AT&T HSPA 3G Upgrade Could Provide 7.2Mbps Peak Speed, But…

T-Mobile isn’t alone in upgrading their network. AT&T says…

AT&T Upgrades 3G Technology at Cell Sites Across Nation

Like T-Mobile, AT&T’s HSPA provides a peak speed of 7.2Mbps nationwide on their 3G cell sites. Both the iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS support HSDPA and should be able to work at higher speeds. I’d run a quick test but my iPhone 3G reports “No service” at the moment. So, maybe later…

Unfortunately, TechCrunch reports that we (AT&T customers with HSPA compatible phones) won’t actually see any actual increased speed despite this upgrade…

AT&T Finishes HSPA 7.2 Updates Early. But Not So Fast…