4G: Full steam ahead for 4G

Mobile technology is coming of age, with 4G set to bring plenty of changes, writes Charlie Taylor

23rd February, 2014
We've come a long way from WAP.

We've come a long way from WAP. Mobile technology has moved on significantly since that early standard was promoted as the best way to get online using a handset. WAP was widely hyped as the internet on your phone, but as anyone who was unfortunate enough to try it will recall, it was achingly slow and very limited.

It's taken a while to get to the point where mobile users can avail of broadband-like speeds,...

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