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Sprint service in Alaska

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Sprint service in Alaska

I'm going to Alaska in May - Celebrity Cruise - going to Juneau, Ketchikan and Skagway. I contacted my phone provider Sprint and I couldn't get a straight answer from them regarding their service in Alaska. I have an iphone 5. Would I will be able to talk and check e-mails on those ports without roaming?

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1. Re: Sprint service in Alaska

As far as I know Sprint is not in Alaska. If that's true then you will be using your service over another company's towers and you will be roaming.

There's lots of places around with wi-fi, so you'd be able to connect there and not use roaming.

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2. Re: Sprint service in Alaska

Some information here

http://tinyurl.com/bvsvp72

Sounds like they have a roaming agreement with one of the Alaska companies (ACS/GCI/AT&T).

Coverage map:

http://coverage.sprint.com/IMPACT.jsp?

Edited: 21 March 2013, 23:04
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3. Re: Sprint service in Alaska

Shame you can't get a straight answer from your provider........

Keep in mind you may not always get service here in SE Alaska.......we have a throw away phone that hubby takes out on the boat with him and even though he is only 3-5 miles away the signal just drops dead at times.......

But, you will be on vacation, being out of touch from your real world is not always a bad thing.........

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4. Re: Sprint service in Alaska

I use T Mobile and they are also not in Alaska. They use GCI and ATT as partners. I can make/receive phone calls but data and EMail are not available for me when roaming off the T Mobile network. YMMV as they say.

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