Virgin mobile UK Hsdpa speeds

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Baz8755, Oct 24, 2010.

  1. Baz8755

    Baz8755 Well-Known Member
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    I am using my Desire on Virgin PAYG with the
     

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  2. williamj1

    williamj1 Well-Known Member
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    I can't comment on virgin - but peak o2 HSDPA I get about 3-3.5 Mbps . So 350kbs is pretty shocking.

    I take it you are in a city?
     
  3. bloodfire

    bloodfire Member
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    I'm with t mobile and I was getting the same speeds as you
    Then I found out that t mobile restrict the data speeds on a 1gb bundle .
    So I upgraded to the 3gb bundle and now average between 3 to 5 mg . This is
    Deffinatley area specific and won't always get such good speeds . this said I'm on a
    contract not pay as you go and not on virgin . but it might be worth looking into virgins
    data policies cos they could be holding out on you with your 1 gb bundle . hope
    this helps
     
  4. simmy

    simmy Member
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    Virgin use tmobile network so it could be they are throttling the speed . Virgin mobile is the devils child i have learned the hard way .
     
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