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Thread: MyWi/My3G/3G download speed experiment

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    Lightbulb MyWi/My3G/3G download speed experiment
    Ive been using My3G and MyWi since i first jail-broke my Iphone4
    Recently I was on youtube while MyWi was active with no network connections. The video was high quality(like using My3G) and unlike My3G loaded FAST(with My3G I tend to have to let videos buffer for about a minute before I can watch the entire thing without having it pause)

    Today I decided to do an experiment with the different speeds which was inspired by the app that I just downloaded.

    Please keep in mind that these speeds are with AT&T 3G network in Salt Lake City, Utah. Speeds may vary depending on location.

    After running about 30 tests on each setting these are the average results.

    AT&T 3G
    Download - 1.4mbs (2.4mbs high)
    Upload - 1.1mbs
    Ping - 434

    Download - 2mbs (3.2mbs high)
    Upload - 1.5mbs
    Ping - 406

    Download - 2.8mbs (4.6mbs high)
    Upload - .85mbs
    Ping - 345

    All tests were performed back to back and without moving the phone from its position, the results may vary due to AT&T crappy/unreliable 3G network.

    Im not huge on programming or networking so I cant explain why it is that AT&T/Apple slow down the potential speed or if its just something that the MyWi/My3G programmers stumbled upon by accident. Just some fun facts about a few great apps you can find on Cydia.

    I would highly recommend that anyone who uses MyWi to keep your phone charging as it does drain the battery much faster.

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