Search:

Type: Posts; User: DRNewcomb

Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.13 seconds.

  1. Thread: WiFi Calling

    by DRNewcomb
    Replies
    20
    Views
    839

    UMA had the advantage that you could use all the...

    UMA had the advantage that you could use all the GSM service codes when on WiFi.
  2. Replies
    10
    Views
    575

    Not wishing to pop your bubble but, to date,...

    Not wishing to pop your bubble but, to date, every Uncarrier move has been something that could be implemented in the billing system (e.g. Binge On) or in a side app (T-Mobile Tuesday). I don't...
  3. Replies
    6
    Views
    320

    T-Mobile uses a technique called LAC-blocking to...

    T-Mobile uses a technique called LAC-blocking to control where customers can roam on various carriers. AT&T is one of the roaming partners that T-Mobile most heavily restricts because it's just a...
  4. Replies
    10
    Views
    575

    Probably some pig with a lot of lipstick.

    Probably some pig with a lot of lipstick.
  5. Replies
    5
    Views
    571

    Entirely possible. Since no phones have a way to...

    Entirely possible. Since no phones have a way to attach a real antenna, it's hard to test.
  6. Thread: WiFi Calling

    by DRNewcomb
    Replies
    20
    Views
    839

    He has cable Internet. The thing about...

    He has cable Internet. The thing about Mississippi is that CSpire owns 90% of the 700A block, which means T-Mobile never had band-12 coverage here*. So, the historic coverage was just a mid-band...
  7. Thread: WiFi Calling

    by DRNewcomb
    Replies
    20
    Views
    839

    Like it or not, T-Mobile's coverage is still far...

    Like it or not, T-Mobile's coverage is still far from ubiquitous. For instance, my son just built a new house in an area, out in the boonies, with zero T-Mobile service. It sure was nice to be able...
  8. Thread: WiFi Calling

    by DRNewcomb
    Replies
    20
    Views
    839

    1. Recent iPhones have WiFi Calling baked into...

    1. Recent iPhones have WiFi Calling baked into the OS.
    2. All current T-Mobile branded plans, AFAIK.
    3. This is an issue. I'll start a conversation in the driveway and back out and the call will...
  9. Does the phone allow you to do a manual network...

    Does the phone allow you to do a manual network search and select? I will say that there are issues with US customers being able to roam in India. I generally attribute this to the fact that India's...
  10. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,002

    The other thing is I don't see a lot of demand...

    The other thing is I don't see a lot of demand for PTT unless it includes
    <BLEEP BLEEP>
    Jimmy, what's your 20?
    <BLEEP>
    And that's something I hope I never hear again.
    So the smartphone apps...
  11. Replies
    5
    Views
    593

    The problem may have something to do with the...

    The problem may have something to do with the extreme zoning requirements in this area.
  12. Replies
    2
    Views
    697

    USCC roaming experiment

    Let's do a little experiment in USCC roaming. Look at this map https://www.uscellular.com/volte-coverage-map
    If you're in one of the areas shown in GREEN, try to force your phone to roam USCC by...
  13. Replies
    9
    Views
    893

    I thought about it, but at the time T-Bills were...

    I thought about it, but at the time T-Bills were yielding pretty well and it seemed like more trouble than it was worth for a small amount of interest.
  14. Replies
    5
    Views
    571

    Band 71 may have lower priority than band 12. The...

    Band 71 may have lower priority than band 12. The two bands don't CA with each other so you won't see them at the same time.
  15. Replies
    10
    Views
    593

    I do suggest that people with phones locked to...

    I do suggest that people with phones locked to Sprint should get them unlocked ASAP. There have been mergers where the new company just "forgot" how to unlock some phones after a period of time.
  16. Replies
    3
    Views
    284

    AFAIK, no T-Mobile customer has reported being...

    AFAIK, no T-Mobile customer has reported being able to roam Sprint.
  17. They have feet.

    They have feet.
  18. You must first determine the criteria you use to...

    You must first determine the criteria you use to determine "best". Is it: RF performance, sound quality, screen size, screen resolution, camera quality, gaming experience, HDMI video output, color,...
  19. Replies
    9
    Views
    733

    This used to happen to me on WiFi. I attributed...

    This used to happen to me on WiFi. I attributed it to T-Mobile's SMS system not receiving an acknowledgement of receipt from my phone due to some issue with the Internet connection.
  20. Replies
    71
    Views
    3,921

    I have two: T-Mobile & PagePlus. Didn't need the...

    I have two: T-Mobile & PagePlus. Didn't need the PagePlus for a while until my son built his new house out in the boondocks. Not even band-71 service there yet.
  21. Sprint roamed AT&T LTE for data but Verizon's...

    Sprint roamed AT&T LTE for data but Verizon's CDMA for voice.
  22. What @Serial Port said. If you bought a phone...

    What @Serial Port said. If you bought a phone from T-Mobile, there are three stages of backing out:
    1. Within 14 days you can return everything and reverse the transaction except for trade-ins. Any...
  23. Replies
    71
    Views
    3,921

    For a falsehood to be a lie, the teller must know...

    For a falsehood to be a lie, the teller must know it to be false. There were reports that other carrier had been affected. I've seen reports that it was due to a massive DDOS attack. All incorrect,...
  24. Replies
    71
    Views
    3,921

    I think customers and the FCC are due a better...

    I think customers and the FCC are due a better explanation than what they've received.
  25. Replies
    71
    Views
    3,921

    Last night I played around with various settings:...

    Last night I played around with various settings:
    1. Set WiFi Calling to WiFi Preferred
    2. Forwarded all calls to a non-T-Mobile number.
    3. Switched to 2G/3G mode

    Can't say if any of it made a...
Results 1 to 25 of 250
Page 1 of 10 1 2 3 4