3GPP and Broadband Forum Collaborate on Fixed Mobile Convergence Standards

3GPP and the Broadband Forum worked together for their first joint workshop on Fixed/Mobile Convergence (FMC). Workshop was held on February 18-19 in San Francisco.

Agilent Technologies to Display Latest Wireless Test Solutions at CTIA WIRELESS 2010

March 9, 2010 - Agilent Technologies Inc today announced it will demonstrate the latest wireless test and measurement solutions at CTIA WIRELESS 2010, March 23-25, Las Vegas Convention Center, Boot

UICC and USIM in 3GPP Release 8 and Release 9

3G and 4G Wireless Blog - In good old days of GSM, SIM was physical card with GSM "application" (GSM 11.11)

LTE Advanced - Candidate Radio Interface Technologies

The 3GPP RAN Chairmans’ presentation to the ITU-R WP 5D Third Workshop on IMT-Advanced gives the best introduction to the 3GPP proposal for IMT Advanced Based on LTE Release 10 and Beyond.

Security in the LTE-SAE Network

Agilent - Security architecture and aspects of 3GPP accesses to the EPS, the topic of this overview, are
covered in 33.401.

3GPP Dispels LTE Myths

November 6, 2009 | At a recent Leadership meeting of 3GPP, the Technical Specification Group Chairmen clarified about some of the Myths that surround LTE’s roll-out.

World’s first Femtocell Standard Published by 3GPP

Three-way cooperation between 3GPP, Femto Forum and Broadband Forum creates new standard in record time enabling operators to deploy standards-based femtocells

3GPP Partners propose IMT-Advanced radio technology

October 11, 2009 | Press Release - The 3GPP Partners, which unite more than 370 leading mobile technology companies, made a formal submission to the ITU yesterday, proposing that LTE Release 10 &

3GPP Extended UMTS/LTE 800 Technical Report

August 7, 2009 | LteWorld - 3GPP has recently published a technical report of the Extended UMTS/LTE 800 which provides UTRA and E-UTRA specification support for FDD in the Extended 800 MHz band in Jap

Multi-Standards Radio Base Station (MSR-BS) in 3GPP Release 9

August 7, 2009 | 3g4g.blogspot.com - I wrote about Future Mobile Terminals earlier which will probably be Multiservice, Multinetwork and Multimode.

LTE Security Principles

The following are some of the principles of 3GPP E-UTRAN security based on 3GPP Release 8 specifications:

3GPP Release 10 Features

July 14, 2009 | LteWorld - 3GPP Release 10 Features detailed in 3GPP description document "Overview of 3GPP Release 10; Summary of all Release 10 Features (Release 10)" are as following


The ITU has coined the term IMT Advanced to identify mobile systems whose capabilities go beyond those of IMT 2000. In order to meet this new challenge, 3GPPs Organizational Partners have agreed to widen 3GPP’s scope to include systems beyond 3G. See blog on Advance LTE Requirements