Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7
178 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 63


  Reply # 1077142 30-Jun-2014 16:15
Send private message

macuser: HTC ONE M7, Kingsland/Mt Eden/Eden Park



would be interesting to know how much data your burned doing that test, I would estimate somewhere between 100 - 150 Mbytes.... ouch.

242 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 29


  Reply # 1077150 30-Jun-2014 16:25
Send private message

UncleArthur:
macuser: HTC ONE M7, Kingsland/Mt Eden/Eden Park



would be interesting to know how much data your burned doing that test, I would estimate somewhere between 100 - 150 Mbytes.... ouch.


This is like owning a Bugatti Veyron, but living on a tiny Island with  200m of road

 
 
 
 


750 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 33


  Reply # 1077205 30-Jun-2014 17:15
Send private message

SaltyNZ:
I believe non-2degrees-purchased LTE-capable Android handsets will get their updates later, as in, up to a few months, depending on the manufacturer. Could be wrong about that though.


I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE (i9305) which had the Vodafone Jellybean modem which was released in May of this year.
I drove through Penrose and Greenlane and only got H+, so I flashed a newer modem and went back through the same locations. This time they were all LTE.

If it is Samsung's responsibility to roll out the update, then I'd be waiting forever.

246 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 15

Subscriber

  Reply # 1077219 30-Jun-2014 18:07
Send private message

All well if you can get it.
My HTC One M8 still isn't showing me an option to select the LTE network.
Is there a software update being released to enable that?

17520 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2122

Trusted

  Reply # 1077231 30-Jun-2014 18:12
Send private message

bongojona: next up, battery endurance test vs 3G


You are gonna need a lot of data to burn?! (Does 2d jump from 3g 4g or stays at 4g even when data is not transmitted?) Or am I mistaken ...

2522 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 321

Trusted

  Reply # 1077233 30-Jun-2014 18:21
Send private message

Has anyone tried doing a speedtest off the Christchurch Snap speedtest server given they are 2degree's uplink?

246 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 15

Subscriber

  Reply # 1077234 30-Jun-2014 18:25
Send private message

dauckland: All well if you can get it.
My HTC One M8 still isn't showing me an option to select the LTE network.
Is there a software update being released to enable that?


never mind, found a way.
So for those who haven't:
*#*#4636#*#* and select WCDMA / LTE and all good.

D



BDFL - Memuneh
59195 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 10425

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 1077235 30-Jun-2014 18:26
Send private message

dauckland: All well if you can get it.
My HTC One M8 still isn't showing me an option to select the LTE network.
Is there a software update being released to enable that?


As previous post, updates for non-2degrees handsets to come later.







BDFL - Memuneh
59195 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 10425

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 1077237 30-Jun-2014 18:31
Send private message

dauckland:
dauckland: All well if you can get it.
My HTC One M8 still isn't showing me an option to select the LTE network.
Is there a software update being released to enable that?


never mind, found a way.
So for those who haven't:
*#*#4636#*#* and select WCDMA / LTE and all good.

D


This won't survive a reboot - you will need to do it every time the phone is restarted.





246 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 15

Subscriber

  Reply # 1077239 30-Jun-2014 18:35
Send private message

freitasm:
dauckland:
dauckland: All well if you can get it.
My HTC One M8 still isn't showing me an option to select the LTE network.
Is there a software update being released to enable that?


never mind, found a way.
So for those who haven't:
*#*#4636#*#* and select WCDMA / LTE and all good.

D


This won't survive a reboot - you will need to do it every time the phone is restarted.



Yes, noted- a small drawback until 2D decide to kindly ask HTC to push the update ;-)

1350 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 474


  Reply # 1077254 30-Jun-2014 18:54
Send private message

What band(s) are 2degrees using?

4025 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1076

Trusted

  Reply # 1077273 30-Jun-2014 19:15
One person supports this post
Send private message

DarkShadow: What band(s) are 2degrees using?

Band 3 (1800mhz) is the primary band

You may see deployments on Band 7 (2600mhz) for extra capacity if they choose to use this.

And in the future Band 28 (700mhz)

This is similar to the other providers in NZ.

99 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 11


Reply # 1077282 30-Jun-2014 19:40
One person supports this post
Send private message

I got the 2Degrees pushed soft/firmware update to my S5 on Friday 20th so knew something was up! Had the beautiful 4G symbol on the phone tonight at the northern end of South-Western Motorway, but it appears not in Mangere Bridge. I want to try the "download booster" feature when in 4G+Wifi & will post pic if I can.
Funny story - I have a mate who was Country Manager for a BIG tech firm when 2Deg launched. This guy has picked correctly almost every trend in IT, general Tech, pretty much everything and is very successful.  He didn't pick 2Deg to survive however - I'm glad they did as they've been awesome for me for the last 5 years.

142 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 10


  Reply # 1077313 30-Jun-2014 20:18
Send private message

I was surprised to see 4G appear in my notification bar when I walked down to Queen St for lunch! I'm on an Australian Z2. The speeds on this are faster than my home network, with the upload 20x faster!

2069 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 505


  Reply # 1077322 30-Jun-2014 20:32
Send private message

Why does it get disabled in the first place? it just makes things a pain

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Mobile market competition issues ComCom should watch
Posted 18-Dec-2017 10:52


New Zealand government to create digital advisory group
Posted 16-Dec-2017 08:47


Australia datum changes means whole country moving 1.8 metres north-east
Posted 16-Dec-2017 08:39


UAV Traffic Management Trial launching today in New Zealand
Posted 12-Dec-2017 16:06


UFB connections pass 460,000
Posted 11-Dec-2017 11:26


The Warehouse Group to adopt IBM Cloud to support digital transformation
Posted 11-Dec-2017 11:22


Dimension Data peeks into digital business 2018
Posted 11-Dec-2017 10:55


2018 Cyber Security Predictions
Posted 7-Dec-2017 14:55


Global Govtech Accelerator to drive public sector innovation in Wellington
Posted 7-Dec-2017 11:21


Stuff Pix media strategy a new direction
Posted 7-Dec-2017 09:37


Digital transformation is dead
Posted 7-Dec-2017 09:31


Fake news and cyber security
Posted 7-Dec-2017 09:27


Dimension Data New Zealand strengthens cybersecurity practice
Posted 5-Dec-2017 20:27


Epson NZ launches new Expression Premium Photo range
Posted 5-Dec-2017 20:26


Eventbrite and Twickets launch integration partnership in Australia and New Zealand
Posted 5-Dec-2017 20:23



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.