Nokia first next gen wireless data call – peaking at ~3Mbps

The world’s first cdma2000 1xEV-DV high-speed packet data phone call was carried out at Nokia’s reseach facility in San Diego.

Carried out in an ideal test environment the data rate peaked at 3.09 Mbps but it is projected that typical user throughput will be 1 Mbps in a 1.25 MHz frequency channel and have a system-wide throughput that ranges from 420 Kbps to 1.7 Mbps depending upon traffic and channel conditions.

Early stages, but showing mobile high bandwidth promise. You can tell this is at an engineering stage as the protocol is called cdma2000 1xEV-DV by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and IS-2000 Release C by others – this is long before marketing departments get hold of it.