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Wednesday, June 16, 2010

LTE-Advanced & IEEE 802.16m WiMAX both officially selected as 4G standard by ITU

According to Korea Communications Commission (KCC), both LTE-Advanced and IEEE 802.16m WiMAX satisfied the ITU requirements as 4G standard, effectively being selected as the ITU 4G standards during ITU-R WP5D meeting which was held from June 9 through 16 in Vietnam. According to ITU, the details of the standard specifications will be finalized by March, 2011 and ITU will officially endorse them as international 4G standards in February, 2012.

The original press release by KCC (in Korean) is here and an English article from The Korea Herald summarizing the press release is here.

- Hyung

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