Wireless Internet and Information Services - Live
and Unplugged on cdmaOne Networks - by Perry La Forge, Executive Director,
CDMA Development Group
Of the many significant events the wireless industry witnessed
this year, one of particular note is the cdmaOne operators'
commercial launch of wireless Internet and information services
around the world. 1999 is the year when operators began testing
the information services market.
Making The (Up)grade - by Fred Dawson
The resolution of long-standing technical issues surrounding
the evolution of CDMA networks has suddenly made the co-ordination
of data and network expansion strategies a whole lot easier
as wireless operators step up the build-out pace across the
From The Fringe To The Forefront - by Maxine Carter-Lome,
The CDMA world is getting ready for the ITU's quadriennial
exhibition and conference for the worldwide telecommunication
industry. Four years ago CDMA received little exposure at
the show; today it is central to discussions of the future
Mid-term Report - by Harnek Minhas
cdmaOne has had a good first half of 1999. Not only is it
the leading digital wireless standard in North America, but
recent figures indicate that the rest of the world is embracing
Let's Talk About It - by Tammy Parker
Peace hasn't entirely broken out in the CDMA harmonization
debate but constructive discussion now appears to be the order
of the day. Meanwhile, New Zealand follows the Australian
trend with its first cdmaOne network.
Making Money By The Packet - by Peter Dykes
There will be major rewards when-and if-the massive potential
of 3G is realized-but first, operators must take a radical
look at the way they charge and bill for their services.