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Feb 29 2012
By: billabongdude Hekseville Citizen 316 posts
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Does Near work in Canada? It's never able to obtain any location data :/

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First Son
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Feb 29, 2012

I live in the US and have the same problem. I've tried dozens of times since I got mine. Wifi model.

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Sackboy
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Feb 29, 2012

yes it does work in canada. you may have to register your location through your wifi routers mac address first with skyhook. skyhook data is what is used to locate you and others while using near.

http://www.skyhookwireless.com/howitworks/submit_ap.php

just take note it can take upto 2 weeks once you register for your information to be added into their database and be operational.

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First Son
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Apr 14, 2012

I was wondering the same thing. I live in Nova Scotia, Canada and got my vita the end of March. I couldn't obtain a location from the start. I recently travelled to Spain and on crappy hotel interenet connection, I was able to connect to near and see others playing around me. Now that I'm back home, it doesn't work again.

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