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Topic # 152352 24-Sep-2014 08:41
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Looks like this is now active in the CBD!

Anyone seen it outside of the CBD?

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  Reply # 1135240 24-Sep-2014 08:52
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Seems to be that way all the way over here on K Drive for some of my colleagues. Although my trusty Lumia800 reports 3G only with latency of 71ms, d/l of 3.8Mb/s and u/l of .9Mb/s - still awesome for what I need it for and I can't recall it ever falling apart when watching any YouTube or other streamed content, anyways.

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  Reply # 1135371 24-Sep-2014 10:46
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We switched 4G in the Tron this morning! Enjoy! :)

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  Reply # 1136726 24-Sep-2014 16:46
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Is this using the 1800MHz spectrum?  Is it true that the COWs have a 1800MHz license already?


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  Reply # 1137125 25-Sep-2014 09:23
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Azzaw1980: Is this using the 1800MHz spectrum?  Is it true that the COWs have a 1800MHz license already?



Yes they are and yes they do. :)

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  Reply # 1137495 25-Sep-2014 13:53
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2DegreesCare:
Azzaw1980: Is this using the 1800MHz spectrum?  Is it true that the COWs have a 1800MHz license already?



Yes they are and yes they do. :)


So in theory you could just switch the COW in cambridge onto 4g whenever? ;) haha

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  Reply # 1137528 25-Sep-2014 14:32
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Azzaw1980: 
So in theory you could just switch the COW in cambridge onto 4g whenever? ;) haha


I think you mean moove it to 4G.




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  Reply # 1137541 25-Sep-2014 14:42
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SaltyNZ:
Azzaw1980: 
So in theory you could just switch the COW in cambridge onto 4g whenever? ;) haha


I think you mean moove it to 4G.


Haha yeah thats what I meant.. Sorry XD

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  Reply # 1137584 25-Sep-2014 15:31
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Let's cut out the bull .... :$

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  Reply # 1137863 25-Sep-2014 22:10
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Yes, I herd that 4G was now live.

Sure enough my iphone 5 reports LTE for it's connection type.
The fastest I have been able to get so far (from multiple places around town and different times) is 17Mb/s which strikes me as at the slow end of the 4G scale?

Is this what we should expect?

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  Reply # 1137865 25-Sep-2014 22:13
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My mate got 65 down and 35 up in garden place yesterday.




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  Reply # 1137977 26-Sep-2014 08:21
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UncleArthur: Yes, I herd that 4G was now live.

Sure enough my iphone 5 reports LTE for it's connection type.
The fastest I have been able to get so far (from multiple places around town and different times) is 17Mb/s which strikes me as at the slow end of the 4G scale?

Is this what we should expect?


The maximum that you are likely to experience is around 100Mbps with typical speeds being in the order of 30-50Mbps. At times of heavy network traffic you could get lower than this. 

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  Reply # 1137978 26-Sep-2014 08:30
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Yesterday I had 58M down and 27M up with 38ms latency at a restaurant on hood street with a Sony Z1, definitely faster than VDSL at home. Thanks 2Degrees!

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