The world's first commercial LTE mobile broadband services went live in Oslo and Stockholm on Monday, through the Scandinavian operator TeliaSonera.
Offering theoretical maximum speeds of 100Mbps and real-world speeds of 20Mbp to 80Mbps, the services are about 10 times faster than predecessor HSDPA. As of Tuesday, people in Norway and Sweden will be able to buy a mobile dongle that supports the long-term evolution (LTE) of 3G. (TeliaSonera is calling its network "4G," but the official IEEE definition of that term cites 100Mbps as a minimum speed.)
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