# What is a HSPA Network?

1. HSPA stands for High-Speed Package Access.
2. It is an improved version of the 3G network meant to reduce the gap between 3G and 4G network speeds.
3. It has often been labeled as a 4G network by network marketers.
4. This network is mainly known as HSPA+ which means Evolved High-Speed Packet Access.
5. The network has data transfer speeds of up to 42.2 megabits per second (Mbps).
6. HSPA+ is sometimes referred to as 3.5G.

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