Guest post by James Helliwell.
As the drive for greater access speeds keeps increasing, technology is struggling to keep pace with this order. The newest proposed method is 4G which has a bright future, with a promised delivery rate of 100 Mb per second when used with highly mobile devices, and as much as 1000 Mb for stationary receivers. This kind of speed is what many consumers have been dreaming about as it will reduce download times for anything to virtually the blink of any eye.
This system not only will cut the data rates significantly, but is light years faster than the older 3G model. Right now the current standard is 3G but 2G is also still being used prominently in many places. This type of technology is fine for data transmission in narrowband areas such as text messages and emails, but for anything that requires maximum speed, it is sorely lacking. This is all about to change with the way 4G networks will not only speed up the service but will also improve the way that transmissions are sent.
This is because the newer type of network will be able to support more than one type of traffic at the same time. This will change the very idea of mobile communications and how users will experience their ability to stay in contact with the world. Every customer connected to a 4G network, will enjoy a fantastic high speed hook up to any kind of application necessary regardless of where they are or what device is being used to receive the signal.
Not only will more services become available, but they will also become more affordable as a plethora of new subscribers will now be able to enjoy the new technology. This includes multimedia messages, hi-def television, video streaming and even virtual reality just to name a few services that can be obtained. As the world becomes smaller, the 4G platform will provide the crucial support for users to maintain the type of connectivity necessary to keep in touch with work or family as needed. The number of devices and machines that are currently being readied for this new network will outnumber the available users and mobile technology will become available for anybody who needs this type of access. This means that the ranges of applications and services that can be offered over the network will only increase exponentially as consumers will make the call for a more interactive lifestyle.
This type of new technology will mesh seamlessly with the new mobile devices that are currently being offered with more on the way. As wireless internet use increased, more and more high speed internet providers are joining this marketplace, slowly displacing the conventional providers who are either forced to change or get left behind. The new players include satellite and cable providers who are making up ground in the broadband marketplace. Some major providers are even pooling their resources in order to create a giant conglomerate capable of cornering a local or regional market in many places. The new network will be able to offer all types of Internet transmissions through any kind of mobile receiver. Mobile broadband service is continuing to grow and with 4G expected to be the wave of the future, users will enjoy a richer experience no matter what type of mobile device they own.
This is a guest post by James Helliwell from London UK – James is active in the promotion of high speed internet providers for The broadband expert group. James is an active writer so look out for more posts.