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Vodafone gearing up for a 4G launch - a trace of evidence


Is superfast mobile data closer than we think?

Chris Keall
Tue, 26 Feb 2013

Is superfast model data close than we think?

Conventional wisdom holds we won't see commercial 4G rollouts until the government's spectrum auction in the third quarter.

A couple of usually reliable telco industry insiders have told me Vodafone is gearing up for a 4G/LTE launch. One says it could come within days.

The media are, apparently, chumps for not being on the case.

I found a trace of evidence over the weekend.

I was over on Auckland's North Shore, one of two areas involved in Telecom's recently launched 4G trial (the other is Lower Hutt).

While having tweaking around with my Huawei 4G data stick, I set it to manually seek carriers at one point ... and wat should come up but Vodafone LTE.

Chris Keall
Tue, 26 Feb 2013
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Vodafone gearing up for a 4G launch - a trace of evidence
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