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Re: CellPhone-as-modem services from AT&T, anybody know how to find it?



fixed

EDGE is more or less the equivalent of EvDO.  EDGE is for GSM networks
like AT&Tingular while EvDO is for CDMA networks like Sprint & Verizon.

Which one is better depends mostly on who you ask.  I consistently test
at 700-900Kbps over EvDO; the "advertised" rate is 400Kbps-2Mbps so I'm
right where I should be (the 2Mb is peak/burst).

BTW, I use 2wire.com to test.  Go there & click Speed Meter.

John A. Jones, CISSP
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-----Original Message-----
From: pctech-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:pctech-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
On Behalf Of David Gibbs
Sent: Thursday, August 17, 2006 12:55 PM
To: PC Technical Discussion for iSeries Users
Subject: Re: [PCTECH] CellPhone-as-modem services from AT&T, anybody
know how to find it?

Dan wrote:
I noticed that Cingular offers EDGE service.  How is that different 
from EVDO?

Sorry, don't know.

david
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