Got an iphone last summer and was dissapointed it didn't work off a Northerntel tower at Minaki. Other MTS phones work there, it is a 4G tower, but no agreement between MTS and Northerntel for 4G. Apparently similar issues in Sask. Anyone know if agreements have since been reached, or if they're even trying? Annoying when your kid's $30 for the summer pay as you go from MTS works but the $60 a month iphone won't.
The roaming agreement with Bell, Telus, Sasktel, etc. only applies to the 3G network. I don't have any inside info, but I'm fairly confident that there are no plans for roaming agreements with the others for 4G.
You'll probably find that there are other areas where you have better coverage with 4G than 3G. It all depends on your exact location.
Not sure, but I believe the iphone 4 has a sim card in it. Would getting an unlocked cell and putting the mts card in that phone work? That would still enable phone, texting and perhaps basic "2G" emails.
Well, went out yesterday for the first time this season and the iphone got 3 bars where last year there was zero signal. They must have done something to the 4G towers around Kenora, whatever it was it appears the problem is solved. Anybody know whose towers MTS uses in the Kenora area for 4G?
Did more internet snooping, now I'm more confused. MTS uses Rogers outside of the province. Rogers coverage map says no service to Minaki. But Rogers partnered with Tbay tel, with Tbay tel
basically taking over Roger's customers and Roger's effectively leaving NW Ontario. Tbay tel coverage map shows Minaki comfortably within 4G. Therefore, does MTS use Tbay tel towers in NW Ontario??