UMTS – Universal Mobile Telecommunications System
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System is a 3G mobile cellular system for networks based on the GSM standard. It allows speedy acces to Internet services like video, voice mail,Internet access, video calling, video conferencing, Internet TV and many more. It went live as a network for the first time in Japan in 2001.
Speed - Base level UMTS networks are generally capable of down link speeds as fast as 384kbps, it supports maximum theoretical data transfer rates of 42 Mbit/s.