1. HeyCori's Avatar
    I'm in a 3G area and decided to do a speed test using the bandwidth app. It hovered around .50Mbps and then suddenly shot up to 34.81Mbps. I was like, "WTH." Too bad I don't always get speed like that in 3G areas, lol.

    I'm on AT&T using the Titan.
    05-28-2012 01:51 PM
  2. Jeff Kibuule's Avatar
    I'm in a 3G area and decided to do a speed test using the bandwidth app. It hovered around .50Mbps and then suddenly shot up to 34.81Mbps. I was like, "WTH." Too bad I don't always get speed like that in 3G areas, lol.

    I'm on AT&T using the Titan.
    Yeah.... considering AT&T's HSPA+ network is only a theoretical 21Mbps, you got a false positive. That's why multiple benchmark tests are run. Sorry.
    05-28-2012 02:08 PM
  3. HeyCori's Avatar
    Yeah.... considering AT&T's HSPA+ network is only a theoretical 21Mbps, you got a false positive. That's why multiple benchmark tests are run. Sorry.
    I figures as much. There's no way I was actually hitting 34Mbps while on 3G.
    05-28-2012 02:37 PM
  4. eric12341's Avatar
    That bandwidth app is very unstable and unreliable when it comes to measuring data speed. I usually use TestMyNet app or the dslreports site to test, both of which will give better results than bandwidth.
    05-28-2012 10:11 PM
  5. jimski's Avatar
    But did Bandwidth report an average speed of 34.81Mbps or just spike. I have found the app to be very consistent. And the only one that can give me any kind of LTE feedback.

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    05-31-2012 07:25 PM
  6. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    06-01-2012 12:28 AM
  7. yuerolling's Avatar
    the same to me, no that stable !! you can also use the Free Speed test !!
    06-01-2012 03:04 AM
  8. jimski's Avatar
    Yep. Verified that Free Speed Test is now showing LTE results, similar to Bandwidth. Last time I tried it on 4/20/12, I got 0 results with LTE (app would time out with no result).

    I am a little troubled by that fact that although I deleted the app the same day I tried it, when I reinstalled yesterday and ran a test, the results page showed my previous tests from 4/20. Where was that data stored? On my phone or their servers? Why wasn't it deleted when I deleted the app?

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    06-01-2012 08:18 AM
  9. selfcreation's Avatar
    lol

    the Samsung FOCUS caps you at 7.2MBS never mind the 21MB from HSPA+ .. LOL

    and the titan caps at 14.4 MBS.... lol

    06-01-2012 09:54 AM
  10. N8ter's Avatar
    Microsoft Research has a speed test app in the Marketplace. Use that, it's actually accurate.
    06-01-2012 10:04 AM
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