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It was first available in May 2001 as a pre-release (test) of W-CDMA technology.
The first commercial launch of 3G was also by NTT Do Co Mo in Japan on 1 October 2001, although it was initially somewhat limited in scope; The first European pre-commercial network was an UMTS network on the Isle of Man by Manx Telecom, the operator then owned by British Telecom, and the first commercial network (also UMTS based W-CDMA) in Europe was opened for business by Telenor in December 2001 with no commercial handsets and thus no paying customers.
There are evolutionary standards (EDGE and CDMA) that are backward-compatible extensions to pre-existing 2G networks as well as revolutionary standards that require all-new network hardware and frequency allocations.
Later 3G releases, often denoted 3.5G and 3.75G, also provide mobile broadband access of several Mbit/s to smartphones and mobile modems in laptop computers.3G, standing for third generation, is the third generation of wireless mobile telecommunications technology.