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AT&T has been running an operation code named "Fine EDGE" for the last 6 weeks-- increasing EDGE data from 40 kb/s to 80 kb/s on average --by adding more bandwidth...
06-04-2007, 08:19 PM #1
Operation Fine EDGE beefs up EDGE Throughput
AT&T has been running an operation code named "Fine EDGE" for the last 6 weeks--increasing EDGE data from 40 kb/s to 80 kb/s on average--by adding more bandwidth on their poorer performing towers, according to an AT&T rep who spoke with Gizmodo.
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06-04-2007, 11:47 PM #2
good to know. Shame that it won't have 3G capabilities, but at least with EDGE is won't be the drying paint speeds of GPRS.
06-04-2007, 11:57 PM #3
Yah. Comments on a news post I saw on Gizmodo brought up a good point, though. Most people who are spending $600 on a top of the line "revolutionary" new phone are also the same people who are pretty constantly by an open WiFi network. EDGE is more than enough at 80 Kb/s to fill the gap while we're in between places.
06-04-2007, 11:58 PM #4
I know I'm within wifi all but about 2 hrs a day
08-06-2008, 09:18 PM #5
08-07-2008, 06:40 AM #6
EDGE is far to inconsistent. I too am close to wifi most of the day but I have trouble keeping a strong signal.
08-07-2008, 06:49 AM #7
can you people stop bumping up these really old post read the date on them for gods sake
08-07-2008, 07:12 AM #8
I agree with iancdp, it makes the mmi iPhone news page largely irrelevent regarding 'news'!
08-07-2008, 07:42 AM #9
I never read this before. Thanks for the bump
08-07-2008, 02:36 PM #10
LOL. We've been at 80 all this time... I guess the 3G is that much faster!
08-11-2008, 06:09 PM #11
dude i never get even close to 40 kb/s EVER on edge...nevermind 80Formerly of modmymoto.com ..now upgraded to 2.1 & jailbroken using quickpwn
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08-12-2008, 09:17 PM #12