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    HAYWARD CA.
    If the nearest 4G is gonna be in san Francisco does anyone know how close you have to be to sfo to be able to get the 4G? Can you get the 4G 20 miles away from sfo?
     

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    It is my understanding that the blue is 3g and the green is 4g. This map is made by people that have the app. Meaning that the area's that don't have any color have not been mapped yet. Basically the app on your phone will record where 3g and 4g are and then upload that data to the servers. Within 5 minutes of doing so, it will show on the map as having 3g or 4g in that area. Area's that don't have any color have not had anyone with the app in that area recording data. What you can do is turn gps on on your phone, make sure the app settings allow your phone to upload that data, and then drive around in an area that has no coverage yet on the map. You will see on your phone that the app is recording data. Once you are done, the data will be uploaded and within a few minutes, anyone with the app, will be able to see the coverage you just recorded. There were a few areas around my house that showed no coverage here in Ohio. I turned the app on and drove through those parts and now the area's on the map are showing coverage.
    It really is a great app, but it counts on people with the app collecting the data as to where the coverage is. Both 3g (blue) and 4g (green.)
    I hope this makes sense..

    I drove from an area that has 4g, to an area that has only 3g. On the map the area that was 4g was green and as soon as I hit 3g, the area is blue. For those getting 4g in a 3g area on the map, make sure the app is running in 4g and map those area's.
     
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    Had my 4g radio on yesterday to test out the life of my new 3000ma battery and suddenly saw one bar of 4g reception show up! This was in hayward in the bay area. Any one else see any 4g reception in the bay? I didn't get a chance to test it out since I had class but the rumor is that 4g will be operational in the bay by december.
     
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    I get on and off connections in Northridge
     
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    Long Beach, CA...2 bars here...working great.
     
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    I don't get any 4G near my house. Just. Constantly searching. Any one have an idea when its arriving in hayward ca?
     
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    im in Hayward by CSUEB and im getting 1 bar off and on. not sure when its going fully operational. my friend went to get his EVO yesterday and talked to the rep. according to the rep, the bay area should be up and running by december
     
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    Miami has 4G. On 88th street sw from 112 ave till 118th ave.
     
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    Rosemount, Minnesota has 4g right now. I live out in the countryside and just pulled a 8meg down and 1meg up. Its still a bit spotty and will probably be pretty kick ass late sept or early oct.

    I live off McAndrews and 3.
     
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    Boston 4g rocks. I got the following speeds in Revere last night from my hotel room. The first 2 are from Boston, and the third one is from the mall 2 miles from my house in North Olmsted Ohio near Cleveland. It is coming to Cleveland from the looks of it!
     

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    My speed in downtown Boston - 14.62Mbps!
     

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    Found more 4g in minnesota. Off galaxies and 42 near sams club. Getting 4-5meg with one bar and 6-7meg in with two bars. This is all done from within same building.
     
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    I have three " 4G towers " that i am in the center of. Clear has them listed as 4G towers on their map.
    From what i understand, Sprint shares the towers with Clear.

    Is that correct ?

    I ran a series of tests using the FCC app. over a ten minute timespan and the results were 2.90 Mbps. 80 - 100 feet from the tower.

    The tower is at the corner of I-35 and Parmer Lane in Austin, Texas.

    The FCC registration is #1040171 at the base of the tower.

    4G Settings > Signal Strength was listed as 'Fair'

    Surely this has to be a 3G tower right ? How can the signal be so weak right at the tower ?

    Edit : Forgot the upload average : 0.66 Mbps Also, the ping was 182

    Evo 4g, stock, 2.2
     
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    This is mine in my house in North Providence in RI.

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    Did anyone mention that 4G is official in Orlando/Kissimmee, Florida as of today?
     
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    4g is available in pittsburgh, downtown and northshore that is. I got 15mbs down at PNC park.
     
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    Found more 4g around the bestbuy/Sam's club in shakopee MN. Getting 2 bars and 8meg down 1 Meg up.
     
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    My question is.. are they going to do any expanding in cities that already have 4G.. like Atlanta. Or once they're done, they're done. There are a lot of holes that most definitely need to be filled.
     
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    Yes, I live right near 109th and 65. From what I've noticed, I get a good 4G signal south of 109th and east of 65. North and west of there it drops off quickly. I don't get any 4G signal at my house west of 65 kind of behind Lowe's. I got 7.25 mbps down and .96 mbps up over by the National Sports Center.
     
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    Wow, I think that is the fastest I have seen reported yet. As for people asking about the color, it represents the signal strength. Blue means it is a weaker signal.

    @brownhornet - they will continue to build out the network and fill in the gaps, especially along all of the major interstates between the 4g cities. There are a staggering number of starcoaches and RV's running around these highways with Sprint 3G/4G wifi boxes.
     
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    In LA for the week. I'm getting 8 down and 1 up in my downtown hotel room.
     
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    Orlando is official!

    Sprint brings faster 4G wireless service to Orlando

    It will take years for the fourth-generation wireless technology to expand across the country.


    Sprint Nextel launched Monday its 4G wireless service in Orlando, the third city in Florida to get the technology that's advertised to be much faster and better than what's available now.

    4G, which stands for fourth generation wireless service, is expected to eventually replace the current 3G system, the most widely used high-speed service. Sprint is the first major wireless carrier to offer 4G in Central Florida.

    Other carriers, including Verizon Wireless and AT&T, are scheduled to offer 4G services either later this year or next year. No dates have been announced.

    Sprint's 4G is in several cities in 22 states. In Florida, Sprint has debuted 4G in Daytona Beach and Jacksonville.

    Sprint brings faster 4G wireless service to Orlando - OrlandoSentinel.com
     
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    Received 4G in Irvine/Costa Mesa/Santa Ana area yesterday for the first time. All around the a 5-10 radius of John Wayne Airport.
     
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    This thread will now be located in the Sprint 4G section, since the EVO 4G isn't the only one in town able to get a 4G signal.

    TS out
     

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