New iPhone 4G LTE in UK This September
UK customers are to be offered 4G capabilities. The rumors state that such an option will be available this September. Does it mean that the new iPhone 4G LTE in UK can be a reality and not just another fantasy?
The conversations about 4G LTE service are held lately everywhere as more companies start to offer their gadgets with LTE compatibility. Customers are also happy about the news as LTE can really improve their data speeds to at least 20Mbps. While the news is awesome to people who live in the regions where LTE will be available, those who don’t can’t be very happy about this fact.
September 11: LTE to Roll Out
Even though new iPhone 4G LTE in UK can be a great reality, not only some consumers are unhappy about it but also most of local mobile networks. The permission to use 1800MHz spectrum for the service is given to two carriers only, Orange and T-Mobile owned by one parent company.
Ofcom, the regulatory body in the industries, allows offering 4G connection starting next month, and reportedly this date will be September 11. It’s not going to be as fast as we might hope though as getting permission doesn’t automatically turn LTE on for consumers. It will take some time before people are able to enjoy the faster data speeds on their tablet computers and smartphones.
iPhone 4G and UK Carriers
It is interesting that September is also the month when Apple is to announce its next new iPhone. Will it be LTE functional? Will Orange or T-Mobile be the only networks to offer new iPhone 4G LTE in UK?
As for other carriers, O2 and Vodafone, they will have to wait at least until next year before they can offer the new capabilities to consumers as they have no 1800MHz spectrum now available for LTE connectivity.
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