What is 4g and what difference will it make?

Very soon you will be able to browse the web, stream music and videos on your phone while your out on the go at the same speed as your current home broadband connection. This means slow loading mobile sites will soon be a thing of the past.

So what’s the actual speed? True 4G is defined by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) as providing a “sustained data rate of 100Mbps for mobile connections and 1Gbps for fixed connections”. Not bad eh?

So when will we get it?

Britain’s major cities should have a decent 4G LTE network at some point later in 2012, as a result of mobile network Everything Everywhere (a merger between Orange and T-Mobile) campaigning for this change – Ofcom has allowed the network to use its existing bandwidth to launch 4G mobile services this September.

All we can say at TH3 Design is bring it on, the sooner the better!

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