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Is 4G Faster Than Your Home Internet?

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by 10-S, Oct 2, 2012.

  1. 10-S

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    I've got pathetic dsl for the home and the 4G on my iPhone 5 just blows it away.
     
  2. Resqu2

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    I average 20mbps on my cable internet, thought it was great until I got my IPhone 5, always over 30MBPS down and 3 times as fast as cable on the up side while on the LTE network and its everywhere I go in my area. I'm loving it!.
     

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    Yep, and I've got 20 meg internet. Not by a lot, but it's still faster.
     
  4. DaneA

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    I have the bare minimum my isp offers, but I doubt that 4g is any faster:
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    :shocked:

    Who in the world is your ISP?
     
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    Definitely faster than my cable, I'm paying for "12Mb" but only average 6-10.
     
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    Yes it is. Verizon 4G has been very good to me these last 18-19 months.
     
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    Just got the Verizon 4G hot spot today at Costco. $9.99 plus $20/mo, I added another 2 gig so it will be $30 /mo.

    So far it's doing great! And we can take it on the go.
     
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    I just got a 4G phone from Verizon a couple weeks ago. It really doesn't seem any faster than my old 3G phone did.

    My home service (verizon fios) is much faster.
     
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    My electric company. It's fiber optics. I highly recommend it. :wavey:
     
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    I don't have a 4G phone yet, but I don't have 4G service here anyway.

    I'm working for a cellular provider right now, and their 4G service is indeed faster than my home connection.
     
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    My wifi runs at about 20mps. The not "true 4g" 4g connection on my iPhone 4S is about 6mps.


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  13. Clutch Cargo

    Clutch Cargo Amsterdam Haze

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    A Verizon 4G device IS my home/everywhere else internet.
     
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    My home internet is 40mbps but i usually get about 34mbps. My phone has maxed out around 30mbps.

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  15. certifiedfunds

    certifiedfunds Cosmopolitan Bias

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    The government clearly needs to redistribute some of your bandwidths to those of us who are less fortunate.
     
  16. MtBaldy

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    Are you sure you have 4G coverage? It should be a lot faster.
     
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    My home internet is 30 down, 3 up pretty consistent.

    At home, my 4G is about 8 to 10 down and 3 to 6 up. Fastest I've seen yet was 26 down and 17 up. That was at work.
     
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    this is home , they only have 2 plans 30 mp and 100

    but tech said we in good area lol. not bad for being out in the sticks. it hardly ever goes under 38 .

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    not bad for 39 bucks a month . the phone plan i have no idea the wife and daughters have droids , i have a g shock plain jane casio boulder lol. she handles the phone crap
     
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    My in-laws in rural Japan have 100 Mb/s down and use it to check email and talk on Skype with their grandchildren. They've had that speed for years. And my ISP calls their 15 Mb/s snail's pace micropipe "high speed internet." :crying:
     
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    Faster than what I pay for? Yes. I pay for 20Mbps but 50Mbps is available but for more than what I want to spend at $85/month.

    Funny things about LTE to me is they are trying their hardest to move everyone to tiered plans. So now you have this crazy fast connection that will cost you a fortune to use it for anything that will actually take advantage of the speed. I'm holding onto my unlimited Verizon account until they pry it away from me.