|IMT-2000 Third Generation Mobile Wireless Telephony (3G) ...|
... is no longer "Coming Soon." It fully arrived and became commercially viable in H2 2004 and by the end of 2007 there were over 260 million 3G mobile wireless subscribers: 200 million 3GSM UMTS (WCDMA) and 60 million CDMA2000 1xEV-DO subscribers.
The objective of this board is discuss 3G Mobile Wireless, track its progression in the Technology Adoption Life Cycle (TALC), and monitor its displacement of 2G and 2.5G mobile wireless technologies.
The focus is on Global 3G (G3G) and the 3 CDMA based technologies, but discussion of 802.16e Mobile WiMAX and other complementary or competitive broadband wireless technologies although there is a Silicon Investor board here dedicated to the discussion of 802.16e WiMAX & Qualcomm: OFDM Technologies for BWA" ...
OFDMA based 4G Mobile Wireless radio access technologies are on the horizon and generating much buzz. IMT-Advanced 4G and candidate 4G technologies can be discussed on the "4G - Wireless Beyond Third Generation" board here on SI ...
There are also several fine and informative company specific boards here on Silicon Investor. This forum is intended to be more general, but discussion of established or emerging players in the 3G arena is encouraged.
- Eric -