Australian regulators got mighty worked up when Apple released the new iPad there and it didn’t work with the country’s 4G LTE network. So what is Cupertino to do? Pull the same trick U.S. carriers have been doing and move the 4G goal post.
Most of us are familiar with the term 3G, which refers to the third generation of wireless technology standards used in the last three models of the iPhone (not to mention every other smartphone produced in recent years). But did you know that a lot of what carriers are currently touting as “4G” is actually just a souped-up version of 3G?