October 2, 2001
At long last, mobile videophones make their debut
Author: JT Smith
Kelly McNeill writes: "Japan's giant telecommunications carrier NTT DoCoMo has launched the world's first commercial 3G service in support of mobile videophones. The service -- dubbed "FOMA," which stands for "freedom of mobile multimedia access," promises to deliver high-speed Internet access, multimedia downloads, games and a lot of other bells and whistles."