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iOS 4.2 supports new tech which reduces network congestion

Nokia Siemens tout new tech in iOS 4.2 to improve battery life, network connection

Anthony Garreffa | Nov 30, 2010 at 10:10 pm CST (0 mins, 38 secs time to read)

Nokia Siemens have dropped a golden nugget of info just now, not only are they one of the world's top suppliers of cellular infrastructure but they are saying that Apple's new iOS 4.2 update supports a technology called 'network-controlled fast dormancy' that better optimizes how the phone connects to the network.

iOS 4.2 supports new tech which reduces network congestion |

They are saying the situation is win-win as it provides; better battery life, less unnecessary network utilization - the tease? Nokia Siemens have said that they implemented all of this tech into their own smartphones starting earlier this year.

Also, since the tech benefits the network as much as it benefits the individual user - having companies like Nokia and Apple (which make up over half of new smartphone sales) it makes a pretty big impact.

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