Every internet supported phone comes with one or more of these 4G, 3G, H+, H, E and 2G networks; each having different meaning and serving a specified purpose.
Know The Meaning Of 4G, 3G, H+, H, E, 2G Networks and Their Maximum Download Speed

Most smartphone users are unaware of the meaning of these alphabets that displays in the phone’s signal bar behind the signal  icon. But today, we have explained that in a simple manner but the most shocking of them all is the download speed of some of these networks which is rather hilarious. Thank God better networks with faster download speed are now available.

If there is an additional letter found at the right top of the Signal Bar of our Mobile phone, it indicates that apart from Voice call we can send data Transmission through the mobile phone that is nothing but through Internet Browsing. So below are the names, meaning and download speeds of the different network alphabets.
Image Credit: Telecom talk.
GSM: (Global System for Mobile Communications) 
Maximum Download Speed: 2 KB/s

GPRS: (General Packet Radio Service) 
Maximum Download Speed: 7 KB/s
EDGE (Enhanced Data rates for GSM evolution) 
Maximum Download Speed: 27 KB/s 3G
UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunications system)
Maximum Download Speed: 48 KB/s
HSPA (High Speed Packet Access)
Maximum Download Speed: 0.9 MB/s


HSPA+ (Evolved High Speed Packet Access)
Maximum Download Speed: 2 MB/s
LTE (Long Term Evolution)
Maximum Download Speed: 12.5 MB/s
LTE-A (Long term Evolution- Advanced)
Maximum Download Speed: 125 MB/s


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Captcha verification failed!
CAPTCHA user score failed. Please contact us!