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Discussion in 'T-Mobile' started by jamjr74, Dec 23, 2013.

  1. jamjr74

    jamjr74 Well-Known Member
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    I was with Verizon for years and switched to t-mobile. I live in MA just south of Boston and find t mobiles coverage spotty and have been to several places where I either have no service or 2g. Verizon is very strong in my area but dislike the way they do business. Any other recommendations of a network to try? Was thinking of trying straight talk with an AT&T sim.

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  2. jcountryboy86

    jcountryboy86 Newbie

    Brooklyn is the best. But on your end. Don't know sorry :thinking:
  3. AndyfromVA

    AndyfromVA Member

    See 3G and 4G LTE Cell Coverage Map - OpenSignal to find the different levels of coverage in your area.

    I have T-Mobile, which has a decent connection where I live but is not great in more rural areas or indoors. However, its prepaid plan is nice and cheap. :)
  4. new optimus

    new optimus Android Expert

    That is a great Idea, simple to try and if it does not work well simple to drop them as well.

    I can not say as to the coverage but I suspect they will have good coverage.

    If they do not you may want to try page plus. I think is the name, they are basically a Verizon reseller. I do not know if they offer Verizon lte though. Also Straight talk does have Verizon phones too but they have crappy ones for Verizon in my opinion.
  5. jamjr74

    jamjr74 Well-Known Member
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    Yeah I have the nexus 5 so I can try a few different networks. T-Mobile isn't horrible but might try straight talk and see. No harm in that. Keep all posted.
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  6. chong67

    chong67 Android Expert

    I am sorry to hear that. I have good coverage of Tmobile in Atlanta, Macon and Houston.
  7. timelord65

    timelord65 Android Enthusiast

    You will certainly get better coverage with the AT&T sim. t-mobile is often hit and miss. Most of the time its perfectly fine, but certainly more dead areas than Verizon. Whenever I've tried t-mobile, I',m always checking my phone to make sure if I have a signal, something I never do when I'm on Verizon.
  8. jamjr74

    jamjr74 Well-Known Member
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    Well it's official I have come to the realization that Verizon must be my carrier due to my geographic area. Grabbed an s4 from best buy today for free.
  9. chong67

    chong67 Android Expert

    Which data plan did you get?
  10. jamjr74

    jamjr74 Well-Known Member
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    Using the 4gb shared plan.

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