Weird question/issue and I don't know where to ask it

Discussion in 'HTC ThunderBolt' started by rolrctermaniac, Jul 30, 2011.

  1. rolrctermaniac

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    My brother has a Thunderbolt and he had 4g in our house for about an hour and a half. Then it stopped and has yet to come back. We live in Mansfield Ohio and I am almost certain that we do not have 4g in our area (don't en think it was announced yet)

    My question is; was verizon kind of testing 4g in our area? Did it possibly pick up a signal from Columbus? (About 60 miles away idk the distance limitations on 4g) or was he pulling my leg and making the wifi icon the 4g icon. Though I doubt that because he was playing x box the whole time the 4g was on.


    So what do you all think?

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    If I had to guess I would say Verizon is testing 4G in the area. It's not uncommon for it to come on and off like that several times leading up to a release in the area.
     
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    Here you go, they are expanding the 4G service in Columbus, OH. in August, probably what they were testing.

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    +1 just testing.

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    Congrats! Soon he will be enjoying 4g goodness!

    I am in Avon Lake, Ohio and the Cleveland area is pretty well covered with 4g. I lose it at about the Sheffield area. The trip from Cleveland to Akron is solid 4g.

    Now you need to get a Bolt just like your brother!
     
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    Lucky people, haha my area will probably be the last place to ever get 4g. (Southern maryland) plus I live on the edge of a 3G Deadzone!

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  7. rolrctermaniac

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    hey guys thanks for your thoughts help and conformations! maybe i can convince my mom to give me her upgrade and i give her my d2g so a new awesome phone (bionic or SGSII???) doesn't go to waste