Monaco will inaugurate the first European UTMS network on March 26th
Jean-Marie Messier, Vivendi Universal's CEO announced that the first European UTMS network will be inaugurated on March 26th in Monaco, during the publication of the results of the group for the year 2000. Questioned on the position of Vivendi Universal for the wireless high bandwidth, Jean-Marie Messier mentioned the experience of his subsidiary, Monaco Télécom, which is developing a real UTMS laboratory together with Nec and Siemens (see article 'Vivendi joue Monaco Telecom dans la course à l'UMTS').) It is not very important, he noted, but it will unable to and to test the infrastructure'. In France, we will have to wait for the end of the first quarter of 2002 for a first test period before the launching of an offer directed to professionals. However, nothing will be done for the general public before 2003.