1. malshaikhli's Avatar
    Hello,
    I bought unlocked Lumia 920 at&t and got T-mobile with 4G. The problem is that I am getting E on the signal bar. Not 4G or even 3G? Why is that?
    Thanks,
    Al-Shaikhli
    06-01-2013 10:55 AM
  2. Mystictrust's Avatar
    You have to be in one of T-Mobile's refarmed areas to get 3G/4G speeds, as the Lumia 920 doesn't have frequencies that connect to AWS (AT&T doesn't use that). A refarmed area, basically, is where T-Mobile has modified the tech on their cell towers so that phones without AWS frequencies on-board can jump on their high speed network (meaning: All AT&T phones and most unlocked phones from Europe)

    That being said, there's no way to check when your area might be refarmed... You could call, but chances are the rep on the phone wouldn't know either. If the phone consistently stays edge everywhere you go and you can't deal with it, I suggest you wait for the Lumia 925 coming soon to T-Mobile (no known date yet)... Or you can look into getting an unlocked Rogers 920 (Canada) that might have AWS... You're looking for a phone that accesses data on the 1700mHz band (technically, 1700/2100. The 2100 is for uploads)
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    06-01-2013 11:09 AM
  3. doublesman3486's Avatar
    That being said, there's no way to check when your area might be refarmed...
    There is a way to check...........

    Sightings of T-Mobile 3G/4G/HSPA+ coverage on 1900MHz (PCS/UMTS band II)

    06-01-2013 11:17 AM
  4. Mystictrust's Avatar
    I mentioned WHEN not WHERE. There's no way to know WHEN your area will get refarmed.

    Still, I've heard this site is a decent indicator for where refarmed areas are but not only can people falsely report 1900mhz when there is none (i.e. They were only doing tests in the area and shut it off, someone thought they saw more speed when they didn't, malice intent, etc), it's really not even coverage complete. So an area may have coverage where the map shows none, as an example.
    06-01-2013 11:28 AM
  5. doublesman3486's Avatar
    I agree.
    06-01-2013 11:31 AM
  6. Tony_Offends_U's Avatar
    Unlocked Rogers L920's work perfectly on T-Mobile AND they're starting to come down on the price.
    06-01-2013 11:42 AM
  7. JesterHS's Avatar
    What's the best way to get an unlocked Rogers L920? I am very interested in this phone and don't want to wait for the 925.
    06-17-2013 04:59 PM
  8. metalchick719's Avatar
    What's the best way to get an unlocked Rogers L920? I am very interested in this phone and don't want to wait for the 925.
    http://negrielectronics.com/catalogs...okia+lumia+920 - just check for the ones specified as Rogers.
    06-17-2013 05:32 PM

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