Posts Tagged ‘4G’

Ofcom has today changed its focus toward wanting near 100% UK coverage from the next generation 4G mobile phone network frequecy licences. Ofcom will also no longer offer a guarantee for preferential treatment in considering applications from mobile operators who don’t currently have 800MHz frequency space. This potentially impacts on Orange and 3 harder than […]

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The Long Term Evolution (LTE), or specification of the platform 4G mobile networks will operate on is gaining pace. Huawei in China have spent the last few years developing patents for the new technology and have outlined their ambition for the sector globally. By 2015, Huawei plan to control 15–20% of the worldwide patents in […]


What did I learn today? HSPA+ (aka HSPA Evolved) = > HSDPA and a major step toward LTE flat architecture. Wikipedia explains the mobile network acronym speak in tech detail: HERE But in short: 4G has yet to be approved as a consistent mobile network standard, or set of standards. 3G has already been upgraded […]