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Universal Mobile Telecommunications System

LC control no.sh2002008737
LC classificationTK5103.4883
Topical headingUniversal Mobile Telecommunications System
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Variant(s)UMTS (Telecommunication)
See alsoCell phone systems
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Found inWork cat.: 2002193374: UMTS, 2003: CIP galley (also called third generation (3G) mobile radio system and is seen as a successor to second generation (2G) systems like GSM and to evolved 2G systems like the General Packet Radio Service; based on Code Division Multiple Access)
Newton's telecom dict., c2002: p. 778 (UMTS; Universal Mobile Telecommunications System; the technology envisioned for the next generation of GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications); UMTS is an ETSI trademark)
Microsoft encyc. of networking, c2002: p. 1146 (Universal Mobile Telecommunications System; UMTS; another name for Wideband Code Division Multiple access (W-CDMA; a third-generation cellular communications system being deployed in Europe))