Global - Mobile - 3G - Technical Issues (Archived)

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Last updated: 24 Mar 2004 Update History

Report Status: Archived

Report Pages: 9

Analyst: Kylie Wansink


By the early 2000s, the cellular industry had reached its peak of the growth phase of 2G system technologies. These digital systems, GSM, cdmaOne, PDC and TDMA/DAMPS (IS-136), have been primarily for voice service with limited data capability. This report discusses the introduction of 3G technologies, their difference from 2G, attempts to make standards around the world more uniform, and spectrum issues. For more recent information, see the reports in the Telecommunications Technologies Library section.

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