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UMTS: Universal Mobile Telecommunication System
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) is a 3G cellular network technology that uses WCDMA (Wideband Code Division Multiple Access), which was operating in 25 countries as of mid-2005. The transmission rates range from a theoretical 384K bit/sec. for phones that are moving up to 2M bit/sec. for stationary devices.