4G: Cities wake up to super-fast speeds

4G means it's now easier than ever to stream videos, upload photos and download apps, writes Charlie Taylor.

23rd February, 2014
Fourth generation services promise mobile internet connections that are several times the average speed of existing 3G services. Picture: PA

It's been a long time coming, but finally 4G has arrived. For those of us who have gotten used to breakneck broadband speeds at home, having to use 3G services on our smartphones while out and about has been something of a drag.

But with the advent of fourth generation (4G) services, all of that is changing for people living in major cities and towns. As with the rollout of broadband services, people in some...

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