Introduction to 4G LTE

4G LTE Technology Facts to Know (with Image)

What is it: 4G LTE stands for 4th Generation Long Term Evolution; it is the fourth generation wireless communication standards developed by the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) folowing to the 3G standards.

Below are the generation of 4G LTE:

1G                Analog in 1981

2G                Digital transmission in 1992

3G                Spread spectrum transmissions (multimedia support) in 2001

4G                Internet Protocol (IP) based Ultra Mobile Broadband (gigabit speed) access in 2012

Why is it important: The minimum speed requirement set for 4G standard as per International Telecommunications Union-Radio communications (ITU-R):


100 megabits per second (Mbit/s) for high mobility communication (such as from trains and cars)

1 gigabit per second (Gbit/s) for low mobility communication ((such as pedestrians and stationary users)

Now a days cellular provider have stated to deploy 4G technology and new generation smartphones & tablets comes with 4G LTE capability.


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