China And Japan Working On 4G

According to this report, Japan and China are already working together on plans for 4G mobile phone systems. This is sort of understandable in Japan, where they’ve certainly pushed forward with 3G, but China is still arguing over what 3G standard they’re going to use, so it might be a bit premature to look into 4G systems.Addendum from Derek: There is currently no definition for 4G. The 3GPP, ITU, etc. have defined 3G, but 4G really doesn’t exist – as a technology and as a descriptive term of any consistent meaning. Many people call Broadband Wireless Services (BWS) such as IP Wireless, Flarion, EV-DO, etc. 4G, but they are definitely not – even those companies don’t call their own technology 4G.

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