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AT&T LTE....If you are passing on buying you need to read this!

  1. scruff72
    Honeycomb Jun 26, 2014

    scruff72 , Jun 26, 2014 :
    I received my OPO today. I removed the SIM card from my Samsung S5 and placed it in my OPO. It shows 4G connectivity. I have an LTE package and from some of the posts here many have said 4G is LTE for AT&T.....not true. I have ran several speed tests because my OPO seemed to be running much slower than both my S5 and my Nexus 5 that utilized the same SIM. I called AT&T and spoke with a very helpful tech. We made sure all of my APN settings were correct.....they were. I asked him if they needed to change my IMEI number and he advised me that if they did that it could take the phone down to basic speeds much slower than my present speed. Regardless if the phone supports AT&T bands for LTE it is still likely you will not attain LTE speeds. I am located in Houston so hitting LTE should not be an issue but AT&T advised me because it is not a recognized phone with a recognizable AT&T IMEI LTE will be unattainable.

    Has anyone else run into this issue? If so, any remedy?

    If speed does not magically get better over the next few days this phone will be on its way to EBay.....ugh...after all the hype and excitement this sucks!
     

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  2. sivasamraj
    Gingerbread Jun 26, 2014

    sivasamraj , Jun 26, 2014 :
    I am lil worried now.. are you on post-paid plan with AT&T? I am using CricketWireless.. lemme check once I get mine tomo..
     

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  3. furyland
    Honeycomb Jun 26, 2014

    furyland , Jun 26, 2014 :
    If this is not resolved. Will you try to profit or just get your investment back?. I am happy to buy it.
     

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  4. furyland
    Honeycomb Jun 26, 2014

    furyland , Jun 26, 2014 :

    Speedtest difference were major or few megs?
     

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  5. rincon650
    Honeycomb Jun 26, 2014

    rincon650 , Jun 26, 2014 :
    Let's confirm one thing first? This is the international unit and not the Chinese model?
     

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  6. CoachEgghead
    Ice Cream Sandwich Jun 26, 2014


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  7. b.duterme
    Ice Cream Sandwich Jun 26, 2014


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  8. scruff72
    Honeycomb Jun 26, 2014

    scruff72 , Jun 26, 2014 :
    Correct....international version.
     

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  9. Deactivated User
    Jun 26, 2014


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  10. scruff72
    Honeycomb Jun 26, 2014


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  11. arturojovann
    Cupcake Jun 26, 2014

    arturojovann , Jun 26, 2014 :
    Any way you can contact OPO and see if they have a solution to this? They advertise that AT&T and T mobile fully works right on their website.
     

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  12. Deactivated User
    Jun 26, 2014


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  13. jhodder
    Ice Cream Sandwich Jun 26, 2014

    jhodder , Jun 26, 2014 :
    AT&T throttling LTE for unlocked phones?
     

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  14. Nagasaky2x
    Jelly Bean Jun 26, 2014

    Nagasaky2x , Jun 26, 2014 :
    Seriously, you need that your carrier recognizes your phone to work as it should? here it doesn't matter as long as the phone can use the bands and you have a contract. It's like traffic priorization, isn't that illegal?.
     

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  15. Deactivated User
    Jun 26, 2014


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  16. CoachEgghead
    Ice Cream Sandwich Jun 26, 2014


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  17. doubleabeepbeep
    Froyo Jun 26, 2014

    doubleabeepbeep , Jun 26, 2014 :
    Does anyone have info on what bands are used in what areas? This could be a deal breaker for a lot of people.
     

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  18. Str8Krazy
    Froyo Jun 26, 2014

    Str8Krazy , Jun 26, 2014 :
    Wouldn
    Wouldn't surprise me in the least. AT&T is a very controlling organization...
     

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  19. Busapilot
    Gingerbread Jun 26, 2014

    Busapilot , Jun 26, 2014 :
    Guess I'll find out soon. I'm on an at&t mvno used mostly in metro Memphis & St. louis area.
     

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  20. slimgym20
    Ice Cream Sandwich Jun 26, 2014

    slimgym20 , Jun 26, 2014 :
    That sucks, sorry man. But I will take it off your hands if you do decide to get rid of it.
     

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