« If I Was in Charge of T-Mobile USA | Main | Why T-Mobile $30 - Monthly 4G 100 Minutes, Unlimited Data & Text Makes Sense »
Saturday
Mar102012

T-Mobile is Faster on EDGE When Throttled on 3G/4G

Yes, I got throttled on T-Mobile, too.  I have a 5GB full speed plan, and I was pushing it the first month just to test them out.  I hit the limit only one day before the next billing cycle.  Unfortuneately, the full speed data came back around mid afternoon and not at midnight of the new billing cycle.

During that time, i found out that if you turn off 3G/4G (HSPA+) on your phone to drop down to EDGE, you actually get faster speeds!  Here's my demonstratin of EDGE actually being faster than 3G/4G (HSPA+) when throttled.

 

Reader Comments

There are no comments for this journal entry. To create a new comment, use the form below.

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.

My response is on my own website »
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
Post:
 
Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>