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Old 10-09-2006, 04:56 PM   #1 (permalink)
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How fast is the internet on the Pearl supposed to be? For some reason, it takes me about half a minute just to get on Google.

Also, my phone doesn't show the words EDGE on the top right, only GPRS (in caps). Does this mean that I'm not getting any EDGE service?
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Old 10-09-2006, 05:10 PM   #2 (permalink)
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The "maximum" is 384k, but will vary. I have no significant delays with mine on T-Mobile.
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Old 10-09-2006, 05:21 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Also, my phone doesn't show the words EDGE on the top right, only GPRS (in caps). Does this mean that I'm not getting any EDGE service?

i was surprised at how zippy EDGE is on the tmo network...i tend to stick to wap sites or text only sites and it flies

but yes you are not on EDGE if you dont see all caps EDGE in the top right corner

the GPRS explains why it is taking a very simple site like google to load on your pearl
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How fast is the internet on the Pearl supposed to be? For some reason, it takes me about half a minute just to get on Google.

Also, my phone doesn't show the words EDGE on the top right, only GPRS (in caps). Does this mean that I'm not getting any EDGE service?
You need to read your manual. If so, you will see that GPRS means your are NOT getting a high speed connection.

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