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WiMAX 爛攤子沒收 空喊 4G 上路

政府壓錯寶,iPhone5 無緣飆速上網 WiMAX 爛攤子沒收 空喊 4G 上路 政府想用 4G 打破電信業壟斷, 但以 WiMAX 的例子看,分成六張執照,至今沒一家業者獲利,就是血淋淋前例。 電信業者 3G 的投資還沒回收,現在只想等 4G 設備變便宜才投入,讓 iPhone5 的 4G 功能變英雄無用武之地。(攝影者.楊文財) 被外界稱為毫無驚喜的蘋果最新款手機 iPhone5,九月十四日預購爆量超過一千萬支,雖然外觀變化不大,但升級 4G 通訊功能,手機上網速度更快,可惜的是,台灣過去重心放在 WiMAX 規格,壓錯了寶後,即使 iPhone5 來台,民眾也無緣享用這項最新的功能。現在,政府雖然開始加緊腳步推動釋出 4G 執照,但這次,解決預算赤字的考量,似乎還是放在產業發展的前頭。 政府只想賺標金 頻段切超碎,不利升級 4G 執照原訂發出八張,如果以先前一張 3G 執照要價百億推估,4G 釋照,約可讓國庫進帳八百億元。但賺了這個錢之後,對通訊產業的發展和影響會是什麼? 行政院要求 4G … Continue reading

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AT&T to kill off 2G network in 2017

The company plans to take its 2G capacity and augment its 3G and 4G services, staving off a potential spectrum crunch. AT&T’s Global Network Operations Center in Bedminster, N.J. (Credit: AT&T) AT&T is preparing to pull the plug on its … Continue reading

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GSM turns 20 today, still rocking the world

Happy birthday, dear Global System for Mobile Communications! 20 years ago today, on July 1 1991, the world’s first GSM call was made by Finnish Prime Minister Harri Holkeri. The historic call used Nokia gear on GSM’s original 900MHz band. … Continue reading

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RAN4 way back

繼上次 RAN1 的多重輸入與多重輸出技術之歌(MIMO Song)後,RAN4 亦在心力交瘁之後,提 contribution 提醒了大家 3GPP 舊時光的美好…。 R4-105000 New Abbreviations     MSR = Meeting Spatial Randomness     ICIC = Increased Coffee Intake and Consumption     COTS = Can Over The String     C-OTA = Can Over The Air Proposal To avoid further … Continue reading

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EU frees spectrum for faster mobile services

LONDON — The Council of Ministers has followed the European Parliament in approving a proposal from the European Commission to modernise European legislation, the so-called GSM Directive, on the use of the radio spectrum needed for mobile services. EU frees … Continue reading

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