Topics Mobile Tech News Thursday, December 14

Headlines

Contact us


Site search:
complete archives list




Site Sponsors:


Don't forget AT&T and Verizon promo codes at Sidepon.com to save money.


GSA studies confirm almost three quarters of 3G/WCDMA Operators have launched HSPA
Posted: 26-Jul-2007 [Source: GSA]

[GSA reports 3G/WCDMA is now commercially launched by 174 network operators in 78 countries.]

New research by GSA - the Global mobile Suppliers Association, underlines the importance to mobile network operators of HSPA - High Speed Packet Access, for delivering advanced mobile broadband services to the global market. HSDPA is the first evolution of WCDMA, delivering advanced mobile multimedia services and typical user throughputs of 800 kbps to 3.0 Mbps, depending on individual networks and device capabilities.

Research by GSA confirms that 3G/WCDMA is now commercially launched by 174 network operators in 78 countries. GSA's latest "HSDPA Operator Commitments" survey confirms that 128 HSDPA networks have commercially launched service in 63 countries, i.e. HSDPA is enabled on almost three quarters of 3G/WCDMA networks. A further 50 HSDPA networks are currently in deployment making a total of 178 HSDPA operator commitments in 80 countries, an increase of 71% compared with 104 commitments in July 2006. And the number of commercial HSDPA networks has more than tripled in 12 months, from 42 to 128 today.

Most HSDPA networks support 1.8 Mbps data (peak) for a typical user experience of 0.8 - 1.5 Mbps. The GSA survey confirms the continuing trend of increasing network data speed, identifying 66 operators who have commercially launched or are deploying 3.6 Mbps (peak) data capability in their networks, as the first phase of a planned evolution to 14.4 Mbps (peak) for many operators by end 2007. Some networks already offer 7.2 Mbps (peak) commercial service, leveraging new higher-speed devices coming into the market.

In the uplink direction, High Speed Uplink Packet Access (HSUPA) services have been launched by operators in Europe and Asia. HSUPA increases uplink data throughput up to 1.45 Mbps (peak) initially, later evolving to 5.8 Mbps (peak). The survey indicates at least 27 networks have currently launched, are rolling out, or are testing HSUPA.

The majority of HSPA network operators also deploy GSM/EDGE for service continuity and the best user experience of mobile broadband services. 71 of 128 commercially launched HSDPA operators (i.e. 55.5%) have also commercially launched GSM/EDGE in their networks.

WCDMA leads the way in 3G markets worldwide with over 69% market share of 251 commercially launched 3G networks: 174 WCDMA (including 128 HSDPA), and 77 CDMA 1x EV-DO.

There are over 800 million GSM, WCDMA and HSDPA subscribers in HSDPA-enabled networks, according to latest GSA estimates. The number of WCDMA subscriptions exceeds 136.5 million (June 30, 2007 - Informa Telecoms & Media estimate), with HSDPA the major driver of growth.

3G/WCDMA-HSPA Fact Sheet (July 26, 2007) is available at www.gsacom.com

More...

Back to Headlines...

Apple Watch Apple Watch

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Amazon Fire Amazon Fire

Samsung Z - Tizen Samsung Z - Tizen

LG G3 LG G3

HTC One mini 2 HTC One mini 2

OnePlus One OnePlus One

HTC One (M8) HTC One (M8)

Samsung Gear 2 Tizen Watch Samsung Gear 2 Tizen Watch

HP VoiceTab HP VoiceTab

T200 octa-core T200 octa-core

Nokia 2520 Tablet Nokia 2520 Tablet

Samsung Galaxy Round Samsung Galaxy Round

BlackBerry Z30 BlackBerry Z30

iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C

Samsung Galaxy Mega Samsung Galaxy Mega

Sony SmartWatch 2 Sony SmartWatch 2

iOS 7 iOS 7

Jolla Jolla

BlackBerry Z10 BlackBerry Z10

Galaxy S 4 Galaxy S 4

Galaxy Note 8.0 Galaxy Note 8.0

Ubuntu on Tablets Ubuntu on Tablets

LG Optimus G Pro L-04E LG Optimus G Pro L-04E

Firefox OS Firefox OS

Sony Zperia Z Sony Zperia Z



 

Valid HTML 4.1!

RSS © 1999-2017 Traques LLC
All times recorded in UTC
webmaster@MobileTechNews.com