T-T-Mobile announces its 3G network is running at ful

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    Just in time for the expected launch of a little(NEXUS1) phone from Google, T-Mobile today announced that it has upgraded its entire 3G network to full HSPA speeds That's 7.2Mbps, for those of you playing at home. T-Mo also said it's testing HSPA+ (that's 21Mbps) in Philadelphia and hopes to have it up and running by the middle of 2010 elsewhere. [via Phonescoop]

    Does this change anyone's mind about getting the Nexus 1? If T-Mobile service gets bettering might have a change of heart
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    It may have increased it's (max) speed, but did it increase coverage?
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    Nope. Not at all.
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    ZING! BANG! POW!

    Sorry for the Batman esque sound effects.
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    all of the jailbroken iphones and imported GSM phones from other countries will cripple t-mobile's network once (if) everyone is able to connect to it.
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    Yeah that's true
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    I was going to say, it's easy to upgrade when you only have one tower.:icon_ banana:
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    What is Verizon at then???
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    Heyooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo! haha
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    lol. I think this one caught me off guard because it gave me a bigger laugh then it should have :)
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    [​IMG]

    Here is their current data map. It is that bad, for 3G.
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    Well at least there appears to be some coverage on this map. The one in the link looked blank. Had me saying.... "WTF?"
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    notice how 90+% of the coverage is were the highways are? still pretty spotty.
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    That looks much better I just pulled that other of the net
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    I'm in NY and it shows pretty good coverage
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    Well.... we SHOULD be playing near these anyway. Shouldn't we? :icon_eek:
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    Look at the map legend - Only the darkest color is 3G.

    The pink is Edge/GPRS