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CDMA operators looking beyond the capabilities of their current IS-2000 Release 0 networks now face a crucial fork in the evolutionary roadway. 1xEV-DV is the best route to take. As the new generation of converged wireless devices is launched ­ supporting applications such as entertainment, imaging, and enterprise ­ consumers will naturally expect their carriers to provide the speed and efficiencies needed to support those services. CDMA operators looking beyond the capabilities of their current IS-2000 Release 0 networks now face a crucial fork in the evolutionary roadway. The most important considerations at this critical juncture are improved data throughput, a spectrally efficient air interface, deployment, cost efficiency, flexibility, backwards compatibility for legacy handsets, and infrastructure and support for the broadest possible range of applications. ... (more)

GSM by the Numbers

Truth, they say, is often the first casualty of conflict, and the facts have taken a beating in today's take-no-prisoners telecom marketplace. That's certainly the case with the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM), where despite a growing mountain of evidence, some have attempted to cast doubt on the viability of this wireless technology and its role as a pathway to the third generation. There has been a lot written and said about 3G evolution lately and, unfortunately, not everything is entirely accurate. The road to 3G presents the mobile industry with two distinct, y... (more)