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What are the advantages of 4G over 3G?

Posted on Thursday 11th December, 2014
by Admin

O2s 4G network now covers 295 towns and cities and currently stand at 44.7% indoor population coverage (that’s over 55% outdoor population coverage).

02s £1.5 billion investment in their network over the next three years will include the on-going modernisation of 2G and 3G networks.

As well as this, they will continue the roll-out of 4G network until they achieve their target of 98% UK population coverage. 4G is in N.Ireland and confirmed in Derry/Londonderry and Belfast.

What are the advantages of 4G over 3G?

The main difference between 3G and 4G is speed – 4G brings broadband to your phone.

If you want to future-proof your mobile communications and entertainment, you need 4G, with speeds of up to ten times faster than 3G.

The ‘G’ in 3G and 4G stands for ‘generation’.

Downloading a five minute video takes four minutes on 3G, versus less than one minute on 4G, and a two hour movie would take over three and a half hours via 3G, compared to just over 30 minutes using 4G.

Both 3G and 4G allow you to access mobile internet on your smartphone. Put simply, 4G is a much faster version of 3G; upgrading from one to the other is like moving from dial-up internet to broadband. You’ll instantly notice the difference in faster loading pages and you can even watch YouTube videos without waiting an age for them to buffer.

If you want more information on 4G Business tariffs please email cathy@dialogictelecom.com