columnOne - Building For Tomorrow By Focusing
On Today, by Perry LaForge
The first year since the cdmaOne brand was announced
has been an exciting one. Throughout the second year, and
beyond, growth and evolution promise an even more impressive
performance. Perry LaForge Executive Director CDMA Development
Across The Spectrum - The Next Big Market?
An assessment of opportunities in Africa for cdmaOne,
plus a round-up of some of the major contracts and agreements
of the past two months.
From The Editor - A World Apart Or Together?
Africa and Asia. Theyre about ten hours apart by
plane but only a couple of years ago they could have been
two separate planets as far as cdmaOne was concerned.
3rd Generation - New Directions For Data, by Tammy
Data is the word as cdmaOne operators eye a host of new
network capabilities enabling them to offer new value-added
services that can exploit present and future generations of
Asia - A Band Apart? by Maurie Dobbin
While cdmaOne has long been viewed as the means of relieving
800 MHz operators of overcrowding, it is the new cdmaOne networks
at 1.7, and especially at 1.9 GHz, that are likely to shoulder
the burden in the Asian region.
A listing of operators of present or planned commercial
mobile and WLL networks at all CDMA frequencies. The listings
are presented in alphabetical order of region. This list is
regularly updated. Notification of ommissions, additions or
changes in details should be sent to the editor of cdmaSpectrum
A listing of companies supplying cdmaOne-related products
and services. To find out which companies supply the items
you require, cross-reference these entries with the products
and services index below.
Products - The Story So Far
As the first half of the year comes to a close, many in
the industry are looking forward to the possibility of important
product announcements at the World Congress. In the meantime
here are some of the new or enhanced ideas that
have been offered to the cellular, PCS and specifically cdmaOne
industry over recent months.
Satellites - Handsets Reach New Heights, by
Its well-known that CDMA technology will play a
pivotal role in Globalstars global mobile satellite
service. However, all the satellite systems soon to begin
commercial services are planning to offer handsets with cdmaOne
Find out what exhibitions and conferences are happening
in the world of CDMA. If you have any information regarding
future events, send it to Joanne Wheeler at our London office:
cdmaSpectrum, 5th Floor, Mortimer House, 37-41 Mortimer Street,
London W1N 7RJ, UK. Fax: +44 171 208 0130
Test & Measurement - Testing Time, by Fred Dawson
Defining, let alone measuring, all the technical parameters
essential to success in CDMA wireless operations is an ongoing
challenge thats about to get tougher.