Technically it refers to a family of standards for mobile telecommunications as defined by the International Telecommunication Union which includes GSM, EDGE, UMTS, and CDMA as well as DECT and WiMax. Services include wide-area wireless voice telephone, video calls, and wireless data. Compared to second-generation services, 3G allows simultaneous use of speech and data services and higher data transfer rates.
NetLingo Classification: Net Technology
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