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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

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AFRICA

African Telecommunications Incorporated (AfriTel) Congo
29 Ave, Kilimani, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
Telephone: +243 12 49880
Fax: +243 12 49880
Network type: WLL 900 MHz
System supplier(s): Qualcomm
Start-up date: late 1998

Intercellular Nigeria Ltd.
Network type: WLL 800 MHz
System supplier(s): Motorola
Start-up date: 1H 1998

Starcomms
Contact name: Amin Al-Kayal
Telephone: + 11 234 1 610 378
Network type: WLL 1.9 GHz
System supplier(s): Qualcomm
Start-up date: 2Q 1998

Telecel International
PO BOX 35464, Lusaka Zambia
Name under which the service is marketed/ branded (if different): Telecel Zambia Limited
Contact name: Alain Girard, Managing Director
Telephone: +260 1 750 750
Fax: +260 1 224 165
E-mail: agirard@zamnet.zm
Ownership: Telecel International 70 per cent Local 30 per cent
Network type: cellular 800 MHz
System supplier(s): Motorola
Start-up date: June 1997

 

ASIA - PACIFIC

Bharti Telenet
Qutab Ambience (near Qutab minor)
H-5/12 Mehrauli Road
New Delhi India 110 030
Telephone: +91 11 644 8957
Fax: +91 11 646 2016
Network type: WLL 800 MHz
System supplier(s): Motorola
Start-up date: fall 1997

Communications Authority of Thailand
99 Chaeng Wattana Road
Donmuang Bangkok 10002 Thailand
Telephone: +66 2 573 0099
Fax: +66 2 573 6054
Network type: cellular 800 MHz
System supplier(s): Lucent
Start-up date: April 1998

DDI Corporation
8 Ichibancho, chiyoda-ku,Tokyo 102 - 8401 Japan
Contact name: Kiyoshi Sato
Telephone: +81 3 3221 9671
Fax: +81 3 3221 9687
E-mail: K_sato@ddi.co.jp
Web site: http://www.ddi.co.jp/index.html
Network type: cellular 800 MHz (843-846/898-901, 860-870/915-925)
System Supplier(s): Motorola
Start-up date: July 1998

Express Telecommunications Co.
2nd Floor, Centrepoint Bldg, Dona Julia Vargas ve cor Garnet St, Ortigas Commercial Complex
1600 Pasig City, Manila, Philippines
Telephone: +632 893 5212
Fax: +632 634 7534
Network type: cellular 800 MHz
System supplier(s): Motorola
Start-up date: May 1997

Hansol PCS
20 Fl., Hansol Bldg., 1321-11, Seocha-Dong,
Seoul 137-070 Korea
Contact name: Young J Sang
Telephone: +82 2 3488 0615
Fax: +82 3488 0606
Web site: www.018.co.kr/pcsenglish/
Network type: PCS 1.7 GHz
System supplier(s): Lucent, Hanwha
Telecommunications Co Ltd
Start-up date: late 1997

Hutchison Telecom
Name under which service is marketed : Xin Gan Xiang
18th Floor, 2 Harbour Front, 22 Tak Fung str
Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Telephone: +852 2121 0240
Fax: +852 2966 3758
Web site: www.hutchnet.com.hk
Network type: cellular 800 MHz
System supplier(s): Motorola
Start-up date: 28 Sept. 1995

IDO Corporation
6 Rokubancho, Chiyoda-Ku,
Tokyo 102-8461 Japan
Name under which the service is marketed : IDO
Contact name: Makoto Wadagaki
Telephone: +81 3 3263 2136
Fax: +81 3 3263 2133
E-mail: m-wadagaki@cc.ido.co.jp
Web site: www.ido.co.jp
Ownership: Toyota Motor (62.8 per cent), Tokyo Electric Power (11.8 per cent), Chuba Electric Power (7.6 per cent)
Network Type:cellular 800 MHz
System supplier(s): Motorola
Start-up date: April 1999

Korea Telecom Freetel
57-10, Susomoon-Dong,
Chung-Gu, Seoul 100-110,
Korea
Contact name: Won Pyo Hong
Telephone: +82 2 3455 1501
Fax: +82 2 3455 1096
Network type: PCS 1.7 GHz
System supplier(s): Motorola, Daewoo
Start-up date:1Q 98

LG Telecom Ltd.
145-6 Doksan-dong, Keumchun-gu,
Seoul 153-010, Korea
Name under which the service is marketed : LG 019 PCS
Contact name: Mr. Kyeong-Sik Kang
Telephone: +82 2 818 9260
Fax: +82 2 818 9066
E-mail: kskang@lgtel.co.kr
Web site: www.lgtel.co.kr
Ownership: LG Group branch 29 per cent/ other companies 71 per cent
Network type: 1.7 GHz
System supplier(s): LGIC (LG Information and Communications Ltd.)
Start-up date: 1 Oct. 1996

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd
Jeewan Bharti Bldg, Tower 1, 12th Floor,
124 Connaught Circus, New Delhi, India
Tel: +91 11 373 2212
Fax: +91 11 371 8117
Network type: WLL 800 MHz
System supplier(s) Qualcomm
Start-up date: May 17 1997

MobileOne (Asia) Pte Ltd.
10 International Business Park
Singapore 609928
Contact name: Mr. Chua Swee Kiat
Telephone: +65 895 1111
Fax: +65 899 3929
Network type: PCS 1.9 GHz
System supplier(s): Motorola
Start-up date: May 1998

Pilipino Telephone Corp.
Name under which the service is marketed : Mobiline Digital
9/F Bankers’ Centre, 6764 Ayala Avenue
Makati City 1200, Philippines
Contact name: Ms Patricia Reyes-Montinola
Telephone: +632 845 6130
Fax: +632 8913737
E-mail: pcrø48ø@piltel.net.ph
Web site: www.piltel.com.ph
Ownership: Filipino, 58 per cent by PLDT
Network type: cellular 800 MHz
System supplier(s): Motorola, Lucent, NEC
Start-up date: May 1997

Philippines PT&T
Spirit of Communications Center, 106 Carlos Palanca Street, Alegaspi Village, Makati City, Metro Manila, 1229, Philippines
Telephone: +632 818 0511
Fax: +632 816 0693
Network type: WLL 1.9 GHz
Supplier(s): Qualcomm
Start-up date: 2Q 1998

PT Telekomunikasi (Telkom)
Jalan Japati 1, Bandung 40133 Indonesia
Telephone: 0062 22 4526242
Fax: 0062 22 440313
Network type: WLL 1.9 GHz
Supplier(s) Motorola
Start-up date: 4Q 1997

Shanghai Great Wall Mobile Communications Corp.
No 230 West Jiang Road, Shanghai, 20083, PR China
Contact name: Mr Zhao Guo Dong
Telephone: +654 03123
Fax: +654 03123
Network type: WLL 800 MHz
System supplier(s): Samsung
Start-up date: 1997

Shinsegi Telecomm Inc.
Kumsegi Bldg., 16 Ulchiro-1Ga,
Chung-Gu, Seoul, 100-191, Korea
Name under which the service is marketed : Power Digital 017
Contact name: Mr. D. Y. Kwak
Telephone: +82 2 3908 1953
Fax: +82 2 3708 1999
E-mail: dykwak@shinsegi.com
Web site: www.shinsegi.com
Ownership: POSCO (16.6 per cent), Kolon (15.5 per cent), Airtouch (10.7 per cent), SBC (7.8 per cent)
Network type: 800 MHz
System supplier(s): Samsung, Hyundai & Lucent Technologies
Start-up date: April 1996

SK Telecom
58-4 HwaAmDong, YousungKu, Taejon, Korea
Contact name: Yongsuk Chang
Telephone: +82 2 3709 0771
Fax: +82 2 3709 0799
Web site: www.sktelecom.com/english
Network type: cellular 800 MHz
System supplier(s): Hyundai, LG Information and Communication, Samsung
Start-up date: 17 Jan 1996

Tata Teleservices Limited
5-9-62, 5th Floor, Hyderabad, Andhra 500 , 01India
Contact name: Guy Lussier
Telephone: +91 40 212 600
Fax: +91 40 212 339
Network type: WLL 1.9 GHz
System supplier(s): Motorola
Start-up date: 2002

 

EUROPE

Chelyabinsk Svyazinform
Fax: +7 3512 66 67 04
Network type: Cellular 800 MHz/WLL 19 GHz
System supplier(s): Qualcomm
Start-up date: 1997

JSC Personal Communications
Name under which the service is marketed : SONET
Cellular Network
Bld. 27/29 Smolenskaya-Sennaya sq.,
119121 Moscow Russia
Contact name: Mrs. Anastasiya M. Markovich, head of advertising & PR
Telephone: +7 095 725 7501
Fax: +7 095 961 3470
E-mail: office@pcom.ru
Ownership: Opened Joint Stock Company
Network type: WLL 800 MHz
Start-up date: May 1997

Rostov Electrosviaz
50 Budennovskiy prosp.,
344007 Rostov-on-Don, Russia
Contact name: Mr. Igor Kovalev, chief of wireless comm. dept.
Telephone: +7 8632 67 06 06
Fax: +7 8632 67 56 71
E-mail: orts@donpac.ru
Web site: http://www.donpac.ru
Ownership: Rostov Electrosviaz
Network type: WLL 800 MHz
System supplier(s): Qualcomm, Nortel
Start-up date: May 1997


MIDDLE EAST

Ministry Of Communications, Kuwait
Kuwait: PO 318 GOD No (11111).
Contact name: Ayed Al-Manna
Telephone: +965 481 8694
Ownership: Ministry of Communications
Network type: WLL 800 MHz
System supplier(s): Motorola
Start-up date: 2Q 98

Pele-Phone Communications Ltd.
Derech Haguura 33, Givataim 53483 Israel
Contact name: Moshe Bar
Telephone: +972 3 572 8512
Fax: +972 3 573 1821
E-mail: bar@pelephone.co.il
Web site: www.pelephone.co.il
Ownership: Motorola (50 per cent) Bezeq (50 per cent)
Network type: cellular 800 MHz A bamd
System supplier(s): Motorola
Start-up date: 1998

Public Telecommunications Corporation, Yemen
Fax: +967 331 150
Network type: WLL 800 MHz
System supplier(s): Motorola
Start-up date: 2Q 1997

 

SOUTH AMERICA

Chilesat Telefonía Personal S.A.
Rinconada El Salto No 202, Huechuruba/ Santiago, Chile
Name under which the service is marketed: Chilesat PCS
Contact name: Ms. Maria Soledad Carvallo, Marketing Manager
Telephone: +56 2 3825744
Fax: +56 2 3825196
E-mail: mscarva@chilesatpcs.cl
Web site: www.chilesatpcs.cl
Ownership: 50 per cent Chilesat S.A., 50 per cent
Qualcomm Inc.
Network type: PCS 1.9 GHz
Start-up date: June 1998

Compañia de Radiocomunicaciones Móviles
Tucuman 744 2nd Floor, (1049) Capital Federal
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Telephone: +541 776 1167
Fax: +541 977 0099
Network type: cellular 800 MHz
System supplier(s): Motorola
Start-up date: 2H98

Telebahia Cellular S/A
Al Benevento 357 Pitura Cep 41850-160
Salvador Bahia, Brasil
Name under which the service is marketed : Telebahia Cellular
Telephone: +55 071 325 2282
Fax: +55 071 351 1212
Website: In construction
Network Type: cellular 800 MHz
System supplier(s): NEC
Start-up date: April 1998

Telecommunicacoes do Rio de Janiero (TELERJ)
Atendimento Commercial. Rua Correa Vasques,
69/70 andar Cidade Nova 29211-140 Rio de Janiero, Brazil
Telephone: +55 21 263 6633
Fax: +55 21 233 3757
Network type: cellular 800 MHz
System supplier(s): Qualcomm
Start-up date: 6 June 1998

Telefonica del Peru
Av. Nicolas de Pierola, 45, 6th Piso, Lima 1
Lima, Peru
Telephone: +511 470 1616
Fax: +511 470 4345
Network type: Cellular 800 MHz
System supplier(s): Lucent, Motorola
Start-up date: Dec 1996

NORTH AMERICA

BC TEL Mobility
4519 Canada Way, Burnaby, British Columbia Canada, V5G 454
Name under which the service is marketed : Digital PCS
Contact name: Richard Ostler, Media/Public Affairs Manager
Telephone: +1 604 268 2638
Fax: +1 604 268 2517
E-mail: rostler@bctm.com
Web site: www.bctelmobility.com
Ownership: BC TEL Mobility is a wholly -owned subsidiary of BC Telecom
Network Type: cellular 800 MHz (also licensed for 1.9 GHz)
System supplier(s): Nortel
Start-up date: April 1997 at 800 MHz

Bell Atlantic Mobile
180 Washington Valley
Bedminster, New Jersey 07921
Contact name: Andrea Linskey
Telephone: +1 908 306 7845
Fax: +1 908 306 6873
E-mail: alinskey@mobile.bam.com
Web site: ww.bam.com
Network Type: 800 MHz
System supplier(s): Lucent & Motorola
Start-up date: 1996

Bell Mobility Cellular
2920 Matheson Blvd., East, 7th Floor
Mississauga ON L4W 5J4, Canada
Contact name: Susanne Fletcher
Telephone: +1 905 282 3221
Fax: +1 905 282 3233
Web site: www.bellmobility.ca
Network type: cellular 800 MHz/ PCS 1.9 GHz
System supplier(s): Nortel, Qualcomm
Start-up date: 1997

Clearnet Communications Inc.
200 Consilium Place, Suite 1600, Scarborough, Ontario Canada MIH 3J3
Name under which the service is marketed : Clearnet PCS
Contact name: Mark Langton
Telephone: +1 416 279 3454
Fax: +1 416 278 3871
E-mail: mlangton@clearnet.com
Web site: www.clearnet.com
Ownership: Public (TSE, ME: NET.A, NASDAQ:CLNTF)
Network type: PCS 1.9 GHz
System supplier(s): Lucent Technologies
Start-up date: October 1997

IUSACELL
AV. Prolongacion Paseo De La Reforma
1236 Col. Santa Fe CP, 05109 Mexico D.F.
Name under which the service is marketed : IUSACELL Digital
Contact names: Francisco Soroa/María Fernanda Matus
Telephone: + 525 1095774
Fax: +525 109 5752
E-mail: Fernanda.Matsus@Iusacell.com.mx
Web site: www.iusacell.com
Ownership: IUSACELL
Network type: cellular 800 MHz/PCS 1.9 GHz
System supplier(s): Lucent Technologies
Start-up date: 1998

MTS Mobility
555 Madison Street, Winnipeg, Canada R3HOL6
Contact name: Leslie Bingham
Telephone: +1 204 987 6500
Fax: +1 204 786 7930
E-mail: leslie.bingham@MTS.mb.ca
Web site: www.mtsmobility.com
Network type: cellular 800 MHz
System supplier(s): Nortel
Start-up date: 1997

Telus Mobility
3030 2nd Avenue S.E.
Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2A5N7
Name under which the service is marketed : Telus Mobility Digital
Contact name: Kathy Dolan
Telephone: +1 403 530 3976
Fax: +1 403 272 4866
E-mail: kathy.dolan@telus.com
Web site: www.telus.com/mobility
Network type: 1.9 GHz
System supplier(s): Nortel
Start-up date: 3Q 1998

UNITED STATES

3600 Communications Co.
8725 W. Higgins Rd., 9th Floor,9+
Chicago IL 60631
Contact name: Margaret Kirch Cohen
Telephone: +1 773 399 2385
Fax: +1 773 399 3805
E-mail: margaret.cohen@360.com
Web site: www.360.com
Network type: cellular 800 MHz
System supplier(s): Motorola
Start-up date: August 1996

Airtouch
One California Street, San Francisco CA 94111
Contact name: Kathy Reinhart
Name under which the service is marketed : Powerband
Telephone: +1 415 658 2200
Fax: +1 415 658 2034
Web site: www.airtouch.com
Ownership: Public company
Network type: cellular 800 MHz
System supplier(s): Motorola, Nortel, Lucent
Start-up date: May 1996 in Los Angeles

ALLTEL Communications
One Allied Drive, Little Rock Arkansas 72203
Name under which the service is marketed : ALLTEL
Contact name: Sarah Clark
Telephone: +1 501 905 8359
Fax: +1 501 905 6020
E-mail: sarah.j.clark.@alltel.com
Web site: www.alltel.com
Ownership: Alltel Corporation
Network type: 800MHz (Little Rock, Ark.)
Infrastructure: Motorola
Start-up date: November 1997
Network type: cellular 800 MHz (Charlotte, NC)
Infrastructure: Motorola
Start-up date: January 1998
Network type: 1.9 GHz (Jacksonville, Fla.)
Infrastructure: Lucent
Start-up date: February 1998

Ameritech Cellular Services
2000 W. Ameritech Center Drive # 3H62,
Hoffman Estates, IL 60195-5000
Contact name: Chris Gronkiewicz
Telephone: +1 847 765 4543
Fax: +1 847 795 5485
E-mail: chris.d.gronkiewicz@ameritech.com
Web site: www.ameritech.com
Network type: 800 MHz and 1.9 GHz
System Supplier(s): Lucent
Start-up date: July 1997

CellularOne
5737 Menual NE,
Albuquerque, NM 87110 USA
Telephone: +1 505 884 3500
Fax: +1 505 884 3777
Network type: cellular 800 MHz
Start-up date: 1 June 1997

Centennial Cellular Corporation
6302 Constitution Drive,
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46804
Contact name: Mr. Phil Mayberry
Telephone: +1 219 436 9890
Fax: +1 219 436 9472
Web site: www.centennial.com
Network type: PCS 1.9 GHz
System supplier(s): Lucent Technologies
Start-up date: December 1996

Enterprise Communications
Name under which the service is marketed : Enterprise Digital PCS
5624 Whitesville Road, Suite D
Columbus GA US 31904
Contact name: Michael Penn
Telephone: +1 706 324 5000
Fax: +1 706 571 8828
E-mail: mpenn@gnat.net
Network type: PCS 1.9 GHz
System supplier(s): Lucent
Start-up date: 3/4Q 1998

Frontier Cellular
133 Calkins Road,
Rochester, New York 14623
Name under which the service is marketed: DigitalChoice
Contact name: John O’Malley
Telephone: +1 716 321 7264
Fax: +1 716 321 7065
E-mail: johnomalley@frontiercellular.com
Web site: www.Frontiercellular.com
Ownership: Frontier Corporation 50 per cent
Bell Atlantic Mobile 50 per cent
Network Type: cellular 800 MHz
System supplier(s): Lucent, Qualcomm, Sony, Nokia
Start-up date: July 1997

GTE Wireless
245 Perimeter Center Pkwy., Ste. 400
Atlanta, GA 30346
Contact name: Susan Asher
Telephone: +1 770 804 6800
Fax: +1 770 395 8574
Web site: www.gte.com
Ownership:
Network type: cellular 800 MHz/PCS 1.9 Ghz`
System supplier(s): Motorola
Start-up date: 1997

Horizon Personal Communications
52E. Main Street
Chillicothe OH 45601
Contact name: Monesa Scocik
Telephone: +1 740 772 8436
Fax: +1 740 772 8319
E-mail: info@horizonpcs.com
Web site: www.horizonpcs.com
Network type: PCS 1.9 GHz
System supplier(s): Motorola
Start-up date: August 1997

MCI
1801 Pennsylvania Ave. - NW
Wahington DC 20006
Contact name: Ms. Jonelle Birney
Telephone: +1 202 887 2600
Fax: +1 202 887 30217
Web site: www.mci.com

Meretel Communications LP
PO Box 3104 Lake Charles LA 70629.
Telephone: +1 318 436 9000
Fax: +1 318 439 0769
Contact: Dusty J Dumash
Email:
Network type: PCS 1900 GHz
System supplier(s)
Start-up date: early 1998

NextWave Telecom Inc.
6256 Greenwich Drive, Suite 400
San Diego CA 92199
Contact name: Jim Madsen
Telephone: +1 619 794-WAVE/
Fax: +1 619 453 9726
E-mail: info@nextwavetel.com
Web site: www.nextwavetel.com
Network type: PCS 1900 MHz

PrimeCo Personal Communications
6 Campus Circle,
Westlake Texas 76262
Contact name: Catarina Wylie
Telephone: +817 258 1531
Fax: +817 258 1527
E-mail: cwylie@notes.primeco.com
Web site: www.primeco.com/news/
Ownership: Bell Atlantic and Airtouch
Network type: PCS 1.9 GHz
System supplier(s): Lucent Technologies
Start-up date: 1996

Sprint PCS
4900 Main
Kansas City, MO 64112
Contact name: Ed Mattix
Telephone: +1 816 559 6700
Fax: +1 816 559 6790
Web site: www.sprintpcs.com
Ownership: Sprint Co. 40 per cent, TCI 30 per cent, Cox Communications 15 per cent, Comcast 15 per cent
Network type: PCS 1.9 GHz
System supplier(s): Lucent, Nortel, Motorola
Start-up date: December 1996

US West
20000 S. Colorado Blvd., 3rd Floor
Denver CO 80222
Name under which the brand is marketed : Access 2
Contact name: Ms. Lisa Bowersock
Telephone: +1 425 603 7427
Fax: +1 425 603 7865
Web site: www.uswest.com/com
Network type: PCS 1900 MHz
System supplier(s): Lucent
Start-up date: 1997

WirelessNorth
13810 24th Avenue North
Plymouth, MN 55441
Contact name: Dan Richards, Patrice Smith
Telephone: +44 612 512 8351
Fax: +44 612 512 8333
E-mail: drichards@wirelessnorth.com
Web site: www.wirelessnorth.com
Ownership: 22 independent telephone companies
Network type: PCS 1.9 GHz
System supplier(s): Motorola
Start-up date: Fargo, ND November 15 1997
Grand Forks, ND January 10 1998
Other markets in the five state area to be active later this year