Mobile World Congress Barcelona

LTE so quickly took place as DSL from the 14th to the 17th February at the Mobile World Congress Barcelona. The Congress is already since 1987 regularly held and considered to be one of the biggest fairs of the industry. This year stood above all the question in the space, which mobile wireless standard will establish itself in the future. The finance portal geld.de reveals the answer. The most important question at the fair was whether LTE or WiMAX technology will prevail in the future as mobile communications standard.

Clearly fails the response by industry specialists: LTE is regarded as mobile communications standard of the future. Already have LTE and HSPA + related-technology significantly higher customer numbers to as WiMAX. The LTE technology allows users of connection speeds that are comparable with fast DSL. In theory, even up to 300 megabits per second transfer rates are possible, in practice this does not work however. At the fair, numerous companies presented in addition to experts with their new devices for the LTE standard. Until they are used everywhere can, must wait yet a little consumers. In Germany, the providers have bought the frequencies for the use of the new standards last year. To the provisions of the Federal Network Agency the white spots must prior to the building of the LTE in metropolitan areas but”, so those areas that do not have fast Internet connections, are covered.

The development in these areas has already begun and is progressing faster than expected. Soon users in major cities to enjoy the fast mobile connection are likely to get. More information: blog.geld.de/… GELD.de GmbH Lisa Neumann

Boom Of The Mobile Internet To Stop

Innovation needed in the interaction of users and technology Dusseldorf/Berlin, may 2009 – according to HTC Chief Peter Chou only by the computer manufacturer Apple succeeded to make the mobile phone to the Internet terminal. The reason is I, a deep misunderstanding of the phone manufacturers think. We engineers have focused too much on technical details or proverbial function list – but the mass of users has sheared the little. Apple has it first with a brand new, tried different devices and operating concept. And had success\”, says Chou in the interview with the Wirtschaftswoche. He sees the greatest need for innovation for the mobile phones of the future in the interaction between users and technology. A really intelligent voice control would be an approach. The Furutist understands that this is vital information.

But that requires huge computing power, and she needs a lot of power. The necessary batteries makes the equipment of large and heavy. That is a big challenge, not only for the cell phone producers, but the entire industry\”, said Chou over the Wirtschaftswoche. According to Bjorn Behrendt, Managing Director of Wissenscommunity 44044.com, there are two medium-term improvement to the ingenious design of the iPhone and the strict Softwaredesignvorgaben von Apple, characterised by the two buttons and the large touch screen with finger tip operation: speech recognition and commands about thoughts. \”Since many device manufacturers are still miles away from the usability of the iPhone is recommended for HTC: rather quickly copy than to die in glory\”, as Behrendt. Is clear in any case that the boom of the mobile Internet to keep is.

Trendsetters are Asians. So already 90 percent of South Koreans had a mobile 3 g access in the last year and 63 percent perform mobile payments. Four-fifths of the Japanese go mobile on the Web and makes only every tenth mobile\”, said Behrendt at his lecture on the value added Forum of Deutsche Telekom in Berlin new technique will often overestimated in the start-up phase.