Friday, 24 November 2017

LTE hits puberty

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Friday 25 September 15

Some late bloomers have launched high-speed mobile services in unlikely places, while other markets gear up for 4G growth spurts.

Earth's oldest LTE network is less than six years old, but the technology is growing up so fast it's comparable to that one boy everyone knew who was already shaving by the time he started big school...as if something has gone wrong and he's growing up in dog years. To string this questionable analogy out even further, much like our oddly mature and hirsute young friend, 4G already appears a bit past it as far as some are concerned, and the new, fresh-faced 5G can't come along soon enough. For most though, 4G is just starting to come of age, and "we're seeing awe-inspiring data rates in seemingly unlikely places,&quot…

Earth's oldest LTE network is less than six years old, but the technology is growing up so fast it's comparable to that one boy everyone knew who was already shaving by the time he started big school...as if something has gone wrong and he's growing up in dog years. To string this questionable analogy out even further, much like our oddly mature and hirsute young friend, 4G already appears a bit past it as far as some are concerned, and the new, fresh-faced 5G can't come along soon enough. For most though, 4G is just starting to come of age, and "we're seeing awe-inspiring data rates in seemingly unlikely places,&quot…

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