26 October, 2006

Samsung shows off 4G at 1Gbps


Aye, WiMax is coming, but Samsung demonstrated 1Gbps (stationary) & 100Mbps (at 60kph) with cell-to-cell handover too. It used WiBRO, a speedier version of WiMax. Here's one of the better reports of this story.

What is defined as 4G is still very much open for debate: is it 3G+ or a Wi-fi / WiMax? Despite the recent formation of Next Generation Networks Mobile Initiative (NGNMI) - a summary of their objectives is available here - it is a battle for the marketing departments of each camp - prepared to be fogged and battled by B$ at your next industry conference.....

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