Verizon Wireless seeks to raise its networks a notch higher from the outdated 3G to the up-to-date 4G LTE networks. The transition is now a work in progress and it is receiving mixed reactions from customers.
The top wireless carrier in the United States, Verizon intends to dump its existing 3G gradually from its fold. The wireless carrier giant is renowned for being the country’s best provider of LTE network
This will indeed serve as great news for the tech-savvy users who yearn for very fast connection , but it is the exact opposite for those who are against the transformation simply because the move could give rise to added costs on plans. Verizon told its customers to stay calm as the change will take few years to materialize.
The experts in the industry are not surprised with the switchover as Verizon earlier revealed its intention of upgrading from 3G to 4G.
To date around 75% of the company’s traffic hovers over the 4G platform.
The transition to the 4G is expected to ease out network congestion and slow internet connection. Apple has opened the 4G floodgate as it introduced its flagship iPhones that support 4G. The new network system gained popularity and industry experts expect the slow and gradual death of the 3G networks.
These days wireless carriers are running 2G, 3G and 4G network at once, but 4G commands a huge amount of data compared to its counterparts.