What is mobile telecommunication and why is it important?

Mobile telecommunication, mobile telecom, mobile communications, and cellular communications are some of the terminologies used for referring to the communication that occurs through our smartphones when connected to a mobile network. However, it is good to note that not all communication through our smartphones is mobile communication. There are, of course, cases when we are …

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What does 4G LTE stand for?

As a mobile phone user, you must have come across situations when you notice symbols like LTE, LTE+, 4G and 4G+ on your cell phone screen like the screenshots below. This post will explain what 4G LTE means, what LTE stands for, and how it fits with the new 5G technology, which has already been …

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What modulation technique is used in 4G-LTE networks?

Modulation is one of the most fundamental concepts in mobile communications and is applied multiple times during each transmission of a mobile signal. One of my embarrassing memories is when I had to explain the concept of modulation to an experienced telecom professional during a job interview just after finishing my Bachelors. Even though my …

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Why 4G LTE Networks Use OFDM And OFDMA techniques?

As technical as they may sound, OFDM and OFDMA are gaining popularity both in the mobile and fixed wireless industries. OFDM – Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing and OFDMA – Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access technologies are used in modern wireless networks, including 4G LTE, 5G NR, WiMAX and WiFi6. Before dividing into the ‘Orthogonal’ and …

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Is 5G NR different from Gigabit LTE, LTE-Advanced and LTE-A Pro networks?

The 5G technology has already arrived in many countries across the world. Whenever a new technology is about to enter, some inter-related terminologies and buzzwords either follow or come to the surface even before the new technology is available. This happened at the start of 4G LTE and is now happening again with 5G. The …

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What is the difference between 4G LTE and LTE Advanced?

4G – fourth-generation mobile networks today are the most prevalent cellular networks in most parts of the world. LTE or Long Term Evolution is the underlying technology that enables the fourth generation of mobile networks. The first publicly available LTE mobile network was launched in the Scandinavian cities of Stockholm and Oslo in 2009. That …

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