, Volume 8, Issue 11, pp 37–51 | Cite as

Evolution to 3G mobile communication

2. Development towards third generation Systems
  • R. Ramachandran
General Article


In the first part of this article two examples of first generation cellular systems, NMT and AMPS have been described. The features of 2G, GSM, CDMA and the characteristics of first generation CDMA, IS-95 have also been discussed. In this part, the concepts of 2.5G and 3G standards are presented.


Mobile networks wireless communication third generation systems 


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© Indian Academy of Sciences 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringSri Venkateswara College of EngineeringSriperumbudurIndia

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