We know that it is faster than 3G and that it works better. But what exactly is 4G or what does LTE stand for stumps most people. To the uninitiated, 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution) is a GSM EDGE (Enhanced Data rates for GSM Evolution) based standard for mobile phones. It has been around since 2009 when TeliaSonera launched the first public LTC service in Sweden. The network standard has since then been adopted widely.
Technology is something that, for many people, they understand or they don’t. There is no happy medium unfortunately and while they can manage to work the thousands of television channels and maybe use a laptop to surf the Internet for a great cake recipe, they don’t understand all of the terminology.