4G, short for fourth generation, is the fourth generation of mobile telecommunications technology, succeeding 3G and preceding 5G. A 4G system, in addition to the usual voice and other services of 3G, provides mobile broadband Internet access, for example to laptops with wireless modems, to smartphones, and to other mobile devices. Potential and current applications include amended mobile web access, IP telephony, gaming services, high-definition mobile TV, video conferencing, 3D television, and cloud computing.


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LTE will have an enormous impact on mobile data’s future. But if Apple, the maker of the world’s most popular smartphone, isn’t on board, that progress could be impeded, and, worse,… Read more »

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