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file icon Recognising the Promise of Mobile Broadband  (835.92 KB) doc->data->filesize . ')' ?>
Data traffic levels are rising inexorably, as a smart new generation of terminal devices drives uptake of bandwidth-hungry services delivered over today’s mobile broadband networks. With specific reference to the LTE ecosystem, this paper examines the technological, operational and strategic options available to mobile operators as they seek sustainable new business models and fresh sources of value.
file icon UMTS/HSPA broadband services in the 900 MHz band:  (1005 KB) doc->data->filesize . ')' ?>
Strategy and Deployment
file icon Mobile TV Advertising  (467.04 KB) doc->data->filesize . ')' ?>
A third white paper from the Mobile TV Joint UMTS Forum Work Group examines the role of online advertising - including mobile video - in determining the success of mobile TV business models.
file icon Mobile Broadband Evolution: the roadmap from HSPA to LTE   (1.34 MB) doc->data->filesize . ')' ?>
A white paper summarising mobile broadband evolution from HSPA to LTE and beyond. Includes market/service context, LTE technology roadmap and operator deployment options.
file icon Sustainable Economics of Mobile TV Services  (391.54 KB) doc->data->filesize . ')' ?>
A second white paper from the UMTS Forum / GSM Association Mobile TV Joint Work Group.
file icon Towards Global Mobile Broadband LTE White Paper  (422.06 KB) doc->data->filesize . ')' ?>
A white paper that discusses key technical features, service possibilities, market context and operator deployment options for LTE - Global Mobile Broadband.
file icon Global Mobile Broadband: Market Potential for LTE (Long Term Evolution)   (453.1 KB) doc->data->filesize . ')' ?>
A major new market study prepared for the UMTS Forum by Analysys Research.
file icon 3G/UMTS Evolution: towards a new generation of broadband mobile services  (1.25 MB) doc->data->filesize . ')' ?>
3G/UMTS has already delivered on its promise to deliver a compelling mobile multimedia experience - but this is just the starting point. This new White Paper combines an overview of deployments, services and operator strategies with a technological roadmap for 3G/UMTS and its evolutions in the medium and longer term.
file icon Joint Mobile TV Group White Paper - Mobile TV: The Groundbreaking Dimension  (223.59 KB) doc->data->filesize . ')' ?>
This first publication by the Joint Mobile TV working group of the GSM Association and the UMTS Forum charts the key enablers for the mass-market success of mobile TV services in Europe and worldwide.
file icon Thriving in harmony: Frequency harmonisation  (930.73 KB) doc->data->filesize . ')' ?>
file icon Deployment of UMTS in the 900 MHz band   (639.27 KB) doc->data->filesize . ')' ?>
The first IMT-2000/UMTS services were launched in the core band (1920-1980 MHz/2110-2170 MHz) during 2001. There are still sparsely populated and remote areas where there are challenges in providing the IMS-2000/UMTS services in a cost-efficient way. Deploying UMTS in the 900 MHz band can facilitate the provision of expected IMT-2000/UMTS services to users in those areas.
file icon 3G/UMTS - Towards mobile broadband and personal Internet (updated October 2005)  (307.17 KB) doc->data->filesize . ')' ?>
Recently updated with latest market information, this white paper from the UMTS Forum offers an overview on launches of 3G/UMTS networks, terminals and services. The paper also examines the technology roadmap for 3G/UMTS and its relevance in the context of future mobile systems.
file icon HSPA: High Speed Wireless Broadband - from HSDPA to HSUPA and Beyond  (340.48 KB) doc->data->filesize . ')' ?>
This general introduction explains High Speed Packet Access (HSPA): a set of technologies that will offer improved bandwidth to end users, improved network capacity to operators, and improved interactivity for data applications.
file icon Mobile Evolution - Shaping the Future  (1.32 MB) doc->data->filesize . ')' ?>
This paper provides an overview of the market, service and technology drivers shaping the mobile industry's evolution to Third Generation networks.
file icon mTLD - Why the Internet top-level domain (TLD) enhanced for mobile use is important for the mobile i  (817.56 KB) doc->data->filesize . ')' ?>
Due to renewed interest in mTLD this paper has - on 22 March 2004 - been placed in the public domain. Whilst this paper still provides a comprehensive coverage of the topic, please note that some parts of it are beginning to be outdated.