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its the Modem the modem wants you to have network that has the best signal, it doesn't care about your data speed. i have a 1 bar LTE connection in my home often times it switches to edge/2g to save battery since its got a higher signal strength[COLOR="Silver"]

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I know why it switches, but my question is why does it the network turn off for 5-10 seconds when switching from LTE to 3G/2G?
My speeds with LTE are excellent, I didn't expect it to be this good (Qatar-Ooredoo [formally Qtel])

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I'm on Rogers in Canada. I'm reporting my findings and hopefully this could help.

When I forced my Nexus 5 to only use LTE bands and nothing else. I was able to go to places where the phone would switch to 3G 70% of the time and back again to LTE on the Main Floor. I was able to take it one step futher and headed for the basement where LTE would not exist normaly. With no bars the LTE service continued. 10Mb/s down. And so I went further and started covering up the antenna with my hands and I was down to 5Mb/s down. Just as good as 3G. And with my hands covering the antenna I also used my body and the speed went down to 2Mb/s and stopped working as I was curled up to my hands that was covering my Nexus 5 while in the basement but as soon as I uncovered and a few seconds / minute later the LTE service came back while i was still in the basement.

I don't know if it was a consistent speed but better then 3G with no bars on the LTE side of things.

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The Nexus 5 is interpreting the LTE signal wrong and changes to 3G mode too soon.



I used Network by Philipp Mangelow to change my network settings.
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