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EU Moves Closer to Approving 3G at 900Mhz

The decision by the European Parliament to accept the amendment of the GSM Directive to allow UMTS (WCDMA-HSPA) technology to be deployed in the 900 MHz band has been welcomed by the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA). more

Related Tags: asia-pacific, 3g, eu, rural, mts, cdma, hspa, iden, mobile-broadband, european-union, gsm, gsa, umts, union, wave, parliament, european-parliament


Chinese Handset Production Growth Down to Single Figures

The research firm predicts that the scale of Chinese mobile phone chips market is expected to reach RMB 110 billion (US$16 billion), up by 6%, down to single-digit growth for the first time. more

Related Tags: broadcom, wi-fi, 3g, nokia, mobile-tv, motorola, qualcomm, ict, itu, gps, driving, td-scdma, cdma, memory-chips, memory, gsm, smart, ccid-consulting, mp3, freescale, China


Global Mobile Market to Exceed US$900 Billion in 2008

With a total turnover estimated at US$742.2 billion in 2008, mobile services account for 54% of the telecom services market and single handedly deliver all of the sector's growth. But the annual growth rate has dropped from more than 12% in 2007 to 8% in 2008. more

Related Tags: wi-fi, nokia, base-station, wimax, arpu, edge, huawei, zte, alcatel-lucent, mts, cdma, ericsson, compete, base-stations, gsm, idate, umts, wlan, chipset


3G Should Keep the Mobile Phone Market Ticking Over in 2009

The global mobile handset market went into a tailspin in October and November, which will result in a nearly 5% YoY decline in unit shipments in Q4. more

Related Tags: smartphone, smartphones, abi-research, cdma, usb-modem, mobile-broadband, cdma2000, modem, modems, 2g


Increasing Deployment of UMT at 900Mhz

The pace of commercialisation of UMTS 900 systems has quickened, according to a new Information Paper published by GSA, the Global mobile Suppliers Association. The report notes that for the same service offering and coverage, the number of base station sites in the 900 MHz band can be reduced by 60% compared to that needed for 2100 MHz, and reduce rollout time. more

Related Tags: asia-pacific, european-commission, mts, hspa, usb-modem, 3, gsa, usb-modems, umts, hsdpa, pace, usb, modems, seamless


CCID Consulting: LTE Is Not Only Evolution

In Feb. 2008, Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology once again became the focus of the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona. International carriers, equipment manufacturers, communications test manufacturers declared to support LTE, and provide relevant LTE test service solutions. more

Related Tags: datang, samsung, roaming, qualcomm, huawei, zte, china-mobile, td-scdma, docomo, verizon-wireless, hspa, verizon, nortel, lte, edge, motorola, nokia-siemens-networks, fujitsu, nec, mimo, 3gpp, patents, wimax,, potevio, siemens, long-term-evolution, td-lte, tdd, ev-do, anritsu, agilent, beijing, ntt-docomo, barcelona


GSA Survey Confirms 637 HSPA Devices Launched

GSA, the Global mobile Suppliers Association has announced that a total of 637 HSDPA (High Speed Downlink Packet Access) products have now launched, representing an annual growth of 150%. more

Related Tags: gps, hsupa, usb-modem, hspa, gsa, wlan, hsdpa, uplink, downlink, usb


Global Mobile Phone Subscribers to Reach 4.5 Billion by 2012

According to MIC (Market Intelligence Center), an ICT industry research institute based in Taipei, global mobile phone subscribers hit 3.1 billion in 2007, thanks mainly to the continuing increase of prepaid subscribers with double SIM cards and corporate clients in the US and European markets. more

Related Tags: sim-card, roaming, gsm-association, qualcomm, docomo, verizon-wireless, hspa, verizon, lte, ict, telstra, cdma2000-1x, mic, hutchison, cdma2000, analog, ev-do, tdma, cagr


Worldwide Mobile Phone Sales Increased 16 Percent in 2007

Worldwide sales of mobile phones to end users surpassed 1.15 billion units in 2007, a 16 per cent increase from 2006 sales of 990.9 million, according to Gartner. more

Related Tags: sony-ericsson, sprint-nextel, gps, zte, gartner, samsung, lg, rim, sony, research-in-motion, satellite, 112, sprint, nextel, walkman, displays


LTE Standard Now Approved says GSA

GSA – the Global mobile Suppliers Association has welcomed confirmation by the standards body, the 3GPP that the LTE Terrestrial Radio Access Network technology specifications have been approved and are now under change control, leading to their inclusion in the forthcoming 3GPP Release 8. more

Related Tags: capex, lte, edge, 3gpp, radio-access-network, gsa


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