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I switched to T-mobile from AT&T a few days ago. My house is basically a black hole for cell/data signal. Outside the walls it's fine inside it's terrible especially in my office where I spend most of my time at home. On ATT I got 1 bar 90% of the time, but with T-mobile I am basically at 0 in the back of the house. Now I live in an LTE area and I was wondering if LTE is somehow any better at indoor signal penetration?
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Unfortunately, probably not. We recently had a tech come out to troubleshoot some service issues we are having at work. He had two LTE capable phones and his service was pretty much the same as my non LTE phone indoors. He said when he was outside the building he had LTE service but when he stepped inside it dropped to HSPA+. He said LTE uses the same band so it wouldn't help much indoors.

I was hoping when the lit up LTE in my area it would help my service issues. But no such luck.
Edited by Metalbeard - 7/23/13 at 11:13am
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Got my skyrocket unlocked. Tested with tmobile. Couldn't get an LTE signal indoors but hspa+ was stronger and I could maintain enough of a signal to sms and mms. Bottom line is I think the Nexus 4 is contributing to what is already poor signal strength.
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