Besides wifi, what would it take for Sprint's iPhone to be any faster?

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  1. Booju16 macrumors member

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    Can the sprint iPhone 4s be any faster?
     
  2. Stuke00 macrumors 68000

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    I heard Sprint is planning on beefing up their network sometime in mid-2012
     
  3. isoft7 macrumors 6502a

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    It has the EXACT same specifications as the 4s provided by ATT and Verizon. It's impossible to be any faster.
     
  4. arc918 macrumors member

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    not a phone question, a network question

    Sprint 3G is SLOW
     
  5. isoft7 macrumors 6502a

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    :facepalm:

    Yeah, I've been a Sprint user for many years and have expressed that on this forum many times, Sprint is and will continue to have 3G network issues for a long time.

    You wanted to save a few bucks... you get what you pay for.
     
  6. BFG86 macrumors 6502

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    Ugh it's been very inconsistent for me. In one area it works just fine then I go somewhere else and the slowness drives me crazy. Was hoping to actually use my unlimited data and not have to hop on wifi spots. Oh well.
     
  7. weidanielb macrumors newbie

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    On Speedtest I'm getting 100-150ms with around .8-.9mbps down and .8-.9 mbps up in Pittsburgh with Sprint.
     
  8. sviato macrumors 68020

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    wow thats awful :eek:
     
  9. ace198 macrumors regular

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    It's basically the same with Verizon. I have a Verizon iPhone 4 and you consistently get a Mps everywhere you go.
     
  10. phillyred79 macrumors regular

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    I kept my Sprint account with my EVO just for this comparison reasons and with my 4S on AT&T I'm getting around 4.5-5mbps Down/1.5 Up. EVO on Sprint (3g network) barely 1mbps Down and .3mbps Up. It's night and day, but I think we should all have expected this difference. The Simply Everything Plan/Unlimited Data are nice options on Sprint, but I'm really glad I got the 4S on AT&T.
     
  11. weidanielb macrumors newbie

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    Just patiently waiting for the upgraded 3g Sprint is supposedly rolling out sometime in the future...:rolleyes:
     
  12. fnbdave macrumors newbie

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    so is there no noticeable difference between verizon and sprint data speeds with the 4S?
     

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