Re: Digital Coverage in MN?
- From: "james g. keegan jr." <jgkeegan@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 09 Jul 2006 10:25:38 -0400
In article <44B10AD7.29FBBA5B@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
Notan <notan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
No carrier is going to invest the time/money to map every street in a
much less an entire state.
Sure they are. They all have detailed contour mapping. The question is
whether they will let you see it.
Check out tmobile: http://www.t-mobile.com/coverage/
tmobile did for an unusual reason. Their coverage is typically the
worst and they wanted to stem the amount of next day returns when
people would buy a phone and find that there was no sigmal on their
Just for shits and giggles, I went to your link, typed in my address,
and discovered that the signal is rated as poor.
My wife has a Blackberry, through business, and it shows "5 bars."
(And, yes, I do know the significance of bars. Nothing!)
So, which is it?
Are we really getting a poor signal and the phone, as many phones do, is
just giving us an erroneously high "bar value," or is the map inaccurate?
after i read this, i typed in my home address, where there is no
t-mobile signal whatsoever, and the link you listed showed two bars.
then i listed my mother's address where there is no t-mobile signal
whatsoever, and the page again listed two bars.
the page is not credible.
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