1. kilofoxtrot's Avatar
    I am using the 3G Hotspot to tether my iPad. I am lucky if the iPad can stay connected to the hotspot for more than a few minutes before it drops the wifi signal.

    The iPad works great with my home wifi or other public wifi access points ie Starbucks, Panera.

    Anybody else having issues?

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    07-20-2010 06:17 AM
  2. skipamy's Avatar
    I'm very disappointed in the speed of the hotspot connection. I'm getting .80 Mbps download and .20 Mbps upload speeds, that's too slow for me to use it for work (I need to do file transfers). What speeds are others getting?
    07-23-2010 06:25 PM
  3. largeselection's Avatar
    Hmm I'm interested in others experience with this. I have a mifi for my Ipad and vie been thinking about canceling and doing the dx hotspot, but if it's not good I might just keep the mifi
    07-23-2010 08:19 PM
  4. curney's Avatar
    i am also getting very poor speeds. today it took over 2 minutes to upload 600 k file. i m pretty disappointed.

    I'm very disappointed in the speed of the hotspot connection. I'm getting .80 Mbps download and .20 Mbps upload speeds, that's too slow for me to use it for work (I need to do file transfers). What speeds are others getting?


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    07-23-2010 09:14 PM
  5. pinhead875's Avatar
    My speed via free tethering (root):



    I don't know if this is slow or fast, as this is my first tethering experience.

    A couple more tests just now:


    07-24-2010 12:31 AM
  6. skipamy's Avatar
    That's the same speed I'm getting. Has anyone found Verizon documentation on the speeds?
    07-24-2010 12:14 PM
  7. t9giese's Avatar
    Mine drops after about 10 min with my ipad. Speed seemed ok but I was just surfing.

    I'll try with my thinkpad tomorrow.

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    07-26-2010 10:36 PM
  8. curney's Avatar
    I seem to be able to send the same file from the phone in about 1/5th the time. I called verizon tech and they didn't have an answer. uggg
    07-27-2010 03:19 PM
  9. p08757's Avatar
    So I take it the $20 per month is not worth it.
    07-27-2010 03:36 PM
  10. curney's Avatar
    So I take it the $20 per month is not worth it.
    I am going to root it tonight and try another option. I will report back. Its good for data down for me. very fast surfing. sending data its not so good.
    07-27-2010 04:39 PM
  11. curney's Avatar
    verizon tech support called me back this afternoon and confirmed there is a software problem with the wifi app. they said they are working on it but could not give me a date of when it would be fixed

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    07-27-2010 07:25 PM
  12. t9giese's Avatar
    I'm pretty pissed right now. Finally got around to trying my thinkpad and it only stayed connected for 2 minutes. It's greyed out in the notification bar and says "3G Data link lost".
    07-28-2010 07:57 PM
  13. t9giese's Avatar
    I did manage run a quick speed test. I'm really close to a tower so full signal.

    07-28-2010 07:57 PM
  14. Tytanious's Avatar
    I am testing out my HotSpot connection. I am streaming a Netflix movie and it is 40mins right now with no interruption.
    07-28-2010 10:05 PM
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