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The meaning of 1G 2G 3G 4G and 5G

The letter 'G' stands for Generation. The speed of your internet depends on the signal strength when you connect to the internet. This strengths are shown alphabetically ar 2G, 3G, 4G or even 5G close to the signal bar on your cellphones home screen. The speed of the internet changes and also the technology used is improved. So 1G offers 2,3 kbps, 2G offers 65 kbps, 3G offers 114 kbps, 4G is 100 Mbps.

1G the first generation

This was the first cellphone technology generation. This was introduced in the late 70's with was established in the 80's. Telecom introduced it in 1987 in Australia. That was when the fest cellphone was introduced in the world. 1G cellphones were only used for calling.

2G the second generation

2G was launched in 1991 this where cellphone that allow multiple users on a signal channel.

They then moved from 1G to 2G and this was the first major upgrade. The deference between the two is the radio signals. 1G signals are analog and while the 2G signals are digital. 2G the provided data service, this services are known as SMS and MMS.

3G the third generation

Introduced in 2001, the speed of the internet then increased.

The wireless technology then moved to the standards that people loved. We then stated to using browsing, video downloading, games downloading emailing sharing pictures. More cellphones technology then was introduced.

4G the fourth generation

Technology then changed very different from 3G. The purpose of this was to provide high speed, lower costs for data nad voice, high capacity and quality. This includes mobile television, gaming services services, high definition television 3D television, video conferencing and cloud computing.

5G the fifth generation

This is the generation that is currently under development. This will simply improve the speed of internet, much lower latency and high connection density among other improvements. 5G plans to better battery consumption, device to device communications and the improvement of wireless coverage. The speed of 5G will be 35 times faster than 4G.

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