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iPhone 4S on 3G data network too slow to be useful

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Journeyman

iPhone 4S on 3G data network too slow to be useful

This is defintely based upon where you are in the Orlando area.  I drove around a bit during lunch and sometimes I was hitting DLs of 1.0+ and other times I was hitting .04.  Back in the office now and...

Ping = 798

DL = 0.27

UL = 0.00

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Journeyman

iPhone 4S on 3G data network too slow to be useful

Its almost comical watching the Sprint commercials, where they show each carrier slowing down after X amount of data...and it shows Sprint busting through the barriers. The pitch is Sprint is unlimited and we wont slow your connection down after X amount of data....How could it be possible slow it down anymore than it already is???? Get your connections up to par this has been an on going issue for years SPRINT! Really it is beyond pathetic.

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Re: iPhone 4S on 3G data network too slow to be useful

Im glad some of you are getting better speeds. I think that slowly but surely speeds will improve as time goes on. Sprints network just wasnt ready for the onslaught of data with the iphone. I will be ordering one once they're back in stock. Even with slow speeds I'll take that over AT&T which is worthless in NYC. I have to keep my iphone on EGDE most of the time just to get anything done.

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iPhone 4S on 3G data network too slow to be useful

I don't feel like reading through all 40 pages.  Can someone describe what this "update" is that Sprint is giving out?

Results from NJ (4 bars):

Sayreville, NJ

Ping: 173ms

Down: 0.91 Mbps

Up: 0.61 Mbps

Re-ran test again:

Ping: 96ms

Down: 0.81 Mbps (though spikes were higher than the 0.91 results)

Up: 0.92 Mbps

3rd re-run:

Ping: 97ms

Down: 0.75 Mbps (though spikes were again much higher to 1.25+)

Up: 0.66 Mbps

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Journeyman

iPhone 4S on 3G data network too slow to be useful

12:30 in Winter Park:

Ping = 303

DL = 0.44

UL = 0.01

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Journeyman

iPhone 4S on 3G data network too slow to be useful

How does the update work?  How do I get to it to began with?

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Journeyman

iPhone 4S on 3G data network too slow to be useful

Call ##873283#

Sometimes it works immediately.  Sometimes you need to reboot the phone.  Other times you have to try several times.  For me, once I get it to work, if I reboot I lose it again.

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Journeyman

iPhone 4S on 3G data network too slow to be useful

My speeds slowed down 4 fold after doing the ##873283# update in my original try.  (Down = 0.4 Mbps, Up = 0.4 Mbps).  I ran the update again, and was able to get slighly faster speeds (Down = 1.05 Mbps, Up = 0.62 Mbps).

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Journeyman

iPhone 4S on 3G data network too slow to be useful

Maitland, FL (32751) at 12:45 pm

Ping = 1735

DL = 0.03

UL = 0.01

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Journeyman

iPhone 4S on 3G data network too slow to be useful

City of Industry, CA (91745_ @ 9:58am

Ping = 264ms

DL = 0.12

UL = 0.46

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Journeyman

iPhone 4S on 3G data network too slow to be useful

Los Angeles, Ca (91754 @10:06)

Ping = 78ms

DL = 0.42

UL = 0.46

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Journeyman

iPhone 4S on 3G data network too slow to be useful

My location:  San Ramon, CA

Speedtest server:  San Francisco

Ping:  921 ms

Download 0.02 mbps

Upload 0.04 mbps

HORRIBLE!  I'm considering switching to AT&T!! I never thought I'd say that!

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