Wi-Fi speed

Discussion in 'Virgin Mobile' started by wayzar, Dec 21, 2011.

  1. wayzar

    wayzar New Member
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    I am getting 10 Mbps download speed on my laptop from my cable internet provider and Netgear router but only 1 Mbps on my Virgin Mobile LG Optimus V. Is this normal or is there a setting I can change?
    Thanks.
     

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  2. lou61166

    lou61166 Well-Known Member
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    Most likely your laptop has an N capable radio,and the V only has G and before radio,so no there is nothing you can do,remember these phone are pretty outdated as android phones go.
     
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  3. bomblord

    bomblord Active Member
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    I can't speak for your phone but I get 16mgbps on my Triumph
     
  4. Petrah

    Petrah Psychotic Female
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    Decent speeds for wifi here.

    Test Date: Dec 31, 2011 6:47:25 am
    Connection Type: Wifi
    Server: Chicago, IL
    Download: 5455 kbps
    Upload: 5700 kbps
    Ping: 26 ms

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  5. MacFett

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    I get 1/4th to 1/3rd of the wifi speed my laptop does.
     
  6. wayzar

    wayzar New Member
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    Must have been the router. I bought a new Belkin N router and just got 9mbps on my V.
     
  7. motoracer1486

    motoracer1486 Well-Known Member
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    802.11G has a theoretical speed of 54 Mbps (realistically 15-20 Mbps), he *should* be able to reach 10 Mbps on his phone even on 802.11G.
     
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  8. lou61166

    lou61166 Well-Known Member
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  9. Petrah

    Petrah Psychotic Female
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  10. lou61166

    lou61166 Well-Known Member
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    Hey i was all for Virgin Mobile a year ago,but when you start to realize just how outdated their android phones are,and how poor the G wifi adapters are,you wake up,oh and the 3G data is pretty slow also,hey if i wanted a regular phone Virgin Mobile is a no brainer.
     
  11. Petrah

    Petrah Psychotic Female
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    So, you don't actually use Virgin Mobile right now? You just came in here to make a nasty remark about our phones, and perhaps bait someone into an argument?

    We really do love visitors in here that use other types of phones and/or services as the majority of us enjoy making new friends and just chatting it up about our phones. By all means, share your views and experiences that you've had with VM and their phones. However, if you've merely come in here to make a nasty remark and act haughty, perhaps it's best if don't post in the VM forums.
     
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  12. frdmspoplr

    frdmspoplr Well-Known Member
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    When people say stuff like that, I just say "I'm paying $25 a month. How about you?"
     

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