4G

noun
\ ˈfȯr-ˈjē How to pronounce 4G (audio) \

Definition of 4G

: a wireless standard (as for mobile devices) that was designed to be capable of supporting data transfer for high-definition video streaming If you haven't been keeping up with all the network developments, here's a quick primer: standard 4G can offer theoretical download speeds of up to 150 Mbps …— Nick Summers They [cellular carriers] simply make 5G-specific changes to the towers and can start serving 5G right alongside 4G throughout most of the country.— Andrew Martonik often used before another noun a 4G network — compare 5G

First Known Use of 4G

2000, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for 4G

abbreviation of fourth generation

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“4G.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/4G. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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