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AT&T capping iPhone upload speeds?

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 06 Jul 2010 23:48 User comments (3)

AT&T capping iPhone upload speeds? According to Gizmodo and other sites, AT&T has begun capping upload speeds on the Apple iPhone 4, containing the speeds to as low as 100kbps in metropolitan areas like New York City.
When the phone launched, users were reporting upload speeds as high as 1500kbps.

A few of the other reported affected areas are: "NYC, Central Jersey, Boston, Orlando, Seattle, South Jersey/Philly, Columbus, Cleveland, West Houston, Phoenix, Northern Colorado, St. Paul/Minesota, Suffolk County/Long Island, Quad Cities, South Jersey, Denver, Detroit Metro, Cincinnati, Baltimore, Salt Lake City, Las Vegas, Kansas City, Fairfax, and Minneapolis."

Users in other regions have reported fast upload speeds, so the situation appears to be isolated to certain places.

AT&T has not responded but most speculate the drop in speeds are related to maintenance to the HSUPA network.

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3 user comments

16.7.2010 23:55

Hmmm...just a week ago, they claimed that new york was finally ready for the iphone...I guess they just meant the first iPhone.

26.7.2010 23:58

haha, this is karma for apple and apple fans. I liked my iphone 3g before, but with ATT being such a sh**, and apple being assess, this is just karma. I'm glad this is happening and hoping it keep on going down hill

37.7.2010 15:37

Hehehehe I hate Apple...BUT Unlimited just means less and less these days...

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