Samsung making new phones for Vodafone with HSDPA

By Derek Sooman on
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd is set to supply Vodafone with new mobile phones that use Qualcomm's modem chips. Utilising new high-speed downlink packet access (HSDPA) technology that will facilitate multimedia services such as Internet access and video sharing at higher speeds, the new phones are currently being developed by Samsung.

HSDPA is a next-step technology developed for use over networks based on WCDMA, the world's most popular third-generation (3G) mobile standard.

It effectively turbocharges WCDMA networks, transferring data several times faster than existing capabilities, providing a critical boost for lucrative but data-intensive services such as music downloads and video streaming.

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