Ericsson cooperates in world's first 3G international roaming test call

Ericsson cooperates in world's first 3G international roaming test call The trial call was set up between J-Phone in Japan and Vodafone in Spain and marks a significant advancement in the roll out of 3G. The trial result proves J-Phone's 3G subscriber is able to receive and make calls on the same handset, using the same subscriber number while traveling overseas. All calls made during the trial used a complete 3G network supplied by Ericsson, J-Phones main supplier. Ericsson is also the main supplier of J-Phone's advanced PDC (2G) nationwide network including the Packet Functionality (2,5G). Ericsson is the world leader in 3G, having already delivered WCDMA systems, including macro base stations, to more than 40 operators around the world. Commercial 3G handsets will be available in second half of 2002 from several vendors, including SonyEricsson. Ericsson is shaping the future of Mobile and Broadband Internet communications through its continuous technology leadership. Providing innovative solutions in more than 140 countries, Ericsson is helping to create the most powerful communication companies in the world. Read more at FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT Mats Thorén, Press Manager, Corporate Communications Ericsson (Sweden) Phone: + 46 70 346 54 36; E-mail:

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