Friday, July 13, 2007

Think the US Might be a Bit Behind?

NTT DoCoMo Tests Faster Cell Network

Associated Press 07.13.07, 4:30 AM ET

TOKYO - Japan's largest mobile phone carrier NTT DoCoMo Inc. said Friday it began testing a new cellular network nearly 100 times faster than its current system. The company said in a press release it had started testing equipment it hopes will yield download speeds of up to 300 megabits per second. Current maximum down speeds are 3.6 megabits per second. Completion of the new network is scheduled by 2009.