backerman: Two meerkittens being cute (Default)
AT&T's coverage map for Washington and Oregon:

AT&T 3G coverage, with 2G thrown in

Doesn't look too shabby... except that's got 2G thrown in, which is sloooooow and doesn't let you use voice and data at the same time (one of the things they've been plugging.) Let's see what it's like with only the coverage you care about:

AT&T coverage you actually care about

If it's not 3G, it's not coverage. The first commercial UMTS installation happened over eight years ago, you recto-cranially-inverted people at AT&T. You have no excuse.

Updated after the cut.

Update after the cut )

Sprint's EVDO:

Sprint's EVDO

The loser, T-Mobile's UMTS:

T-Mobile UMTS

Amazingly enough, USCC finally realized that it's the 21st century now and we want EVDO. They just recently started turning on 3G in the northwest, and are moving much faster than TMo, so maybe there'll be something worthwhile in a few months.

Profile

backerman: Two meerkittens being cute (Default)
Brad Ackerman

November 2011

S M T W T F S
  12345
67 8 9101112
13141516171819
202122232425 26
27282930   

Syndicate

RSS Atom

Most Popular Tags

Style Credit

Expand Cut Tags

No cut tags
Page generated Jul. 21st, 2017 08:33 pm
Powered by Dreamwidth Studios