What if Cricket gets 4G LTE?

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  1. metrion macrumors newbie

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    Wouldn't that pretty much make it the best carrier out there?
     
  2. CEmajr macrumors 601

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    Not all LTE is created equal. Cricket LTE speeds seems to be around the same, if not inferior to the HSPA+ speeds of AT&T and Tmobile.
     
  3. metrion, Mar 5, 2013
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    metrion thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Well that's odd. I've done speed tests and Cricket's 3G is faster than 3G of other networks, yet it's unlimited.
     
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  5. CEmajr macrumors 601

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    It might be faster than other CDMA networks such as Sprint or Verizon in some areas but it's technologically impossible for their 3G to be faster than the GSM networks.
     
  6. gmanist1000 macrumors 68030

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    By the time they have the coverage Verizon has, it'll be 2030.
     
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    Just in time for iPhone 14! :D
     
  8. AutoUnion39 macrumors 601

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    Go look at speeds of MetroPCS's LTE network. It barely matches EVDO/AT&T HSPA. Cricket should be the same.
     
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    It's "unlimited", with relatively low caps and throttling if I remember correctly.
     
  11. palasmidas, Mar 8, 2013
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    USA carriers are mostly behind the curve. There are other countries with better plans, and they're more of a powerhouse as well.
     

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