Press Releases

October 9, 2008

DOCOMO PACIFIC Launches 3.5G Technology On W-CDMA Network For Guam

DOCOMO PACIFIC (GUAMCELL Communications) announces the introduction of its advanced-technology 3.5G mobile services on Guam, available through its new and highly efficient W-CDMA (Wideband Code Division Multiple Access) network.

DOCOMO PACIFIC (GUAMCELL) also utilizes HSDPA (High Speed Downlink Packet Access), a new standard that extends W-CDMA to increase the downlink communication rate. It is positioned as a 3.5G service and functions as a bridge between 3G services and the 4G mobile phone service slated for future introduction.

As the island’s leader in efforts to increase the speed of networks supporting mobile communications on Guam, DOCOMO PACIFIC (GUAMCELL) now brings broadband communications to mobile networks. This allows terminals to comfortably support media-rich content, such as, moving images, and also PDAs and mobile computers to download large amounts of data at high speed via wireless mobile devices.

With 3.5G services, consumers are now able to download content at much higher speeds allowing for more efficient utilization of time. Content download, Multimedia Messaging (MMS), Socialized Networking, Streaming Videos and Video Calling are just some of the features that are now easily accessible.

DOCOMO PACIFIC’s (GUAMCELL’s) new network will be marketed under the “MAX3.5G” brand and will be available immediately island-wide. Customers can enjoy content downloads such as ringtones, wallpapers, games and applications. Users can now personalize ringtones and wallpapers with a variety of options comparable to U.S market trends.

Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) allows users to quickly send a multitude of photos, music and video for both business and personal uses on the MAX3.5G network.

With MAX3.5G services, mobile users can conveniently link to socialized networks featuring websites designed for social networking with other users.

Video Calling is now a reality on Guam through MAX3.5G! This feature allows audio-visual interfacing between mobile users for a multitude of purposes. With video calling, mobile customers can enjoy a visually connecting experience to enhance the overall communication exchange.

In conjunction with its new MAX3.5G services, DOCOMO PACIFIC (GUAMCELL) will also be introducing a new array of advanced 3.5G-capable mobile phones. These units will offer the latest technological features allowing users maximum utilization of the 3.5G technology.

“DOCOMO PACIFIC (GUAMCELL Communications) is pleased to be the first to introduce 3.5G services on Guam,” states Jay Shedd, President and CEO of DOCOMO PACIFIC (GUAMCELL Communications). “We are excited to share the latest mobile technology to our customers as part of our commitment to providing the best possible mobile services on island. Our local customers are now on par to enjoy the same leading-edge innovations offered to mobile users in Asia and the U.S. Mainland.”