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Old 06-18-2012, 04:18 PM
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How to find Sprint Towers

Www.sprint.com/network

Put your address in and see what towers have been updated. I found 1 by my house i drove to it and did some 3g tests...

All of these were done on 3g. This is way better than the speeds i was getting on 3g before.

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Old 06-18-2012, 06:57 PM
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Re: How to find Sprint Towers

Speeds are still crap around my way, they have gotten a little bit better but still not what I would call 3G. The network site says upgrades were performed and completed near me.
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Old 06-19-2012, 09:37 AM
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Re: How to find Sprint Towers

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Sure its not 4 or 5 mb down like people get on AT&T 3g but I gotta admit its much better than the 122kb I get everywhere else.
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Re: How to find Sprint Towers

And apparently whatever upgrades they're doing aren't helping because according to this report below, sprint is slower than last year.

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2405596,00.asp

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Old 06-20-2012, 08:15 AM
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Re: How to find Sprint Towers

I just ran 6 tests while sitting here at work in Orlando (Sandlake Road/Florida Mall area) and got the highest 3G speeds I've ever seen.

First three were CDMA only:
kb up/ kb down
2283/694
1933/732
2185/795

Next three were LTE/CDMA:

kb up/ kb down
2299/762
2208/738
1746/806

In the past, I would get download speeds between 700kb-1500kb. This is with about 5 out of 6 bars for signal strength. It looks like some improvements have been made around here. I'll try to test 3G in other parts of Orlando and see if I also notice improvements.
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Old 06-20-2012, 09:21 AM
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@Turbopowr

What phone did you use?

I thought LTE wasn't on yet... How are tout getting LTE?

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Old 06-20-2012, 03:37 PM
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Re: How to find Sprint Towers

I have the Evo LTE, but those are 3G speeds. We don't have LTE yet in Orlando.

It looks like my results were better this morning since it wasn't even 8:00am yet. We have a big call center next to us that is full by afternoon and it looks like it has slowed me down some. I just ran a few more tests with the phone in CDMA as well as LTE/CDMA and my results were all over the place compared to this morning. Out of 8 tests (4 with CDMA and 4 with LTE/CDMA) and I saw download results as high as 1423kbps and as low as 240kbps.
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