BlackBerry Forums Support Community               

Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 07-18-2006, 07:26 AM   #1 (permalink)
BlackBerry Extraordinaire
Milkman's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Tampa Bay, Florida
Model: 9630
Carrier: Sprint
Posts: 1,087
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Data Coverage with Sprint

Please Login to Remove!

I am seriously considering moving to Sprint for my Blackberry service, and get off IDEN. My question is similar to another thread close to this one. How do you guys rate the Sprint coverage in your respective areas. I know that obviously this answer will vary depending on where people are, but I am just curious how many times you get NO (or very low) signal, as opposed to others you know with different phones.
Gator fan for LIFE!!!
UNBEATEN on Bobby Bowden Field
Old 07-18-2006, 08:49 AM   #2 (permalink)
Thumbs Must Hurt
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Houston TX
Model: 8300
Carrier: ATT, T-Mo
Posts: 88
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

Depends on where you are and/or where you travel. Here in Houston, excellent coverage with Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile, Cingular and Nextel for both data and voice.
Old 07-18-2006, 06:58 PM   #3 (permalink)
New Member
Join Date: May 2006
Model: 7100i
Posts: 3
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default It's OK

I'm about 50 miles from UF, and my coverage is OK. I have two bars near major highways...sometimes 4 in G' my house, coverages ranges from nada to 2 bars...and I'm out in the boonies.
Old 07-18-2006, 08:49 PM   #4 (permalink)
No longer Registered.
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Orlando, FL
Model: 8700c
Posts: 41
Post Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

The only way you will get a feel for it is to try the device out. Call Sprint and find out what their Buyer's remorse policy is like. Maybe it would be worth it to pick up a Sprint BB and use it for a week to find out what kind of coverage you will experience in the areas in which you work and travel. If it's not great you should be able to return the device and revert to your previous plan within a reasonable amount of time.
Closed Thread

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Copyright 2004-2014
The names RIM and BlackBerry are registered Trademarks of BlackBerry Inc.