Faster mobile data speeds isn't too far off, seeing how LTE is coming to town #cmma2011
Mobile data usage has seen an exponential growth over the years, and it's not surprising when companies make a concerted effort to improve their existing network speeds. As the demand for mobile data plans grow, there is an increasing need to supply an infrastructure that's reliable and faster to meet their needs. Long term evolution (LTE) has been on the tip of the tongue for most companies, at times marketed as the 4G network. In reality, LTE is a speed upgrade to our existing cellular network, promising downlink speeds of up to 75Mbps during the initial phase. Companies such as M1 have started upon their LTE trials , awarding Huawei a five year contract valued at S$280 million to conduct the overhaul of its existing network. At CommunicAsia 2011, the telco was on site to demonstrate the theoretical speeds of its LTE network, which will start off with a trial on the 2.6G...