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Release 8

Details of the features and work items under each 3GPP Release are kept in the corresponding, on-line, list of features and study items.

A 3GPP description document - Overview of 3GPP Release 8 is available on-line, giving a high-level view of the features that are included in the Release.

More on Release 8

  • See the LTE page on this site
  • 3G Release 8 - See version 8 of "Technical Specifications and Technical Reports for a UTRAN-based 3GPP system", 3GPP TR 21.101
  • GSM/EDGE, Phase 2+ Release 8 - See Version 8 of "Technical Specifications and Technical Reports for a GERAN-based 3GPP system", 3GPP TR 41.101
  • See a short video/tutorial on Rel-8
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