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Chapter: Network Concepts and Standards

3G Wireless Communication Systems

The definition of Third Generation systems started as early as 1985. The impossible name of FPLMTS was dropped and IMT-2000 was adopted. Also the name Universal Mobile telephone system (UMTS) is used. The prime goals were:

The systems solutions are:

 

 


Cellular and cordless converge into future systems, such as UMTS

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