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T-Mobile officially confirms 3G iPhone

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 05 May 2008 18:51 User comments (6)

T-Mobile officially confirms 3G iPhone According to the Austrian newspaper Der Standard, T-Mobile Austria has officially confirmed the existence of a 3G iPhone and says that the country will be one of the first to receive the new phone when it eventually launches.
The article also hints that pricing schemes will change and that the company will offer "more flexible" subscriptions than they currently do.

A German language Apple blog also has a quote from CEO Hendrik Kasteel saying, "Yes, we plan to bring the iPhone with UMTS-support to market, but can't and are not allowed to say when yet."

Although the 3G iPhone has been confirmed by Apple, the company refuses to tell when it will be released, or any new features. Many believe the official launch will begin in June, a year after the release of the current generation iPhone.

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6 user comments

16.5.2008 12:15

What does 3G stand for, what is it?

26.5.2008 12:56

Originally posted by oscarin:
What does 3G stand for, what is it?
3G is the third generation of mobile phone standards and technology, superseding 2G. It is based on the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) family of standards under the International Mobile Telecommunications programme, IMT-2000.

3G technologies enable network operators to offer users a wider range of more advanced services while achieving greater network capacity through improved spectral efficiency. Services include wide-area wireless voice telephony, video calls, and broadband wireless data, all in a mobile environment. Additional features also include HSPA data transmission capabilities able to deliver speeds up to 14.4Mbit/s on the downlink and 5.8Mbit/s on the uplink.


from Wikipedia

36.5.2008 12:56

oops, double post

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 06 May 2008 @ 12:57

46.5.2008 21:07

in other words T1 for cell phones, USA is really behind when it comes to cell phone technology... We finally got GPS in cell phones when Japan had it 5 or 6 years ago...

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 06 May 2008 @ 21:09

57.5.2008 0:18

Originally posted by navi1199:
in other words T1 for cell phones, USA is really behind when it comes to cell phone technology... We finally got GPS in cell phones when Japan had it 5 or 6 years ago...
japan is a little island.. we have a whole mass chunk of land to cover. and japan people can build shit faster and more effective.. =]

64.11.2009 0:06
kubapolak
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Quote:
Originally posted by navi1199:
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japan is a little island.. we have a whole mass chunk of land to cover. and japan people can build shit faster and more effective.. =]
I like how you put things into perspective! :)

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