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Sprint Confirms WiMax Upload Speed Boost

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Jayshmay

Jun 9, 2011, 11:40 AM

Oooohhhh big whoomp 1.5 upload

On Verizon LTE I get 3-7mbps upload speeds, sometimes even a little higher
It is a big whoop for Sprint customers who are happy where they are and don't want or have access to Verizon LTE. If the company can provide its customers a 50% increase, I applaud them for the effort.

I'll still be using my D Charge though.
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Jayshmay said:
On Verizon LTE I get 3-7mbps upload speeds, sometimes even a little higher


Three thoughts:

1. Clear WiMAX operates in 10 MHz of spectrum; VZW LTE operates in 20 MHz of spectrum. On a per MHz basis...
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Just wait until people start actually using that LTE network in significant numbers....you'll see that speed drop dramatically....

Bottom line is it's easy to provide quick speeds when no one is using the network.
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mingkee

Jun 9, 2011, 8:04 PM

It's Clearwire, not Sprint.

The WiMax outgoing is limited to its supplier, Clearwire, so Clearwire users will also expect the increase of outgoing speed.
BTW, may Clearwire increase the outgoing to 3Mbps?
 
 
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