4G LTE Technology

An Introduction to 4G LTE Wireless Technology

4G/LTE Wireless NetworkLTE, an abbreviation for Long-Term Evolution, commonly marketed as 4G LTE, is a standard for wireless communication of high-speed data for mobile phones and data terminals. It is based on the GSM/EDGE and UMTS/HSPA network technologies, increasing the capacity and speed using a different radio interface together with core network improvements. The standard is developed by the 3GPP (3rd Generation Partnership Project) and is specified in its Release 8 document series, with minor enhancements described in Release 9.

4G LTE as an upgrade for GSM, 3G and CDMA

LTE is the obvious upgrade path for carriers with both GSM/UMTS networks and CDMA2000 networks. The different LTE frequencies and