Internet Symbols      Millions of people are using Internet through their smartphones. We can find the additional letter found at the right top of the Signal Bar of our mobile phone, it indicates that apart from Voice call we can send data Transmission through the mobile phone that is nothing but through Internet Browsing.  In your smartphone’s display, the strength of mobile Internet signal is shown using alphabet letters like G, E, 2G, 3G, H and 4G near the signal bar. The indicator at the top of your phone’s screen not only shows your signal strength, but can also tell you what type of data connection you are using to get online.

The quality and speed of Mobile Internet Symbols will change depending upon the Tower Capability in our location. Here in this article i am going to discuss about the mobile internet symbols i.e., Difference between Signals G, E, H, H+ , 3G, 4G and R symbols for Mobile Network Internet Signal Symbols, Change E to H.

Different Types Of Mobile Internet Symbols:


Stands for GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications) it is considered to be the 2nd generation mobile technology. It is the slowest form of data connectivity (providing just 114kbps) in your mobile phone.


Stands for GPRS (general packet radio service), It is considered to be the 2nd generation mobile technology. You can simply use chatting applications like WhatsApp/Hike with this internet but not suitable for browsing webpage. It is a little faster on 2G GSM network.

Maximum Downloading Speed: 53.6 KB/s.

Maximum uploading Speed: 26.8 KB/s .


Stands for EDGE(Enhanced Data rates for GSM evolution). It is considered to be the 2.5th generation mobile technology. It indicates somewhat better speed of internet data transfer as compared to G.

Maximum Downloading Speed: 217.6KB/s.

Maximum uploading Speed: 108.8 KB/s.


Stands for UMTS(Universal Mobile Telecommunications system). It is 3rd generation mobile telephone technology. It can be used for browsing websites, listening to music and watching live streaming videos.

Maximum Downloading Speed: 384KB/s.

Maximum uploading Speed: 128KB/s.


Stands for HSPA(High Speed Packet Access). It is an enhanced form of 3.5G technology. HSPA provides higher data transfer rates than the basic 3G.  It can be used for browsing Even YouTube videos can run without buffering.

Maximum Downloading Speed: 7.2MB/s.

Maximum uploading Speed: 3.6MB/s.


Stands for HSPA+ (Evolved High Speed Packet Access). It is 3.75rd generation mobile telephone technology.

It is used for Downloading, even buffering can run smoothly.

Maximum Downloading Speed: 14.4MB/s.

Maximum uploading Speed: 5.76MB/s.


Stands for LTE(Long Term Evolution). It is 4th generation mobile telephone technology.

Maximum Downloading Speed: 100MB/s.

Maximum uploading Speed: 50MB/s.

LTE-A (Long term Evolution- Advanced). It is 4th generation mobile telephone technology. Present day World’s high speed internet technology.

Maximum Downloading Speed: 1GB/s.

Maximum uploading Speed: 500MB/s.


Maximum Downloading Speed: 1TB/s. It will help in hundreds of HD movies hitting your mobile device in just a second. It will be hit in 2021.

Points to note:

8 Bits = 1 Byte. Hence, you need to divide the above speeds (displayed in bits/s) by 8 to get the speeds in KB/s, MB/s or GB/s.