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Sunday 2 April 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# 4g

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# Covid-19
Mobile and broadband capacity ramps up to deal with sharp surge in voice and data traffic
There has been increased pressure on the networks as more people work from home and connect with loved ones.
# networks
Sinn Féin supports calls for a government review into the health impacts of 5G rollout
Sinn Féin says it is open to talks with Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil after the next general election.
# On the Move
Your next WiFi hotspot won’t be in your home but your car
And it’s something that car manufacturers are starting to include in their vehicles as part of the connected car movement.
# TechGuide
This is how you keep your data usage under control
Especially if you have a limited plan and don’t want to pay extra.
# See Ya
Vodafone lost 278 customers A DAY in 2014
The telecoms giant is struggling to compete in the 4G data pack market here
# connected
Live in Waterford? Some of you are going to get extra-fast 4G coverage*
*But only a small number of phones are compatible.
# too fast too furious
These companies are designing 5G wireless that will be 1,000 times faster than 4G
That’s FAST.
# Coverage
Three to launch its 4G service next week
The service will be available to users in Dublin, Galway, Cork, Limerick and Waterford and is expected to grow over the next few months.
# Network
Apple reaches deal to sell iPhones through China's largest mobile network
The deal will bring the iPhone range to customers on a network with an estimated 760 million subscribers.
# Coverage
Vodafone begins rolling out 4G service across Ireland
The service is now available in six cities and 31 towns across the country.
# First World Problems
Why don't the new iPhones have 4G connections in Ireland?
It’s because the super-fast networks are yet to be ‘certified’ by Apple.
# sponsored by meteor
8 things you always wish would hurry up
Come on, come ON.
# data connection
Watch: Meteor to roll out its 4G service today, but just how fast is it? got a quick trial of the technology’s speeds. See how we got on…
# Week in Web
Weird Wide Web: Fat avatars, terminator vision and teaching you how to relax
All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.
# Digital Agenda
What's on the EU's digital agenda? Free roaming, 4G and a better Internet for kids sits down with the head of the EU’s Digital Agenda Robert Madelin for a Q&A.
# samsung
Samsung has tested wireless internet that could download a movie in one second
The South Korean technology firm has tested super-fast fifth generation or 5G wireless technology but it will be a while before its released to the general public.
# 4g
O2 to begin rollout of 4G mobile network in first half of 2013
Telefonica Ireland says the new data networks it can offer, following today’s ComReg auction, will increase broadband speeds fivefold.
# switchover
Mobile operators pay €855 million in auction for new spectrum space
The funding, half of which will be paid incrementally over the next 18 years, partially comes from the analogue switchoff.
# Apple
Apple to be fined over Australian ads for new iPad's '4G' capability
Apple’s third-generation iPad is advertised as having 4G capability – but that’s only available in the US and Canada…
# What the...
Homeless people used as internet hotspots at tech conference
Homeless people at the SXSW festival in Texas wear t-shirts that say “I am a 4G hotspot”, and carry devices which allow conference attendees to get online.