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Switching to Sprint? Opinions?

Discussion in 'alt.cellular.verizon' started by Michael L., Jun 7, 2004.

  1. Røbert M.

    Røbert M. Guest

    In article <cb57a72dvp@news4.newsguy.com>,
    hoch@exemplary.invalid (CharlesH) wrote:

    > In article <20040619075502.29725.00000179@mb-m18.aol.com>,
    > John S. <sexyexotiche@aol.comspamfree> wrote:
    > >>Since AT&T converted much of its TDMA 800 over to GSM 800 (850), and

    > >
    > >No, they didn't. There was no conversion, it is an overlay. The cabinets
    > >(GSM)
    > >have been installed right next to to the TDMA/AMPS cabinets without them
    > >even
    > >being opened up.

    >
    > I think this is a semantic point. When GSM850 is "overlayed", a certain
    > number of TDMA/AMPS channels are deactivated and GSM850 activated on
    > the freed-up frequencies. The TDMA/AMPS cabinets may not be physically
    > opened, but the software on them is certainly reconfigured.


    Same result for the end user. More GSM, less TDMA.
     



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  2. Røbert M.

    Røbert M. Guest

    In article <cb57a72dvp@news4.newsguy.com>,
    hoch@exemplary.invalid (CharlesH) wrote:

    > In article <20040619075502.29725.00000179@mb-m18.aol.com>,
    > John S. <sexyexotiche@aol.comspamfree> wrote:
    > >>Since AT&T converted much of its TDMA 800 over to GSM 800 (850), and

    > >
    > >No, they didn't. There was no conversion, it is an overlay. The cabinets
    > >(GSM)
    > >have been installed right next to to the TDMA/AMPS cabinets without them
    > >even
    > >being opened up.

    >
    > I think this is a semantic point. When GSM850 is "overlayed", a certain
    > number of TDMA/AMPS channels are deactivated and GSM850 activated on
    > the freed-up frequencies. The TDMA/AMPS cabinets may not be physically
    > opened, but the software on them is certainly reconfigured.


    Same result for the end user. More GSM, less TDMA.
     
  3. Røbert M.

    Røbert M. Guest

    In article <cb57a72dvp@news4.newsguy.com>,
    hoch@exemplary.invalid (CharlesH) wrote:

    > In article <20040619075502.29725.00000179@mb-m18.aol.com>,
    > John S. <sexyexotiche@aol.comspamfree> wrote:
    > >>Since AT&T converted much of its TDMA 800 over to GSM 800 (850), and

    > >
    > >No, they didn't. There was no conversion, it is an overlay. The cabinets
    > >(GSM)
    > >have been installed right next to to the TDMA/AMPS cabinets without them
    > >even
    > >being opened up.

    >
    > I think this is a semantic point. When GSM850 is "overlayed", a certain
    > number of TDMA/AMPS channels are deactivated and GSM850 activated on
    > the freed-up frequencies. The TDMA/AMPS cabinets may not be physically
    > opened, but the software on them is certainly reconfigured.


    Same result for the end user. More GSM, less TDMA.
     
  4. Røbert M.

    Røbert M. Guest

    In article <cb57a72dvp@news4.newsguy.com>,
    hoch@exemplary.invalid (CharlesH) wrote:

    > In article <20040619075502.29725.00000179@mb-m18.aol.com>,
    > John S. <sexyexotiche@aol.comspamfree> wrote:
    > >>Since AT&T converted much of its TDMA 800 over to GSM 800 (850), and

    > >
    > >No, they didn't. There was no conversion, it is an overlay. The cabinets
    > >(GSM)
    > >have been installed right next to to the TDMA/AMPS cabinets without them
    > >even
    > >being opened up.

    >
    > I think this is a semantic point. When GSM850 is "overlayed", a certain
    > number of TDMA/AMPS channels are deactivated and GSM850 activated on
    > the freed-up frequencies. The TDMA/AMPS cabinets may not be physically
    > opened, but the software on them is certainly reconfigured.


    Same result for the end user. More GSM, less TDMA.
     
  5. Røbert M.

    Røbert M. Guest

    In article <cb57a72dvp@news4.newsguy.com>,
    hoch@exemplary.invalid (CharlesH) wrote:

    > In article <20040619075502.29725.00000179@mb-m18.aol.com>,
    > John S. <sexyexotiche@aol.comspamfree> wrote:
    > >>Since AT&T converted much of its TDMA 800 over to GSM 800 (850), and

    > >
    > >No, they didn't. There was no conversion, it is an overlay. The cabinets
    > >(GSM)
    > >have been installed right next to to the TDMA/AMPS cabinets without them
    > >even
    > >being opened up.

    >
    > I think this is a semantic point. When GSM850 is "overlayed", a certain
    > number of TDMA/AMPS channels are deactivated and GSM850 activated on
    > the freed-up frequencies. The TDMA/AMPS cabinets may not be physically
    > opened, but the software on them is certainly reconfigured.


    Same result for the end user. More GSM, less TDMA.
     
  6. Røbert M.

    Røbert M. Guest

    In article <cb57a72dvp@news4.newsguy.com>,
    hoch@exemplary.invalid (CharlesH) wrote:

    > In article <20040619075502.29725.00000179@mb-m18.aol.com>,
    > John S. <sexyexotiche@aol.comspamfree> wrote:
    > >>Since AT&T converted much of its TDMA 800 over to GSM 800 (850), and

    > >
    > >No, they didn't. There was no conversion, it is an overlay. The cabinets
    > >(GSM)
    > >have been installed right next to to the TDMA/AMPS cabinets without them
    > >even
    > >being opened up.

    >
    > I think this is a semantic point. When GSM850 is "overlayed", a certain
    > number of TDMA/AMPS channels are deactivated and GSM850 activated on
    > the freed-up frequencies. The TDMA/AMPS cabinets may not be physically
    > opened, but the software on them is certainly reconfigured.


    Same result for the end user. More GSM, less TDMA.
     
  7. Røbert M.

    Røbert M. Guest

    In article <cb57a72dvp@news4.newsguy.com>,
    hoch@exemplary.invalid (CharlesH) wrote:

    > In article <20040619075502.29725.00000179@mb-m18.aol.com>,
    > John S. <sexyexotiche@aol.comspamfree> wrote:
    > >>Since AT&T converted much of its TDMA 800 over to GSM 800 (850), and

    > >
    > >No, they didn't. There was no conversion, it is an overlay. The cabinets
    > >(GSM)
    > >have been installed right next to to the TDMA/AMPS cabinets without them
    > >even
    > >being opened up.

    >
    > I think this is a semantic point. When GSM850 is "overlayed", a certain
    > number of TDMA/AMPS channels are deactivated and GSM850 activated on
    > the freed-up frequencies. The TDMA/AMPS cabinets may not be physically
    > opened, but the software on them is certainly reconfigured.


    Same result for the end user. More GSM, less TDMA.
     
  8. Røbert M.

    Røbert M. Guest

    In article <cb57a72dvp@news4.newsguy.com>,
    hoch@exemplary.invalid (CharlesH) wrote:

    > In article <20040619075502.29725.00000179@mb-m18.aol.com>,
    > John S. <sexyexotiche@aol.comspamfree> wrote:
    > >>Since AT&T converted much of its TDMA 800 over to GSM 800 (850), and

    > >
    > >No, they didn't. There was no conversion, it is an overlay. The cabinets
    > >(GSM)
    > >have been installed right next to to the TDMA/AMPS cabinets without them
    > >even
    > >being opened up.

    >
    > I think this is a semantic point. When GSM850 is "overlayed", a certain
    > number of TDMA/AMPS channels are deactivated and GSM850 activated on
    > the freed-up frequencies. The TDMA/AMPS cabinets may not be physically
    > opened, but the software on them is certainly reconfigured.


    Same result for the end user. More GSM, less TDMA.
     
  9. Røbert M.

    Røbert M. Guest

    In article <cb57a72dvp@news4.newsguy.com>,
    hoch@exemplary.invalid (CharlesH) wrote:

    > In article <20040619075502.29725.00000179@mb-m18.aol.com>,
    > John S. <sexyexotiche@aol.comspamfree> wrote:
    > >>Since AT&T converted much of its TDMA 800 over to GSM 800 (850), and

    > >
    > >No, they didn't. There was no conversion, it is an overlay. The cabinets
    > >(GSM)
    > >have been installed right next to to the TDMA/AMPS cabinets without them
    > >even
    > >being opened up.

    >
    > I think this is a semantic point. When GSM850 is "overlayed", a certain
    > number of TDMA/AMPS channels are deactivated and GSM850 activated on
    > the freed-up frequencies. The TDMA/AMPS cabinets may not be physically
    > opened, but the software on them is certainly reconfigured.


    Same result for the end user. More GSM, less TDMA.
     
  10. Røbert M.

    Røbert M. Guest

    In article <cb57a72dvp@news4.newsguy.com>,
    hoch@exemplary.invalid (CharlesH) wrote:

    > In article <20040619075502.29725.00000179@mb-m18.aol.com>,
    > John S. <sexyexotiche@aol.comspamfree> wrote:
    > >>Since AT&T converted much of its TDMA 800 over to GSM 800 (850), and

    > >
    > >No, they didn't. There was no conversion, it is an overlay. The cabinets
    > >(GSM)
    > >have been installed right next to to the TDMA/AMPS cabinets without them
    > >even
    > >being opened up.

    >
    > I think this is a semantic point. When GSM850 is "overlayed", a certain
    > number of TDMA/AMPS channels are deactivated and GSM850 activated on
    > the freed-up frequencies. The TDMA/AMPS cabinets may not be physically
    > opened, but the software on them is certainly reconfigured.


    Same result for the end user. More GSM, less TDMA.
     
  11. Røbert M.

    Røbert M. Guest

    In article <cb57a72dvp@news4.newsguy.com>,
    hoch@exemplary.invalid (CharlesH) wrote:

    > In article <20040619075502.29725.00000179@mb-m18.aol.com>,
    > John S. <sexyexotiche@aol.comspamfree> wrote:
    > >>Since AT&T converted much of its TDMA 800 over to GSM 800 (850), and

    > >
    > >No, they didn't. There was no conversion, it is an overlay. The cabinets
    > >(GSM)
    > >have been installed right next to to the TDMA/AMPS cabinets without them
    > >even
    > >being opened up.

    >
    > I think this is a semantic point. When GSM850 is "overlayed", a certain
    > number of TDMA/AMPS channels are deactivated and GSM850 activated on
    > the freed-up frequencies. The TDMA/AMPS cabinets may not be physically
    > opened, but the software on them is certainly reconfigured.


    Same result for the end user. More GSM, less TDMA.
     
  12. Røbert M.

    Røbert M. Guest

    In article <cb57a72dvp@news4.newsguy.com>,
    hoch@exemplary.invalid (CharlesH) wrote:

    > In article <20040619075502.29725.00000179@mb-m18.aol.com>,
    > John S. <sexyexotiche@aol.comspamfree> wrote:
    > >>Since AT&T converted much of its TDMA 800 over to GSM 800 (850), and

    > >
    > >No, they didn't. There was no conversion, it is an overlay. The cabinets
    > >(GSM)
    > >have been installed right next to to the TDMA/AMPS cabinets without them
    > >even
    > >being opened up.

    >
    > I think this is a semantic point. When GSM850 is "overlayed", a certain
    > number of TDMA/AMPS channels are deactivated and GSM850 activated on
    > the freed-up frequencies. The TDMA/AMPS cabinets may not be physically
    > opened, but the software on them is certainly reconfigured.


    Same result for the end user. More GSM, less TDMA.
     
  13. Røbert M.

    Røbert M. Guest

    In article <cb57a72dvp@news4.newsguy.com>,
    hoch@exemplary.invalid (CharlesH) wrote:

    > In article <20040619075502.29725.00000179@mb-m18.aol.com>,
    > John S. <sexyexotiche@aol.comspamfree> wrote:
    > >>Since AT&T converted much of its TDMA 800 over to GSM 800 (850), and

    > >
    > >No, they didn't. There was no conversion, it is an overlay. The cabinets
    > >(GSM)
    > >have been installed right next to to the TDMA/AMPS cabinets without them
    > >even
    > >being opened up.

    >
    > I think this is a semantic point. When GSM850 is "overlayed", a certain
    > number of TDMA/AMPS channels are deactivated and GSM850 activated on
    > the freed-up frequencies. The TDMA/AMPS cabinets may not be physically
    > opened, but the software on them is certainly reconfigured.


    Same result for the end user. More GSM, less TDMA.
     
  14. Røbert M.

    Røbert M. Guest

    In article <cb57a72dvp@news4.newsguy.com>,
    hoch@exemplary.invalid (CharlesH) wrote:

    > In article <20040619075502.29725.00000179@mb-m18.aol.com>,
    > John S. <sexyexotiche@aol.comspamfree> wrote:
    > >>Since AT&T converted much of its TDMA 800 over to GSM 800 (850), and

    > >
    > >No, they didn't. There was no conversion, it is an overlay. The cabinets
    > >(GSM)
    > >have been installed right next to to the TDMA/AMPS cabinets without them
    > >even
    > >being opened up.

    >
    > I think this is a semantic point. When GSM850 is "overlayed", a certain
    > number of TDMA/AMPS channels are deactivated and GSM850 activated on
    > the freed-up frequencies. The TDMA/AMPS cabinets may not be physically
    > opened, but the software on them is certainly reconfigured.


    Same result for the end user. More GSM, less TDMA.
     
  15. Røbert M.

    Røbert M. Guest

    In article <cb57a72dvp@news4.newsguy.com>,
    hoch@exemplary.invalid (CharlesH) wrote:

    > In article <20040619075502.29725.00000179@mb-m18.aol.com>,
    > John S. <sexyexotiche@aol.comspamfree> wrote:
    > >>Since AT&T converted much of its TDMA 800 over to GSM 800 (850), and

    > >
    > >No, they didn't. There was no conversion, it is an overlay. The cabinets
    > >(GSM)
    > >have been installed right next to to the TDMA/AMPS cabinets without them
    > >even
    > >being opened up.

    >
    > I think this is a semantic point. When GSM850 is "overlayed", a certain
    > number of TDMA/AMPS channels are deactivated and GSM850 activated on
    > the freed-up frequencies. The TDMA/AMPS cabinets may not be physically
    > opened, but the software on them is certainly reconfigured.


    Same result for the end user. More GSM, less TDMA.
     

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