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    Default I have 3G on my 9000 via Tmobile now!

    Not sure what happened but i get blackberry 3g when im downtown now! Anyone else?
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    Finally improved service in the area? There's a lot of downtowns out there. Where are you?
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    Raliegh NC. When i first got the 9000 everyone said 3g wasnt ever gonna happen! So stoked it did!
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    I can't believe T-Mo just got 3G installed for Raleigh. That's crazy!
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    I'm near Raleigh. TMo was first with 3G here for a few years.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BigBadWulf View Post
    I can't believe T-Mo just got 3G installed for Raleigh. That's crazy!
    They've just got the AT&T 3G bands installed for Raleigh. TMO never released the 9000. This is a result of the failed death star TMO merger. TMO has up to 42 mbps on their own bands in Raleigh and have had 3G for years there as well.
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    So happy I have decent internets at the shop wooT. Now i can be patient waiting for the Q10
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    I am on Tmo in the Phoenix area, and always seem to have a Rogers device so I was always stuck on EDGE. Now I get 3G too, thanks to their expansion of towers or whatever. Makes me a happy girl to finally be able to use my phone properly when away from my wifi!
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    I wonder if its because of the upcoming new blackberry devices they will be offering.
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    Hmmmmmmmmm.......

    Wonder if an at&t branded 4G phone would receive HSPA+ now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jethrodood View Post
    I wonder if its because of the upcoming new blackberry devices they will be offering.
    Not really. It was a condition of the failed merger, that AT&T transfer some of their 1900 MHz spectrum to T-Mobile, and a bunch of cash to Deutsche Telekom (TMO's parent company.)

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    Wonder if an at&t branded 4G phone would receive HSPA+ now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by raino View Post
    Not really. It was a condition of the failed merger, that AT&T transfer some of their 1900 MHz spectrum to T-Mobile, and a bunch of cash to Deutsche Telekom (TMO's parent company.)



    Yes, they do.
    They actually transferred AWS spectrum in the 1700 MHz band. T-mobile is refarming their 1900 MHz spectrum that they ran GSM in before to support HSPA+. In the 1700 MHz they will support both HSPA+ and LTE. This will allow AT&T phones that have HSPA+ in the 1900 MHz range to run on T-mo if they are unlocked.

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    Default Re: I have 3G on my 9000 via Tmobile now!

    I always thought they transferred 1900 mHz spectrum. Didn't know they owned any AWS spectrum. Regardless, I like the awesome implications: a minimum of 3G speeds for customers, and possibly a larger 3G network than T-Mobile ever had on AWS (if ALL of the 2G spectrum gets refarmed.)
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    Bad news, not sure what happens but its not working anymore Back to EDGE... GRRRRRRR
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    Now im reading theres alot of testing going on for the upcoming z10 bands to take effect perhaps thats why i got a taste of 3g as they shuffle em around.
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    Yep, its back on today so they are doing something.
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    Well, just did a deal with Lucky736 on CB MarketPlace with fingers crossed that the refarm was ongoing here and low and behold....
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