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#138623 10-Jan-2014 18:12
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I just got a Moto X and popped in a Skinny SIM and on mobile data the 4G indicator lights up and seems pretty quick.

I did a speed test at 17:33 today (probably not the ideal time for a speed test!) and the mobile data was almost twice the speed of my Christchurch Vodafone cable speed, clocking in at 21.31Mbps.

Is this likely connecting at 4G, or is the "4G" indicator just a generic one for mobile data?

I was suprised as I didn't expect the Moto X's US 4G frequencies to work, let alone on Skinny!

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  #964834 10-Jan-2014 18:14
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US class 3G+ as 4G, You are only connecting to 3G / WCDMA not 4G / LTE

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  #964842 10-Jan-2014 18:25
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Thanks for the clarification

Thought it was a bit odd. Oh well, 3G+ is more than fast enough for me!


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  #966515 13-Jan-2014 23:09
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Just wait until you hit a congested area, that's where 3G really can't handle it, regardless of whether you have a dual carrier HSPA+ device or not. Thankfully as more people more to 4G itll take more load off 3G too, so better for everyone.

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