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Telus Desire, is there a difference between HSPA and 3G?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Lacrimosa, Aug 9, 2010.

  1. Lacrimosa

    Lacrimosa Active Member
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    I have my Desire on the Telus network, and I noticed that the icon on the top bar shows and "H" instead of 3G.
    Is 3G the same has HSPA? I know Telus runs the HSPA+ network but I'm just wondering if there is something wrong with my settings or device.
     

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  2. anm00727

    anm00727 Member
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    im pretty sure it does mean 3G.
     
  3. Fishyweb

    Fishyweb Well-Known Member
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    I believe that HSPA is faster than 3G. I think the hierarchy of data protocols that the Desire supports, in order of speed (slowest to fastest), is:

    GPRS
    Edge
    3G
    HSPA

    These are shown as G, E, 3G, and H respectively on the Desire's status bar.
     
  4. JsT

    JsT Well-Known Member
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    HSPA is effectively 3
     
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