The European Commission took another step to promote the LTE standard for the fourth generation of wireless telecommunications by announcing a further investment of €18 million in this technology, de facto ditching the alternative WiMax.
The EU institutions this week sealed a deal which is expected to pave the way for the further dissemination in Europe of smartphones, such as BlackBerry or iPhones, and increase the number of customers for mobile Internet services.
Using a mobile phone to send text messages or surf the Web by laptop will become up to 60 percent cheaper while travelling in the European Union under price curbs adopted by the European Parliament yesterday (22 April).
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