Results 1 to 14 of 14
  1. #1
    Rookie
    Points: 16,284, Level: 38
    Level completed: 80%, Points required for next Level: 166
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    Stuart, IA
    Posts
    395
    Points
    16,284
    Level
    38
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Sprint in Des Moines area

    Ok I know there's been a bunch of cell phone service threads but I couldn't find one related to Sprint. Can anyone give any feedback of quality of service in and around Des Moines area? Data and voice preferably. Thanks CF.



  2. #2
    Asst. Regional Manager
    Points: 237,996, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 67.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    mj4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    17,048
    Points
    237,996
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 668
    Given: 620

    Re: Sprint in Des Moines area

    Had verizon for 8 years, switched to sprint 2 months ago. i'll never look back. Never had a problem in Des Moines. the unlimited data tops any other competitior. We got Evos and I like it better than the I-phone.


    @RandomGeoFacts

  3. #3
    Rookie
    Points: 16,284, Level: 38
    Level completed: 80%, Points required for next Level: 166
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    Stuart, IA
    Posts
    395
    Points
    16,284
    Level
    38
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Sprint in Des Moines area

    Quote Originally Posted by mj4cy View Post
    Had verizon for 8 years, switched to sprint 2 months ago. i'll never look back. Never had a problem in Des Moines. the unlimited data tops any other competitior. We got Evos and I like it better than the I-phone.
    How are your data speeds, if you happen to know?



  4. #4
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 52,465, Level: 70
    Level completed: 94%, Points required for next Level: 85
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Posts
    3,748
    Points
    52,465
    Level
    70
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 145
    Given: 235

    Re: Sprint in Des Moines area

    Sprint is very good on interstates and cities, a little dicy in the sticks.



  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 133,586, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 48.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocialVeteran
    ISUCyclones2015's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Ames via Akron, Ohio
    Posts
    5,596
    Points
    133,586
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 476
    Given: 144

    Re: Sprint in Des Moines area

    I've had Sprint for a little over a year now. Freaking awesome, went from AT&T and definitely not looking back. DSM area had perfect coverage and the only place where I didn't have a sprint signal was in Tama but I was roaming, but with my plan I get 500min/text/mb roaming included.



  6. #6
    Pro
    Points: 52,820, Level: 71
    Level completed: 18%, Points required for next Level: 1,230
    Overall activity: 18.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    MeanDean's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Clarence IA-Jensen Bch FL
    Posts
    2,911
    Points
    52,820
    Level
    71
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 301
    Given: 451

    Re: Sprint in Des Moines area

    Quote Originally Posted by 2020cy View Post
    Sprint is very good on interstates and cities, a little dicy in the sticks.
    This. Along all major roads and cities it's tops. Roaming if you get OTBT.


    No matter what, I could NEVER cheer for Dirt and Urine.

  7. #7
    Asst. Regional Manager
    Points: 237,996, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 67.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    mj4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    17,048
    Points
    237,996
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 668
    Given: 620

    Re: Sprint in Des Moines area

    Quote Originally Posted by akellar View Post
    How are your data speeds, if you happen to know?

    It is just as fast as my mediacom high speed internet.


    @RandomGeoFacts

  8. #8
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 60,915, Level: 76
    Level completed: 55%, Points required for next Level: 735
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    aauummm's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    On the road again
    Posts
    3,699
    Points
    60,915
    Level
    76
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 65
    Given: 559

    Re: Sprint in Des Moines area

    Quote Originally Posted by akellar View Post
    Ok I know there's been a bunch of cell phone service threads but I couldn't find one related to Sprint. Can anyone give any feedback of quality of service in and around Des Moines area? Data and voice preferably. Thanks CF.
    I've had Sprint in the Des Moines area for over 12 years and the quality of service is great. Never have had a problem. We've traveled all over the US and get excellent coverage and service 99% of the time. If we are RVing in the boonies then it gets a bit spotty, but surprisingly enough even out in some boonies I can get great service.



  9. #9
    Speechless
    Points: 253,963, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    BryceC's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    16,665
    Points
    253,963
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 133
    Given: 0

    Re: Sprint in Des Moines area

    I have a friend who swears by it.




  10. #10
    All-Star
    Points: 37,710, Level: 59
    Level completed: 89%, Points required for next Level: 140
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    Me State's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Altoona
    Posts
    1,903
    Points
    37,710
    Level
    59
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 152
    Given: 0

    Re: Sprint in Des Moines area

    I have had Sprint for 8+ years and never had a problem. Plus I hear they just added a 4G tower in Ames. Hopefully DSM gets some 4G soon!



  11. #11
    Prospect
    Points: 9,079, Level: 28
    Level completed: 55%, Points required for next Level: 271
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Posts
    39
    Points
    9,079
    Level
    28
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Sprint in Des Moines area

    Quote Originally Posted by akellar View Post
    Ok I know there's been a bunch of cell phone service threads but I couldn't find one related to Sprint. Can anyone give any feedback of quality of service in and around Des Moines area? Data and voice preferably. Thanks CF.
    Switched from Verizon 3 years ago and couldn't be happier. I travel from SE Iowa to Northern MN and experience less dropped calls than I did on Verizon. I also traveled 4700 miles on a west coast trip this summer and had great service except thru the no man's land in Nevada.



  12. #12
    All-Star
    Points: 42,697, Level: 63
    Level completed: 81%, Points required for next Level: 253
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    JY07's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Posts
    1,161
    Points
    42,697
    Level
    63
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 21
    Given: 20

    Re: Sprint in Des Moines area

    Quote Originally Posted by mj4cy View Post
    It is just as fast as my mediacom high speed internet.
    I wouldn't go that far

    I've had it for about 3 years now in the area, and for the most part it does a good job... although there will be areas where the data portion is completely worthless (my office for example)



  13. #13
    Rookie
    Points: 16,284, Level: 38
    Level completed: 80%, Points required for next Level: 166
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    Stuart, IA
    Posts
    395
    Points
    16,284
    Level
    38
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Sprint in Des Moines area

    Thanks guys. I do have to admit to being a little surprised at all the positive reviews. Didn't realize Sprint worked so well around here. I was afraid my only options were Verizon and USCC.



  14. #14
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 79,058, Level: 87
    Level completed: 40%, Points required for next Level: 1,092
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    twojman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Clive
    Posts
    4,440
    Points
    79,058
    Level
    87
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 23
    Given: 34

    Re: Sprint in Des Moines area

    We've had Sprint for almost 5 years and it has been great, especially compared to AT&T. Depending on where you work check out discounts you might be eligible to receive. We get a 27% monthly discount!



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: FOX
  • Iowa State vs. Baylor
  • September 27, 2014
  • 07:20 PM