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Submission + - Google phone prototype set for preview (stuff.co.nz)

StevenMc writes: "The first demo of the gPhone will go ahead next week at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. It will be the first commercial demonstration of the new Android OS, designed to revolutionise mobile communications. Google operator partners in the Open Handset Alliance include China Mobile, NTT DoCoMo, KDDI and Telefonica — all of which have said they are working with handset makers to develop Google-based phones. The iPhone's closed source success could be short lived."

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HSPDA: 1.8 Mbit/s or 3.6 Mbit/s in downlink. Further steps to 14.4 Mbit/s 3G: 384kbps for mobile systems and 2Mbps for stationary WiBro: 30 to 50 Mbit/s and cover a radius of 1-5 km WiMax Fixed 802.16d: 10Mbps (10km rural, 2km Urban). Several more to boot. Interesting.

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