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  • Ericsson demos HSPA at 42 Mbps

    Ericsson has demonstrated one part of the technology that will make speeds of up to 42 Mbps (bits per second) possible in 3G networks. However, a lot of work remains before services can be launched.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs18 Dec. 09 07:33
  • Battle over voice on LTE heats up

    Backers of two competing specifications for delivering voice over LTE mobile data networks have heralded demonstrations in the past two days, while mobile giant Ericsson apparently dropped its support for one of the systems.

    Written by Stephen Lawson11 Dec. 09 11:47
  • China's national 3G standard lags despite promotion

    Nearly one half billion people subscribed to China Mobile cellular services last month, but the giant’s efforts to promote a Chinese 3G standard have made little headway.

    Written by Owen Fletcher20 Aug. 09 18:12
  • 3 boosts 3G coverage

    In a move designed to life uptake of its mobile broadband and 3G mobile services, Hutchison owned 3 Mobile has announced it has boosted 3G coverage and cut the rate of its roaming charges.

    Written by Tim Lohman16 April 09 13:40
  • 3, Vodafone to merge in 50-50 joint venture

    Vodafone has announced it will form a 50-50 joint venture company with rival mobile carrier Hutchison Whampoa, owner of the “3” brand, and offer services under the new name VHA.

    Written by Rodney Gedda09 Feb. 09 10:13