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EE will bring first 4G LTE network in the UK by the end of the year

11 September, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
EE will bring first 4G LTE network in the UK by the end of the year  - read the full textCarriers over at the US are tripping over themselves to brag about their 4G LTE networks, but adoption across the pond has been limited. Things are changing though - Everything Everywhere is rebranding itself as EE and will be rolling out the first 4G LTE in the UK. The service, called...


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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-09-12 17:47 from 3xxq - click to readThe backhaul to the core is the same for both

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  • StUJ

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  • 2012-10-25 01:55
  • 32Tc

> In reply to Mitko @ 2012-09-12 16:21 from S9jf - click to readThe government is to blame for the delay, we should have had it back in 2008.

Also the speed is lower for EE because they don't invest in backhaul, unlike Three, who can currently match those speeds via HSPA+, I'd expect 50Mbps LTE to be a reality.

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  • 2012-09-12 17:47
  • 3xxq

> In reply to jon @ 2012-09-12 15:27 from 0pw3 - click to readhe can be forgiven... hes obviously foreighn

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  • 2012-09-12 16:24
  • ix1s

8-12 Mbps 4G??? Damn you are soooooo last century...

Carriers in Bulgaria deliver 3.5G at up to 40Mbps and 3G overall has covered around 99% of the population.

Not to mention that 100Mbps home Internet is becoming a standard in Sofia.


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  • 2012-09-12 16:21
  • S9jf

> In reply to ITGuy @ 2012-09-12 12:20 from phrG - click to readITguy...

WHAT part of **"in the UK"** do you not understand?????

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  • 2012-09-12 15:27
  • 0pw3

Do you call this "news"?!
In PORTUGAL, LTE has been available for the public since March from all the 3 major carriers (and for tests for more than a year!!!)

It currently covers 80% of the population and by the end of the year its expected to be available for 90% of the population.
Prices around 50~60

furthermore, we have 1,6Million homes with fiber optics currently, and growing...

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  • 2012-09-12 12:20
  • phrG

> In reply to Que @ 2012-09-12 03:51 from vwes - click to readee everything evyrywhere
lte long term evolution

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  • 2012-09-12 11:28
  • 3AxW

According to International Telecommunication Union(ITU), 4G is considered if the peak download speed is 100mbps in moving train, cars etc. They are actually 3.9G or pre-4G using mobile WiMax technology or simply called it long range WiFi.

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  • 2012-09-12 04:04
  • PAXp

Pls any body Tell me full form of "EE" AND "LTE" .

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  • 2012-09-12 03:51
  • vwes

Until the coverage matches 3G it's not really worth it.

With Three UK for £15 p/m on PAYG, I get 8Mbps down 3Mbps up, 1000GB usage and 70ms ping....

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  • 2012-09-12 02:57
  • LaN%

> In reply to chico @ 2012-09-11 13:15 from BwWV - click to readI work for ee too and I think that Samsung and HTC will rule 2013...Nokia close behind....ill keep apple down if I can help it because of they're idiotic ways....

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  • 2012-09-12 00:47
  • n5Q@

Xperia V please EE.

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  • 2012-09-11 22:37
  • mXUy

> In reply to Apple 4g patents @ 2012-09-11 14:22 from mqr0 - click to readLike I said SAMSUNG WILL SUE APPLE ..HTC already have an on-going case

Apple have sued almost everybody, this is what you get for not playing nice

Remember what was APPLE said after they won
"Apple say they value originality and innovation.."

The problem I see is do they APPLE months into a case release the iPhone5 (LTE?)

As I understand it after Samsung said they would sue re LTE, APPLE then added another 28 devices that included the SGS 3

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  • 2012-09-11 18:14
  • IaHa

This appears like a big time attempt to defraud consumers/subscribers. Go to the info source, you will realize the 4G being talked about is capped at 8-12Mbps, and with lots of caveats. That is no 4G by any standard anywhere else where 4G is operational. DO NOT BE FOOLED. THINK TWICE BEFORE COMMITTING YOUR MONEY. It's another crap like experience of internet access via dongle. Its complete rubbish.

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  • 2012-09-11 18:06
  • 3ajb

Eat my words!!!!!

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  • 2012-09-11 16:42
  • BwWV

> In reply to APPLE @ 2012-09-11 12:48 from IaHg - click to readSamsung will definetly sue Apple if they bring standard LTE compatible iphone. Samsung have the largest 4G LTE patent.
Apple is using license of Qualcom's 4G patent in ipad 3. So it is not compatible with standard 4G spectrum. In US only AT&T and Verizon supports ipad. For this Apple had done agreement with this carriers.
These are the cause for not having LTE in iphone 4S. For iphone 5 it will have the same way of LTE as ipad 3 have.

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  • 2012-09-11 15:47
  • PAXp

4G LTE or not makes no difference in Asia. Not every region is 4G LTE ready. It would take another 3 to 4 years to fully roll out to all regions. All the hype are really a dream now.

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  • 2012-09-11 15:36
  • TK4F

Haha, 4 Gee

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  • 2012-09-11 15:07
  • gxtT

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