The European Commission has revealed that three out of every four people living in the EU can’t access 4G/LTE (Long Term Evolution) mobile connections, which would enable significantly faster data rates for both uploading and downloading for computers, tablets and smartphones.
EE, the UK’s only current 4G operator currently covers 95 towns and cities and 60 percent of the population, with rival services from O2, Three and Vodafone expected to launch later this summer. Ireland however is still one of the three EU member states that don’t have any 4G at all!: -( Thankfully that should be changing over the next few months as was reported previously in Silicon Republic and the Irish Examiner.
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