Life is so much better when your mobile’s on a 4G tariff. Everything you do, whether it’s streaming the hottest albums or downloading popular apps, all happens so much quicker.
4G made simple is super-fast mobile data, the service offers speeds much faster than 3G technology. In fact 4G is that quick that you can download your favourite album in under 3 minutes meaning whatever you want wherever you want it, 4G will get you there.
The answer lies in the speed. Where a 3G connection will take around 20 minutes to download a music album this means a music album the same task takes just over 3 minutes on 4G. Existing 3G speeds are 1Mbit/s on average and 4G speed are 6Mbit/s.
This is the easy part, to benefit from super-fast data speeds, all you need to do is have a compatible 4G ready device and select one of our amazing deals so you can get the best out of your chosen smartphone.
|Action||3G Data||4G Ultrafast Data|
|Post a picture on social media||26 seconds||Less than a second|
|Streaming music tracks||15 second buffer||Plays within 2 seconds|
|Streaming HD video||5 minute buffer time||30 seconds buffer time|
|50MB download||Up to 7 and a half minutes||60 seconds|