Tuesday, August 19, 2008

CDMA...far from Death's Door

W. David Gardner - author
InformationWeek - source

The drive toward next-generation wireless technologies LTE and UMTS/HSPA by cell phone service providers won't be enough to impede the continued growth of CDMA EV-DO, according to a report released Monday by ABI Research.

"The increased support for LTE from incumbent CDMA operators does
not imply the imminent death of EV-DO Rev A and B, because LTE is
addressing different market needs compared to 3G," said ABI research
analyst Khor Hwai Lin in a statement. "Worldwide EV-DO Rev A subscriber
numbers ramped up more than eightfold between Q2 2007 and Q2 2008."
read Gardner's complete article, HERE.

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