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T-Mobile to launch the Revvl, its own branded budget phone

The Android phone goes on sale Thursday and will cost $5 a month with no down payment. T-Mobile® REVVL®

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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 çš„ 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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