4G Wireless Begins to Take Shape

  title={4G Wireless Begins to Take Shape},
  author={Sixto Ortiz},
The mobile phone has evolved from a basic device that just makes calls to a multifunctional gadget like the iPhone, which can also retrieve e-mail, store and play music, surf the Web, and stream video files. This reflects the advance in mobile technology from the 1980s' first-generation (1G) circuit-switched analog systems to today's 3G and even 3.5G digital technologies. The International Telecommunication Union is working on a 4G cellular standard, which the ITU plans to release in a couple… CONTINUE READING