Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Still waiting to jump from GPRS / CDMA to WCDMA? Docomo is going beyond that
Posted on 26-Aug-2003 20:28 | Tags Filed under: News



The NTT DoCoMo Inc has developed a technology that increases the speed of its 3G (third-generation) cellular telephone FOMA service by more than 30 times, putting it on par with ADSL (asymmetric digital subscriber line) service.


The technology would enable its handsets to receive television and high-quality music content, which cannot be handled by its current FOMA service.

The telecom firm hopes to have the technology deployed as early as 2005.

The new technology employs a more efficient form of transmission by allotting to specific users frequencies for intensive use. This allows transmission speeds to reach a maximum of 14Mbps, far faster than the current 384kbps. DoCoMo hopes to develop prototype equipment this year.

NTT DoCoMo also announced that it will establish DoCoMo Communications Laboratories Beijing Co. to research and promote the advancement of mobile communication technologies for fourth-generation (4G) and beyond. Capitalized at 5.3 million US dollar (approx. 630 million yen), the new wholly owned subsidiary of NTT DoCoMo will be set up within this year.

China has aggressively committed to 4G research and development, and is expected to evolve the requisite new standards. DoCoMo expects the envisioned laboratory to promote advanced mobile communications technology in both countries in line with the joint statement issued at the People's Republic of China-Japan-Republic of Korea Information and Telecommunication Ministerial Meeting held last September in Marrakech.



More information: http://www.nttdocomo.com/current_information/...




comments powered by Disqus


Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

The America's cup is New Zealand's Cup!
Created by dickytim, last reply by Coil on 28-Jun-2017 11:31 (41 replies)
Pages... 2 3


The President Of The USA: Donald Trump
Created by Coil, last reply by Sideface on 27-Jun-2017 14:04 (4558 replies)
Pages... 302 303 304


Time for nuclear power in NZ?
Created by Jonski, last reply by Geektastic on 27-Jun-2017 10:39 (109 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


The horrors of owning a Ford - my story
Created by dejadeadnz, last reply by Coil on 28-Jun-2017 07:41 (71 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


WTB iPhone 5c/5s for cheap
Created by Boeingflyer, last reply by hyperman on 27-Jun-2017 20:13 (17 replies)
Pages... 2


Fake Philips Xenon and refusal to refund?
Created by binarybrother, last reply by Sam91 on 28-Jun-2017 11:51 (24 replies)
Pages... 2


Timber Villa House needs a repaint - Pre wash required.
Created by jimbob79, last reply by mattwnz on 27-Jun-2017 20:35 (12 replies)

Which mods have got fibre?
Created by DarthKermit, last reply by DarthKermit on 26-Jun-2017 16:08 (22 replies)
Pages... 2