a.k.a. 4th generation, fourth-generation, fourth generation, LTE, WiMax

Technically 4G refers to the fourth-generation of cellular wireless standards. It is a successor to 3G and 2G standards with the aim to provide broadband Internet access to mobile (as well as desktop) users.

Generally referred to as the fourth-generation mobile phone system, 4G technologies enable IP-based voice, data and streaming multimedia at higher speeds.

LTE stands for Long Term Evolution, which is the project name of a high performance air interface for cellular mobile communication systems. It is the last step toward the 4G technologies designed to increase the capacity and speed of mobile telephone networks.

See also : WiMax  5G  
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