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4g LTE rolling out sooner than expected for VM/boost

Discussion in 'Virgin Mobile' started by MT Rotor, Nov 14, 2012.

  1. MT Rotor

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  2. james391

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    Cool! Just skimmed through the article, when is "sooner"?
     
  3. mistichunter

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    looks like im gona have to upgade to the s2 or evo to have 4g lte. since my galaxy reverb does not have 4g capabilities unless u get it automatically
     
  4. mogelijk

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    Neither the Evo V or Galaxy S2 on Virgin have LTE capability. Both have "4G" but only using WiMax. When Virgin allows LTE it will likely be with the iPhone 5 and possibly a VM branded Evo 4G LTE or Galaxy S3.
     
  5. Nate456

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    I hope it's the LTEvo
     
  6. coco3133

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    Still no love for Wisconsin :(
     
  7. OverByter

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    I posted this in the Evo V thread : Even though Sprints aggressively rolling out Network Vision their current LTE footprint is actually smaller than the WiMax coverage. Not to mention alienating the new iPhone 5 owners who currently have very minimal LTE coverage. I really can't see this happening until after the buyout/merger is approved.
     
  8. OverByter

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    And they'll all be at least $600.
     
  9. Kahroo

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    If I don't get 4G where I live I sure as won't get LTE where I live I bet.
     
  10. np6s4x

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    yesterday's surprising LTE news, now this? might just stay with VM after all

    i would really like to switch for VM to t-mobile, but sprint has much much better coverage (both have good cover here, but t-mobile's completely dies off north and east of the area once out of the city)
     

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