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3G Industry news from the UMTS Forum
09 November 2007

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Sony Ericsson announces first USB Mobile Broadband Modem
Sony Ericsson today announced the MD300, a state-of-the-art business tool that allows busy professionals to quickly and easily connect their PCs or laptops to the internet whenever and wherever they need.
Trials of super-fast mobile broadband on track for success
The LTE/SAE (Long Term Evolution/System Architecture Evolution) Trial Initiative (LSTI) launched in May this year has reported the successful delivery of the first in a series of test results aimed at proving the potential and benefits of LTE. LTE is being standardized by the Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) as a next generation mobile broadband technology.
Alcatel-Lucent and Vodafone Portugal demonstrate live broadcast Mobile TV based on DVB-SH for the first time in Portugal
This live broadcast Mobile TV demonstration, based on the DVB-SH standard, uses the S-Band frequency spectrum (2.17 –2.20 GHz). This spectrum is available throughout Europe and can be used for the EU-wide delivery of mobile satellite services, in particular Mobile TV.
LG launches HSDPA touch screen phone, strongest of mobile internet
The brand new high-technology smartphone from LG Mobile, the LG-KS20 is now available in major European countries today. LG Electronics (LG), a worldwide technology leader in mobile communications, has announced the launch of its latest high speed downlink packet access (HSDPA) smartphone, the LG-KS20.
Ericsson and Elisa switch on world's first commercial WCDMA/HSPA service in 900MHz band
Ericsson and Finnish operator Elisa today activated the operator's WCDMA/HSPA network addition in the 900MHz frequency band. The new part of the network is seamlessly integrated in Elisa's existing WCDMA/HSPA network in the 2.1GHz band.
Nokia and STMicroelectronics close the agreement in 3G chipset development
Nokia and STMicroelectronics today announced the closing of their deal, announced on August 8th, to deepen their collaboration on the licensing and supply of integrated circuit designs and modem technologies for 3G and its evolution.
Sony Ericsson reveal compact K-series phone, geared to the Web
Sony Ericsson today announced the launch of the K660, an HSDPA (‘mobile broadband’) enabled phone with clever features like illuminated shortcut keys that only become active when surfing the Net, and desktop tickers that provide regular updates from your favourite websites; all designed to make Web browsing on the move as simple and convenient as at your computer.
 
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