2.5G and 3G Wireless Networks
It uses SmartAntenna technology. The
network is in trials in the United States and is used by the Personal
Handyphone network in Japan. IBurst promises to provide 1 Mbps
Internet connection when it becomes available.
According to the vendor, SmartAntenna
technology can greatly enhance capacity of wireless spectrum by an
ingenious technique of adding a unique spatial metric to each
transmission. Therefore, it can reuse the same channel many times
over. through this technique, it overcomes the limitations of cellular
technology which depends on a frequency, time slot or code for
distinguishing different transmissions in the same geographic area.
Using ArrayComm's IBurst technology, two users standing close to each
other can share the same channel.
Targeted at the mass
customer market, ArrayComm's i-BURST is a portable, wireless Internet
system powered by ArrayComm's IntelliCell smart antenna technology.
With a per-user data rate of up to 1 Mbps, the company said, i-BURST
offers 400 times more capacity than current wide-area wireless
systems, and 40 times more capacity claimed by next-generation
Information - Go to ArrayComm
site. Also see Mobileinfo news advisory.