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Name:Alyssa Brewer Unity ID: ambrewe2 Network, Hardware, and Operating Systems This homework requires you to answer some research questions. You do not need to write a full paragraph for each question, but you do need to do a little bit of research on your own to find the answers. Pick one question to answer from each category, highlight it and answer in the space below the chosen question. Delete all unanswered questions. Be sure to cite any sources you use. Recent networking technologies (10 pts) 1. What is 4G? How is it different from 3G? Compare the maximum speed of a 4G connection with a WiFi connection. 4G is the short term for fourth-generation wireless, the stage of broadband mobile communications that will supercede the third generation. the 4G transmission speed is said to be at least 4 times faster, than the 3G network. The 4G data rates are expected to be much higher than the current ones provided by 3G. Along with the rate, 4G is expected to give its users gaming, multimedia and Internet access support. 4G speed = 1 Gbps Wifi speed = 54 Mbps Source www.wisegeek.com/what-is-4g.htm http://www.buzzle.com/articles/4g-vs-3g.html http://compnetworking.about.com/od/wirelessfaqs/f/howfastis80211g.htm 2. What is IPv6? Why is it needed? What technologies have stalled the widespread acceptance of
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2010 for the course E 115 taught by Professor B.gates during the Fall '08 term at N.C. State.

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