Issue #2003 - 09
INFRASTRUCTURE, PRODUCTS & SERVICES
3G News This Week
1. KTF (Korean Mobile Service
Provider) Launch Commercial 3G in June
Newly merged KTF will launch a commercial service of third-generation (3G) phones in June, moving a step closer to the full-scale mobile transmission of video data.
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2) 3G Modem Card
Lucent Technologies and Novatel Wireless unveiled the Merlin U530™ Wireless PC Card Modem, a high-speed data device designed to enable mobile users to access the Internet and corporate networks over third-generation (3G) Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) networks.
3) 3G Movie Previews Kick Off In UK
3 UK revealed that life is to become far easier for movie fans with the announcement of an agreement with film content specialists MyMovies to deliver the very latest movie information to 3's customers, enabling them to find out about the films playing at their local multiplex.
For more information: http://www.3G.Co.uk;
MobileInfo Comments and Advisory: It
is interesting to see that 3G
networks, in future, could send short movie previews to fans who are
sort of targeted advertising. We are wondering who will pay for it.
Most subscribers may balk unless the promoters send a discount
coupon - a strategy that more and more wireless advertisers are now
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