Travelling to Irving, CA ffrom the S.F. Bay Area

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  1. AppleUser

    AppleUser Well-Known Member

    Will I be able to use my MetroPCS phone the entire way ? Or do I need to get that Walmart Straight Talk cheap phone and use the Verizon network ?

  2. averagewonder

    averagewonder Well-Known Member

    what does the coverage map show?
  3. Gman9831

    Gman9831 I'm no Senior

    ^^What he said
    Remember that extended home areas are free and you can call, text but web is 1x in most areas
  4. TheGoodMan

    TheGoodMan Well-Known Member

    Do you mean Irvine California? I travel up and down the state and lose service hardly. I cut out between 4g and 1x around the grapevine. But i have talk/data/text for the most part.
  5. MyUsernameRox

    MyUsernameRox Well-Known Member

    Traveling along US 101 from Paso Robles to Irvine, I've only experienced a break in 4G coverage from just south of Santa Maria to Goleta, which is just before Santa Barbara.

    However, I still had 1x coverage during that time.

    Use the Sensorly app. I myself mapped pretty much everything from Paso Robles to Ventura, so that will be reliable, at least.
  6. AppleUser

    AppleUser Well-Known Member

    And when taking Highway 5 ?
  7. MyUsernameRox

    MyUsernameRox Well-Known Member

    You know what they say about the 5:

    Never take the 5.

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