T-Mobile is currently running commercials where they claim that there new 4G network eliminates pauses in video downloads caused by buffering. I have Verizon, and at least on my cell phone, pauses in video play caused by buffering or whatever, is a way of life. Does anyone know if T-Mobile really eliminates pauses in video play caused by buffering?
It depends on where you live (coverage). T-Mobile's 3G/4G HSPA is way less susceptible to buffering because of the higher max speed. But if you can't get HSPA or have really congested towers it will probably still buffer on T-Mobile. That said, in Los Angeles the coverage is supposed to be pretty good with a high density of cell towers.. but 3G coverage is currently less than that of super slow GSM/EDGE because T-Mobile chose to pinch every penny. AWS panels only on one sector or no 3G at all in areas they don't consider worth the investment just yet.