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Orange caught capping iPhone 3G speed in France

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By Charles Starrett

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Published: Wednesday, August 27, 2008
News Categories: iPhone

Following iPhone 3G reception testing and an informal survey from earlier this week suggesting that the device’s speed problems were tied to its individual carriers and not the phone itself, an Orange representative has confirmed (Translated link) that the company is capping all French “hybrid” phones to 384kbps. According to France Info, the cap is placed all phones with handheld computing capabilities; Orange has promised to raise the cap to 1 megabit per second starting on September 15. [via AppleInsider]

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