Boost/Virgin getting LTE


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    that seems to be the rumor for next year. but i see cricket has it so who knows. as for phones thats the way it goes another way to get our money
     
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    Meh, I'm switching to T-Mobile non the less, I just about had it with Boost's stupidly slow 3g speeds.
     
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    Good news, but of course it all depends on when you actually get it in your area. My town (Knoxville, TN) never got wimax....so I'm not holding my breath for Sprint/Boost LTE service here. Fortunately, I do have good 3G.
     
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    Don't blame you. TMo is good in my area so can't say I haven't thought about. Also, somebody has opened up a bunch of TMo stores around here recently.
     
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    The amusing part of this is that with everyone complaining about how unavailable WiMax coverage is it's footprint is actually larger than Sprints current LTE coverage.
     
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    I live just outside of Wimax coverage but it looks like I would have LTE where I live ( south east of chicago) so this is good to hear. I'm considering switching to tmobile though. Too many outages around here lately.
     
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    Hopefully it's true. Guess I'll wait, was gonna buy the S2.
     
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    Funny story....i was worried about being throttled by going over the 2.5g limit until i did a speed test and realized i am already less then 300k...How much more are they going to throttle me...are they going to pull the data the other direction... The interesting part...when i was with Sprint i got data downloads pushing 1-1.6mb over 3g from the same tower and to the same computer.
     
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    I'm glad to see confirmation that LTE service won't cost more. Now I just need LTE in my town.

    This is in footnotes of the press release "Adaptive Protocol Video limited to 3G speeds of 600Kbps." What is Adaptive Protocol Video?
     
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    Looking forward for Sprint to bring LTE to more of the Chicago suburbs.
     
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    It's too bad that the Boost Force will only have a 4.0 inch screen. If it had 4.5 I'd actually consider it. As it stands, I'm still going to have to go with the N4.
     
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    Boost Force looks like an Exhibit 4G only dual core and 1.5 ghz.
     
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    The Boost Force is actually the new ZTE model listed originally as the ZTE Force. Appears as though Boost is branding it as their own model. Maybe because the last two ZTE phones have fell to poor review by normal mobile customers. The original Warp and the Sequent were made ten times better than factory models after AF devs got a hold of them.
     
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    Since I started with Warp's 4.3" screen, I feel the same way. Can't go to a smaller screen now. My wife's screen is 4.0" and I hate it.
     

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