LTE+, LTE 4G

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Across the top of my KEYone screen there is a row of icons which includes: location, Bluetooth, alarms etc... + 1 which frequently changes and shows as LTE+, LTE or 4G. When the LTE is showing there are also 2 arrows under it which are either showing as: solid icon both arrows pointing down OR both arrows flashing/pulsating and one pointing up while the other points down - can anyone explain why the icon changes and why do the arrows pulsate?

Many thanks.
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Posted 5 months ago

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It's showing data being transfered when they are flashing. The arrows show data leaving the phone and data being received by the phone.
Arrows just being present but not flashing means there is a connection. If there's an exclamation mark instead of arrows it means data connection isn't present or there are issues with the connection.
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Also, the lingo of LTE, LTE+ and 4G could be explained in this article https://cellphonesignalbooster.us/blog/what-is-the-difference-between-4g-lte-lte-and-lte-advanced/
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So... why does it sometimes show as LTE+, LTE or 4G? I use my phone for Uber so it is important that I have the best possible signal as much as possible.
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It's just the type of connection in the area your in that your phone is connecting to. They each allow for different speeds. 3G is the slowest and oldest towers, then 4G and LTE is the fastest newest towers.
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Depends which tower you are connected to, and the hardware and software contained therein. Any of the described modes are pretty much equally fast for all intents and purposes.
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Ya I should have said theoretically I guess