Internet speed(2g,3g)


  1. Posts : 166
    windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
       #1

    Internet speed(2g,3g)


    Which is the best smart phone to access internet faster to maximum extent through usb dialup connection through PC suite? Samsung's android or nokia with windows os??
    If others,please explain in detail...
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  2. whs
    Posts : 26,213
    Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
       #2

    Maybe I do not understand your question. Smartphones access the internet usually thru 3G or 4G. Verizon seems to have the best 4G coverage which is pretty fast.
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  3. Posts : 8,608
    Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
       #3

    It depends on your "carrier".
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  4. Posts : 10,485
    W7 Pro SP1 64bit
       #4

    I think that the OP is asking about a setup where a computer is tied to a cell phone. "PC Suite" is used to let the cell phone be a network adapter on the computer.

    I use PdaNet on an Android cell to do this. For me, the limiting factor is the tower that I happen to be connected to and the time of day.

    edit:

    3g
    Internet speed(2g,3g)-3g.png

    4g
    Internet speed(2g,3g)-4g.png

    Before the tower that I'm hitting now was "upgraded", 4g had 8Mbps.
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  5. whs
    Posts : 26,213
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       #5

    You are right. The OP might be talking about WiFi tethering and hotspots.

    How to Turn Your Smartphone Into a Wireless Hotspot | eHow
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  6. Posts : 2,393
    Windows 7 Ultimate x64
       #6

    I'm using a Samsung with Android right now (as a fallback since my ISP doesn't wants to work). It works quite good so far using its 3G network. Unlike Nokia, it doesn't needs to install any crapware software on the PC for it to work, just install the driver on the PC (Win7 downloads it automagically if it has internet access from somewhere else, otherwise download from Samsung), enable USB modem in the phone and it's working. Tried and working in Win7 SP1 and XP SP3.
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