What does 3G stand for?

Third generation cellular data technologies

An acronym that refers to the third generation of cellular data technologies; must provide, at minimum, a peak data transfer rate of 2 Mbps, but most standards provide transfer rates up to 14.4 Mbps; precedes the 4G standard.


I'm so done with 3G, I'm going to get a 4G iPhone so I can download apps quicker

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Updated February 12, 2014

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