[Gta04-owner] No gta-04 available

Michael Parchet mparchet at sunrise.ch
Fri Nov 2 19:06:39 CET 2012


Could you inform me when the 3g or the 4g  motherboard, or best, a
freerunner with this will be available by a supplier ?

Tanks by advance.


2012/10/30 Al Johnson <openmoko at mazikeen.demon.co.uk>:
> On Monday 29 October 2012 20:16:34 Michael Parchet wrote:
>> Hello,
>> The switzerland mobile phone providers will prepare the LTE (4g) network.
>> Do you think to make a 4g matherboard "gta05" ?
> Option now have LTE modules, but they are a little bigger than the gtm601u in
> the GTA04 so aren't quite a drop-in replacement. They do say the 601 will fit
> on the footprint of the 801 though, so they are probably electrically
> compatible.
>         http://www.option.com/en/products/products/lgamodulegtm801u/
>> In my opinion, with only a 3g maserboard, the future freerunner will
>> be quickly out of date.
>> Whath's your opinion ?
> Any low volume product that isn't backed by a big corporate is going to be a
> bit behind the times simply because the manufacturers won't release
> That said, the 4G issue looks like a relatively easy problem to solve. Getting
> the economics to work seems to be the biggest hurdle at the moment.
>> Best regards
>> mparchet
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