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2006
Happy New Year for global 3G mobile industry as UMTS/WCDMA subscriptions hit 100 million
Friday, 29 December 2006
At the turn of the year, the UMTS Forum confirms that the global 3G mobile industry is on the brink of gaining its first 100 million UMTS/WCDMA customers.

 
India's mobile subscribers best served by a harmonised approach to 3G licensing, urges UMTS Forum Chairman at India Telecom 2006
Tuesday, 19 December 2006
With India expected to confirm plans for the allocation of spectrum for 3G and broadband wireless access in 2007, UMTS Forum has urged India's government to maintain technology neutrality in its forthcoming 3G licensing process

 
Harmonised regulatory environment will ensure success of mobile TV, says GSMA / UMTS Forum Joint Working Group
Friday, 01 December 2006
A new white paper published 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.
 
Thriving in Harmony: UMTS Forum releases major new study
Monday, 20 November 2006

- Study for the UMTS Forum by Booz Allen Hamilton investigates economic impact of harmonised and liberalised spectrum usage on EU Member States
- Maintaining a harmonised approach to mobile phone frequencies will result in an increase of EUR244 billion in consumer purchasing power by 2020

 
Bulgaria - second in mobile penetration in CEE
Friday, 10 November 2006

3G/UMTS subscribers predicted to reach 100M by the end of 2006

 
W-CDMA and TD-SCDMA deliver 'win-win' for China's mobile industry and subscribers
Friday, 27 October 2006

An invited audience of operators, equipment vendors and government officials heard today at a seminar organized jointly by The TD-SCDMA Forum and The UMTS Forum that complementary deployment of W-CDMA and TD-SCDMA technologies can provide cost-effective, wide area coverage for Chinese mobile operators to deploy high capacity, low cost voice and data services across the region.

 
Mobile broadband provides bright outlook for Brazil's mobile operators
Thursday, 05 October 2006

Addressing delegates at this week's Futurecom event, UMTS Forum Jean-Pierre Bienaim urged Brazil's operators to actively embrace the opportunities offered by 3G/UMTS.

 
Africa can reduce digital divide faster with 3G/UMTS deployments below 600MHz
Friday, 22 September 2006

In his inaugural speech at this weeks ITU/BDT Regional Seminar on Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) for rural and remote areas for Africa, His Excellency Mr Bello Bouba Magari, Minister of State, Minister of Post and Telecommunications of Cameroon stated: "There is a need to look urgently for innovative solutions to reduce the digital divide between urban and rural populations, as well as remote areas." Furthermore, he added, "A recent study commissioned by the government of Cameroon has revealed that our country has still delays in the realisation of the true information society, with coverage of less than 30% of the territory and high access costs to the Internet."

 
Ukraine on the way to 3G
Wednesday, 12 July 2006

An invited audience of representatives of 100 telecom operators, manufacturers and administrators heard yesterday how the Ukraine stands to benefit from the launch of 3G/UMTS mobile broadband services.

 
Geneva agreement opens door to use of 'digital dividend' for 3G/UMTS
Tuesday, 27 June 2006

The UMTS Forum has welcomed results from this year's ITU-R Regional Radiocommunications Conference (RRC-06) that pave the way for the introduction of 3G/UMTS mobile services in frequencies that will potentially be freed up by the "analogue switch-off" of terrestrial television broadcasting.

 
3G customers worldwide pass the 100 million mark at mid June 2006
Tuesday, 13 June 2006

As worldwide subscriptions to 3G networks exceed 100 million, industry association The UMTS Forum has confirmed that WCDMA is the world's most popular 3G technology by a factor that is fast approaching three to one.

 
3G Strategic Leadership Seminar: workshop examines evolution of Russia's mobile market
Tuesday, 06 June 2006

An industry workshop held this week in Moscow has assessed the expected technological, regulatory and socio-economic impacts of 3G mobile networks on Russia's telecoms industry and end-users.

 
UMTS Forum at World Telecommunication Development Conference: "Extending IMT 2000/UMTS Mobile Coverage in Developing Countries"
Wednesday, 08 March 2006

Ensuring access to information for all - bridging the digital divide

 
UMTS Forum Predicts 1 Billion HSPA Users by 2012
Tuesday, 14 February 2006

In a new report published this week, mobile industry body The UMTS Forum www.umts-forum.org forecasts that there will be almost one billion active users of High Speed Packet Access (HSPA) networks by 2012.

 
50 Million 3G/UMTS Subscriber Milestone Passed In January 2006, Confirms UMTS Forum
Thursday, 09 February 2006

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