[Equipment] HomeFusion and Verizon's upcoming LTE AWS
I heard about Verizon's upgrading their network already.
So apparently, its unknown at this time if the "cantenna" is capable of utilizing AWS spectrum. And for that matter, has anyone got a picture of whats exactly inside of it? Is it easy as unplugging a usb modem and replacing it assuming the wires were reconnected?
I assume since it was certified before AWS LTE was certified, it's not going to be capable.
Honestly though, i used to live outside of Mount Gilead, have you checked with CenturyLink to see if you can even get DSL? When it was Sprint landline, they were really good about putting DSL out there. I used to live off CR-109 and got a stable 10Mbps DSL connection out there, i actually still have the account at Hidden Lakes, it's only 5Mbps but it's been solid since i set it up in 2006 (my modem still says Sprint on it)
That was our first attempt. They only offered telephone. It does seem odd though. There is Time Warner Cable on each end of the road 5 miles from my house according to a Time Warner rep.
afaik Verizon's aws is just a different band. I don't think it needs any other software capabilities. It might be like the Lumia 928, big red asked the fcc for permission to publish updates for enabling lte aws.
Well did you ask TWC how much to run the line those few miles? if you have neighbors you can split the cost and TWC will generally run service to you.
My grandparents did that down in Circleville, and TWC ran 6mi of cable for about 5k, seven houses split the cost and signed a two year contract with TWC for cable/internet/phone for $99/mo each.
Never hurts to call and ask, they may do it.
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We had asked. They had wanted $15,000. We have ~20 households on the entire road and I'm pretty sure none of them have a couple hundred laying around for upgrading the neighborhood thats mostly farmland. They did say they would defer the fee if there was a development being built though.