What is 3G and 4G broadband and how do these work?

chirag Vishani December 4, 2011
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What is 3G and 4G broadband and how do these work?

  1. Mike
    December 5, 2011 at 6:03 pm

    Theoretically they are classifications of technologies set by the ITU-R.

    However in general they are used to refer to third generation "3G" technologies currently available and fourth generation "4G" technologies currently being implemented or upcoming.

    A lot of technologies overlap into both generations which makes this classification somewhat inaccurate. This is why most manufacturers state the actual supported technologies and protocols within a phones specification.

    The LTE standard for example is considered being 3.9G because in it's current development state it doesn't match all requirements set by the ITU-R for the 4G classification yet the technology itself can [and probably will] be part of the fourth generation.

  2. Anonymous
    December 5, 2011 at 8:04 am

    3G is  network standard that allows users to transmit
    voice and data. 
     4G is the next
    evolution in wireless communication, allowing download speeds of 3-6 Mbps and upload speeds of up to 1 Mbps, 4G is designed especially for data transmission rather than voice, so 4G offers faster access to data using mobile phones

    3G vs 4G
    http://www.diffen.com/difference/3G_vs_4G