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Anybody hear about 4G LTE in Chicago yet?

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Journeyman

Anybody hear about 4G LTE in Chicago yet?

Did anybody hear or get any 4G LTE coverage in the Chicago area (besides the Waukegan area)? Send a reply if you hear any additional news?

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GrandMaster

for those that ARE getting LTE..snap out a speedtest and then post a pic of what you got. nothing like having a visual

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Journeyman

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This is by I-55 And Cicero Ave

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Journeyman

Where in the south suburbs? I live in Oak Forest and 3g is garbage.. Plus I get crappy service in the heart of the city...

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Journeyman

Yesterday i had to restart my Galaxy s3 and when i booted back up i saw the greatest thing ever.... 4G. I did a speed test by 83 and northwest highway in mount prospect and 31mbps download and 13mbps up. the absolute best i ever got from at&t was 19mbps. so happy i switched

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Patron

So apparently it's starting to work in the burbs and in places far from downtown... I'm trying to be patient but it's very frustrating... I need LTE downtown and in the Hyde Park area ASAP since the GS3 only has 3G until LTE is FULLY functioning...

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Journeyman

Look on w 25 th st and s Laramie st, Cicero

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Journeyman

LTE is live in downtown Chicago, at least where I'm at.  The LTE indicator flashed on and off a little last night, then after midnight it was steady.  I woke up this morning and it still says LTE. Yay!  I'm located in the West Loop, near Jackson and Clinton, Union Station area.

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Patron

YAY!!  I turned off my WiFi and 4G is up and running through "certain" parts of my house!  That's a start!  I hope I have a good 4G signal in the loop when I'm at work...  I'll know Monday!  *crossing fingers*

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Journeyman

I was in Mokena the other day on Lagrange/Laporte I had full LTE coverage for about 15 minutes and i was running speeds above 15mbit. It was incredible. I happened to run a facetime on my iphone5 when i had it, calling someone that was on wifi and I had full FPS and no lag while doing it. AMAZING... but now it's gone. It seems like they are now in testing stages. I live in Oak Forest and i see it pop in and out sometimes on my iphone but It's not solid yet. (South Suburbs)

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Journeyman

i finally got LTE here in Oak Lawn...very low signal..like 1-0 bars.

I test it out and i get about 4-5 mb down and 3-4 up.

Hopefully this is just a test and we get a better signal.

Also at work, in Bedford Park, there is no LTE signal yet.

Is there a map or website that can tell us where there is LTE signal?

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Journeyman

Nothing in River North or Wicker Park. 

Just bought a Galaxy Nexus two days ago - and had been holding out from upgrading from my old 4G WiMax Evo for the past five months (even though I was eligible) because the network wasn't up.  Decided to finally just go ahead and get the upgrade in hopes we'd be seeing something soon...

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Journeyman

By Harlem and north ave

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