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    I read on engadget that users were reporting an increase in EDGE speeds around the country. Sure enough, I got 228 and 235 kbps, respectivly, in 2 dslreports.com speed tests.

    iCoincidence? iDon't think so,,,
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pattycerts View Post
    I read on engadget that users were reporting an increase in EDGE speeds around the country. Sure enough, I got 228 and 235 kbps, respectivly, in 2 dslreports.com speed tests.

    iCoincidence? iDon't think so,,,
    It was mentioned that they optimized the network for the expected large influx of new iPhones.

    Don't expect it to last though if lots of iPhones sell as the network will become crowded with potentially millions of new users (!). It'll be interesting to see what happens in the next few weeks. No carrier has experienced that much influx of data users at once.

    Some have speculated that they actually lowered the maximum threshold in order to up the bottom threshold, so they can guarantee 80 kbps+ speeds.

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    Good to hear at least though. If they beef up EDGE, maybe people won't complain as much about slow downloading pages.

    They still should have thrown a 3G chip in though, but 3G also eats battery life. But they could also have made the phone a bit thicker so they could put in a bigger battery. Let's see what they do for iPhone2.
    HP has officially ruined it's own platform and kicked webOS loyalists and early TouchPad adopters to the curb. You think after you drop it like a hot potato and mention it made no money and is costing you money, anyone else wants it??? Way to go HP!!

    And some people are fools to keep believing their hype. HP has shown they will throw webOS under the bus and people are still having faith in them??? News flash: if it's own company won't stand behind it, it's finished!
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    It's still dog **** slow here. But I think there might be something wrong with the cel site(s) near my house, it's slower here than other places nearby.
    At home I get a whopping 46kbps.
    I'll have to do a speed test while I'm at work tomorrow.
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    An Apple a day keeps the slowness away.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pattycerts View Post
    I read on engadget that users were reporting an increase in EDGE speeds around the country. Sure enough, I got 228 and 235 kbps, respectivly, in 2 dslreports.com speed tests.
    Not much worse than I get on my 3G (but non-HSDPA) phone in the UK. What did you used to get?
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    I'll be d@%$. I just checked on dslreports a minute ago and it showed 171k (on 200k download file test). That's 50k better than he best speed I've gotten in downtown Midland sinceI bought my Blackjack in November (we don't have HSDPA locally). Sure hope they don't sell many iPhones here and clog the artery before we get to exploit it.

    Decided to rerun at 600k file size test, and it hit 187k. Do they make 'roids for AT&T?
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    Mine more than doubled since last week as well...my Treo 680 just tested at 171kbs.
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    So they really did beef up EDGE? Well that's a benefit!
    HP has officially ruined it's own platform and kicked webOS loyalists and early TouchPad adopters to the curb. You think after you drop it like a hot potato and mention it made no money and is costing you money, anyone else wants it??? Way to go HP!!

    And some people are fools to keep believing their hype. HP has shown they will throw webOS under the bus and people are still having faith in them??? News flash: if it's own company won't stand behind it, it's finished!
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    My 680 clocked in at 140kps. That seems better than what I was used to earlier.
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    I had always heard that EDGE was more capable than Cingular tuned it, but this is definitely the proof. My average here in downtown since last November has been around 80k +/-, with top speeds of 120-125k. Outside of Midland in the metro areas I would rarely see a 145k EDGE speed. This morning, the slowest of ten separate tests on the Blackjack (with a power off reset to be sure things were cleared out) was a 131k once; nothing else below 165k, and an average of 175k +/-; basically a 100% improvement. Very noticeable in loading regular web pages.

    I just pray the thundering horde of new iPhone users doesn't crash network performance (who am I kidding; it's inevitable).
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    . . . Operation FINE EDGE. My Treo is too tricked out--I will wait for iPhone vers2. But I was waiting for Palm to add screen real estate by switching to a virtual keyboard. Instead, they gave me another device to carry.
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    Quote Originally Posted by renn View Post
    . . . Operation FINE EDGE. My Treo is too tricked out--I will wait for iPhone vers2. But I was waiting for Palm to add screen real estate by switching to a virtual keyboard. Instead, they gave me another device to carry.
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    Well, things are still holding up locally, with a little drop-off, averaging 155k instead of 175k this morning (the tech geeks in the back of the AT&T stores are "testing" their iPhones).
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    Has Cingular upped the speed of the Edge network?

    I read this in the comment thread of Treonauts. My connection seems to be working faster.

    The original poster says this aresult of the iPhone release
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    See above postings ...

    I was hoping T-Mo was still riding on the coattails of ex-Cingular (AT&T) ... NOT!
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    People are reporting incredible EDGE speeds for last few days possibly due to AT&T boosting EDGE capability for iPhone. My 650 is still slow as Molasses with Blazer (Fast-Mode). I'm getting 49kbps at best on dslreports.com/mspeed.

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    I normally get 140kbit, I've only been getting 80-90 the last two days. Guess they took it from us and giving it out elsewhere. ;-)
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    I was worried that after the I-Phone we would all see data speeds take a big hit -- with all these new users downloading music, etc.

    From what I can tell, download speed on my 680 has never been better!

    I'm consistently getting 145 + Kbps here in Atlanta, whereas I use to only get between 40 - 90 before. Anyone else noticing a pretty significant improvement in their Edge speed now besides me?

    Mark
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