05-21-2014 09:26 AM
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  1. dpham00's Avatar
    Not really sure if this is something new or if this is just the official announcement of aws.

    Verizon may unveil their XLTE network on May 19 | Android Central

    dpham00, Android Central Moderator
    Sent from my Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 3
    05-14-2014 06:55 AM
  2. Almeuit's Avatar
    I am guessing AWS.

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    05-14-2014 07:56 AM
  3. raichur0xx0rz's Avatar
    Just another one of their special branding names... Not too fond of the name either. Hopefully they won't have the Verizon logo + the 4G LTE logo + XLTE logo all on the phone.

    Replacing 4G LTE's logo with an XLTE logo for applicable devices would make sense so the customer knows which are compatible with AWS.
    05-14-2014 08:56 AM
  4. dpham00's Avatar
    I am guessing AWS.

    Sent from my T-Mobile Note 3 using AC Forums.
    Probably, based on the description. Similar to what t-mobile calls wideband lte most likely.

    dpham00, Android Central Moderator
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    05-14-2014 08:59 AM
  5. z71kris's Avatar
    Is there a list of all phones that will operate on this band?

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    05-14-2014 09:46 AM
  6. dpham00's Avatar
    Is there a list of all phones that will operate on this band?

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    Seems like any aws phone, so basically s4,s5,note 3, g2,Moto X, and most phones from last year.

    Probably biggest and exception being the m7.

    dpham00, Android Central Moderator
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    05-14-2014 10:46 AM
  7. raichur0xx0rz's Avatar
    Is there a list of all phones that will operate on this band?

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    Just a quick Google search, so it may not be 100% accurate, and probably missing some, but just a rough list:

    iPhone 5S
    iPhone 5C
    HTC One (M8)
    LG G2
    Lucid 3
    DROID Ultra/MAXX
    DROID Mini
    Moto X
    Lumia 928
    Lumia 2520
    Lumia Icon
    Galaxy S5
    Galaxy S4
    Galaxy S4 Mini
    Galaxy Note 3
    ASUS Nexus 7 LTE

    Some stuff may require OTA update (assuming the user hasn't updated them recently, like for the DROIDs and S4)
    z71kris and vegasdroid like this.
    05-14-2014 02:43 PM
  8. Phoenix111's Avatar
    Is this similar to the move we all made from 3g to 4G where all phones will soon run on new frequencies and towers for data? I'm just curious if this is where Verizon is going to boot all of the people on unlimited by saying that no one can be grandfathered here because this is a new type of data.
    05-15-2014 02:23 PM
  9. dpham00's Avatar
    Is this similar to the move we all made from 3g to 4G where all phones will soon run on new frequencies and towers for data? I'm just curious if this is where Verizon is going to boot all of the people on unlimited by saying that no one can be grandfathered here because this is a new type of data.
    No one knows exactly. But it sounds like aws related which a number of current devices can use

    dpham00, Android Central Moderator
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    05-15-2014 03:07 PM
  10. dpham00's Avatar
    Phones

    Moto X
    DROID ULTRA
    DROID MAXX
    DROID MINI
    HTC One (M8)
    HTC One Max
    LG G2
    LG Lucid 3
    Samsung Galaxy Note 3
    Samsung Galaxy Galaxy S5
    Samsung Galaxy S4
    Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
    Samsung ATIV SE
    Lumia Icon
    Blackberry Q10
    Blackberry Z30
    iPhone 5C
    iPhone 5S
    Tablets

    iPad Air
    iPad Mini Retina
    LG G Pad
    Samsung Note 10.1
    Samsung Galaxy Note Pro
    Jetpacks and Modems

    UML295 USB Modem
    Jetpack MHS291L
    Jetpack Mifi5510L

    dpham00, Android Central Moderator
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    05-17-2014 11:55 PM
  11. Thegreatone3's Avatar
    Can't wait to see the markets/cities where this will be available. One of the reasons I traded in my M7.

    Sent from my GS5
    05-18-2014 01:07 PM
  12. Thegreatone3's Avatar
    Sweet!

    Verizon flips switch on AWS-enhanced XLTE http://www.androidcentral.com/verizo...-enhanced-xlte

    Here are Verizon's initial XLTE cities http://www.androidcentral.com/here-a...al-xlte-cities

    Sent from my GS5
    05-19-2014 09:47 AM
  13. z71kris's Avatar
    Can't wait to see the markets/cities where this will be available. One of the reasons I traded in my M7.

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    http://m.androidcentral.com/here-are...al-xlte-cities

    I wonder if this will help the rest of us on lte with battery life and speed?

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    05-19-2014 09:52 AM
  14. dpham00's Avatar
    Even if you don't have an aws phone, if you are in an aws area, it would help to reduce network load as some phones will operate on XLTE.

    Also keep in mind even though a city is listed as xlte, some towers in the city might not be aws capable. Verizon is upgrading the most heavily loaded towers first.

    dpham00, Android Central Moderator
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    anon(394005) likes this.
    05-19-2014 10:01 AM
  15. Rick Bell's Avatar
    Is there an update to let my S3 use xlte or will KitKat add as?

    Posted via Android Central App
    05-19-2014 10:13 AM
  16. fofjjsr's Avatar
    I live in Bismarck ND, have noticed no speed difference at all yet.

    Accused Samsung and Verizon fanboy from my Verizon Galaxy S5
    05-19-2014 10:15 AM
  17. z71kris's Avatar
    Is there an update to let my S3 use xlte or will KitKat add as?

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    I don't think the s3 or n2 have the radios for the aws spectrum.

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    05-19-2014 10:19 AM
  18. dpham00's Avatar
    Is there an update to let my S3 use xlte or will KitKat add as?

    Posted via Android Central App
    S3 isn't aws capable. It doesn't have the hardware. Certain phones like the s4 and Note 3 had aws added via update.

    dpham00, Android Central Moderator
    Sent from my Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 3
    05-19-2014 10:20 AM
  19. dpham00's Avatar
    I live in Bismarck ND, have noticed no speed difference at all yet.

    Accused Samsung and Verizon fanboy from my Verizon Galaxy S5
    It only makes a difference in high school load areas. I am in Los Angeles, and some areas have xlte, others don't. They are still expanding.

    Also Verizon has been quietly rolling out xlte, I have been using it since last year. I think it is large enough now that they are making an official announcement.

    dpham00, Android Central Moderator
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    05-19-2014 10:22 AM
  20. anon(394005)'s Avatar
    It only makes a difference in high school load areas. I am in Los Angeles, and some areas have xlte, others don't. They are still expanding.

    Also Verizon has been quietly rolling out xlte, I have been using it since last year. I think it is large enough now that they are making an official announcement.

    dpham00, Android Central Moderator
    Sent from my Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 3
    Those crazy teens! Sorry couldn't resist.

    I've noticed increased speeds and network performance around Birmingham, AL, particularly around work (heavily populated business area), since the end of last year. Since this is on my Note 2 (doesn't support the new AWS spectrum), it's from newer devices utilizing the new AWS freeing up the old spectrum.
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    05-19-2014 11:50 AM
  21. GrayGuy's Avatar
    Makes my Droid Razr M on Kit Kat really fly in San Jose, CA.
    49.7 mb/s down
    12.5 mb/s up

    Verizon will launch XLTE on May 19th-speed-test-result.jpg
    05-19-2014 12:06 PM
  22. fofjjsr's Avatar
    Tested again. Yep its active.

    Accused Samsung and Verizon fanboy from my Verizon Galaxy S5
    05-19-2014 12:06 PM
  23. Almeuit's Avatar
    Makes my Droid Razr M on Kit Kat really fly in San Jose, CA.
    49.7 mb/s down
    12.5 mb/s up

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    Are you sure that's AWS? I am hitting that in some spots here in Jacksonville on T-Mobile and I don't think we have anything like 20x20 LTE here yet.

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    05-19-2014 12:28 PM
  24. dpham00's Avatar
    Are you sure that's AWS? I am hitting that in some spots here in Jacksonville on T-Mobile and I don't think we have anything like 20x20 LTE here yet.

    Sent from my T-Mobile Note 3 using AC Forums.
    I posted details on how to determine if you are on XLTE here :

    http://forums.androidcentral.com/sho....php?p=3663219


    dpham00, Android Central Moderator
    Sent from my Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 3
    05-19-2014 12:31 PM
  25. GrayGuy's Avatar
    Don't believe Droid Razr M has AWS. Previously best download was about 30 Mb/s. Could it be all of the new phones moving to AWS freeing up bandwith for older phones?
    05-19-2014 01:11 PM
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