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What is 4G?
The fourth generation of mobile wireless technology, or 4G for short, is the next step for providing us with speedy connectivity on the go. Using it means that smartphones, tablet devices and laptop computers can send and receive data, such as internet and email, much quick than the current 3G network.
EE (Everything Everywhere, a branded merger of Orange and T-Mobile) already has the privilage of being the first UK provider to adopt the superfast network after rolling out its EE 4G network at the beginning of November after communications regulator Ofcom outlined the timetable for mass deployment.
Three has also announced plans for its first venture into the 4G revolution, stating that its first 4G coverage, due to land in the second half of 2013, “will be available across all existing and new price plans without customers needing to pay a premium fee to upgrade”.
With that in mind here's everything you need to know about 4G in the UK.....