UMTS


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UMTS

(Telec) abbr of universal mobile telecommunications systemUMTS nt
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In order to face the challenges brought upon by the rapid growth of Mobile Broadband traffic and provide better data services for end users, operators worldwide have opted to use UMTS for GSM 900 MHz refarming to deploy their networks.
The SkyWeb team, who has been offering GPRS wireless data service since 2003, will deploy a UMTS TDD system to offer mobile wireless broadband to businesses and consumers.
UMTS TDD, a global standard that can be used by operators and manufacturers worldwide, has emerged as the leading standard for mobile broadband, with commercial deployments in countries around the world including Australia, Germany, Malaysia, New Zealand, Portugal, South Africa, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
Telefonica Moviles will distribute the first UMTS PCMCIA cards to its corporate customers, enabling them to access all UMTS "Oficina MoviStar" data services (internet, intranet and e-mail) from a laptop PC at speeds of up to 384 kbit/s -- even faster than standard ADSL lines.
UMTS Networks and Beyond offers a comprehensive introduction to the networking aspects of UMTS and the networks coming after UMTS.
In order to manage the challenges brought about by the rapid growth of mobile broadband traffic and provide better data services for end users, operators worldwide have incorporated UMTS for GSM 900MHz re-farming to deploy their networks.
Lucent and Novatel Wireless will continue to supply PTC Merlin U520 cards to support PTC's commercial UMTS network.
Nearly six million customers are using UMTS 3G services today and that number is expected to more than double by the end of the year," stated Chris Pearson, President of 3G Americas.
It is the new Telit UMTS module which is of highest strategic importance for Telefonica in order to open up new segments of the M2M market.
UMTS remains a mainstream mobile broadband standard due to its inherent advantages in providing capacity, coverage, and user experience.
In addition to bringing together our members to learn and share knowledge, one of the main goals of the Global UMTS TDD Alliance is to educate media, analysts, and the public about the benefits of UMTS TDD.
The solution leverages a number of new options such as transmit diversity to maximize non-line-of-sight coverage and lower initial capital expense for operators, offering a similar coverage to UMTS TDD products in the lower frequency bands.