TITLE

On the EDGE of 3G handsets

AUTHOR(S)
Morgan, Patrick
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Portable Design;Feb2005, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article provides information on high-speed data technologies for third-generation wireless networks. Better known as EDGE, Enhanced Data Rates for GSM Evolution is rapidly being deployed as an upgrade to the existing GSM/GPRS network across North America, Europe, and Asia. Peak theoretical data rates with EDGE are up to three times faster than with GPRS. Also vying for high-speed data traffic is wideband CDMA (WCDMA). Both EDGE and WCDMA must be compatible with existing legacy GSM/GPRS networks and handsets.
ACCESSION #
16177277

 

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