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I took the sprint training today for sprint spark and in the training it states that tri-band phones will have issues connecting to most current LTE networks and will receive an update sometime early 2014 to resolve the issue..

Just thought I would pass this on if some people with the Sprint G2 have noticed this issue over other LTE devices.

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It's not really "most" and this sums everything up - http://s4gru.com/index.php?/blog/1/e...ck-technology/

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It's not really "most" and this sums everything up - http://s4gru.com/index.php?/blog/1/e...ck-technology/

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Good read. Very informative. But what about the device upgrades I was told about. In the training it says the G2 will have an update early 2014 to fix this issue and allow the g2 to connect normally to all available lte networks. From what I was reading it sounds like that would not work that its up to sprint to update the old LTE towers to support csfb which is needed for triband phones.

I'm either not understanding this fully or getting conflicting reads.

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This is really random, but I know someone who sells the towers to many carriers (including Sprint), and they told me Sprint would be switching to/releasing TDD-LTE (currently US carriers use FDD-LTE). This isn't something that the average person could tell the difference between, but it could mean a better network for Sprint in general in the future. I don't have a time frame or any more info than what I've mentioned; just that it's coming.

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Good read. Very informative. But what about the device upgrades I was told about. In the training it says the G2 will have an update early 2014 to fix this issue and allow the g2 to connect normally to all available lte networks. From what I was reading it sounds like that would not work that its up to sprint to update the old LTE towers to support csfb which is needed for triband phones.

I'm either not understanding this fully or getting conflicting reads.

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I'm by no means an expert, but I'm fairly sure that the 2014 update you're referring to will enable all three bands (25, 26 , & 41) on everyone's handset and has little to nothing to do with CSFB. That said, you can already activate all three bands via ##DATA# provided you have your MSL,and getting your MSL is very easy with this device.

Edit - Some people in Spark areas have already managed to connect to bands 26 & 41 with their G2 using the above method.

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The other 2 bands aren't enabled stock? Also I've heard people having issues after enabling those bands.

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I have no idea what the bands mean...wimaxlol

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I have all band's enabled and have no trouble and I'm getting great speeds

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