2 Replies Latest reply on Nov 2, 2014 7:45 PM by ChitoReyes

    4g and LTE

    jamessabado

      Parehas lng b ang 4g at LTE ?

        • Re: 4g and LTE
          notevenfollowed

          In Globe terminology? No.

          • Re: 4g and LTE
            ChitoReyes

            On the technical side (from Wikepedia),

             

            In March 2008, the International Telecommunications Union-Radio communications sector (ITU-R) specified a set of requirements for 4G standards, named the International Mobile Telecommunications Advanced (IMT-Advanced) specification, setting peak speed requirements for 4G service at 100 megabits per second (Mbit/s) for high mobility communication (such as from trains and cars) and 1 gigabit per second (Gbit/s) for low mobility communication (such as pedestrians and stationary users).[1]

             

            Since the first-release versions of Mobile WiMAX and LTE support much less than 1 Gbit/s peak bit rate, they are not fully IMT-Advanced compliant, but are often branded 4G by service providers.

             

            On December 6, 2010, ITU-R recognized that these two technologies, as well as other beyond-3G technologies that do not fulfill the IMT-Advanced requirements, could nevertheless be considered "4G", provided they represent forerunners to IMT-Advanced compliant versions and "a substantial level of improvement in performance and capabilities with respect to the initial third generation systems now deployed"

             

            So generally, LTE and Wimax have been ACCEPTED as 4G technologies.

             

            HOWEVER, add another confusion imposed by telcos specifically their marketing departments when even a lower technology like HSPA+ is being marketed as a 4G technology when in actuality it is not. We have already encountered consumers being duped into thinking that since 4G is being used in products like "Tattoo 4G Flash" or the Tattoo 4G Mobile Wifi", many of them think that these modems are LTE capable when in actuality they are not.