Metro Pcs On The Road

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David W.'s Comment
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Getting ready to head out with a trainer for two weeks. Does anyone have metro pcs as there carrier? If so how good is it on otr?

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Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

Big Scott (CFI's biggest 's Comment
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Don't know about Metro PCS. However, Verizon has the most nationwide coverage followed by AT&T. I think Sprint is third. Hope that helps.

miracleofmagick's Comment
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I have metropcs and it isn't too bad. It uses T-Mobile's towers. It also has free roaming. I usually have a signal to talk. If it is roaming you can't get data. But in most areas I've been it doesn't even need to roam.

Asian Princess's Comment
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I have Verizon my husband has metro. I'm thrilled and pleased he is ****ed off and frustrated. 😂😂 outside of metropolitan areas rarely has service. He is going to switch to Verizon soon as we get into a city.

RedGator's Comment
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If your going to stick with prepaid i would recommend one that runs off Verizon towers. I have Net 10 with verizon coverage. Im pretty pleased. Tmobile is pretty bad

David's Comment
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From experience, I can tell you the best service to have is VZW or run off their network... Straight Talk is good as it use's both VZW and ATT networks....

VZW is by far the best service with ATT next and T-Mobile right after.... i wouldnt bother with Sprint unless you want a $600 smart phone paper weight....... I had gotten a line at sprint just for the unlimited data as I was spending 150 in data alone at VZW, figured the extra line @ 70 for unlimited data was better, but i was wrong. only worked in major metro areas....

Daniel B.'s Comment
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T-Mobile and MetroPCS have no place OTR. Ive had them both as carriers and I have nothing good to say about anyone of them. You need to experience them before you truly understand just how awful they are while OTR.

Verizon or ATT are the ones you want.

OTR:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

Charlie Mac's Comment
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T-Mobile and MetroPCS have no place OTR. Ive had them both as carriers and I have nothing good to say about anyone of them. You need to experience them before you truly understand just how awful they are while OTR.

Verizon or ATT are the ones you want.

Hey Daniel, Just curious...when is the last time you had a T-mobile or Metro PCS device?

I'm only wondering because I've had it only for the last year & I've taken mine from Indy to Myrtle Beach (driving) & didn't lose signal even in the Smokies.

On my recent trip to orientation I lost signal (briefly) while going through a tunnel in Chicago.

I've not tested the service farther west than the eastern portion of the Midwest.

Thanks.

OTR:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

David's Comment
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T-Mobile and MetroPCS have no place OTR. Ive had them both as carriers and I have nothing good to say about anyone of them. You need to experience them before you truly understand just how awful they are while OTR.

Verizon or ATT are the ones you want.

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Hey Daniel, Just curious...when is the last time you had a T-mobile or Metro PCS device?

I'm only wondering because I've had it only for the last year & I've taken mine from Indy to Myrtle Beach (driving) & didn't lose signal even in the Smokies.

On my recent trip to orientation I lost signal (briefly) while going through a tunnel in Chicago.

I've not tested the service farther west than the eastern portion of the Midwest.

Thanks.

keep in mind, some of the locations you go as a trucker, you probably wouldnt go in a car for the hell of it...... I've been to a few cities that really shouldnt be cities in the middle of know-wheresville and had little to no service with VZW......

these no contract carriers rent the towers from the larger carriers. They rent the more metro area towers first, then go do the slightly populated cities.

OTR:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

miracleofmagick's Comment
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The coverage on metro pcs had improved drastically over the past year. It's still not as good as Verizon or AT&T, but I'm getting signal in places I wouldn't last year

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