Articles tagged with: WCDMA and Docomo

DoCoMo Develops First Small-cell Base Station for 3G and LTE

Japan's NTT DoCoMo says that it has developed the world's first dual-mode small-cell base station, or femtocell, supporting 3G (WCDMA) and LTE simultaneously for improved service coverage in indoor locations. more

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WCDMA & HSPA reach 500 Million customers

The UMTS Forum has confirmed that subscriptions to 3G/UMTS networks have reached 500 million. The milestone comes just over eight years after the world's first commercial 3G/WCDMA network was launched by Japanese operator NTT DoCoMo. more

Related Tags: umts-forum, umts, hspa, wave


Mobile Data Revenues to Exceed $200 Billion in 2008

Revenues from mobile data services are set to exceed US$200 billion this year for the first time, according to data sourced from Informa Telecoms & Media. Total mobile data revenues were approximately US$157 billion in 2007. more

Related Tags: asia-pacific, sms, mobile-data, china-mobile, hspa, hsdpa, fixed-wireless, ev-do, pace, ntt-docomo


Japan's DoCoMo Considering Mid-East Investments

Japan's DoCoMo has confirmed that it is in talks with several Middle-Eastern operators as it restarts its overseas investment foray. The companies include Qatar Telecom, Etisalat and Saudi Telecom, amongst others. more

Related Tags: qatar-telecom, etisalat, cingular, Japan


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

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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

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Panasonic and Nokia Siemens to Share DoCoMo LTE Contract

Panasonic Mobile Communications and Nokia Siemens Networks have jointly announced that they have agreed to cooperate on LTE base station products. The companies jointly responded to the request by Japan's biggest mobile operator NTT DoCoMo for its Super 3G (LTE) Base Station project, and Panasonic Mobile Communications was selected as a supplier. more

Related Tags: hspa, lte, nokia-siemens-networks, panasonic, i-hspa, panasonic-mobile, handover, Japan


3G Users in South Korea Will Pass 23 Million by 2010

According to the new research report by ROA Group, the number of mobile users in South Korea will reach 41.95 million by 2010, which is 85% of the total population in South Korea. In a new report, ROA Group forecasts that solid growth for wcdma (3G) is expected in the near future and the number of users is expected to increase to 23.05 million by 2010. CDMA EV-DO subscribers recorded 15.3 million in 2006 but the number of users is expected to decrease in the future. more

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HSPA Connections to Reach 40 Million by End of 2008

WCDMA HSPA cellular connections are expected to reach 40 million worldwide by end of 2008, according to figures from Wireless Intelligence." more

Related Tags: hsupa, hspa, o2, edge, telstra, cdma2000-1x, cdma2000, telefonica-o2, ntt-docomo