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3G Americas

(3G Americas, LLC, Bellevue, WA, www.3gamericas.org) A wireless industry trade organization founded in 2002 to focus on the integration and deployment of leading wireless technologies in North and Latin America. As the successor to the Universal Wireless Communication Consortium (UWCC), its founding companies are AT&T Wireless, Cingular Wireless, Compaq, Ericsson, Lucent, Motorola, Nokia, Openwave Systems, Rogers AT&T Wireless (Canada) and Siemens. Closely aligned with the European-based GSM Association, 3G Americas supports the third generation wireless data services of GSM, GPRS, EDGE, TDMA and WCDMA (UMTS). See GSM Association, UWCC and 3GPP.
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The GSM Standard is the most ubiquitous wireless standard in the world, with the number of GSM connected devices estimated at more than 4 billion by industry watchers such as research firm Informa Telecoms and Media and industry association 3G Americas.
3G Americas reports that GSM has continued its tremendous growth rate in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean with an annual gain of 124%, more than doubling the number of GSM customers in the region from September 2003 to September 2004.
Erasmo Rojas, director of Latin America and the Caribbean at industry group 3G Americas, which represents GSM wireless technology companies, says that a major deciding factor is whether you want to be the originator or the recipient of calls.
This white paper, Mobile Broadband- EDGE, HSPA and LTE, created collaboratively with Rysavy Research by the member organizations of 3G Americas, is available for free download at the 3G Americas' website: http://www.
3G Americas is an industry trade organization composed of telecommunications service providers and manufacturers.
3G Americas can be found on the World Wide Web at http://www.
3G Americas has contributed to the successful commercial rollout of 3GPP mobile broadband technologies across the Americas and their place as the No.
3G Americas recommends to the wireless industry, and GSM/UMTS/LTE operators in particular, the adoption of a single session control protocol which will support the creation, modification and termination of packetized voice sessions in an existing GSM/UMTS or future LTE network.
The CDMA Development Group (CDG) and 3G Americas, which champions GSM-related technologies (TDMA, GSM, GPRS, EDGE, and UMTS), don't often agree on much.
Tornes also served as member of the Board of Governors at 3G Americas LLC.
3G Americas reported in September 2005, that the world population of cellular subscribers was 3.