Site Network: Home |

Nortel and QCOM Achieve Industry's Fastest HSDPA Data Call

Nortel and QUALCOMM have successfully achieved the industry’s first 7.2 Mbps HSDPA (High-Speed Downlink Packet Access) mobile data calls. The tests achieved data downloads at speeds up to four times faster than most current fixed broadband connections.

The companies completed the initial series of pre-commercial category 8 HSDPA data calls using test terminals based on QUALCOMM’s Mobile Station Modem (MSM) MSM6280 solution and HSDPA network equipment from Nortel.

The calls covered frequencies in all commercially available UMTS spectrum currently used by mobile operators throughout the world. The 2100MHz spectrum is the basis for most European 3G networks and the 850MHz spectrum is now in use for new UMTS networks in North America, the Caribbean and Latin America. As spectrum at 900MHz is expanded for UMTS services, Nortel believes this can also become an important part of European HSDPA roll out.

HSDPA is designed to boost network capacity for data transmissions up to four times and enables twice as many wireless users per cell site compared to current UMTS networks. By making more efficient use of existing network capabilities, HSDPA helps reduce operating costs while delivering a high quality end-user experience.

Nortel and QUALCOMM will be demonstrating high-resolution video streaming enabled by HSDPA data calls at 7.2Mbps during CTIA Wireless 2006 in Las Vegas, April 5-7.

2 comments:

At April 1, 2006 at 5:00 PM Anonymous said...

Ben, I believe the technology/Market that MVIS is pursuing is fantastic. My only concern when considering an investment in MVIS has to do with the question of is the current products offered by MVIS ready for primetime. My research leads me to believe that MVIS may not have the financial resources to stay in business long enough to see that tipping point. I do not believe they will have a product producing the kind of revenue they need to sustain them over the next year. The technology is still probably 3-5 years away from being ready for primetime. unfortuantely it will probably be the company who gets the MVIS patents in bankruptcy who will see the benefits. Great future technology but the company came to market to early. Probbaly no other choice than for Tokman to start the reorganization now and come out of Ch-11 with a clean slate. That will be bad for current equity holders.

 
At April 1, 2006 at 5:15 PM Ben said...

I believe they'll attract good-sized funding from investors before too long.

Best of luck!

 

Post a Comment


This website does not recommend the purchase or sale of any stocks, options, bonds or any investment of any kind. This website does not provide investment advice. Disclaimer and Notices: Disclaimer: This website may contain "forward-looking" information including statements concerning the company's outlook for the future, as well as other statements of beliefs, future plans and strategies or anticipated events, and similar expressions concerning matters that are not historical facts. The forward-looking information and statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, the statements. The information on this website includes forward looking statements, including statements regarding projections of future operations, product applications, development and production, future benefits of contractual arrangements, growth in demand, as well as statements containing words like believe, estimate, expect, anticipate, target, plan, will, could, would, and other similar expressions. These statements are not guarantees of future performance. Actual results could differ materially from the results implied or expressed in the forward looking statement. Additional information concerning factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward looking statements are included in MVIS most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission under the heading 'Risk factors related to the company's business,' and our other reports filed with the Comission from time to time. Except as expressly required by Federal securities laws, MVIS Blog undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, changes in circumstances, or other reasons. Legal Notice: Although considerable care has been taken in preparing and maintaining the information and material contained on this website, MVIS Blog makes no representation nor gives any warranty as to the currency, completeness, accuracy or correctness of any of the elements contained herein. Facts and information contained in the website are believed to be accurate at the time of posting. However, information may be superseded by subsequent disclosure, and changes may be made at any time without prior notice. MVIS Blog shall not be responsible for, or liable in respect of, any damage, direct or indirect, or of any nature whatsoever, resulting from the use of the information contained herein. While the information contained herein has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, its accuracy and completeness cannot be guaranteed. MVIS Blog has not independently verified the facts, assumptions, and estimates contained on this website. Accordingly, no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made as to, and no reliance should be placed on the fairness, accuracy, or completeness of the information and opinions contained on this website. Consequently, MVIS Blog assumes no liability for the accompanying information, which is being provided to you solely for evaluation and general information. This website does not contain inside information, proprietary or confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements or otherwise.