Samung's High-Speed Wireless Dream

Moon Ihlwan

Predicting a boom in next-generation wireless services, Korea’s Samsung Electronics on November 7 rolled out a portable gadget (shown above) designed to let users talk, surf the Web and watch TV all at the same time, using just one technology. The terminal, called MIT (or mobile intelligent terminal), is capable of handling voice and data for text, images and videos. Using the Mobile WiMAX technology standard, an evolution from WiMAX, it allows TV viewing and data transmission from a car moving at speeds up to 100 km per hour.

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