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T-Mobile HSPA+42 users average 1.3GB data consumption per month

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 17 Jun 2012 21:07 User comments (9)

T-Mobile HSPA+42 users average 1.3GB data consumption per month According to consulting firm Chetan Sharma and T-Mobile USA CTO Neville Ray, it appears that carrier's "4G" HSPA+42 users consume much more data than other T-Mobile smartphone users.
The average 4G user consumes 1.3GB per month, just about double the 760MB used by its total smartphone base, including slower HSPA+21 users.

In the U.S., only 30 percent of smartphone users consume over 1GB of data per month, in general.

Ray noted that 48 percent of overall HSPA+ traffic was due to video accounts like Amazon Instant and Netflix and YouTube.

While technically HSPA+42 is not "real" 4G, speeds are still on par with the low end of Verizon and AT&T's LTE, at around 8Mbps.

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9 user comments

117.6.2012 23:21

My data consumption is Zero because I just have a cheap phone that doesn't even have a camera.


20 Year U.S.Army Veteran.Vietnam 1969-1972 101st Abn.Div.

218.6.2012 4:49

I use mobile data and I use quite a bit more than 1.3 gig in a month.

I also have a phone with H+ access and this seems quite interesting in terms of speed currently not working 100% but once the network is properly setup I'm sure it'll really download very fast.

Currently only getting speeds around 400kb/s but should be faster than that in a few weeks.

318.6.2012 9:21

my data consumption is average because i have got a medium price mobile but i m satisfied with it...

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 18 Jun 2012 @ 9:22

419.6.2012 0:38

Tmobile customers are "serious" data/voice users where schmucks using Verizon and Sprint are more often than not..........wannabe's

ATT may be an exception.

520.6.2012 0:10

Originally posted by hearme0:
Tmobile customers are "serious" data/voice users where schmucks using Verizon and Sprint are more often than not..........wannabe's

ATT may be an exception.
god,your such a valuable addition to this site.always ready to call others names.rarely actually contributing.i cant figure out if your just "like" 12 years old or just off your meds.

620.6.2012 4:14

Thanks aldan I think most of us are tired of this joker just blowing hot air and bad mouthing everyone.I couldn't agree more.


20 Year U.S.Army Veteran.Vietnam 1969-1972 101st Abn.Div.

720.6.2012 15:17

yeah,after checking the definition of troll,he is starting to fit the description more every time he posts.

820.6.2012 15:45

hearme0, watch it as i am watching you.

921.6.2012 2:44

Using my mobile as a modem, I keep hitting T-Mobile's 10GB cap in under 30 days. I once hit the cap in 5 days, and was on the phone with them, and their "technician" for well over an hour, and they couldn't even figure out how I did that. Oh well, hop to get off these overnight shifts soon, and then maybe I won't keep hitting their 10GB cap.


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