UMTS Releases


The specification of UMTS is done in phases. Specifications are grouped into “Releases”. A mobile system can be constructed based on the set of all specifications which comprise a given Release. Each new Release adds new functionalities to the system.

So far 3GPP has issued the following Releases:

1The first release is based on the year of publication(1999). Later on, 3GPP just gave them a sequence number.

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