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Does excellent 4G coverage imply excellent 3G coverage? [closed]

Is the primary benefit of 4G LTE speed, and not signal strength? I want to sign up on T-Mobile with a Moto E, which is not an LTE enabled phone. Of course 3G is passe, so 3G coverage isn't clearly ...
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How can I find out which bands my phone supports

Background: I recently bought the Padfone X, and have been attempting to get it on my network. Part of this effort has been verifying information I have found online which claims that it supports LTE ...
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Will the LG G2 Mini D620 work on AT&T LTE?

Looking to buy a G2 D620. Specifications for LTE bands are LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600. I see 2100 in there, but still not sure: will this phone work on AT&T LTE?
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Can I use an unlocked T-Mobile Galaxy S5 on AT&T?

I made the unfortunate mistake of buying a Galaxy S5 through AT&T and was rewarded with a locked bootloader and no fun whatsoever for any reason ever. As a remedy, I've considered purchasing a ...
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What LTE Category is Kyocera Hydro XTRM?

Is there any way to find out what speeds a given phone is capable of? For example, MetroPCS Kyocera Hydro XTRM -- what HSPA+ and LTE speeds does it support? The available specs only mention the ...
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View LTE Carrier Bandwidth & Number of Antennae

On the iPhone, there is a field test menu that looks like this and it shows the LTE carrier frequency bandwidth (10MHz in the screenshot) as well as the number of antennae in use. This is helpful in ...
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Will disabling LTE extend my battery life even if I'm not using it?

I was just wondering, if disabling LTE will improve my battery life even if I'm never using it (there's no LTE in my country).
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Rooting and Network Capabilities

Will a rooted BLU STUDIO 5.5 work with Verizon Wireless? I don't know about their networking compatibilities, even though rooted. And when I mean work, I mean get LTE. or 4G.
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Can I increase signal strength on my Samsung Galaxy s4 active?

I recently purchased a used Samsung Galaxy S4 that used to be on AT&T, but it has been unlocked, or something so that I can now use it on Koodo (canadian carrier). The signal is very weak. It's ...
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How to check, if my ASUS Nexus 7 LTE really is LTE version?

Following this question and my many further tests, I begin to fear, that my ASUS Nexus 7 II (2013) LTE isn't actually a LTE version and I simply has been cheated, paying for LTE version and getting 3G ...
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Enable LTE on Google Nexus 7 (2013) LTE tablet

I have a brand new Google Nexus 7 (2013) LTE tablet and failed or enabling LTE on it. I had two cards (microSIM for Nexus and nanoSIM for iPad Mini) from the very same LTE-enabled local (Poland) ...
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4G-LTE issues T-Mobile

Well. I have the Galaxy S4 and the issue I have is that my phone doesn't switch back to lte after I've placed a phone call! Does anyone have this issue? Does it have to do with Samsung? I've tested ...
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Can I restrict Nexus 7 2013 LTE to 2G/3G, instead of just 2G?

In the settings on Google Nexus 7 2013 LTE, there is an option to restrict the device to 2G networks for better battery life, which makes it use 2.75G GSM EDGE. Why is there no option to do the same ...
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How can I disable 4G LTE on stock samsung (SGS3) or CyanogenMod?

My carrier, Sprint, has a lot of weak 4G coverage. In areas where I only have one 4G bar, the internet doesn't work. Every connection times out. However, these areas often have moderate-to-strong ...
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What differences are there for an “international version” phone? (Galaxy 4s)

I want to buy a Galaxy S4 without a new contract, and I noticed that the "international version" is slightly cheaper. Are there any cons to owning the international version in the US? For ...
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What size of SIM card Nexus 7 2013 LTE TMo comes with?

I cannot find any mention of which SIM the newest Nexus 7 32GB 2013 LTE TMo comes with. Is it Mini-SIM? Micro-SIM? Nano-SIM? The page only mentions that it comes with a SIM ejection tool and has ...
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Does Nexus 7 2013 LTE TMo support dual-stack IPv4/IPv6 on LTE/UMTS/EDGE?

Does the newest Nexus 7 32GB 2013 LTE TMo has support for dual-stack IPv4+IPv6 on the LTE/UMTS/EDGE interface?
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Moto X has 5 models with different LTE bands. Does it matter which one I get?

I want to purchase an LTE phone for use with T-Mobile. According to Wikipedia model XT1053 is what I need... however it uses LTE bands that many of the other phones don't use. What is an LTE band? ...