Monday, June 16, 2008

AT&T Limit 3G iPhone Speeds?

AT&T may be limiting the speed of the 3G iPhone to 1.4 Mbps according to their press release and website.

"With the latest HSDPA cards now offering speeds up to 7.2Mbps, and even iPhone 3G rivals such as Motorola's Moto Q listed capable of 3.6Mbps speeds, it would seem that the iPhone 3G, despite being significantly faster than the first iPhone model, may not, at first glance, live up to its early "3G" promise."

The limit is most likely in place to prevent the iPhone from becoming a downloading device; however, this news will upset many customers looking to make use of the iPhones 3G capabilities.

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