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Sprint Mogul

As you know from previous posts, I'm currently using Sprint's version of the HTC Mogul called the PPC6800 running Windows Mobile 6.0.

Up to now, the broadband speed has been pretty decent. About 1/2 DSL speeds or better.

The other day HTC announced the upgrade to EVDO Rev A -- the true DSL speed network.  I reflashed my firmware pretty smoothly and the upgrade went well.  Did I get double speed downloads?  Well, it seems snappier, quicker connects, overall a little faster but not 2X.

I just now did a speed test using http://www.dslreports.com and it reported 713 kbit/sec with a 400K file and 664 kbit/sec with a 1MB file.  Not too bad.

Faster than that 1200 baud Hayes modem I bought for $695 in 1983.

 

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Posted on Tuesday, April 15, 2008 1:06 AM Mobile | Back to top


Comments on this post: Broadband on my HTC Mogul Phone!

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That's the same phone I use.... and I LOVE mine. Especially the new GPS support.
Left by Blogus Maximus on Apr 22, 2008 11:39 PM

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You probably weren't getting a Rev. A tower when you tested. That is the same speed you'd get with Rev. 0. You'd need to get above 700Kb/s and closer to 1.4Mb/s to realize Rev. A speeds. I get close to 800Kb/s at times on my unflashed Mogul (Rev. 0).
Left by doug on Oct 05, 2008 12:07 PM

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