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Verizon’s 4G LTE on the HTC Thunderbolt, What Speeds are you Seeing?

If you picked up an HTC Thunderbolt and live in a 4G LTE area, I’d love to see what sorts of speeds you are seeing while using the SpeedTest.net app.  As you can see from the shots above, many of our readers are seeing out of this world upload  speeds with some very impressive download marks as well.  You almost have to think that the SpeedTest.net app is broken, because these numbers are mindbogglingly good.  Any chance that Verizon uncapped the uploads on purpose after finding out that AT&T is capping theirs?  We’re not sure, but we’d love to see your numbers!  Feel free to drop them in the comments.

Cheers ____!

  • Tr_8301

    Baltimore Md.

    35.14 – down
    9.58 – up

  • Anonymous

    So Verizon says 7 to 15 MBps or 7 to 15 Mbps?

  • Anonymous

    oh crap, that changes things. not so impressive now….

  • METRORAIL RED LINE

    In the Seattle Area, I’m getting download speeds of 17 to 25 mbps.

  • Forshtr

    Liking my Thunderbolt 4G LTE phone with Mobile Hot Spot. Soon, i will no longer need to pay the 45$ for home internet. 18 Mbps down 15 Mbps up. Gotta love this new capability.

    Runs laps around my Comcast….

  • San Diego – 4-6Mbps download (a bit disappointing) and 21-31Mbps upload

    • John

      I’m in San Diego, downtown. My speeds are mostly similar, maybe a little better on the download part. Interestingly enough the 4G downloads are way better than when connected to my WiFi.

  • Donaldsontim

    I live in MN, and this phone is fast. My results: Download=2392kbps and Upload 24337 kbps

  • Hello all. The Speedtest.net mobile version is incorrect. if you Hotspot to the device and run from your PC You will get the results below.

    Download speed
    13.34Mbps
    Upload speed
    2.05Mbps

  • Reg8667

    23759 down 18159 up….I can live with that!!!

  • StevenC.

    When using tethered mode and testing on the test equipment in Lab, the TB DL throughtput can reach to 70 Mbps upper. It’s pretty cool….

  • StevenC.

    Suggested to try SpeedTest via Browser but not the embedded application. The applicaiton is crazy for UL….

  • rmy

    Chicago loop 8.97dl 4.52ul
    West suburbs (oak park) 18.19 dl 28.96 ul

  • NYCLawyer

    I know it’s a little off topic, but I was at dinner last night with a friend and his wife, and she insisted that her i*hone 4G was a 4G phone.. I showed her the speed of the T-bolt, and she said that the speedtest was a fake, and that she was told that the i*hone was really 4G. I asked her why the wireless only said 3G, and she said it was because where we live is not a 4G area for ATT.

    At least she is cute.

    • StevenC.

      i*hone is not 4G device, it only supported 3G, that’s for sure.

  • thedoctor

    twin cities minnesota, i got 11Mbps download, and 24Mbps upload

  • Anonymous

    The upload is 40x faster than my home broadband connection, and the download is 2x. Tethering my desktop to my phone for better speed? Wow. My upgrade is soon, so it looks like I’m replacing my Inc.

  • Dterr41958

    Yea !! Right the battery life sux!!!

  • Mike

    I ran the test 4 times and got an average of 11MB/s download speed, and 35MB/s upload speed. Browsing, image searches, and watching movie trailes in realtime over the internet finally are as fast or faster than on my home computer with a cable modem.

  • this jesus’ phone. i got it yesterday at 10:00 Am and can’t stop touching it….the phone i mean

  • Anonymous

    Denver, CO

    SpeedTest App
    12.88 Down
    29.88 Up

    Tethered SpeedTest Website
    5.08 down
    1.74 Up

  • The speedtest app is NOT working for download speeds on this phone. I get the same numbers everyone is getting for the speed test app. But a better way to judge the speed right now is to start up the wifi hotspot, connect your laptop and run the speedtest.net web app. I am getting: 17Mbps down and 8Mbps up. Which is right on par for it ‘should’ be.

  • John

    My speed is great but my battery life is pretty bad. Completely gone after just under 4 hours of moderate use.

  • Anonymous

    Wow, those are some insane speeds. Latency is a little high, but still that is higher Mb/s speed than the majority of home connections.

    If they could get the latency down a little bit that would be good enough for home connections.

  • Sjtilney

    Let me clear up some confusion Mbps=MegaBits per second. MBps= MegaBytes per second (watch for the capitalized “b”) Make sure you guys are doing the math right on this. That screen shot says 23.62Mbps (Mega BITS per second, NOT mega BYTES per second) 23.62mbps is equal to 2.95 megabytes per second. (Divide the megabits per second by 8 to get the megabytes per second)

    • Geedee82

      no shit dude…

  • Silentrunner05

    My high download was 13mbps and my high upload was 23mbps and I am in Balto Md…

  • Anonymous

    Im really debating getting this or holding off until june when my last ever new every 2 program expires. By june who knows what else will be out there and my OG droid rooted and overclocked is still holding its own.

    • be prepared to pay $50 for unlimited by then. just switch now

  • CultLdr

    Houston

    Using the hotspot from the Tbolt and connecting thru my X

    7.5 d
    3.7 u

  • Anonymous

    7.67Mbps down 33.34 Mbps up this phone = amazing.

  • TMac

    I think the upload speed in SpeedTest.Net is wrong. After hooking the phone up to USB and testing with passthrough from computer to phone to internet, I was seeing speeds of 20megabits/sec down and 10megabits/sec up. Very impressive!!!

  • You almost have to think that the SpeedTest.net app is broken, because these numbers are mindbogglingly good.

  • Havard Tech

    I LOVEEEEE THE PHONE THE SPEEDS ARE AMAZING HERE IN NJ/NY AREA!!! SPEEDS FASTER THAN MY FIOS THAT CURRENTLY HAVE NOW IN MY HOUSEHOLD!!! only downturn is the battery isnt that great but then again HAVE I PUT DOWN THE PHONE!!!! OF COURSE NOT… DEF BUY!!! HTC THUNDERBOLT BEST OUT THEIR IN THE MARKET!!! THANK U VERIZON REPS FROM BJS FROM NORTH BERGEN!!!!

  • Anonymous

    That’s great that the SPEEDS are good, but those ping times are horrible. Network latency anyone?

    • the latency is only bad in extended coverage area. the latency is going to be in the 30 ms range later this year with faster speeds

  • I’m getting 15mbps down and 35mbps up, unbelievable! Very happy, and the battery isn’t all that much worse than my OG droid was.

  • ScottieByNature

    In Columbus, OH. Sitting at work, where I typically got very poor signal on my old BB Storm. Averaging around 12 Mbps down and 30 up… not at all shabby!

    May I also say that this is my very first Android phone, and so far I’m digging it! Haven’t had much chance to really play around with it and customize it yet, but I can’t wait to see what kinds of things this beast can do!

    • Glt5000

      Welcome to the Club! you made the right choice going android!

  • 4-16 Down
    20-40K UP which cant be right.

    When I venture to East Orlando, Goldenrod area it drops to 4-8 Down when I get to UCF it gets up to 16 Down…

  • John Lezcano

    I just bought my thunderbolt last nih and loving it. I am in the heart of nyc and the speed tet showed 31.05 dowb and 32.17 up

    • NYCLawyer

      Ground Zero, NY: 13137 Down, 26439 Up, sharing wifi with an iPad2, Xoom and two co-worker’s phones. Wow.

  • Jay

    In downtown Erie, PA (one of the coming soon markets) I was getting between 10-15Mbps downloads durring about a 1/2 hour period around lunch. Havn’t seen 4G LTE since.

  • LionStone

    Near SFO, T-Bolt- 11 down, 4 up. My Incredible got 2 down and .6 up. All I know is that I’m getting faster speeds than my roommate with AT&T hi-speed internet, its only like 3-6 down! Yea this thing rips on the download…lovin it…

  • Weapondrift

    and for the rest of us that DONT live near anything 4g related we sit dreamy eyed

  • Da Spitter

    This is crazy…I think it’s whack! On My Comcast High Speed Cable Modem Internet…I’m getting 7.02 Mbps Download and 4.02 Mbps Upload with a 29ms ping…your speeds are tooo fast….I promise my computer will load a page faster!!!!!

    Challenge Me

  • FYI! your up speeds are not that insanely good. The app is “special”

    Go to http://www.speedtest.net on the browser but make sure you go to settings first and turn off Mobile View. You’ll get legit results then. the Up is more like 1-5

    The down speeds are that insanely good tho 🙂

  • Zzuberdasdriver

    Battery life is excellent in my Opinion. I’ve thrashed this phone for a full hour out of the box in 4g coverage in Los Gatos Ca. Reloaded all my apps and battery only dropped a bar. Been playing music for over an hour now. By the way the sound this thing puts out with headphones on is beautiful. Play with the EQ setting and be amazed. Wow. Oh and the battery only dropped a tad. So far a lot better than my Incredible with an 1800 battery by a pretty impressive margin. It’s like the Snapdragon processor is laughing at me as if….Come on kid. Try to cook me. 🙂 for all you Droid fans that means the phone and battery is staying cool under load. I’m beginning to think this whole battery issue was made up by IPhone fanboys starting rumours. One more thing the voice quality is the best I’ve heard from any cellphone……..ever.

  • Bigjherms

    The fastest, 29 down 35 up.

  • Octotron

    Anyone find that they had LTE for like 2 hours today and then it shut off for 3g and never comeback? weird stuff.

    • Eddieg28sp

      Thats what happened to me… Awesome speeds and then nothing… did a battery pull, took out the SIM card, tried to start it and it said it didnt work without the card so I put it back on and restarted it and still nothing. Now my time is tripping as well. Has it 3 hours off. So I dont know what if anything is happening with verizon or my phone ???

      • It’s with Verizon. Mine did that roughly 45 minutes after I got it for about an hour. It would send data but would not receive (according to notification bar).

        I pulled battery, did some restarts etc and killed some apps and it didn’t fix it but later it just started zooming along at no warning.

        • Octotron

          I never lost total service… just 4g. This area isn’t supposed to have it yet and I was surprised when I did. Wish it would come back lol.

          • Eddieg28sp

            I’m calling Verizon in a minute. I turned off the phone overnight in hopes it would reset itself but it didn’t. Still no 4g for after getting almost 20 down n 25 up on three test on my phone and on my laptop while using hotspot. This is bullshit.

  • Jd Gaskan

    Same speeds two barin’ in tampa.

  • AnimationB

    Something is obviously wrong with the Speedtest.net app. I can see 20Mbps down, but 40 Mbps up is too much. I tethered to a computer and got 19- down and 3- up

  • AnimationB

    Something is obviously wrong with the Speedtest.net app. I can see 20Mbps down, but 40 Mbps up is too much. I tethered to a computer and got 19- down and 3- up

  • UGA414

    Atlanta, GA
    -13.64 down
    -23.10 up

  • I’d love to see kellex post a review specifically addressing the battery life.

    • Anonymous

      Some people are saying if you turn off the 4g while not in use your battery life improves allot. Just heard this can’t say by experience still the OG Droid waiting on Bionic.

    • Anonymous

      Some people are saying if you turn off the 4g while not in use your battery life improves allot. Just heard this can’t say by experience still the OG Droid waiting on Bionic.

  • sal

    15447 down
    21256 up
    boston

    yoooge step up from my eris (duh). am glad i pulled the trigger.

    • sal

      retest:
      22149 down
      27122 up
      boston

      dang.

  • Uplink

    ugliest phone ever and LOL @ the battery already dead

    • Anonymous

      Jealous?

  • Cwpit81

    Thunder thunder thunderbolt oooooooohhhhhhh!!!!! Finally got rid of og bobby Droid !! And I am eligible for another upgrade for my other line niiiice what oil I get in the summer hmmm?

    • Cwpit81

      Will* not oil

  • Anonymous

    I feel embarrassed. My droid x is getting 1360kps down and 649kps up. That’s like 1.3mbps and .6mbps right? Still holding out for the droid bionic.

  • Ven727

    Just buy a few chargers. This is a ba phone. As long I can get 8 hours before looking a charger I’m good.

    • Mdeamicis

      now that most phones have been using the micro usb port, we should all have spare chargers galore. i know i have one by the bed, one in each car and one in my backpack. i have had a cell phone since 1995 in japan. let me just say that power consumption has gone way up since then and i felt a need to always be able to charge my phone when it was just a phone.

  • I love that my hard wired cable internet at home is 7Mbps down and 0.3Mbps up, and yet this new for of wireless is giving 40Mbps up, are you kidding me? I wish Time Warner would go die, guess I need to go move to Chattanooga or something.

  • I love that my hard wired cable internet at home is 7Mbps down and 0.3Mbps up, and yet this new for of wireless is giving 40Mbps up, are you kidding me? I wish Time Warner would go die, guess I need to go move to Chattanooga or something.

    • Dude, I so feel you pain. Sad when I get a quicker upload speed on a Verizon data connect card than on the fastest Time Warner Cable

    • Anonymous

      The speedtest app is giving incorrect results.

    • Anonymous

      I get faster speeds on 3G then on TWC… though I did skimp and buy the cheapest tier..

    • Good to know there are some other poor saps suffering with TWC. FiOS won’t be in my area anytime soon either. Even if these speeds are wrong, I wasn’t even expecting 20 Mbps…hell I’d love to see 5 on my TWC connection (clearly the roadrunner got the ACME anvil).

    • Sjtilney

      Let me clear up some confusion Mbps=MegaBits per second. MBps= MegaBytes per second (watch for the capitalized “b”) Make sure you guys are doing the math right on this. That screen shot says 23.62Mbps (Mega BITS per second, NOT mega BYTES per second) 23.62mbps is equal to 2.95 megabytes per second. (Divide the megabits per second by 8 to get the megabytes per second) Your home connection is likely 7MBps, faster then the thunderbolt.

      • ThievingSix

        Wrong. He has 7 Mbps (Megabits/sec). Which is about 896 KB/s. That’s standard cable. Verizon Fios hits speeds of 35/30 Mbps. This shot still beats that.

        • Joe

          Sjtilney FAIL !!!!!!

      • ThievingSix

        Wrong. He has 7 Mbps (Megabits/sec). Which is about 896 KB/s. That’s standard cable. Verizon Fios hits speeds of 35/30 Mbps. This shot still beats that.

      • Bullet Tooth Tony

        Network transfer speeds, such as internet speeds, are always sold as BITS, as in Mbps… file sizes are always in Bytes… the difference doesn’t only lie in the capital B, it’s in how it would be written otherwise… Mbps vs MB/sec or MB/s. His internet is 7Mbps. Slower than the Thunderbolt. My Time Warner internet is 15 Mbps down and1 Mbps up. Still slower than the Thunderbolt… Time Warner sells an $80/mo “wideband” internet plan for 50 Mbps down and 5 Mbps up… finally faster than the Thunderbolt…

  • Scorpio1971

    20/40 consistently in Chicago. My IT Mgr thought the test app was broken, too.

  • Anonymous

    23,000 down, Cincinnati

  • Munozinho

    I’m getting around 15-20 down and like 30 up in San Fransisco. Well worth the wait.

  • Michaelbwahlstrom

    14 mbps down; 39 mbps up. Ridiculous!

  • Bigdaddy5150

    DAMN!!! MY Thunderbolt is FAST!!!!

    Y

    a

  • I was seeing crazy speeds with the FCC app: 16mbps down, 41mbps up!

    However, I’ve heard those apps aren’t accurate with high speeds.

    So I went to speakeasy’s flash based speedtest that I normally find pretty reliable for computers and got more realistic speeds: 8mbps down, 3mbps up

  • GreatForbini

    Phoenix, AZ (East Valley)
    15.23 – Down
    34.82 – Up

    General use is wicked fast. Love it!

    • Rizzidy

      awesome

    • Pezjono

      I’m in Tempe, thanks for the info! Think I am going to hold out for another 4G phone, but the speeds look promising.

  • Anonymous

    I just go a verizon iPhone Dam it

    • Mr. Armo

      this site is rendered useless to u after that stupid move

  • Booboolala2000

    Haven’t had the pleasure of 4g, but I know the system was acting all squirrely thias morning when I was trying to activate my TBolt.

    Battery has been holding up pretty good. Not as good as my DX, but very close. Haven’t adjusted the screen brightness, but that is always an option.

  • Imagine this kind of speed on the Xoom…*drool*

  • http://a2.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/190185_642627193288_49700366_34942796_8097581_n.jpg

    Washington, DC. I don’t know why it defaulted to Baltimore but I’ll reset it and try again. I’m in my home and get iffy signal and just got 6-17mb/s but it registers the final stroke of speed which was 7 so i’ll do it outside.

  • Anonymous

    80 upload 54 on download on the Verizon iPhone 4

    • Anonymous

      Oh wow! I didn’t know the Verizon iPhone had 4G! That just blows everything out of the water! Quick, everyone let’s get the iPhone!!!…

      • Anonymous

        No it is 3G sorry if you thought it was 4G LTE

        • Anonymous

          Um…look at my name…then read my post again. Lmao.

        • lolwut

          Lrn2Internet noob nugget. I can’t believe someone got trolled on droid-life. Wow. You fail ,lol, “ndog”. hahahahahahahaha

    • Anonymous

      Oh wow! I didn’t know the Verizon iPhone had 4G! That just blows everything out of the water! Quick, everyone let’s get the iPhone!!!…

    • Anonymous

      You forgot to mention those speeds are in kbps.

  • iamther0mans

    im getting 13-16 up and 30+ down in NYC

  • Kkllkjljklkj

    central new jersey,
    17mbs down, 21mbs up

    • kramerica5

      where are you in central nj that you have 4G? im in the freehold area and according to the map we dont have it yet.

      • vik

        Im kind of central/north-ish jersey too. Getting my TB tomorrow. WIll let you know what the speeds are.

  • Anonymous

    15.8 down …. 31.1 up. This is the real deal yall

  • D8labs

    I get 20mbps DL and 32mbps UP, crazy fast in new york, li.

  • noiphonealldroid

    wow honestly this phones a bullet, you guys need to get in the store and get this.. ive had it since 10 in the morning and i swear itll jizz on the droid x and iphone, had em both

  • Nebraska580

    lawl

  • Krobin 350

    18 down – 27 up Dallas, Tx

  • Krobin 350

    18 down – 27 up Dallas, Tx

  • John

    I got 10.31 down and 25.53 up.

  • wtf 40mbps!!!! that has to be wrong. if that is true att atrix customers should be on the phone blowing up their customer service line getting their contract tore up. even if its 15/5 !!! on a phone thats crazy speed

  • Dmota25

    So far incredible

  • Dmota25

    So far incredible

  • Mr. Joe

    Now this my friends is what we should be seeing!

    I don’t even this Tmobile HSPA+ 22.1 (or whatever) gets CLOSE to this.

    Fastest 4G network goes to VERIZON!

  • Ope Nuni Ts

    midtown manhattan…

    WiFi [TWC]: 17.5 down / 0.5 up
    4G: 07.5 down / 28 up

  • insanely fast… 6-8 down – 35+ up in L.A

    • I love you for putting L.A. I hate morons who say LA for L.A. MY state is more important that your town!

      • Booboolala2000

        No one confuses the two, chill out. I hate it when people call NW Florida L.A. (Lower Alabama)

        • jtastic33

          Ha I live in nwf to lol

      • Anonymous

        Wow, relax man!!

    • I love you for putting L.A. I hate morons who say LA for L.A. MY state is more important that your town!

  • Amdweck

    Battery life is terrible extended battery is a requirement

  • TwistD

    I dont even get that on my WiFi with my tbolt … Something seems fishy

  • Kitok311

    T-Bolt is very fast but has poor battery performance is very poor. Had to order the 2740 mAh extended battery.

    • angermeans

      How would you know that it has been out a total a few hours. I know there has been rumors, but I am sure verizon has most of that fixed. They wouldn’t release a phone with horrible battery life.

    • angermeans

      How would you know that it has been out a total a few hours. I know there has been rumors, but I am sure verizon has most of that fixed. They wouldn’t release a phone with horrible battery life.

  • I have mine, had a Incredible with the extended battery. The extended battery for the Thunderbolt wasn’t there at the store to pick one up. The battery I got had 10% on it, out of the box, and have used it for 5 hours, just plugged it in, never went red on me.

    I too am curious on the battery life.

  • Porno

    All I know is I can download and install apps from the market in the blink of an eye.

  • Jake

    Thats not correct. You never see higher upload speed than download speed. This is stupid

    • Uh, what?

      Just because it isn’t normal on services other than Verizon’s LTE doesn’t mean it isn’t normal on Verizon’s LTE.

      This is something new.

  • Very noticeable difference for me on 4G. In the SF Bay Area, see fantastic results today so far!

  • forcvdotcom

    Thunderbolt user in Boston:

    Download: 11322 kbps
    Upload: 17694 kbps

  • napes22

    How about we follow this up with a battery life thread…Just sayin’

    • Anonymous

      Yeah, I’m sitting around waiting to find this out. I’ve got one pre-ordered, but don’t want to buy it if it’s hardly going to last at all.

    • toast

      Real-world battery life is my main interest, too. I’d love to start seeing more posts on that.

      • picked mine up this AM at 10. I charged it and around 12 i took it off letting it sit. It was unplugged for two hours with texting, facebooking and a little emailing and showing it off to friends around the office. It read 70% battery life after 2 hours but it stayed there until I just plugged it in 6-7 hours later.

      • the battery is almost dead on the the pic showing internet speed… maybe this was shortly after…

    • Anonymous

      Just got mine about an hour ago, but as expected the battery was already low out of the box. Probably going to have to wait a day or two to see real world battery life.

  • Anonymous

    Would love to see someone with an Atrix post some pics to see how fast AT&T’s so called 4g speeds are. Anyone….anyone?

    • Viper

      att’s hspa+ (3.5G) is turned off or capped or something. Right now it’s actually slower than 3G

  • Guys, how noticeable is the speed difference when browsing…be honest.

    • viewthis66

      its great. noticeably faster. consistently fast as well. full sites. mobile sites. doesn’t matter.

      san jose, ca

      • Anonymous

        I’m getting insane speeds in Columbus Ohio

    • Have you used Opera Mini on 3G? Its like that with flash support and full java on normal browser 😉 Loaded CNN in about 4 seconds, full site.

    • Swa01

      it is sick really

  • Anonymous

    Hmmm 20-15% battery life…… How is your battery thunderbolt owners???

  • Mmoreimi

    oh. my. god.

  • Anonymous

    The speed test app is incorrect. For an accurate reading go to the website instead. My results were 25 down and 6 up in SE Michigan

  • Troyh72

    You will get a more accurate speed by using the browser on the phone, and going to speedtest.net or speakeasy.net/speedtest. I use speakeasy, and regularly get 25/15.

  • Brian

    Lol this is too funny. Yeah guys, you sure are getting 40Mbps up.

  • Brian

    Lol this is too funny. Yeah guys, you sure are getting 40Mbps up.

    • napes22

      All the reviews I’ve seen had the phone getting anywhere from 9-15Mbps in upload speed. I guess it depends on the strength of the LTE in your area.

    • edaking13

      i thought the point of 4glte was for it to be fast, even if the numbers a screwed the speeds are still faster than any other carrier

  • rise

    why not use mhs, then download a file just to see your true speeds?

  • rise

    why not use mhs, then download a file just to see your true speeds?

  • Kevsos

    Just asked my wife to check her TBolt, and she is getting 12.69 mbps down and 32.24 mbps up!! Columbus OH.

  • Kevsos

    Just asked my wife to check her TBolt, and she is getting 12.69 mbps down and 32.24 mbps up!! Columbus OH.

  • Bbrunner11

    jersey city, nj 4th floor office, 19 down 40 up.

  • Anonymous

    I think the SpeedTest.net app may be a bit buggy.

    I get spikes of up to 9Mbps on uploads sometimes on my Droid 2 when in certain areas. I also get strange upload/download speeds where the upload is faster than the download sometimes. I’m thinking there is a bug in the app that is causing incorrect results.

    • palomosan

      Agree, I was getting some ridiculous number in the upload department.

  • Anonymous

    I’m getting around 20 down and 30 up.

  • Motta2003

    White Plains, NY
    16M down, 18M up

  • MIAtrix

    I’m in an office building in East Orlando and I’m having spotty LTE coverage here (keeps switching in and out from 4G to 3G. I got like 3.5 mbps down and 25 mbps up. I’ll try again when I’m at my house, which should be in an area with a stronger signal..

  • DCwhat

    anyone use the FCC speed test app to compare it to speedtest.net yet? im hearing that speedtest.net isnt giving accurate results.

  • DCwhat

    anyone use the FCC speed test app to compare it to speedtest.net yet? im hearing that speedtest.net isnt giving accurate results.

  • Rckclimer

    These are awesome speeds. Just got my thunderbolt today and don’t get 4G coverage for a couple more months. Has anyone seen if there is a way to disable 4G to conserve battery power if you are in a non-4G area?

  • Rckclimer

    These are awesome speeds. Just got my thunderbolt today and don’t get 4G coverage for a couple more months. Has anyone seen if there is a way to disable 4G to conserve battery power if you are in a non-4G area?

    • chondog

      I’m hearing that the only way you can disable 4G is by taking the sim card out.

    • Bullet Tooth Tony

      Beautiful Widgets has a 4G toggle switch that works for WiMax… I’m gonna go out on a limb here and say there will probably be an update to that to include LTE… took about a week for WiMax when the Evo came out. I’m sure there’s some other apps people may be able to direct you to as well…

  • I’m in Philly.
    Outside: 15 Down, 46 Up
    In my office 40 floors up: 7 Down, 21 Up

  • Anonymous

    http://a.yfrog.com/img610/4954/2o5mg.jpg. I’m getting some crazy fast speeds here in Houston

    • Anonymous

      Thats ridiculously fast!

      • Anonymous

        Yeah I know my friends didn’t believe me I hit that about 7 times now

      • Anonymous

        Yeah I know my friends didn’t believe me I hit that about 7 times now

    • Anonymous

      Thats ridiculously fast!

    • Todd

      My best has been 17.6 down and 36 up in Spring (North of Houston).

      • Anonymous

        I live in south east Houston in the ghetto so I don’t think a lot of ppl are gona be using Verizon’s4g I see a lot of ppl with cricket and T-Mobile

        • Todd

          Lol Houston is full of ghettos. I go to U of H…right by 3rd ward. I’m out of 4G coverage right now in Conroe.

          • Anonymous

            come back to the ghetto and get some blazing fast speeds like me

          • Anonymous

            come back to the ghetto and get some blazing fast speeds like me

    • Anonymous

      Just did it again got 36 down and 45 up

      • Anonymous

        With those speeds videos should load nearly instantly. Have you tried downloading something large to check actual speed?

        • Anonymous

          Yeah actuallyi tether to my xbox and the new halo maps are like 3 gigs downloaded it in like 4 mins

  • Anonymous

    Does anyone know how much of VA is covered in 4G?

    • Anonymous

      I believe most of Northern VA

      • Anonymous

        So pretty much the upper bump? cuz thats where I live right around fredericksburg above spotsylvania

    • Anonymous

      I believe most of Northern VA

  • Anonymous

    18 down 17 up

    http://t.co/qJmcIyM

  • Anonymous

    Haven’t tested it, but its blazing. Love it

  • Rizzidy

    This.
    Changes.
    Everything.

    • Nick

      Finally puting the OG Droid to rest after a good run….but I can’t wait to get this beast on Monday!!

    • Anonymous

      No it is 3G

    • D1USER

      Maybe Jobs will get one

    • D1USER

      Maybe Jobs will get one

    • Zzuberdasdriver

      Oh yeah. By a wide margin. HTC just put this game on tilt.

    • Timmah

      You forget the “Again” 😉

  • Anonymous

    mess with it for a while today, the one in the store (Philly, PA) 9-12m down. upload is broken in the app.

    Overall the phone is underwhelming in my opinion. Not as fluid as I expected it to be.

  • Anonymous

    mess with it for a while today, the one in the store (Philly, PA) 9-12m down. upload is broken in the app.

    Overall the phone is underwhelming in my opinion. Not as fluid as I expected it to be.

    • Guest

      douche.

  • I’m getting about 15mbps in the middle of the country! 🙂

  • I’m getting about 15mbps in the middle of the country! 🙂

  • PilotConway

    8mbps down, 23 mbps up. But that was in my office. Interested to see how it is at home.

  • PilotConway

    8mbps down, 23 mbps up. But that was in my office. Interested to see how it is at home.