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Default [Q] Slow Speeds

I have an Inspire and I'm getting slow speeds. I'm on unlimited HSPA+ plan and have the correct sim.

What can I do to get better HSPA+ speeds? Currently I'm getting around 2 down.

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Maybe that is as high as you can go in your area.
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Maybe that is as high as you can go in your area.
My iPhone 4S gets better speeds though. I thought there was a way to root it to make it faster such as fgd radio?
 
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It's not the rado. It's the build.prop that enables the faster speeds. And I would have thought with the gingerbread addition it would have been enabled by default.

But sure you can root it and install a custom ROM made for better speed (all of them) or adjust the build.prop yourself. To root use Advanced Ace Hack Kit. It is stickied so it shouldn't be hard to find.
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It's not the rado. It's the build.prop that enables the faster speeds. And I would have thought with the gingerbread addition it would have been enabled by default.

But sure you can root it and install a custom ROM made for better speed (all of them) or adjust the build.prop yourself. To root use Advanced Ace Hack Kit. It is stickied so it shouldn't be hard to find.
Thanks how to I adjust the build.prop? I tried to search online but can't find any step by step info.
 
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There is a recent thread in the development section.
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Thanks how to I adjust the build.prop? I tried to search online but can't find any step by step info.
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I'm curious about the download speeds as well. Whichever rom I've used the max download speed I've been able to achieve has been 2up, 1down. I've even edited the build prop and played around with it for a day, didn't see any significant changes.
Rebooted the phone twice after making the changes, etc..... question is, did i need to leave the changes for a day or two or even more to see if it actually helped?

On the other hand I have a couple of friends that work installing the towers (or whatever you call those things that gives us data) - in a nutshell, they say that the download speeds is hardware related and not software (they know nothing of rooting phones).... that kinda confused me more than my usually state of mind.

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Its true to an extent. For example our phones is capable of 14.4 mbps. And say the tower is a 48mbps. Our phones is limited to what its hardware capable but you can do software tweaks to optimize it to reach its Max. This is where builprop edits and apn settings can make a difference

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