ITU Calls for Quick Deployment of IMT-Advanced Networks

Dr Hamadoun Touré, ITU Secretary General

ITU wants mobile operators worldwide to quickly deploy IMT-Advanced based mobile broadband network. In addition it is also urging governments to slash or even abolish onerous taxes on ICT equipment and services that could stifle the future growth of the mobile sector.

IMT-Advanced Specifications Agreed at ITU Radio Assembly

Specifications for next-generation mobile technologies – IMT-Advanced – have been agreed at the ITU Radiocommunication Assembly currently meeting in Geneva.

ITU: LTE-Advanced and WirelessMAN-Advanced True 4G

ITU has completed the assessment of six candidate submissions for the global 4G mobile wireless broadband technology, otherwise known as IMT-Advanced.