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Discussion in 'Verizon' started by Optid, Jun 25, 2012.

  1. Optid

    Optid Well-Known Member
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    What is the highest speed you've gotten on your 4G device?

    The highest I've gotten was 32mb/s down and 16mb/s up. Using the speedtest.net app

    EDIT: I've created a speedwave on speedtest.net if you'd like to join it. (http://www.speedtest.net/wave/fb2f5d2379263d67)
     

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  2. dautley

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    I average around 121 mb/s down and 63mb/s up at night when the load isn't to much.
     
  3. pbf98

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    I got 32mb/s down and 14mb/s up in the middle of the day
     
  4. sorka

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    You guys are kidding right? I thought 4g was like 6 Mbits per second max. Best I ever get with 3g is 1.5mb.
     
  5. nomad1987

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    I have gotten 37down 34up.
     
  6. Cares

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    Best I get is around 25 up and down...
     
  7. Demache

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    We aren't, 4G speeds are very comparable to a modern cable Internet connection.

    40 Mb down 4G
    700 Kb down 3G.
     
  8. euph_22

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    They are IF you're in an area with adequate infrastructure and low network load.
     
  9. gloriousnumber1

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    In my area I average about 15 down and 7 up. One time in Ft. Worth TX. This last January I got 57 down and not sure what up but I was like holy @%#$!
     
  10. rivera02

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    I average 45-50 down at my house...i like to send the screenshots to my brother to piss him off. He's on Sprint's tired old 3g network haha
     
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  11. OfTheDamned

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    I average about 17 down and 7 up. Top speed I've seen on my phone was 36 down and 19 up.
     
  12. Demache

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    That's why South Dakota 4G is best 4G. Low population density, and brand spankin' new tower equipment. They just added 4G to my college town of 5,000. A breath of fresh air considering you barely got 300 kbps with GOOD signal on 3G.
     
  13. x026092

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    I average about 18 down and 9 up
     
  14. euph_22

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    That's surprising cause Minnesota 4G kinda of sucks. Alot of times I get around 6mbps (both in Duluth and Saint Cloud). Although it's improved alot in the last few months, it's still usually around 15mbps. Granted, that's in all honesty that is plenty of bandwidth, especially for a mobile connection. And I'd much rather have a consistent 15mbps connection on a larger coverage area than 40mbps that only covers the block around the tower.

    But all things being equal, I want one of those really fast 4G connections.
     
  15. Optid

    Optid Well-Known Member
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    I've noticed that in my hometown where I am originally from (Roanoke, VA) has way better 4G speeds and ping than where I am now. I (Wrightsville Beach, NC).
     
  16. Optid

    Optid Well-Known Member
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    Just got this at rush hour too.
     

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  17. saptech

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    Average 25 down and 4 up...
     
  18. Demache

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    Yeah 15-20 is more typical but you hit 30-40 every so often. Apparently that's better than people in more populated cities get. So I'm not complaining.
     
  19. GandalfTehGray

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    I got 28 down and 15 up earlier in a 4bar location, inside school/home i usually avg around 8
     
  20. Optid

    Optid Well-Known Member
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  21. dautley

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  22. OfTheDamned

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    Trying to join takes me to the play store to download the speedtest app.
     
  23. GatorLCA

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    Found some interesting info by doing a SpeedTest.

    FIOS- 16.6 D, 14.4 U (Desktop)
    FIOS - 24.4 D, 14.9 U (Bionic WiFi)
    LTE- 21 D, 14 U

    Funny how Chrome is faster on my phone than my desktop and my desktop isn't the slowest thing in the world. Could just be the drivers associated to my WiFi need to be updated.
     
  24. Optid

    Optid Well-Known Member
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    I used FoxFi, and did the speedwave test with my laptop.
     
  25. jamor

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    You mean 12.1 down and 6.3 up right?

    I don't test alot.. but out of the tests I've done my best is like 26 down and 18 up. I've hit that a few times.

    It's hard to say what I average because it totally depends on where I am!
     

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