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Old May 21st, 2013, 04:42 AM   #116 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by jehowe View Post
This lockscreen pic shows the One connected to the Microcell- and represented by the bars. The 4G icon shows it's also connected to the 4G LTE network- plus the wifi network I have at the house. Inbound and outbound voice calls are routed to the microcell. Data uses wifi, or LTE if I turn wifi off.
Not trying to burst your bubble... but that's not LTE.
That's HSPA.
AT&T and T-Mobile tell a white lie to users with that "4G" icon.
That's why they have a separate "4G LTE" icon.

You can blame the carriers for bludgeoning the ITU to death to let them redefine "4G" and further confuse users.
So now we have "faux G" (4G) and 4G LTE.

There are no microcells that I know of released for public consumption that do LTE.
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