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Mayaguez, PR
·AT&T Wireless Br..
reply to mendinfences

Re: 598 Not Connecting -- UPDATE

I'm not using the 598 any longer....upgraded to 4G with a Sierra 313U, but I've had a lot of experience with the 598 and Millenicom, and I would say your assessment that you are on 1xRTT is correct. Your speeds and ping certainly indicate that. WHY you have dropped down is the question. Probably tower issues in your area. A drive to a different location MAY prove that out, but your whole local area could be affected depending on where exactly the roadblock lies within Sprint.

Now this is merely IMHO, but as 4G takes over and more and more areas move up and into LTE service and beyond, I think the carriers will be devoting fewer resources to maintaining and upgrading their 3G networks. Again, just my opinion. If you have the option of moving to 4G, believe me it's worth it. The speed difference is striking.
Sierra 313U/AT&T 4G LTE in Cradlepoint CTR500 router, 2 LinkSys WiFi a/p, 4 XPPro units, FireFox everywhere.