Experienced 4g today..

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    So I live in Newark Ohio an had to go to Columbus today. About 10 miles outside from where I live my phone received 4g. I went and checked my speeds and on 4g my DL speed is a little over 5.5mbps, 3g I only get around 300kbps and while connected to wifi, I get roughly 1mbps.
    Sadly, I really miss my 4g connection =[

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    Not trying to brag, but that must be a pretty weak 4G area ... just WAIT until you get to experience it in a stronger area. I consistently get 26+ down at work :D

    I SO love the speed!

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    Holy %@$#

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    My exact words after the first 2 speed tests
    Lol

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    Sadly, I have yet been able to experience 4G, as it is not available around my location just yet. I'm patient though :)
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    Over 26mbps? wow
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    Lucky everyone!

    My area is NOT getting 4G in 2011 or 2012: wasn't on the lists which VZW keeps updating. :(
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    I average 15-35 in Boston and have read about people hitting over 50

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    [​IMG]

    Here is a shot of some recent results taken from various locations in the building. Highest I ever got was 36.something ...
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    Nice! I think I'd crappy myself if I hit 50 lol
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    Like I said I only read about it but I have seen pics of high 40s

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    Noob here.

    I don't under stand this, "I get 20 mbs."
    Is this the speed for browsing the internet? Or downloading stuff?

    Because when I used the Droid Charge today, I noticed significantly faster downloads, but slower web speeds on the same pages I loaded. Though I did have 4 bars 3G and 3 bars 4G. My X beat it by about a second on all four. (youtube, droid-life, google, and yahoo)

    Also, how does 4G compare to WIFI? Which is faster? (I am using an ATT router BTW)
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    I'm using a bolt and it makes everything that uses data and the internet faster from what I can tell . I don't know why we need over say 25-30 because when I get those speeds everything is instant unless I suppose your downloading a big file then I could see wanting more speed.

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    That is insane, lol I honestly didn't even know that the 4g speeds would go that high. >.<
    If/when 4g comes to Newark, or I eventually move, I would still be happy with that 5mbps connection compared to my low 3g though. lmao
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    Experienced 4G in Columbus two weekends ago when in town for Rock on the Range. Best I can get here is 3G, but when I travel to State College(PSU), I get 14.76Mbps. That's the best I could get on 4G.
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    My average speeds in Columbus are around 15 or so.. I DO definitely see 25-35mb though too. Definitely 15 around day time and such, Im starting to see a LOT more users walking around town with new TBs or Charges.
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    I said the same thing when I got my thunderbolt on launch day. However I think I'm with the group that is just in a weak 4g area because I only get 5mbps download

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    I have seen downloads of 14mb and uploads of 5mb, works for me..
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    I'll be in columbus or state college next fall of 2012 and my home still won't have 4g probably. A shame as we are just 35 miles west of pittsburgh.
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