LTE: A Definition of LTE 4G Technology

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Verizon Wireless launched the first commercially-available 4G LTE network in the U.S. Verizon Wireless


LTE, which stands for Long Term Evolution, is the name for a technology standard used for 4G wireless networks. LTE is used by Verizon Wireless and AT&T to deliver high-speed wireless service.

On average, 4G wireless is supposed to be anywhere from four to ten times faster than 3G networks. Verizon says its LTE network can deliver speeds between 5 megabits per second and 12 mbps.

Also Known As: Long Term Evolution