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melodylogan45

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Cell phone signals
« on: October 14, 2014, 07:27:08 am »
I like my cell phone and service, but it's nerve recking when i want to
use the internet and i can't pick up a signal at my job.

Is there a  device i can use with my cell to pick up a signal anywhere without it
costing me a arm and a leg, lol.

southernhorizons

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Re: Cell phone signals
« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2014, 08:28:38 am »
Probably not. Some providers have better coverage than others. I have Straight Talk, you get unlimited text and talk, and 3.5 gigs of data, which is more than enough for me, for under 50 bucks a month,.

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Re: Cell phone signals
« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2014, 08:30:49 am »
I've been with t-mobile for a very long time. I lke the service. I intend to stay with them for a long time.

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Re: Cell phone signals
« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2014, 10:23:59 am »
If you can afford it, I suggest upgrading to a phone that allows WiFi calling and data.  With a phone like that, you can connect to any free WiFi hotspot to make calls and surf the web when your cell carrier's signal is weak or non-existent.

If that's not an option, I suggest talking with other people with cell phones in the areas you frequent.  Find out what carriers they are using and what works/doesn't work.  Most likely there is probably a carrier or two in your area that has a stronger signal than others just due to the available towers in the area.  Once you get that short list, switch to one of those carriers.

That's what I did a couple years back - I moved, and the carrier I was using had a dead spot in my new location.  I found from others in the new neighborhood which carriers worked well, and switched to one of them.  Haven't had an issue since...plus I got a phone with WiFi - that really helped!

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Re: Cell phone signals
« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2014, 10:52:14 am »
As for signals, I personally don't have any issues but I do know of others who have issues even in their own homes and yes, that can be extremely frustrating.

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Re: Cell phone signals
« Reply #5 on: October 14, 2014, 11:07:15 am »
I dont have any problems with cell phone signals

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Re: Cell phone signals
« Reply #6 on: October 14, 2014, 12:59:52 pm »
where i am at at home i have no signal..but i live in the country,so we went back to a landline..in the city i had a verizon network,still do..had no problems there..
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Re: Cell phone signals
« Reply #7 on: October 15, 2014, 08:24:29 am »
I like my cell phone and service, but it's nerve recking when i want to
use the internet and i can't pick up a signal at my job.

Is there a  device i can use with my cell to pick up a signal anywhere without it
costing me a arm and a leg, lol.

Are you suppose to be using your cell phone when you are working?  Maybe they have a device that blocks use of cell phones during work hours? lol

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Re: Cell phone signals
« Reply #8 on: October 15, 2014, 02:09:48 pm »
Verizon has best signal. I used to have sprint before, the signal is lost if I am in elevator or basement. This does not happens since I switched over to verizon.

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Re: Cell phone signals
« Reply #9 on: October 16, 2014, 08:40:16 am »
I like my cell phone and service, but it's nerve recking when i want to
use the internet and i can't pick up a signal at my job.

Is there a  device i can use with my cell to pick up a signal anywhere without it
costing me a arm and a leg, lol.

Are you suppose to be using your cell phone when you are working?  Maybe they have a device that blocks use of cell phones during work hours? lol

I use my cell at break and lunch time only. It's most likely my carrier.

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Re: Cell phone signals
« Reply #10 on: October 16, 2014, 09:39:06 am »
Ha - I wish there was an easy solution to bad signal!

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Re: Cell phone signals
« Reply #11 on: October 16, 2014, 09:44:37 am »
So far I haven't seen any free internet other then wifi.

Data runs out very fast on you if you play video or or buffer internet music.

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Re: Cell phone signals
« Reply #12 on: October 16, 2014, 01:40:15 pm »
Even if a cell phone company claims to have 95, 99 percent coverage in the USA you can still have trouble getting service in certain indoor buildings and there can also be mini dead zones hear and there nor really counted as a non service area.

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Re: Cell phone signals
« Reply #13 on: October 16, 2014, 02:15:36 pm »
lol I don't think so, but I like verizon its just expensive.

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Re: Cell phone signals
« Reply #14 on: October 26, 2014, 05:15:03 pm »
Depends on your Phone provider and their range of service... Usually Verizon has the best phone coverage

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