Sprint to have a 3G femtocell before AT&T
0. phoneArena posted on 02 Jul 2009, 08:13
Sprint's VP of device and technology development has said his company will be first to offer a commercial 3G femtocell…
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2. VDubb posted on 02 Jul 2009, 10:25 0 0
Why would they need this? EVDO does nothing to enhance voice quality (unlike 3G for AT&T), so this seems unnecessary since most people use this in their home and they have a PC w/ broadband readily available for use. - VDubb
3. cheech4 posted on 02 Jul 2009, 10:40 0 0
simple, it would be great for those who do not have WIFI capable phones to get 3G speeds where signal strength can be restricted like in a building.
6. BlackberryUser posted on 02 Jul 2009, 16:29 0 0
It may be faster for someone to use their phone to look something up on the internet, maybe they don't have a laptop and want to watch tv and surf the internet, or maybe they use an online application on their phone that requires faster data.
5. BlackberryUser posted on 02 Jul 2009, 16:18 0 0
Verizon doesn't offer 3G over their femtocell. Also I'm not overly impressed with it so far.