By Two Steps Beyond
Open iTunes to buy and download apps.
Directly overlay and compare cellular carrier coverage maps! Perfect for travelers - research where you're covered across the USA!
** Follow our Facebook page to get update alerts: http://www.facebook.com/CoverageMapApp, or check our support page**
Coverage? focuses on helping mobile bandwidth junkies find cell signal as they roam. Save time looking up coverage on the carrier's websites, compare their claims head to head and better plan your travel routing to stay connected.
** The carrier's maps in your pocket: This app contains regional level maps based off of each major carrier's data map - as found on their website at our last update. Quickly overlay the carriers you use, to create your own personalized coverage map on your device.
** No internet needed: Our proprietary coverage maps are stored within the app on your device - no downloading needed! Quickly access where you're supposed to get a signal, even when you have none.
** Urban and rural areas: Maps are at a regional level, and cover the entire continental USA, Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands.
** Carriers included: AT&T, Sprint, Verizon and T-Mobile
** Know where to roam: view LTE, '4G' (HSPA+), 3G, 2G and roaming areas as inclusive overlays, focus on finding the coverage type you desire.
Check http://www.twostepsbeyond.com/apps/coverage for a quick video demo. We created this app because we are full time RVers ('technomads') ourselves who rely on mobile data to work remotely. Keeping this app updated is a priority for us, as we depend on it ourselves!
Q: Why aren't the maps more detailed or released more often?
A: Our map updates require a lot of meticulous labor intensive processing. There's just no practical way to issue a new update everytime a new tower is turned on. We monitor new coverage and try to find balance between effort & staying current. This generally means at least a couple updates a year.
Q: What makes 'Coverage?' unique?
A: There are great apps out there that collect user submitted signal reports - we recommend them and use them ourselves. However, those apps are only useful in markets with an active user base. We took a different approach with Coverage? - we needed a tool to at least give us an idea of where signal should be - urban, rural, and out in the boonies. Sure, carrier maps aren't a guarantee of where signal actually is, but it sure is helpful to know which direction to head when you need it!
Named 'Essential Tool' by Wired Magazine
** Winner - 'Most Useful App' - iOSDevCamp
"this app can be indispensable" - Lifehacker.com
The original goal of Coverage is to help fellow frequent travelers keep connected and plan their routes.
The maps in 'Coverage?' are provided in partnership with Mosaik Solutions, and represent proprietary interpretations of the coverage reported by each carrier. You should not rely on the maps in Coverage to be perfectly precise or absolutely timely.
So far, map updates have been free - but to continue to support the ongoing updating and development costs, we now allow customers to subscribe to higher resolution maps that will be updated more frequently.
Coverage does not report or predict signal strength (there are great apps out there for that!). We can make no promises as to where you'll *actually* get signal.. there are too many variables - towers, device, terrain, weather, etc.
So… Got Coverage?
What's New in Version 2017.6
This release includes updated maps for all carriers and regions, along with changes to improve the notification and map updates for HD Map subscribers. It also includes the latest Apple Ratings capability.
Need More Updated Maps...
While the HD Maps is such a handy feature than before, Some of the maps are outdated while all the companies are adding more LTE cell sites than before like T-Mobile and Verizon aggressively adding cell sites where they can put one. T-Mobile will have band 66 which massive LTE coverage will be expanded. Also AT&T cutting out 2G tech and Verizon shutting down some 1x and 3G sites. Sprint also has coverage in Nebraska which is covered pretty well.
T-Mobile coverage outdated
T-Mobile LTE coverage is horribly outdated.
- Category: Navigation
- Updated: Jun 17, 2017
- Version: 2017.6
- Size: 50.5 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Two Steps Beyond
- © 2017 Two Steps Beyond LLC
Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Top In-App Purchases
- HD Carrier Maps and Satellite Maps.$4.99