1. alope99's Avatar
    I'm on MetroPCS & they use T-Mobile's Network! Whenever I'm on LTE & In my opinion, when the nearest tower providing me data is "congested", I received speeds of 1.7Mbps (downlink) & .1Mbps (Uplink). But when I manually change the network to WCDMA, I get constant speeds of 4Mbps (downlink) and 1.1Mbps (uplink). I was wondering why WCDMA was faster but my phone was always connected to LTE even though it was set on automatic (GSM-WCDMA-LTE) & according to some reports, phones connect to the fastest network available near you (but in this instance, it neglected to switch to a less-congested network technology that is called WCDMA).
    07-22-2016 10:54 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Moved to the MetroPCS forum.
    07-24-2016 12:51 AM
  3. Martell545's Avatar
    Might be a phone antenna issue. Or your tower might be crowded on LTE.
    01-25-2018 11:37 AM

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