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LTE Upgrade from Dedham-MA SC done; Works well!

Discussion in 'New England' started by ashokrs, Aug 22, 2015.

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  1. ashokrs

    ashokrs Member

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    LTE Upgrade from Dedham-MA SC done; Apparently, I happened to be the first one to get it done at this SC.


    Works well! It is worth it. Nav, Slacker, & Tune In zip thru well. Only 3rd floor underground parking garage is a challenge for slacker and Tune In. Well, that's too much to ask for.


    Next, I got to find a way to install Wilson's 4G/LTE signal booster for my MS. Anyone knows how to?
     
  2. alset

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  3. Robert.Boston

    Robert.Boston Model S VIN P01536

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    $500 + tax. There's a full thread discussing the upgrade over in the Model S forum.
     
  4. bhuwan

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    Excellent!
     
  5. PeterK

    PeterK Model S Owner

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    Anyone else done this? Does it improve reception in the greater Boston area or elsewhere in New England? I am seriously considering.
     
  6. bhuwan

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    I have and I have rock solid coverage now.
     
  7. alset

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    I didn't realize LTE would improve the coverage (speed aside). Since I assume every LTE tower is capable of 3G also, is there a frequency or other difference than improves coverage?
     
  8. CTShore

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    Had it done in Milford, CT Thursday. Under $500 including tax. And yes, Slacker is much improved in southern CT, which is what I was hoping for. Haven't tried it with nav yet.
     
  9. PeterK

    PeterK Model S Owner

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    Thanks, all. Looks like I'll be giving Watertown a call. I hope no one had the negative experience one poster described of losing all of his customized car settings including his trip meters?
     
  10. jamtek

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    Had it done myself at Watertown about a week ago. Works great and I always seem to have at least three bars throughout southern NH. This signal strength was rare with the old 3G where I live in NH. Everything updates faster...nav, Slacker, etc. Definitely worth it, IMO.

    I was told the upgrade also includes a signal boost module which helps as well.

    --J
     
  11. PeterK

    PeterK Model S Owner

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    Great, thanks. I just stopped by Watertown when passing by and booked the upgrade and a few minor things for October 9.
     

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