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Cell Service in Banff

Phoenix, Arizona
5 posts
Cell Service in Banff

We are going to meet up with another group in Banff but they will be camping and we will be staying in the town of Banff. We are both paying for the international service plan through Verizon. Do you know what parts of Banff have cell service, generally speaking?

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Palm Springs...
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for Seattle
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1. Re: Cell Service in Banff

You won't have any problem getting good cell phone coverage in Banff where it gets spotty is leaving Lake Louise up till Jasper on the parkway as there are no cell towers but on the trans-canada highway it's pretty good

Oshawa, Canada
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2. Re: Cell Service in Banff

You will be good in Banff. But as stated going past Lake Louise to Jasper is where it’s non existent.

cold canadian
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3. Re: Cell Service in Banff

Most areas in Banff have cell service. I never have had a problem.

Banff, Canada
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for Banff, Banff National Park
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4. Re: Cell Service in Banff

The town of Banff has good cell service. The rest of Banff National Park: spotty on Hwy 1 and 1A, nonexistent on 93 north.

Calgary, Canada
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5. Re: Cell Service in Banff

+1 to banff

It's good in the townsite, but spotty elsewhere. Definitely some dead spots between Banff and Lake Louise, and often only one bar of signal in other spots on the TCH.

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