Navy planning to equip three of its ships with 4G LTE

Bandwidth on Navy ships is a scarce, expensive commodity. For sailors using non-essential systems, like recreational computers? Dial-up speeds -- if they're lucky. But by the end of the year, for the first time, the Navy will put a 4G LTE wireless network aboard some of its ships, giving a whole new communications tool to sailors and Marines: their smartphones.

In First, Navy Will Put 4G Network on Ships

Bandwidth on Navy ships is a scarce, expensive commodity. For sailors using non-essential systems, like recreational computers? Dial-up speeds -- if they're lucky. But by the end of the year, ...

Wed 23 May 12 from Wired Danger Room

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