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    No cell service during game

    Can someone tell me why I get zero cell service in JT during game time?

    Verizon



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    Re: No cell service during game

    Too many people in too small an area, clogs the tubes.



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    Re: No cell service during game

    Why is there a line to the bathrooms. I never have that problem at home!



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    Re: No cell service during game

    I have good service with US Cellular



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    Re: No cell service during game

    Verizon sucks - switch to Sprint



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    Re: No cell service during game

    US Cellular has put portable cell towers around the stadium for the last few years, but still the demand makes for slow going...



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    Re: No cell service during game

    Verizon had a portable tower in G7 last week, but it had not been raised or the generator started before we left to go into the game.

    I have US Cellular and was unable to connect to the internet on my phone while in the stadium. My wife had trouble sending picture messages also.



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    Re: No cell service during game

    i can usully text but tweeting or any multimedia is sketchy



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    Re: No cell service during game

    Quote Originally Posted by CRAZYGREG View Post
    Verizon sucks
    True
    Quote Originally Posted by CRAZYGREG View Post
    - switch to Sprint
    Not so much



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    Re: No cell service during game

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Too many people in too small an area, clogs the tubes.
    It doesn't seem to be an issue at a major airport.


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    Re: No cell service during game

    I haven't had any major issues with US Cell. SOmetimes halftime gets quite a bit slower.


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    Re: No cell service during game

    Quote Originally Posted by Go2Guy View Post
    It doesn't seem to be an issue at a major airport.
    Airports are full of those people every day, so they build the infrastructure to support it. JTS has this many people 6-7 days a year.



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    Re: No cell service during game

    Quote Originally Posted by wartknight View Post
    I haven't had any major issues with US Cell. SOmetimes halftime gets quite a bit slower.
    Us Cellular has atleast one mobile tower parked outside the stadium so I assume that's why they'd be better.

    I get call coverage fine with Sprint inside the stadium, but my data speeds are so slow it's basically not usable.



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    Re: No cell service during game

    The only time Verizon has let me down has been at JT so I guess I can live with it.



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    Re: No cell service during game

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    The only time Verizon has let me down has been at JT so I guess I can live with it.
    Same here... and I don't expect to get any calls through on Saturday.



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