A mobile carrier from Finland, called Elisa has just broken the 4G World Speed Record by achieving a top speed of 1.9GBPS during lab testing.
Even though this speed can only be achieved in laboratory settings, it still is a great showcase of how far mobile and internet connections have come.
It also illustrates the potential that 4G connections still have, even though the world has decided to move onto 5G and even Internet In Space.
To achieve this result, the researchers used a combination of 5 frequency bands, that include 800, 900, 1800, 2100, and 2600 megahertz.
It is important to specifically mention all the different bands, because in regular use, some of these bands are still reserved for 2G/3G connections.
Due to these limitations, the real life speed of Elisa’s network currently maxes out at 450 MBPS, with the customers only getting up to 300 MBPS.
The hope is to improve upon this existing network to the point where they are actually able to deliver these kinds of speeds to regular customers.
This test will serve as an inspiration for the researchers looking to improve the technology, as well as an indication of all the good things that are yet to come.