Generations of Mobile Communication
From Nokia Developer Wiki
Created:(26 May 2007)
Last edited:(27 Jul 2012)
- First Generation (1G): Original analog mobile phone technology
- Second Generation (2G): Voice-centric digital systems with increased coverage and capacity and messaging
- Third Generation Transitional (2.5G): Stepping stone to 3G with always-on network connections and bandwidths up to 170 Kbps allowing better Internet browsing, email, and some audio and video; GPRS has been the dominant technology
- Third Generation (3G)/Fourth Generation (4G): Bandwidths up to 2Mbps and 200 Mbps respectively for high-end services such as video teleconferencing.