In the era of smartphones and tablets, a fast and reliable internet connection is a definite asset, to access a real-time information or etc. Over the years, a 3G internet connection was the best internet option that was available for the users. Although it had its benefits, nowadays, 4G internet connectivity is the new buzzword in the world of Information Technology.
In UK, almost 60 per cent of the population now covered by 4G, with EE turning on coverage for 10 more towns and cities. However, soon enough, the UK will have more than one choice for 4G data.
O2 which is owned by Spain’s Telefonica has announced that it will roll out its high-speed mobile offering to London, Leeds and Bradford on August 29th, with plans to extend the service to ten other cities by the end of the year.
O2 has stated that its basic 4G tariff would cost from £26 a month, which come complete with a 30 day Happiness Guaranteed for customers who sign up direct from O2.
“It’s great that I am able to announce O2 4G the day after the spectrum has been cleared for use. Digital connectivity will be made ubiquitous by 4G and become the oxygen of modern life. It is our intention to use 4G to inspire the nation through the possibilities of technology, encouraging people to live more, do more and be more with O2,” says Ronan Dunne, CEO of Telefonica UK (O2).
He also confirmed that unlike EE, O2′s 4G network would not be compatible with Apple’s iPhone 5, but it would be frankly gobsmacked if their roadmap didn’t address that issue.