DoCoMo begins tests of new, super-fast cellular network

13 Jul 2007

According to reports from The Associated Press, Japan’s largest mobile phone carrier by subscribers NTT DoCoMo today began testing a new cellular network offering speeds at nearly 100 times faster than its current system. In a press release DoCoMo said it had started testing equipment it hopes will yield download speeds of up to 300Mbps. Current maximum down speeds are 3.6Mbps. Completion of the new network is scheduled by 2009.

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