A good morning surprise with 4g

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  1. pctechdude

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    Just wondered if anyone else woke up to the surprise of Verizon turning on 4g in your area. Currently live in Podunk Marion Ohio. No mention of them doing this but its a welcome change as my house was on the fringe area of another tower and constantly switched back and forth
     
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    Happened for me a few days ago. In the middle of nowhere Minnesota haha
     
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    It's a pleasant surprise lol, best part is the network isn't saturated with 4g users yet in rural ohio
     
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    Have you done a speed test? Highest I've ever gotten was 49mbit down in Nashville TN
     
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    After reading this, I checked to see if we had 4g yet. And we do! No announcement by vzw here either.
     
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    That a good surprise :)

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    There's really a "Podunk" in Ohio? :blink: (no insult intended)

    Waking up to 4G is a pleasant surprise indeed. They turned it on in my area about 5 months ago and my battery went from barely making a day to running 2 days! My home was on the fringe just like yours and the switching was a huge battery suck. Welcome to the land of less consumption - Podunk Marion, Ohio!
     
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    Holy poop! That's fast! Best I've ever seen in my area was 33 mbps I think.
     
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    Yeah I'm at about 29mbps. 49? That's crazy.
     
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    WHOA! Another Marionite on here :)

    I noticed this afternoon while at a dentist appointment; 4 bars everywhere. As soon as I get out past the airport in Grandview, I get no more than 2 bars of 3G :( SUCKS!!:mad:

    My first response was to do a speed test...9-13Mbps down/10-15Mbps up. Not too shabby!

    It could be worse....https://www.google.com/search?q=hic...sugexp=chrome,mod=16&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8
     
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    Yeah, just noticed today I have 4G sitting on my couch. Yay.
     
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    I live right on a major highway, interstate 35 in north austin and commute through North austin to my job where 183 and mopac meet.... saturation city