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Still No 3G


Aug 1, 2007, 7:39 AM
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Aug 1, 2007, 7:41 AM
okay, that post didn't work out as well as i had hoped. needless to say i am angrier than before. Mad

RIM seriously needs to come out with a blackberry with 3G.... in the next month so i can go out and upgrade to it

Aug 1, 2007, 11:35 AM
Wait til Q1 for them to announce a 3G BB.

Aug 2, 2007, 12:17 AM
What is the big deal about 3G. I'm sure life is just fine right now without 3G on the Blackberry Eh?

Aug 2, 2007, 6:59 PM
3g would be nice but its not that important. my 8800 is just as fast as any other 3g phone

Aug 11, 2007, 7:09 PM
I've had Cingular before and there Edge technology is really slow compared to Verizon EVDO technology. However, I use an old Motorola E815 and have used the device as a modem to my laptop of the past year or two. This is before they installed the firmware and you can use the device as a modem and tether for free. Well not free b/c it cost you minutes but you catch my drift. You don't even need to get V-Cast. Anyway, b/c the device has an internal antenna it works @ speeds of 250-290 Kbps whereas the E815 works from 350 Kbps up to the highest I've seen @ 500 Kbps. The speeds made me go back to Verizon and I've never looked back.

Aug 13, 2007, 7:42 AM
So how long have you been working for Verizon?

Aug 13, 2007, 9:04 AM
Real estate developer. What can I say I need my information quick Smile .

Verizon is expensive and they don't cut you any breaks but they are the best serviced I used. I'd like to go w/ an unblocked GSM phone but my experience w/ Verizon service has been much better than AT&T. I've never had T-Mobile b/c they don't have 3G phones and I know they drop a lot of calls b/c many of my friends use the phone since they had a contract w/ the City of Philadelphia.

Aug 21, 2007, 1:21 PM
you do realize that EVDO is CDMA version of at&t 3g. its a wireless broadband network.edge is 2g. what i want you to do davey is take an at&t edge device and put it up speed for speed against verizons 1xRTT and you will see the difference in the 2g technologies. especially if you go against a blackberry which can run faster than most 3g devices before you modify its ssettings. then i want you to take your EVDO and match it with a 3g device, lets say the at&t 8525. tell me which is faster. 8525 must be in 3g coverage area. Very Happy

Aug 20, 2007, 9:01 AM
Maybe all of you GSM boys should consider Sprint or Verizon. Laughing

Aug 20, 2007, 10:13 PM
maybe sprint or verizon should release this phone!

Aug 28, 2007, 6:15 PM
maybe EV-DO should catch up to 3G, it's been my experience that the EDGE where I live is faster than the "3G" Sprint in my area.

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