Will 4G affect Mobile VOIP?
Thanks to the startling development of VoIP based telecommunication technology, customers today are able to make telephone calls at fraction of the cost of the conventional mobiles, irrespective of the distance.
This has been a phenomenal achievement in telecommunication, and, with the passing of each day, the technology is being bettered and made superior for more seamless and quality communication between two or more individuals all over the globe. In the pursuit of better and better quality communication, 4G or fourth generation of mobile communication technology is being introduced. Experts are of the belief that this will affect the Mobile VoIP technology based telecommunication in a big way.
There are a number of advantages that 4G will deliver. The introduction of 4G provides notably greater range in the LAN access than WiFi. While the WiFi runs via radio waves and has a limited range of only a few hundred feet, 4G runs on high frequency microwaves, and hence it provides seamless LAN access over huge distances, measured in terms of kilometers.
The ITU or the International Telecommunications Union has stipulated the standard rates of 4G data at not less than 100 megabits/sec, while the users are on move and 1 gigabit per second while static or stationary. This is much better than the current 3G data rates and will mean faster rate of data transfer and hence better communication.
Most of the companies are on the verge of implementation of the Long Term Evolution (LTE) upgrades into the existing networks. Both LTE as well as 4G are based on packed switch technology instead of circuit switch technology. This means, unlike the present day setup, there will be no separate networks for voice data. This will further augment the quality of the VoIP based communication system.
4G should also enhance the efficiency of the communication system. Security will be enhanced with built-in mechanisms such as mutual authentication.
4G is backwards compatible. Users will very much be able to interface with the previous, older 3G based networks effortlessly, besides being able to connect with the other 4G networks as well as LTE based networks. Alternatively speaking, if any user is looking forward to make a call to someone who is still using a 3G network, the person can get in touch with that individual without any problem whatsoever.
In nutshell, by increasing the speed, quality, reliability and security of the mobile based VoIP calls, once introduced, 4G is all set to attract a plethora of new customers. Since 4G will be entirely based on IP network, it will smear if not eliminate the borderline between traditional voice and the VoIP based telephony.
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