What happens when Verizon goes 4G

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  1. SeeEss

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    When Verizon goes 4G, what happens to all the phones that are currently in use for 3G? I know nothing about any of this but the thought occurred to me that there could be problems...
     
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    Nothing. The 3G network isn't going to be scrapped.
     
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    We will be fine. Its not like there going to flip the switch and turn off 3g service.

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    It will be business as usual for 3G because 4G is backwards compatible.

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    I just ordered a Droid X and the Sales person On line said they have been told the Droids can be Upgraded to 4G...and that it will be coming out like 2.2 did.
     
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    It is physically impossible for a current phone to be upgraded to 4G... their radio does not support the proper spectrum required.
     
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    the phones will work on the 4g network but they will not have 4g speeds.
     
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    Exactly!



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    that's terrible they are saying these things to customers. Its simply not true. It's totally different hardware.



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    Well my vzw rep told me my droid 2 would make me 2 inches taller with its next ota

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    Agreed!! Customer Service Reps are morons for the most part!



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    Does anyone remember what happened when 3G was introduced? Same thing will happen when 4G is operational.
     
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