- 4G stands for the fourth-generation mobile communications standard that was introduced in 2014 with LTE Advanced and on which various international criteria have been agreed. 4G is a placeholder for International Mobile Telecommunications-Advanced.
- LTE/LTE-A (Long Term Evolution – Advanced) is a “fourth generation” (4G) technology recognized by the ITU/ITU-R (At the ITU, two technologies have been recognized for the fourth generation of mobile communications, LTE-A and Wimax-A, see recommendation ITU-R M-2012). LTE/LTE-A operates according to the OFDM method (OFDM), thus the standard offers great flexibility and is very powerful.
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