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post #11 of 59
This is great and all but I've tried leaving my Evo on with 4G and I was not happy with it at all. Its all kind of pointless really until battery life is substantially improved. :\\
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post #12 of 59
I get about 3 megs with sprint 4g in seattle.
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I get 8/2 with Sprint in South Florida, Verizon is faster & travels farther (LTE).. I think the test results are low for both companies, I've seen Verizon hit 20Mbps down.
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post #14 of 59
Dang, one more reason to switch to Verizon and get the T-bolt and the Bionic.
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post #15 of 59
I can sometimes hit 10/1Mbps with Sprint in Newark, NJ...
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post #16 of 59
My thunderbolt's LTE is faster than my home internet, but the ping is much higher.

In our area, there is no WiMax, so yea, LTE is gonna be faster >.>


Just in case you are wondering, i get about 3Mb/s down, that may seem slow for LTE, but it is faster than 3g, at .3MB/s down. Our area is notoriously bad for cell speed.
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post #17 of 59
They forgot to account for the fact that the only LTE phone out is the Thunderbolt. LTE has only been recently implemented so their network is unsaturated. Once more LTE phones are out, they're going to have the same problems as Sprint/Clear
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Quote:
Originally Posted by r34p3rex View Post
They forgot to account for the fact that the only LTE phone out is the Thunderbolt. LTE has only been recently implemented so their network is unsaturated. Once more LTE phones are out, they're going to have the same problems as Sprint/Clear
Yuppers! When Tmoblie peeps jump ship to Verizon 4G because of the merger with AT&T that's when you'll see LTE lagging......Just my
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Ugh, I want a keyboard slider LTE phone (with an unlocked bootloader please).
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Quote:
Originally Posted by hawaiian_geek View Post
Yuppers! When Tmoblie peeps jump ship to Verizon 4G because of the merger with AT&T that's when you'll see LTE lagging......Just my
Luckily Verizon is actually a profitable company with enough capital to upgrade their network. Unlike Sprint, which I'm pretty sure is still losing money.
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