NTT DoCoMo Claims 4G Record

February 2006
TelecomWeb News Digest;2/23/2006, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports on the launch of the fourth-generation technology by Japanese wireless communications service provider NTT DoCoMo in February 2006. The technology is a 2.5 gigabyte per second downlink packet transmission while moving at 20 kilometers per hour. The company achieved the speed by increasing the number of Multiple-Input Multiple-Output transmission antennae from four to six and by using 64-Quadrature Amplitude Modulation.


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