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Old Dec 14, 2012, 06:44 AM   #1
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Slow speed on Straight Talk in S. Florida

Is anyone else experiencing very slow Internet speeds. I'm in Miami and getting like 60kbps down sometimes 236kbps. This is not normal.
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Old Dec 14, 2012, 06:53 AM   #2
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You're using a cell provider named straight talk.... what do you expect?

Never had an issue crusing the streets of Miami with AT&T..... don't they use the same towers?
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Old Dec 14, 2012, 07:00 AM   #3
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Yes they do. But I'm used to speeds b/t 2-3Mbps down, sometimes 4. I don't know what's going on now.
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Old Dec 14, 2012, 07:28 AM   #4
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its called straight talk, not straight data for a reason.....jk.

correct me if im wrong, but dont MVNO's get the bottom of the barrel when it comes to bandwidth on their host network? that could explain it. a majority of their bandwidth, depending on time and load, could be going to their post paid customers and leaving you with what little is left.
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 06:44 AM   #5
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They finally fixed my Internet speeds. I called ST like three times, they did something in the background. I suspect they had mistakingly throttled my data, but they didn't want to say so.

Look at my speeds now :-)
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