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Incorporating social shaping into technology planning for 3G/UMTS

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1 Author(s)
Vincent, J. ; Digital World Res. Centre, Surrey Univ., Guildford, UK

This paper examines and explores the social practices of mobile telephone users that reflect their everyday use of present-day mobile communications technologies. It discusses the ways in which these practices can be incorporated into technology planning for 3G/UMTS to enable the development of solutions that more closely match user expectations. The paper cites research conducted by DWRC for the UMTS Forum between 2002 and 2004.

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3G Mobile Communication Technologies, 2004. 3G 2004. Fifth IEE International Conference on

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