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  1. I had a Cricket phone (Alcatel) that had the LTE...

    I had a Cricket phone (Alcatel) that had the LTE bands "trimmed" in firmware. I could unlock the other bands, being a Snapdragon chipset and added the rest of the bands that that phone was having in...
  2. Definitely a conversation starter if anyone sees...

    Definitely a conversation starter if anyone sees you on the upper deck with a Yagi antenna in hand, hunting for signal :lol:
  3. Makes you wonder how did we survived with only...

    Makes you wonder how did we survived with only pay phones as means of communication :D

    It made us cultivate organizational skills, like pre-arraging meet points and times and sticking to that....
  4. Verizon has weak coverage in Alaska. See here on...

    Verizon has weak coverage in Alaska. See here on the interactive map: https://www.verizonwireless.com/featured/better-matters/?map=4glte#maps
    Where "extended" coverage is shown is because Verizon...
  5. I used to have an S9 unlocked a few months back...

    I used to have an S9 unlocked a few months back on TotalWireless and I had VoLTE with that firmware. I didn't have any "Verizon" indicator.
    Now I have switched to an S10, so I don't know.

    PS: My...
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    I am using Google Voice number for my calls... No...

    I am using Google Voice number for my calls... No need for WiFi calling or VoLTE to be supported by anyone, I just need data.

    BTW, Visible does not have WiFi calling (native dialer, voice...
  7. As a side note - TW doesn't have officially...

    As a side note - TW doesn't have officially hotspot. However, on factory unlocked phones... it works.
    Sure, is not meant to be abused, just for emergencies.
  8. I am on the TotalWireless 100GB LTE plan, shared...

    I am on the TotalWireless 100GB LTE plan, shared for 4 lines at $95 (autopay), running on Verizon Wireless network. 2G speeds after that. They allow bring your own devices (Verizon compatible).
    I...
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    Update to the above - we have changed the phone...

    Update to the above - we have changed the phone to a Moto G7 and, after installing the Samsung Wearable app, everything works fine with the Samsung Watch.
  10. Probably T-Mobile blocks the ports for any voice...

    Probably T-Mobile blocks the ports for any voice calls for the data-only SIM's. It's their competition after all. Read the TOS for that service.
    Heck, even GV (or WhatsApp) ask for an existing cell...
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    Those locations still need power for those...

    Those locations still need power for those towers. And line of sight from tower to tower for backhaul - if there is no fiber between them.

    "Public safety" is a... fable. They can dispatch a state...
  12. The speed is only 1Mbps. Adders are required for...

    The speed is only 1Mbps. Adders are required for higher speed.
    You are better off with TotalWireless $25 plan and add data in 5GB/$10 increments, as needed.
  13. Yeah, that "WiFi Manager" app is bad news, remove...

    Yeah, that "WiFi Manager" app is bad news, remove it or disable it if present.
  14. The color of their "coverage maps" usually is the...

    The color of their "coverage maps" usually is the best give-away.
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    We don't know the penalty. I did use hotspot...

    We don't know the penalty.
    I did use hotspot briefly when the Internet was out, but it was just for a day and way under the data limit.
    I assume that they'll have a beef with hotspots on the...
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    I have found new SIM cards with $1 and used them...

    I have found new SIM cards with $1 and used them with the online system to "upgrade phone" - that system requires a new SIM. I have just activated a moto G7 yesterday and it works great (VoLTE and HD...
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    That's basically the beginning of the end of CDMA...

    That's basically the beginning of the end of CDMA usage.


    That's just one extra year allowance for them getting out of contractual obligations. In the year 2020, the band left for CDMA 2G/3G will...
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    In my travels in 4 EU countries, I always saw...

    In my travels in 4 EU countries, I always saw people using WhatsApp. I had to use it too, just because of its spread.
    Never saw anyone on Viber, but maybe Ukraine situation is different.
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    Then use that to get a full blown plan. Probably...

    Then use that to get a full blown plan. Probably it's generous enough...

    I did use hotspot on TW occasionally, with my unlocked Android phones, but I never abused it. I don't know if is even...
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    Well... it worked with the old SIM. I did call...

    Well... it worked with the old SIM. I did call previously to replace SIMs on my other TW phones but now I just wanted to do it quickly.
    Don't know why the online tool is different from what the...
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    For now it seems to work fine, I did the SIM swap...

    For now it seems to work fine, I did the SIM swap from an iPhone to another one and no issues.

    On top of that, Tracfone has their own agenda with locking IMEI to SIM.
    I had used a phone on...
  22. It was crazy that their own Total Wireless brand...

    It was crazy that their own Total Wireless brand had better deals than the main brand.
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    Hmm. It works now on my cellphone. Could not see...

    Hmm. It works now on my cellphone. Could not see anything in my account. I'll try again home, thanks.
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    As a side note, TW website seems to be broken to...

    As a side note, TW website seems to be broken to me. Is that the case?
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    My 4 line plan, in VA, costs $96.93 on autopay:...

    My 4 line plan, in VA, costs $96.93 on autopay:
    Total discount is $5.00
    Tax is $0.00
    E911 is $0.50
    Federal Universal Service is $1.24
    Regulatory Cost Recovery is $0.19


    Looks like the higher...
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