A new white paper from Tellabs clarifies the definition of 4G wireless from a technology perspective, presents the business benefits of 4G-enabled services, and proposes a realistic timeline for the adoption of a 4G standard. The document's executive summary states the following:
"Service providers are just beginning to offer fourth generation (4G) wireless networks. But, the definition of 4G is hotly debated, so there are many confusing claims about the capabilities, breakthroughs and the potential of so-called 4G technologies.
Much of this can be attributed to the breadth of technology covered under the 4G banner, the wide range of business interests involved in creating the 4G vision, and the uneven progress of the contributing factors that can make 4G real."
Download the white paper here.
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