The ITU just announced the official designation of both LTE-Advanced and “WirelessMAN-Advanced” (=WiMAX2) as IMT-Advanced technologies. This is the nearest there is to a credible definition of 4G.
No surprises, but an important milestone.
We’re less sure of the credibility of describing these technologies as “like putting a fibre optic broadband connection on your mobile phone”
- ITU Press release: