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Switched to 3G to get an idea of what to compare your test to, because they look pretty bad.
On 3G with an -83dBm(3 bars) on my Nexus I'm getting 1219 kbps download 867 kbps upload.
So it looks like your wife's droid is similar to my download but about half of my upload speed on 3G on my Nexus.
My OG is seeing 1327 kbps download and 426 kbps upload, similar to your wife's OG.
Just for reference if you get to test with 4G:
Nexus on 4G: Download=10096 kbps Upload: 7590 kbps with -93dBm(3 bars).
edit: Do not take my findings as actual research.
Seems odd that your 4G is so much better heh, I can't imagine your 3G radio is broken or anything, but I guess it's possible with that bad of an upload speed.
Hrm, let me ask this, whats your data usage like? Is it possible you're getting throttled?
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