1G, 2G, 3G history
4G LTE Technology and its ancestors, 2G and 3G are same technology of mobile standards, which are considered by the ITU at 1992. ITU International Telecommunication Union, the United Nations, which controls all aspects of telecommunications in the world. Until now, technologies such as 1G and 2G are not facing the current 3G connectivity technologies and the latest 4G LTE wifi connectivity. In 1992 2G began to replace the old 1G and it was first launched in Finland in Europe. 2G connectivity network system was much more than 1G, much better and faster way of internet connection.
After 2G, came to more efficient technology, 3G tech, it has developed its roots in the year 2000, while 3G standards were agreed in 1999. The 3G technology can now easily be found all over the world on almost every smartphone, tablet and computer. Verizon was the first network that established 3G connectivity. 3G technology allows users to download files from internet with speed of 7 Mbps and at least 512 Kbps speed of upload. Today, virtually all known carriers offer 3G services in the United States, and now there are many devices on the market with 3G support.
4G is the fourth generation technology of wireless connectivity, brand new super-fast technology and it’s getting more attention every day. 4G technology is designed for higher wireless speeds for users of mobile smartphones, tablets with high speeds up to 100 Mbps of download and 50 Mbps of upload. Wimax was first company that introduced and tested 4G LTE. Wimax released first LTE connectivity in year 2006., but it is finally released in 2009. That was start of super fast internet with speed of 1 Gbit/s. At first place 4G technology is mobility communication wi-fi service, intended to cell phones, but in near future 4G will be in every electronic device such as TV or PC. The release date of 5g technology will probably be in 2017.
Android and 4G LTE
Most of 4G smartphones are running on Android operating system platform. Android OS gives 4G connectivity a new meaning and guaranteed speed of 100 Mbps for download. 4G Android phones are optimized for LTE technology and gives users amazing experience when surfing internet and downloading files much faster than on any other operating system. 4G is now embed in all new devices like Tablet PCs, Desktop computers, Laptops, netbooks and gaming devices like PlayStation.