3G Tether = 256kbps

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http://androidforums.com – Is this normal for 3G? i have never tethered this phone before (using wifi tether for root users, no other app works probably because they don't use root priviledge) so i know i never hit any invisible cap, but my phone speeds while doing so according to speedtest.net and speakeasy's speed test site both report back a lousy .20-25mbps down and less than .10 up. this translates to 200-250kbps down and 100 or less kbps up. i thought 3G had the ability to go well upwards of 1mbps down at least? i have tried looking over every setting, changed the wifi channel, DNS, etc, and no improvement. is th (General)