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    Cool GA: Atlanta/Athens 4G LTE - Official Thread

    I decided to make a thread specific to my area which will allow everyone to list their Speed Test results once Sprint kicks in their 4G LTE this weekend.
    If you have before and after test results, that would be cool to have to compare and contrast.

    So, everyone in the Greater Atlanta & Athens Metro Area, let's see your 4G connections, Speed Test results and give us your impressions of Sprint's LTE service. List the city/area you are in to check how the coverage is.
    Reminder that only about 40% of the planned towers will be online upon activation so whatever readings you get, it will only get better as other towers come alive.

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    Waiting in Loganville with bated breath and much trepidation!
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    Quote Originally Posted by TraderGary View Post
    Waiting in Loganville with bated breath and much trepidation!
    As you should.

    Not sure if we will see any LTE connections before Sunday as they may slowly roll it out over a few days, but it is close.

    I am not even sure what the "4G" icon on my phone looks like.

    Let's hear from other Metro members.

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    I'm in Suwanee/Buford where I live and work...there have been pockets of LTE going on and off all over this area for the last month...when its been on its been very fast...for about ten seconds and then it fies off again...hoping for a good weekend!

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    Quote Originally Posted by slackerjack View Post
    I'm in Suwanee/Buford where I live and work.
    Cool.
    We get a few more and we can have people all over the metro area to get good info on readings and speeds.
    Only a few more days.

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    Reading threads from other Sprint first tier areas, it looks like they are starting to turn on towers already, starting gradually and increasing over time. Any evidence of that happening here in the Atlanta area? I see no LTE yet in Loganville.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TraderGary View Post
    Any evidence of that happening here in the Atlanta area? I see no LTE yet in Loganville.
    Nothing here yet. Still monitoring.
    Probably start activating tomorrow.

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    Reporting from East Point, awaiting LTE to turn on. I'll probably turn on my radio to see if I get anything before Sunday

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    I can detect no difference in battery life between LTE on or off, so I just leave it on all the time. The default is on anyway.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dat_guy_Juan View Post
    Reporting from East Point
    Welcome. The more, the merrier.

    Quote Originally Posted by TraderGary View Post
    I can detect no difference in battery life between LTE on or off, so I just leave it on all the time.
    I also leave mine on LTE/CDMA all the time. No adverse battery effects.

    No LTE yet for me.
    Maybe they will start flipping some switches tomorrow.

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    Update: Still nothing on the LTE front at my current location.
    Maybe Sprint is using KC & DFW as test markets to work out any bugs before they activate the ATL.

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    Just got home (Loganville) from Barnes & Noble at The Avenues in Snellville. No LTE here or there or in between.

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    Still nothing for me but 1) I am in the Boonies and 2) it is not yet the 15th.
    It will come. Patience Danial-san.

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    Just wanted to give you guys a preview of what we have to look forward too! I'm in Duluth right now at a friends house.

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    Nothing yet in the Marietta area :-( Drove down to Delk Rd. area, from Acworth/Woodstock with just 3g the whole way
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    Driving through Riverdale, had to do a quick test

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    Is there a special indicator for lte or just faster speeds?
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    How come your speedtest is saying LTE, but up on the top it's showing 3g?
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    Quote Originally Posted by skypilotks View Post
    How come your speedtest is saying LTE, but up on the top it's showing 3g?
    Because I was out of the 4g zone, but I took the test as soon as it said 4g.

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    Sitting in my living room in Tucker, and no LTE yet on my EVO...

    Guess I'll see it tomorrow.

    Eric "GuitarEC"

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    OK well I have an AirRave at house, cause bad signal in subdivision, but I just went out to pick up food, and in Woodstock near Wade Green and 92 I was getting 4g with speeds of 17746kbps d/l, and 10141kbps u/l. It was fast!!
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    it will say 4g instead of 3g up next to signal bars
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    Got it at my house inside and out. I am about 8 miles north of Newnan and 3 miles south of Palmetto. Good stuff. Speeds are way better than I expected for Sprint. So glad I bought an S3 now.
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    In Midtown (Atlanta) and no 4G although the 3G has improved from .36 Mbps to .97

    Edit: 3G is much faster in Midtown now



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    Marietta is live with LTE!
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