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Software/cell towers question
mgayle97
Newbie
I live in Knoxville, TN and recently went to Tampa, Fl for a short trip. My fascinate worked flawlessly while I was there. So my question is, does the cell towers have anything to do with the software issues on the phone? Like many others, I have experienced poor battery life, can't send or receive text, and missed calls. But the entire time I was there I had not one issue with any of those things, even the battery lasted longer than 12 hours. I currently am still running 2.1 in fear of locking up my phone which is not covered by any warranty since I bought it used. Thanks for your input.
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Re: Software/cell towers question
DionM_VZW
Verizon Employee

Hi mgayle97! Yes, cell towers can definitely have an impact on phone performance. Cell towers provide access to the network. Their placement, tasking and area topography determine your signal strength (and thus data speeds and battery life). It's possible that your signal was stronger while visiting Tampa because of more outdoor usage, which will always improve service. 

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