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Download speeds the high point of 4G

4G networks may provide a ‘‘credible’’ alternative to fibre broadband, according to the Minister for Communications, Eamon Ryan.

14th March, 2009

4G networks may provide a ‘‘credible’’ alternative to fibre broadband, according to the Minister for Communications, Eamon Ryan.

The technology behind 4G is most commonly described as Long Term Evolution (LTE). It promises download speeds of more than 100Mbps.

‘‘LTE might well be a very credible alternative to fibre,” said Ryan. “You hear different views. Some people think that mobile will always be more successful in the end because you don’t...

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