What is 4G?

4G is the fourth generation of mobile networks and an evolution of 3G. This evolution incorporates significantly increased data rates and better performance to enhance the mobile internet experience. 4G uses LTE (Long Term Evolution) to offer increased capacity and speed to the network between mobile devices and data terminals.

How does 4G work?

Like 3G, this new generation is the natural next step in connectivity. Like other generation it uses radio frequency energy to transmit and receive data. 4G incorporates enhanced coding and optimized data rates for increased capacity.

What does 4G offer us?

4G has simply offered us faster data rates and a greater download and upload capacity on our mobile devices, along with the ability to make more calls possible in the same network. The introduction of this mobile cellular network allows enhanced applications for mobiles, laptops, camcorders, cameras and consumer electronic devices.

The impact of 4G connection and the widespread availability has widely benefited the acceleration of infrastructure, business and technologies.

Is there different advances of 4G?

There is an progression to 4G which is an LTE advancement. This advancement enables faster and better user experience and is highly efficient.

4G is our most used mobile cellular generation in Australia. As the rollout of 5G progresses, 4G will work alongside this evolution to give Australians a fast, compatible and real time connection.

Read about what 5G is and what it will bring, here. https://amta.org.au/category/mobile-networks/network-generations/5g-network/