(Some?) 3G support for Linux from Nokia - relevant for future models?

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Wed Sep 17 14:49:26 CEST 2008

2008/9/17 Mikko Rauhala <mjrauhal at cc.helsinki.fi>:
> Bumped into the following:
> http://www.internettablettalk.com/2008/09/17/dr-ari-jaaksi-on-maemo-5/
> Relevantly "Nokia is now Gold Sponsor of Linux Foundation, has
> contributed code today for 3G/HSPA cellular (data) connectivity for
> OMAP3 to Linux kernel"
> I would interpret this as there being a free driver solution for 3G
> handset suitable chipsets now available, though perhaps I am missing
> some details? Good for 04 (you know, whenever) getting UMTS, one might
> hope?
> Personally I'll be loathe to buy Nokia products anyway, they're just way
> too inconsistent with their policies and have no commitment to free
> software whatsoever. But, if something good comes out of them, that's,
> well, "good".

Just last week I wrote to the 3GPP asking if they would open source
the AMR codecs. I have received reply and I am discussing the matter
with them. I suggest that you write to them as well asking about it:

Dotan Cohen



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