4G

Ultra high-speed 4G mobile broadband could be available across the UK this year, Ofcom said today in a statement. The new
Ofcom has outlined revised proposals for its 4G mobile spectrum auction, which could raise more than £5bn and extend coverage
O2 will today switch on the first high speed Long Term Evolution (LTE) 4G mobile broadband network in the capital. The trial
Derek McManus, CTO of O2 UK said that: "watching a YouTube video on a smartphone uses the same capacity on the network as sending 500,000 text messages simultaneously." 4G networks are being designed to accommodate this demand.