I'm a new Sprint customer and just switched to Sprint and have bought 2 new Galaxy S5 phones.
I live in the Cincinnati metro area and I pretty much never get more than 2 bars of LTE signal anywhere I go. This includes driving down the I75 co-oridor and downtown in the city itself.
To verify the signal bar means something, I run speed tests (OOKLA). I have never seen a download value exceed 1.5 MBPS.... I was kind of expecting at least 10 MBPS+.
I have tried manually updating the PRL and ran ##SCRTN# a couple of times with no change. My wife's brand new S5 has the exact same problem.
Also noteworthy, I got the new galaxy tablet (SPARK) along with my phones and its reception is equally poor (though I haven't tried it throughout the city yet).
The coverage map says I should have SPARK coverage in every location I noted the 1 bar reception.
Anyone have any suggestions? I've done tons of googling/research online and tried several things, none of which worked.
Thanks for any help.....
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