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2004
UMTS Forum applauds progress on 2.6 GHz band harmonisation for IMT-2000/UMTS
Tuesday, 30 November 2004

Mobile industry body The UMTS Forum (www.umts-forum.org) has voiced its support for recommendations by the ECC* (Electronic Communications Committee) of the CEPT to designate the 2500 - 2690 MHz spectrum band for IMT-2000/UMTS networks.

 
India Should Align its 3G Spectrum Allocations with Rest of World, says UMTS Forum
Thursday, 18 November 2004

In order to realize fully the socio-economic benefits of 3G/IMT-2000 networks and services, industry body The UMTS Forum (www.umts-forum.org) has urged India to align its mobile spectrum allocations with the internationally harmonised WARC-92 band plan.

 
Global and Open Standardization is the Key to the Commercial Success of 3G/UMTS Services
Wednesday, 27 October 2004

Totaling 120 3G/UMTS licenses granted in 40 countries, 46 networks already operating commercially in 24 countries, and over 10 networks operating in a pre-commercial phase, the president of the UMTS Forum, Jean-Pierre Bienaim, during his participation in Futurecom 2004, backed global standardization as the key to the commercial success of 3G, stating that 3G/UMTS will be by far the predominant system all over the world because practically the absolute majority of the licensed carriers have chosen it. The growth of 3G/UMTS is supported by an increasing number of cellular handsets and PCMCIA cards (cards for laptops), there currently being over 75 models already launched or announced.

 
China's Mobile Industry Readies for 3G/UMTS
Tuesday, 12 October 2004

Delegates at the second roundtable hosted by China's 3G Leading Group and industry association The UMTS Forum today heard more about plans by China's national administration, operators and equipment manufacturers to introduce 3G/UMTS.

 
3G/UMTS Customer Numbers Hit 10 Million Milestone
Wednesday, 22 September 2004

Industry association The UMTS Forum has confirmed that worldwide 3G/UMTS customer numbers have reached 10 million.

 
UMTS Forum Presents Benefits of 3G/UMTS for Brazil
Thursday, 24 June 2004

With 3G/UMTS confirmed as the world's most popular choice for Third Generation mobile services, The UMTS Forum has underlined the advantages to Brazil of becoming the first country in Latin America to offer 3G/UMTS networks and services.

 
UMTS Forum and 3G Association Russia join hands at Moscow Workshop
Tuesday, 08 June 2004

The UMTS Forum and Russia's 3G Association have signed a co-operation agreement confirming their common interest to promote the success of 3G/UMTS mobile systems in the Russian region.

 
UMTS Forum in Beijing: The 5th Annual 3G Mobile International Summit China
Friday, 04 June 2004

UMTS Forum Chairman Jean-Pierre Bienaim has underlined the benefits of 3G/UMTS evolution to China's mobile operators, customers and national economy.

 
UMTS Forum & 3G Association Russia: Common Workshop: Monday 7th June, Moscow
Friday, 04 June 2004

The UMTS Forum and The 3G Association Russia (www.3gassociation.ru) are hosting a Common Workshop in Moscow on Monday 7th June 2004, titled '3G Cellular Communications Introduction in Russia'.

 
3G/UMTS is the way forward for India, says UMTS Forum
Thursday, 22 April 2004

India can benefit from timely adoption of 3G licensing process and capitalise on the global UMTS opportunity

 
GSM: the business of a billion people
Monday, 23 February 2004

GSM celebrates as historic milestone is passed ahead of schedule

 
Deutsche Bank examines impact of the business of a billion people
Monday, 23 February 2004

White paper highlights socio-economic impact of GSM

 
UMTS Forum appoints Dr. Klaus Kohrt as new vice chairman
Wednesday, 04 February 2004

The UMTS Forum today announced the appointment of Dr. Klaus Kohrt as its new vice chairman. Dr. Kohrt, who works for Siemens, replaces Josef Huber (Siemens) who had previously held the vice chairman role. The replacement comes as Huber comes to the end of his four year term.