Everything Everywhere partners BT for 4G Pilot

It has been reported that one of the major mobile network providers operating in the United Kingdom, Everything Everywhere has teamed up with the telecommunications giant of the country, BT for carrying out the first live pilots of the state-of-the-art mobile broadband technology in Britain.

The two firms are expected to announce today, the trialling of the Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology – this is also widely known as 4G broadband technology – in Cornwall.

The pilot that starts in September and would run through to the end of the year, is understood to carry wireless broadband internet access to approximately hundred premises in the ‘broadband not spots’ of a rural location, southerly to Newquay and 100 mobile broadband consumers.

The chief executive officer of Everything Everywhere, Tom Alexandersaid that the recent move has been a learning experience besides a stake in the ground.

The Long Term Evolution technology will let the consumers to surf the web on the move up to twenty fold the existing speeds, and the mobile network operators were waiting for the government to carry out the auction of the spectrum required for providing the service in 2013, before its wide rollout in the following year, said Alexander.

Meanwhile, an analyst working at Analysis Mason, Terry Norman said that news was greatly exciting as the LTE was fundamentally significant for the United Kingdom, not only to thrive in the mobile market, but also for the wider economy and bridging the digital divide.

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