Samsung demonstrates WiBro service at CES

Samsung showcased the Korean wireless broadband service – WiBro -  for the first time in the United States at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. WiBro is a high-speed broadband service, based on WiMAX mobile technology. It allows achieving high-speed broadband speeds for voice, data and video even when traveling with to 120 km per hour. Its home, business, and vehicular applications include Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIp), video telephony, multimedia messaging and conferencing, location and telematic services, broadcast as well as multimedia push and demand services. To demonstrate this wireless broadband service Samsung used one of its world's first WiBro-enabled handsets - SPH-M8000. The slide-designed device is based on Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition OS. It features:

  • 2.8” 262k color TFT-LCD ((QVGA) display
  • QWERTY keyboard
  • Bluetooth v1.1
  • 520MHz PXA272 processor
  • 2.3GHz WiBro module
  • DMB support
  • VoIP support
  • TV-out


Source: Samsung

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