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Old 07-06-2012, 02:25 PM   #9400
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wat diff between 4G & 4G LTE?
LTE (Long Term Evolution), , marketed as 4G LTE, is a standard for wireless communication of high-speed data for mobile phones and data terminals.
4G, however, is the fourth generation of cell phone mobile communications standards.
The International Telecommunications Union-Radio communications sector (ITU-R) specified a set of requirements for 4G standards, named the International Mobile Telecommunications Advanced (IMT-Advanced) specification, setting peak speed requirements for 4G service at 100 megabits per second (Mbit/s) for high mobility communication (such as from trains and cars) and 1 gigabit per second (Gbit/s) for low mobility communication (such as pedestrians and stationary users)

Think about it this way.
EDGE, CDMA and UMTS standards comply with the 3G standards, and hence those standards are branded as 3G.

In the same way, standards that comply to the 4G standards can be branded as 4G.
Though the LTE standard does not comply to the 4G standard as of yet, it could nevertheless be considered "4G", provided they represent forerunners to IMT-Advanced compliant versions and "a substantial level of improvement in performance and capabilities with respect to the initial third generation systems now deployed".
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