HSDPA High Speed Downlink Packet Access
Cingular's HSDPA test network in Atlanta, using Lucent equipment. The
tests reached sustained data rates over 3 Mbps. Initial HSDPA devices
will suppCingular and Lucent today announced the first successful data calls onort 3.6 Mbps peak speeds. As faster devices are released, the network can ultimately deliver theoretical peak data speeds of up to 14.4 Mbps. HSDPA is an enhanced version of UMTS/WCDMA 3G technology.
The trial network was first announced in May. Cingular has already contracted with Ericsson, Lucent, and Siemens to provide HSDPA network equipment that should be launched most major markets by the end of 2006.
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