UMTS – Universal Mobile Telecommunications System
A 3G mobile communication system which supports improved data rates over GSM and subsequently provides an enhanced range of multimedia services. UMTS has increased convergence between telecommunications, IT (Information technology), media and content industries to deliver new services and create fresh revenue generating opportunities. UMTS delivers low cost, high capacity mobile communications, offering data rates as high as 2Mbps (under ideal conditions) with global roaming and other advanced capabilities. The specifications defining UMTS are formulated by the 3GPP.
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