4G Broadband – a hoax

OK – I am a marketing person. But I really have a problem with this. It’s just a marketing gimmick. There are NO cell phone carriers in the US who have 4G technology implemented. Yet every major cell carrier will claim so. Just watch any ad.  But here are a couple of articles to de-bunk that claim:

http://bit.ly/ghJBvN – Government Computer News article

http://bit.ly/fQ43Qr – ARS Technica article

And a press release from Mercury Computer on real 4G in Korea:

http://bit.ly/hdJjyB

I’m just not sure why the truth hurts cell phone providers so much. Ah well, back to shoveling out after the latest snowfall…

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