Universal Mobile Telecommunication System (UMTS)

 Universal Mobile Telecommunication System (UMTS):

Universal Mobile Telecommunication System (UMTS)

Universal Mobile Telecommunication System (UMTS)


It is a 3G mobile communication system providing many broadband services for wireless and mobile communication.

It provides data rates up to 2 Mbps and provides new enhanced capabilities. UMTS is developed for sending graphics, pictures, videos i.e. voice and data information to mobile wireless customers.

It extends 2G GSM/GPRS networks with Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (WCDMA) technology. It provides handover capability.

Must Read>> Handover

The data rates used for UMTS are as follows:

(i) 144 kbps - Satellite and rural outdoor

(ii) 384 kbps - Urban outdoor

(iii) 2048 kbps- Indoor and low range outdoor.

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