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    If you put the number into the "Favorites" in...

    If you put the number into the "Favorites" in Scam Shield it's supposed to whitelist them (for you). The issue is that sometimes the calls originate from numbers that are a digit or two different...
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    Scam Shield blocking legit calls

    In the last month Scam Shield has blocked calls from my MD and financial advisor as potential scams. Anyone else experiencing this?
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    Personally I don't miss sitting in a restaurant...

    Personally I don't miss sitting in a restaurant eating lunch and hearing, "BLEDA-BLEEP GEORGE, WHAT"S YOUR 20? BLEDA-BLEEP"
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    Interesting. Not much on the web about this.

    Interesting. Not much on the web about this.
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    You might want to check the T-Mobile coverage map...

    You might want to check the T-Mobile coverage map on CellMapper.net. Being crowd-sourced, it's a bit more realistic than T-Mobile's maps.
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    Satellite forum?

    Why was the Satellite forum moved?
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    Did I say it causes cancer? You can transmit...

    Did I say it causes cancer? You can transmit mmWave thousands of miles through a vacuum, the problem is caused by humidity. If a medium shuts down when it rains, you have to engineer it assuming it...
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    T-Mobile's current cell spacing in NYC is about...

    T-Mobile's current cell spacing in NYC is about 0.5 km. What they are doing right now is merging Sprint's band 41 (2.5 GHz) spectrum into their network. There are places in NYC where T-Mobile has...
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    There are two things that have to happen: 1)...

    There are two things that have to happen:
    1) The correct name needs to be associated with the line in question. See @Serial Port's comment above.
    2) The change needs to be propagated to and picked...
  10. Moral of the story: Never, ever do business with...

    Moral of the story: Never, ever do business with Charlie.
  11. Not really, they just need to have enough backup...

    Not really, they just need to have enough backup power to assure continuity of service. Remember, in a 5G world, a "cell site' can be a paint-can-sided thing hanging on a light-pole. However, the...
  12. ....."alongside total wireless service revenue...

    ....."alongside total wireless service revenue growth of 2.4% compared to a year ago." Fewer customers, more money. They must be crying all the way to the bank.
  13. I get the feeling someone is looking at us...

    I get the feeling someone is looking at us customers as cash cows.
  14. T-Mobile, Sprint and someone else.

    T-Mobile, Sprint and someone else.
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    So, when you zoom way in on T-Mobile's coverage...

    So, when you zoom way in on T-Mobile's coverage map, you get different shades of magenta and sometimes tan. The tan indicates LTE roaming, which in the case of Maine is US Cellular (USCC).

    There...
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    Is that phone from T-Mobile or Google? Some areas...

    Is that phone from T-Mobile or Google? Some areas in Maine may rely on USCC roaming, which is problematic with BYOD Android phones.
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    TracFone is an MVNO and has its own sub-forum....

    TracFone is an MVNO and has its own sub-forum. https://www.howardforums.com/forumdisplay.php/330-Tracfone-Net10
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    My understanding is that some 5G modems don't...

    My understanding is that some 5G modems don't report band information so that CellMapper can map it.
  19. The store in WA should not be limited to...

    The store in WA should not be limited to providing or porting just WA-based numbers. Be aware that T-Mobile can't port-in every possible number. They must have a presence in the "toll center" in...
  20. To compete with Verizon and AT&T for business...

    To compete with Verizon and AT&T for business accounts T-Mobile will first have to compete on coverage and reliability. It will be hard to shake a reputation of having poor coverage and a signal that...
  21. You'll know they're serious about rural when they...

    You'll know they're serious about rural when they bring in Dollar General.
  22. These used to be scattered around, about 20 miles...

    These used to be scattered around, about 20 miles apart. AT&T Long Lines C-band microwave site. The big things that look like ice cream cones are C-band horns (like microwave dishes but sideways)....
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    Right, around the equator is where the satellites...

    Right, around the equator is where the satellites will be lowest on the horizon, due to the polar orbit of the constellation. Now, the satellite could be right overhead for a few minutes but they are...
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    "extended" as in "flipped up" or as in "on a pole...

    "extended" as in "flipped up" or as in "on a pole 4 meters in the air". Iridium's problem is the satellite constellation leaves a lot to be desired at low latitudes. At 30 N & S, you have to have a...
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    The only thing you can do on your end is to...

    The only thing you can do on your end is to increase the height of the antenna. Everything else is controlled by Iridium.
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