Samsung Demonstrates Newest WiMAX Technology at 3GSM 2007
Feb 14, 2007
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Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a provider of telecommunications network, demonstrated its newest Mobile WiMAX technology, Mobile WiMAX WAVE 2 at 3GSM World Congress 2007, Barcelona, Spain.

Mobile WiMAX Wave 2, which supports Multi Input Multi Output (MIMO) and Smart Antenna, is a next generation mobile telecommunications technology created by the combination of Mobile WiMAX and 4G technology. It can realize 40 Mbps download and 12 Mbps upload transmission speeds in maximum.

For the demonstration at the booth, Samsung Electronics used Mobile WiMAX Wave 2 systems and terminals to successfully demonstrate high-speed transmission of data at 34 Mbps for downloading and 8 Mbps for uploading. This download speed allows the users to download MP3 music files (3 MB) in 0.7 second and a movie (700 MB) in 2 minutes and 45 seconds.

Samsung Electronics is now pursuing Mobile WiMAX businesses with 35 operators in 23 countries globally. The company has already concluded commercialization contracts or is implementing pilot service with nine operators in seven countries, including the US, Europe and South America.

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