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Old 12-06-2006, 06:44 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I recently signed up to T-Mobile Web 'n' Walk as my 3G datacard from Vodafone had 3G coverage issues and GPRS is hopeless at sending and receiving large files.

I managed to get the 8100 working as a modem at 115.2 kbps and the phone indicates GPRS.

Has anyone managed to use it as a 3G modem in the UK? Can you set the phone to use 3G only?
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It isn't a 3G device
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It isn't a 3G device
Correct. The 8100 is not a 3G device, so you will not see 3G speeds.

The 115.2 speed you are seeing is between the computer and the 8100, not the 8100 and the network.
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It isn't a 3G device
You can use EDGE if you have coverage though.

EDGE is about 5 times faster than GPRS, so it is muuuuch better.
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