
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    Sorry don't have a scanner.
     

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