Mobile in Belgium consists almost twenty years




Mobile in Belgium consists almost twenty years

The 2G network GSM exists in Belgium for almost twenty years: the first network went live on January 1, 1994. Although the Netherlands is one of the founders was to create the GSM standard, the first network for half a year later, in the Netherlands only start.

There were around 35 networks around the world live as Proximus live on January 1, 1994 are network continued . The world’s first mobile phone network had existed for two years: Oy Radiolinja Ab Finland was the first in January 1992.

GSM is the digital successor to analog networks. Disadvantage of the analogue networks was that each country has its own standard used in Europe, allowing users rarely could call abroad. The Finnish Nordic Telecom and the Dutch PTT therefore did in 1982, a proposal for a European standard for mobile networks with digital technology.

The name is derived from the GSM working group that developed the standard, the Group Special Mobile. The mobile phone network also introduced the SIM card, which originally was the size of a credit card and the mini-sim, micro-and nano-sim sim has been honored. Three smaller variants

GSM is still the most standard for mobile networks in the world, have been gaining ground rapidly in recent years especially 4gde. The security of mobile networks has cracked some time ago and there is no security that attackers can really keep at bay. In the Netherlands and Belgium, the security of mobile networks have reasonable order, appeared Friday on hackers conference CCC from a map of how in various countries GSM networks are secured.

Eerste gsm-telefoon, Nokia 1011


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