By Christopher Price on March 11, 2010
Sprint has issued two new PRLs for modern Sprint phones; PRL 50562 and 60662. The PRL, or Preferred Roaming List is a file inside of CDMA phones that manages roaming and data network authentication. Originally intended for improving the acquisition time of tower signals, the file now also handles EVDO and data roaming functionality as […]
By Christopher Price on December 12, 2004
New PRLs have been issued for America’s Choice and other plans, call *228 from your phone to update. Also, owners of the Audiovox XV6600 and LG VX8000 (EV-DO phones) should dial *22899 to get a special PRL update that addresses acknowledgment of an EV-DO signal being pushed to the phone.
By Christopher Price on November 18, 2004
Verizon has issued a new America’s Choice PRL, 50210, as well as many Local Digital Choice plans. Regardless of what plan you have, call *228 to get your PRL updated.
By Christopher Price on October 9, 2004
Sprint has released PRL 10025. Call Customer Service and go get it. For those of you that don’t know what a PRL is, please read the FAQ.
By Christopher Price on September 29, 2004
Verizon has released PRL 50203 for all customers with America’s Choice plans. Call *228 to receive this update to your service.
By Christopher Price on May 27, 2004
Sprint’s Preferred Roaming List has been updated to 10024. This update moves around the priority of some roaming providers (and aparrently increases the priority of some additional digital networks over analog), as well as adding international roaming in Australia and Israel. Call *2 and ask a rep to have your account flagged for the update.
By Christopher Price on May 23, 2004
Sprint has now issued to Sprint Stores a brochure touting their digital-only coverage map. This coverage map shows Sprint’s digital coverage as well as the digital coverage of their roaming partners. This falls in line with the release of the LG VI-5225 digital-only phone, and the upcoming PRL 10024 which will significantly improve the priority […]
By Christopher Price on April 9, 2004
Cruznis300 reports that Sprint will soon begin offering the option for Retail Store reps and many more CSRs to be able to administer PRL updates. This will be an addition to the RMS program, a program which until now has made PRL update flagging difficult, as it is much more limited than other account tools […]
By Christopher Price on April 2, 2004
Two weeks ago, the SPI PRL Update Petition was launched to get a way for customers to not have to fight with incompetent CSRs to get a simple PRL Update, similar to all other CDMA carriers in the U.S. There has been some progress in getting this much-needed system in-place. Now, telling Claire “PRL Update” […]
By Christopher Price on March 19, 2004
We have launched a petition to ask Sprint to provide some way for users to initiate PRL Updates themselves, similar to how all other CDMA carriers provide PRL Updates. If you are frustrated every time you have to call and talk to a (sometimes clueless) representative to get a PRL Update, please sign this petition.