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    Question Should I bank on LTE coverage claims?

    LTE is available ~30 miles away, my local towers' data speeds dropped significantly and when I called up sprint they told me that the towers were slow because they were being upgraded to LTE and it should go live in Jan.

    I currently have an iPhone5, but there is no jailbreak and a LOT of people are scratching their heads and saying there may never be a jailbreak. I *need* tethering (my home DSL goes from 3mbps to 0.7-1.0mbps every few nights and usually once a week (sometimes more) it completely goes down for upto 4 hours) so I'm looking at heading back to android so I can tether.

    My question is this: Should I spend the money (which is tight right now) to get an LTE android phone, with the promise of LTE by January, or should I just reactivate my old EVO 4G (WiMax, not LTE 4g) because sprint is likely just lieing about LTE the same way it was about WiMax (which I was supposed to have "next quarter" of my entire last 2-year contract)
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    It might help if you told us the name of the city & state that you live in.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Evan702 View Post
    It might help if you told us the name of the city & state that you live in.
    Cleveland, GA (30528)
    LTE is live (I'm told - not been there to test it) in Gainesville, GA

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    What you were told sounds reasonable imo. However, I'd also suggest asking over at S4GRU.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Evan702 View Post
    What you were told sounds reasonable imo. However, I'd also suggest asking over at S4GRU.
    thanks for the info, I'll go look at the site, not heard about it before

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