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Dec 12, 13, 2:08 pm
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Views: 1,646
Posted By willzzz88

Sprint allows unlocking of devices capable of GSM...

Sprint allows unlocking of devices capable of GSM (e.g. iPhones) for international use only (outside of the USA). So yes it would work provided it was unlocked. For the iPhone, Sprint adds your...
Dec 12, 13, 2:13 am
Replies: 53
Views: 9,255
Posted By willzzz88

I was just about to mention Amadeus Altea...

I was just about to mention Amadeus Altea (developed in Europe)... So AA looked at it very intensely and rejected it based on cost!?

I know the worlds leading airlines run it (BA QF CX-very soon)...
Nov 29, 13, 9:17 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 3,291
Posted By willzzz88

GSM roaming is FAR more developed and robust than...

GSM roaming is FAR more developed and robust than CDMA2000 roaming outside of North America. If you couldn't get EVDO roaming on KDDI's network, switch it to GSM/UMTS mode and get full HSPA+ on...
Nov 26, 13, 4:58 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,428
Posted By willzzz88

The ADIZ specifically pertains to NON_COMMERCIAL...

The ADIZ specifically pertains to NON_COMMERCIAL aircraft. e.g. Military aircraft. Commercial aircraft can continue as normal. It's really Japanese airspace because flights leaving PVG airspace...
Nov 25, 13, 3:22 am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,969
Posted By willzzz88

The South Atlantic is fully compatible with...

The South Atlantic is fully compatible with ETOPS, they just have to fly a longer route. I read somewhere that SAA's JNB-GRU route is flown with an A332 flying 30 minutes north to comply with ETOPS...
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Views: 5,192
Posted By willzzz88

Well the cost is $2.50/minute on foreign airlines...

Well the cost is $2.50/minute on foreign airlines using it outside of US airspace (which is what this is really about, the policy is by airline, the FCC would just allow it inside US airspace).
...
Nov 23, 13, 10:02 pm
Replies: 201
Views: 12,300
Posted By willzzz88

So since the cost if $2.50/minute international...

So since the cost if $2.50/minute international roaming charges on foreign carriers to use this service outside of US airspace I think the price will already deter some users. The technology is...
Nov 15, 13, 8:01 am
Replies: 87
Views: 49,621
Posted By willzzz88

bkafrick, The indicator is correct....

bkafrick,

The indicator is correct. Bell/Telus/Sasktel'es network in Canada (which is what it's running on) is using dual carrier HSPA+42 (boding two HSPA+21 channels in tech speak) which allows...
Nov 15, 13, 3:17 am
Replies: 73
Views: 6,941
Posted By willzzz88

My guess is this: MIA will definitely stay...

My guess is this: MIA will definitely stay mainline (due to Star Alliance and Avianca/Copa), FLL/PBI may go rouge. RSW and TPA maybe. TPA and PBI/FLL have some business traffic but the majority go to...
Nov 15, 13, 2:56 am
Replies: 73
Views: 6,941
Posted By willzzz88

LOL! Does AC actually even code-share/interline...

LOL! Does AC actually even code-share/interline with Latin American *A partners Avianca and Copa out of Miami!? Out of FLL Avianca flies to Bogota only but has their ENTRIE network out of MIA.
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Nov 9, 13, 4:39 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,890
Posted By willzzz88

Of course it's going to work with a VPN, it's...

Of course it's going to work with a VPN, it's just limited to the bandwidth and latency.

GoGo allows VPN'es for the corporate travelers and anyone else who wants to connect. The nature of a VPN...
Oct 23, 13, 11:47 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,848
Posted By willzzz88

Yes I believe AY's main target market is the...

Yes I believe AY's main target market is the Nordics and Eastern Europe. This is similar to LH and OS which have a superior Eastern Europe network out of FRA and MUC. Surprisingly AF/KL have a weak...
Oct 10, 13, 12:10 am
Replies: 2,054
Views: 535,544
Posted By willzzz88

OverThereTooMuch, Read more carefully....

OverThereTooMuch,

Read more carefully. There's a FAQ on the T-Mobile site that states that T-Mobile will be selling FULL SPEED international roaming packs (whatever the foreign network is capable...
Oct 7, 13, 9:40 pm
Replies: 97
Views: 15,423
Posted By willzzz88

Regarding MIA/FLL, the area is served by TWO...

Regarding MIA/FLL, the area is served by TWO airports and from what I read the landing fees at MIA are HIGHER than at FLL. This is similar to LGA and JFK or SFO and SJC. MIA is closer to the...
Oct 7, 13, 3:07 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 4,524
Posted By willzzz88

The Verizon iPhone 5 and higher (including 5S/C)...

The Verizon iPhone 5 and higher (including 5S/C) is fully unlocked out of the box including US domestic SIM's (e.g. AT&T and T-Mobile). This includes ALL VZW Global LTE devices (devices with LTE +...
Oct 5, 13, 7:13 pm
Replies: 97
Views: 15,423
Posted By willzzz88

greenpau, With low-cost leisure competition...

greenpau,

With low-cost leisure competition by VX and B6 daily, unfortunately we are out of the summer season and SFO-FLL on UA is currently only 1x weekly Sat. only. :(

Maybe UA should make it...
Sep 25, 13, 2:35 am
Replies: 32
Views: 3,143
Posted By willzzz88

Actually HSPA+21 and DC-HSPA+ CAN have very low...

Actually HSPA+21 and DC-HSPA+ CAN have very low latency, as low as 30ms RTT like T-Mobile USA has on its upgraded network infrastructure in the USA through its $4 billion dollar re-farming project...
Sep 16, 13, 9:26 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,586
Posted By willzzz88

AT&T and Verizon are the same models for the 5S....

AT&T and Verizon are the same models for the 5S. Verizon has the same international roaming capabilities as AT&T (if you want to get technical, CSIM for CDMA, USIM for LTE and roaming, etc.).
...
Sep 15, 13, 7:13 am
Replies: 42
Views: 3,650
Posted By willzzz88

Smile maoortega, The roaming issue is extremely...

maoortega,

The roaming issue is extremely complicated resulting from a multitude of factors from SS7, signaling, transport to the local provider. A-lot of these cases are in fact the local...
Sep 14, 13, 12:03 am
Replies: 42
Views: 3,650
Posted By willzzz88

Let me simply this in a non-engineering context: ...

Let me simply this in a non-engineering context:
AT&T and Verizon are about the same these days. AT&T has added enough cell sites in key markets in the US (in fact has more than Verizon in some...
Aug 29, 13, 2:10 pm
Replies: 97
Views: 16,847
Posted By willzzz88

The Google Nexus phone direct from Google has ALL...

The Google Nexus phone direct from Google has ALL the world bands in 2G & 3G. There is a rumored new Nexus 5 coming so that's why it's probably $100 off and now $200 unlocked. Basically nearly all...
Aug 28, 13, 6:59 pm
Replies: 97
Views: 16,847
Posted By willzzz88

Just get a Google Nexus. It has ALL the world GSM...

Just get a Google Nexus. It has ALL the world GSM and UMTS bands including AWS. You will get maximum performance on any carrier.

The Samsung Nexus S US model does not have 900MHz UMTS/HSPA+. This...
Aug 27, 13, 4:11 pm
Replies: 1,616
Views: 216,800
Posted By willzzz88

It appears the airport with the help of the...

It appears the airport with the help of the ambassador of India did provide free food finally but most of it was meat (Indian passengers are mostly vegetarians). What a mess.

I guess this is a...
Aug 27, 13, 3:55 pm
Replies: 1,616
Views: 216,800
Posted By willzzz88

United DEL-EWR Moscow diversion (777 Battery Problem), Passengers Fuming

http://www.avherald.com/h?article=46781eb5&opt=0

http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news/article/after-emergency-landing-in-moscow-united-airlines-passengers-appeal-for-help/485109.html

Is UA...
Forum: Canada
Aug 26, 13, 1:00 am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,736
Posted By willzzz88

Non Chipped Card in Canada

I only have a regular US credit card without a chip (used for Chip and Pin). My bank offers Chip and Signature cards and there's another US bank that offers true Chip and Pin cards. As I plan to...
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