Speedtest - 3g Results?


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    qwertyaas Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    What results should I be seeing when using Speedtest over 3G?

    Over WiFi, I'm getting 9Mbps down and .55Mbps up which is fine. But over 3G, I'm getting .22Mbps down and .12Mbps up. A bit low isn't it....?
     

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    I get 1766 kbps up and 385 kbps down with good signal.
     
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    qwertyaas Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Wow so this is quite low. Tried it 3 times or so with the same results and full bars (~300 latency).

    It could be because my office is out of the city and a bit north. Will try it again when I get home.
     
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    Don't worry, soon, some ******** will come along and use the Jedi mind trick on you. They will claim that WiFi works great for them, and it's not a design flaw of the Captivate. Don't compare it ot an iPhone, though, or they will get all sophomoric and call you an Apple fanboy.

    That does nothing to address the fact that the Captivate tends to display lower 802.11G performance than other similar devices. And, it doesn't use 802.11N at 5GHz as the majority of routers present.

    No, the Captivate is perfect. It must be us.

    Talk about being addicted to Kool Aid...
     
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    qwertyaas Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    If you actually read my post and not come in here just to troll, you would realize I have no issues with WiFi. I was questioning the 3G speeds.
     
  6. George0211

    George0211 Well-Known Member

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    My 3G speeds are very low. I get 0.4MBps on average for download.
     
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    Apologies, you are correct.

    My 3G speeds are similar to what you posted, if that provides any assistance or difference.
     
  8. qwertyaas

    qwertyaas Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Didn't mean to come off as harsh if I did ;)

    Just saw on macrumors that a lot of areas were affected by low 3G speeds. Not really sure if AT&T capped the 3G speeds or it's just a network issue [although it's referring to upload speeds].

    AT&T capping 3G upload speed in NYC (iPhone 4) - Mac Forums
     
  9. George0211

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    Well, it's not only NYC then, I live outside of Philly and I as I mentioned in my previous post, my 3G speeds are extremely low.
    My friend and I ran SpeedTest app in my family room the other day, my Captivate on AT&T and his Droid on Verizon. His speeds were more than 4 times higher than mine.
    By the way, weren't there a lawsuit against AT&T because of low 3G speeds a while back? I wonder what happened with that.
     
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    it seems very slow to me. i live in nyc and my 3g speeds are very good.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Looking at my results page, I see that my 3G low is 48 and the norm is 100-200kbs.

    My WiFi ranges are 1200-4100. However, my iPod touch at the same time was getting 10,000 down, 5000 up on a 20Mbit connection.


    And out of about 20 test results, -0 shows up five times for receive and three times for transmit.
     
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    in southwest missouri..

    my results are typiaclly from 1.3mb - 2.8mb dl, and typically about .3mb ul.
     
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    qwertyaas Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Just did a Speedtest run once I got home.

    2147 down
    168 up
     
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    my highest was 3016 up 276 down at my house around 3-4 bars latency was like 524

    but i fluctuate from like 1722 down 263 up to my max so it has been extremely inconsistent for some reason in the same location.


    i also noticed today i usually have 4 bars in my house with a low of 2 in some area yet i dropped signal like 6 times tonight in monmouth county nj. so idk if AT&T is doing something or it is the device but this have never happened in my house on my bold 9000 or my iphone 4 so i hope its not an issue with the device because i love the phone and don't wanna return it. so i'm hoping it improves 2moro.
     
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    [​IMG]

    @JuneNYC: Where did you get that replacement battery icon?
     
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    On mobilespeedtest.com with a 2MB download, i get around 4000kbps on 3g. I tested it in Nebraska, Kansas City, and Dallas with all the same results.
     

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