CDMA Wireless Technology Delivers on New Wave of Services
| Portuguese |
COSTA MESA, Calif., Jan. 2, 2002 - In a statement
congratulating Telefonica Moviles del Peru for the company's
commercial launch of advanced wireless data services based
on CDMA IS-95B, Perry LaForge, executive director of the
CDMA Development Group (CDG) (www.cdg.org), stated, "Telefonica
Moviles del Peru is at the forefront of the wireless revolution.
CDMA IS-95B will allow the company to further strengthen
its leading market position by delivering fastest and easiest
access to the Internet and other data services. CDG congratulates
Telefonica for its achievement."
Today, more than 100 million consumers
worldwide rely on CDMA for clear, reliable voice communications
and leading-edge data services. CDMA technology was designed
with the Internet in mind, making it an ideal platform on
which to build new applications. The technology is enabling
access to a host of new services including restaurant information,
m-banking, personal information management, enterprise solutions
CDMA IS-95B is a 2.5 technology and supports data speeds
up to 64 kbps. It is capable of delivering more advanced
Internet services including interactive games, conferencing
and audio streaming with near-CD quality.
Telefonica Moviles del Peru is the leading wireless operator
with nationwide coverage servicing more than one million
subscribers, or 62.5 percent of wireless consumers in Peru.
Telefonica Moviles del Peru is the first operator to launch
CDMA IS-95B services in Latin America.