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3G Industry news from the UMTS Forum
02 November 2007

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Governments must allocate more spectrum now for mobile broadband
Addressing delegates and representatives of national administrations at this year’s ITU World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-07), UMTS Forum Chairman Jean-Pierre Bienaimé emphasized the need for timely allocation of sufficient harmonized spectrum to support current and future demand for mobile broadband services.

NTT DoCoMo Unveils 23 Handsets in New 905i and 705i Series
NTT DoCoMo, Inc. and its eight regional subsidiaries announced today 23 new handsets available in a total of 75 colors in the new 905i and 705i series.

World's fastest download handsets now available on Next G(tm) network
Telstra today introduced six mobile phones that will grow the Next G™ handset range by around 33 per cent, including two handsets that offer the world's fastest 3GSM data download speeds.

Swisscom invests in expansion of its mobile broadband network
Over the coming months, Swisscom will massively expand its mobile data network, in a series of stages. From mid- November, Swisscom customers will be able to take advantage of much higher speeds - up to 7.2 Mbps for receiving and up to 1.4 Mbps for sending data - thanks to HSPA (High Speed Packet Access) technology.
3 SkypePhone delivers free Skype to Skype mobile calls an instant messages at the touch of a button
Skype, the global Internet communications company and 3, the mobile operator, have launched a new affordable handset that lets you make free Skype to Skype calls and send free Skype instant messages from your mobile phone to other Skype users no matter where they are.

MOTO Q Goes Global with AT&T-Powered Smart Device from Motorola
AT&T Inc. and Motorola announced today that the MOTO Q™ 9h global will be available exclusively to AT&T customers in the U.S. beginning tomorrow. The 3G-powered MOTO Q global is the first MOTO Q smart device sold in the U.S. with worldwide capabilities1.

Sonera boosts mobile broadband
Sonera updates its service portfolio in mobile broadband and expands its 3G network to cover over a hundred localities.
3 UK announces 1 billion instant messages since launch
3 UK today announces that over one billion instant messages have been sent across its network since it launched instant messaging services a year ago.
Upcoming Events endorsed by or with the participation of the UMTS Forum
IDATE DigiWorld Summit 2007
14 - 15 November
NGMN Summit
20 - 21 November
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03 - 06 December
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