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Future Public Land Mobile Telecommunications System.
IMT-2000(International Mobile Telecommunications-2000) ITU standards for third-generation (3G) wireless phones. Formerly known as the Future Public Land Mobile Telecommunications System (FPLMTS), IMT-2000 supports the WCDMA and CDMA2000 technologies through 3G Partnership Projects: 3GPP covers WCDMA, and 3GPP2 handles CDMA2000. See IMT-Advanced, cellular generations, 3GPP and UMTS.
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Readers familiar with ITU's Future Public Land Mobile Telecommunication Systems (FPLMTS
) effort - recently renamed International Mobile Telecommunication 2000 (IMT-2000) - will recognize the parallel between the renamed GMPCS and the satellite component of FPLMTS/IMT-2000.
Other services considered included shortwave or high frequency (HF) broadcasting; mobile and mobile-satellite services, including future public land mobile telecommunications systems (FPLMTS
); digital audio broadcasting (DAB), broadcasting satellite service for sound (BSS-Sound); and wide RF band, high defintion satellite television (W-HDTV) services.