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Old Mar 20, 2014, 04:47 PM   #451
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I just switched from AT&T to T-Mobile a week ago. Overall pretty happy so far! The main thing I notice is a lot of bouncing, when indoors at home and work, between 4-5 "dots" of 4G and 1-2 "dots" of LTE. I think this is leading to more battery drain than I recall when I had AT&T (same exact unlocked iPhone 5s). Is it better to turn LTE off when indoors?

When outdoors or testing via SpeedTest and ROOTMetrics at a stoplight or something, the LTE is simply amazing when I have 3-5 "dots"! My best is 38 down and 16 up.

Here are a couple of tests I just ran (at my house, exact same location at my desk). The 4G was with the LTE off in the iPhone settings. The LTE was with it toggled on. In this case, it seems that the 5 dots of 4G was better than the 1 dot of LTE.
That's the way it is in my apartment.

On "4G" I get 5 bars and around 23 down. On LTE I get 3 bars and around 8 mbps down.
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Old Mar 20, 2014, 08:55 PM   #452
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Someone remind to post my T-Mobile EDGE screen shot later. I am fortunate enough to only receive EDGE by T-Mobile in my area. Damn that AT&T with their -90dbm LTE signal.
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Old Mar 21, 2014, 04:28 AM   #453
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That's the way it is in my apartment.

On "4G" I get 5 bars and around 23 down. On LTE I get 3 bars and around 8 mbps down.
I would rather have LTE at 8mbps and 10ms latency

Than

4G/HSPA+ 23 down with 200+ latency
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Old Apr 16, 2014, 11:18 PM   #454
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Any more speedtests in Northeastern states?
NJ/NY????
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Old May 7, 2014, 10:39 PM   #455
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Any more speedtests in Northeastern states?
NJ/NY????
This is the fastest I've gotten so far ! :O

Very pleased.

NYC
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Old May 8, 2014, 10:54 AM   #456
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These are some past results from in my house
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Old Jun 9, 2014, 09:06 AM   #457
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I almost switched to T-Mobile, but when I couldn't sustain a conversation with someone on T-Mobile when they were in a shopping mall I frequent, where I get perfect coverage on AT&T, I decided not to.

It's worth paying more money for service that is more reliable.

I hope T-Mobile gets its act together because AT&T could really use real competition.
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Old Jun 9, 2014, 10:37 AM   #458
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Got this at the Houston airport (IAH) last week. Also had LTE all up and down the Colorado Front Range. I was impressed when I had LTE in Larkspur, a town whose population increases by orders of magnitude when the renesance festival is going on, which it wasn't when I was passing through.
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Old Jun 9, 2014, 07:50 PM   #459
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Got this at the Houston airport (IAH) last week. Also had LTE all up and down the Colorado Front Range. I was impressed when I had LTE in Larkspur, a town whose population increases by orders of magnitude when the renesance festival is going on, which it wasn't when I was passing through.
i just got back from Dallas and 15mhz is live
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Old Jun 9, 2014, 11:44 PM   #460
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Old Jun 10, 2014, 08:26 AM   #461
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i just got back from Dallas and 15mhz is live
Yep, in Houston proper as well. Still on 10 + 10 in the suburbs though. I'm sure that's just a matter of time.
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Old Jun 11, 2014, 08:02 AM   #462
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Yep, in Houston proper as well. Still on 10 + 10 in the suburbs though. I'm sure that's just a matter of time.
I got 15 @ DFW airport
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Old Jun 11, 2014, 08:07 AM   #463
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Old Jun 15, 2014, 01:15 PM   #464
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Random speed test. Fastest I've seen so far with T-Mobile.
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Old Jun 26, 2014, 08:36 PM   #465
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I signed up for the test drive. Here is a side-by-side at exact same location at same time. VZW vs. TMo. I am in South Jersey near the coast.
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Old Jun 26, 2014, 09:26 PM   #466
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I know this thread is for T-mobile speed test but.....

ATT (near San Francisco) and their blazing fast LTE.
No where near my data cap either.

Not sure how good T-mobile is in bay area but it's gotta be better than what I got now.
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Old Jun 26, 2014, 10:37 PM   #467
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I signed up for the test drive. Here is a side-by-side at exact same location at same time. VZW vs. TMo. I am in South Jersey near the coast.
Depends, I was in freehold recently and got nearly 70 down on VZW. Sometimes these speed tests are the luck of the draw.
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Old Jul 19, 2014, 12:41 PM   #469
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Anyone in LA or The Valley? (Im In Northridge!)

Cant wait to make the switch!
Did you ever make the switch? I'm in the same area and I'm wondering how T-Mobile service is.
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Old Jul 20, 2014, 03:17 PM   #470
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Did you ever make the switch? I'm in the same area and I'm wondering how T-Mobile service is.
I didnt personally, but my girlfriend did. All over the Valley ive seen 40mbps down and 20 up. Its nuts!
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Old Jul 20, 2014, 06:12 PM   #471
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At place where I work.

Dana Point, California.
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I know this thread is for T-mobile speed test but.....

ATT (near San Francisco) and their blazing fast LTE.
No where near my data cap either.

Not sure how good T-mobile is in bay area but it's gotta be better than what I got now.
In SF tmobile should be rocking, I would suggest testing the tmobile I'm sure it's great
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Old Jul 21, 2014, 12:03 AM   #473
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I didnt personally, but my girlfriend did. All over the Valley ive seen 40mbps down and 20 up. Its nuts!

Thanks for the reply. You just made it easier for me to make the switch.
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Old Jul 21, 2014, 05:54 AM   #474
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I plan to return to iPhone with the iPhone 6 and will switch from Sprint to T-Mobile.

Now, what are the chances of iPhone 6 to have the new LTE band 12 700MHZ support for tmobile? That's crucial in my decision.
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