4G to bring in '£1.8bn boost'

A new study has suggested that the high-speed 4G mobile network could boost the British retail sector by an estimated £1.8 billion in a year.

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'4G will provide boost through mobile shopping'

Olivier Ropars, senior director of mobile commerce at eBay Europe, which compiled the report that suggests that the 4G mobile network could provide a boost to the UK economy, said:

Consumers today want convenience and speed.

The arrival of universal 4G will bring with it a more immersive, instant and intimate shopping experience than ever before - putting the most exciting features of mobile retail as we know it into high definition.

It won't just turbo-charge the way we shop. It will truly give us the ability to shop anytime, anywhere.

That means an extra £1.8 billion of consumer spending up for grabs.

– Olivier Ropars

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