We're sure tales of HSDPA
will quickly grow old, but it's hard not to mention the recent 7.2Mbps record set by Nortel and
Qualcomm. The speed trumps that of most fixed broadband connections, and was accomplished using forthcoming equipment
from both manufacturers. Tests were run over all current UMTS spectrum, and the technology will be on display for video
streaming at next week's CTIA Wireless tradeshow.