Is 850 that important?

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  1. yesitisyellow

    yesitisyellow New Member

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    As the title says, is it?

    Or can 1900 Mhz suffice?
     
  2. maczter

    maczter Life is trying things to see if they work.

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    If you have service with Cingular, yes. If you have service with anyone but Cingular, no.
     
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    does it vary with where you live or not? the importance of 850.
     
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    Basically, the lower frequency will penetrate buildings, walls, etc. better, but covers less of an area. The higher frequency has a longer band and can stretch a lot further, but has more trouble penetrating buildings. So no coverage in your house with cingular? 850 might help, but verizon might help better :wiggle:
     
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    thanks man that was a good explanation
     
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    zennoodle ...hmm must've misplaced my socks

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    All depends on geographical location if 850 is important. That's the difference between signing up with Cingular or T-Mobile.... and if your credit sucks, Sprint is your only choice, or pre-paid. :)
     

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