Why does MacRumors take longer to load on 3G than EDGE?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by TheSpaz, Feb 27, 2009.

  1. TheSpaz macrumors 604

    TheSpaz

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    It seems like when I'm on EDGE, MacRumors loads really fast, but when I'm on 3G, it takes the same amount of time or LONGER.

    However, downloading apps from the App Store are really slow on EDGE and it's pretty speedy over 3G? Has anyone else experienced this?

    Lately, I've found 3G to not be so amazing anymore.
     
  2. Vandam500 macrumors 68000

    Vandam500

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    You know what, the same thing happened to me the other day. I'm pretty sure its not the macrumors servers, almost 100% sure its AT&T's network. So many iPhones and other 3G phones on their servers are really taxing em out:(
     
  3. Mr. Giver '94 macrumors 68000

    Mr. Giver '94

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  4. BergerFan macrumors 68020

    BergerFan

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    Here in London England, 3G is faster than Edge(obviously) but not that much faster.
    Browsing on Edge is still okay for me as well.
    I'd still rather browse via Edge on an iPhone, than HSDPA on another phone, tbh.
     

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