4G for Mobile Brokers
Many of our more successful Mobile Device Brokers are being asked by their clients, "do you have LTE
Mobile Devices?" LTE is like WiMax, but is behind WiMax by a year or do...but LTE's expected to be very big in the near
Read on for a better understanding of this new name, LTE.
Post by Perry Sullican, Sept 21st,
2010, from Mobile Pros of Pittsburg, Inc
or Long Term Evolution, is a 4th
generation (4G) mobile broadband standard and is aimed to be the one to follow
3G. It is currently in development and is considered the competitor to the other one, called WiMax.
Carriers will include Verizon, T-Mobile, Vodafone,
ATT, and many more worldwide.
This technology will provide broadband services wirelessly (like EVDO),
and will transmit signals via radio platform. You will need an LTE modem to access the network,
such as a USB module, or, maybe, ExpressCard, PCMCIA,
or embedded in a laptop's mainboard circuitry.
will also likely be featured as the Internet connection on Blackberrys and phones.
network, which has download rates of up 100Mbps, will provide an alternative to DSL,
cable, satellite, and dial-up Internet. It will free people from the hassle of having to find a WiFi
hotspot when they are on the road – as long as your device has an LTE
modem, you can connect to the Internet anywhere in the service provider’s coverage area.
- Downlink peak data rates up
to 100 Mbps with 20 MHz bandwidth
- Uplink peak data rates up to 50 Mbps
with 20 MHz bandwidth
latency to 10 msec round-trip time between user equipment and base station
As many see, LTE offers much faster
data rate transfer as compare to existing 3G network equipments by using radio waves over the same bandwidth. By using
LTE, network providers will be able to offer better transfer rates on their existing network cells and also offer their customers
a lower cost services.
LTE makes it possible for network providers to prepare for network transition
without any problem and use existing GSM and CDMA network infrastructure as backups when needed in emergency cases or network
maintenance. LTE offers its mobile broadband services on radio waves thus Wimax utilizes microwaves for data transmission
and it is the major difference seen between LTE and Wimax.
LTE usage won’t
be widely available until about 2012."