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Samsung signs on to global initiative to drive development of LTE, 4G and other high bandwidth networks

At the GSMA Mobile World Congress tradeshow and exhibition today Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile...


February 17, 2009  


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At the GSMA Mobile World Congress tradeshow and exhibition today Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile) www.samsungtelecom.com announced its participation in the ng Connect Program, a new multi-industry initiative designed to drive development of next generation broadband services based on Long Term Evolution (LTE) and other ultra-high bandwidth technologies.

 

Samsung will work with Alcatel-Lucent and other members of the ng Connect Program initiative to deliver new home offerings and 4G ecosystems.

 

Tom Jasny, vice president of broadband and network systems for Samsung Mobile, described the initiative as a “powerful first step toward improving user experiences in and outside the home or office.”

 

The ng Connect Program www.ngconnect.org is supported by network, consumer electronics, application and content providers including 4DK Technologies, Inc., Alcatel-Lucent, Buzznet, Connect2Media, dimedis, FISHLABS, QNX, SIGNEXX, Total Immersion, TuneWiki and Words & Numbers.