Geeing-up mobiles

By Peter Griffin In Technology

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14th February, 2013
In the US, where I’m travelling, it seems every second basketball star, B-list actor and fading comedian has been recruited to push the next big technology – 4G mobile networks. These fourth-generation networks have fanned out across the US in the past year and the accompanying marketing push is relentless. 4G’s benefits include data download speeds up to 10 times as fast as 3G and improved coverage and reception. Mobile phone plans in the US are very good value. I’ve been using T-Mobile, which offers an unlimited calling, text and data plan for US$50 (NZ$60) a month. That includes ...

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