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Market and Business Cases
Challenges in Realizing Mobile M2M Global Services
By Connected Device Forum, July 2012
OMH: Unlocking the Open Market Potential for CDMA Devices
By IDC, March 2011
What's Next for CDMA?
By Qualcomm, November 2009
The OMH Initiative: Enhancing CDMA Device Availability
By IDC, September 2009
Also available in: Chinese
CDMA and OFDM: The Convergence of Wireless Broadband Services
By CDG, September 2008
Evaluation Of Co-Existence Interference Between CDMA 1900 MHz and WCDMA 2100 MHz
By Association of Unified Telecom Service Providers of India (AUSPI), October 2007
Maximizing Network Value: Capitalizing On The Next Wave Of Mobile Broadband Data Applications
By CDG, October 2007
Past As A Guidepost To The Future: Reflections On The Continued Growth Of The Mobile Communications Industry
By Shiv K. Bakhshi, Ph. D. and Randy Giusto, IDC, September 2007
Sponsored by CDG
CDMA2000 For Developing Markets: How CDMA2000 1X, EV-DO Rev. A and VoIP Will Satisfy the Demand for Affordable Telecommunications
By CDG, January 2007
The Smart Money Is On 3G: The Accelerating Migration to 3G Technologies
By CDG, August 2006
The Role Of CDMA2000 In The Success Of Wireless Broadband
By CDG, May 2006
The 3G Evolution: Taking CDMA2000 Into The Next Decade
By Michael W. Thelander, Signal Research Group, LLC, October 2005
White Paper developed for the CDMA Development Group
Also available in: Spanish | Portuguese
CDMA2000 For Wireless In Local Loop Networks
By Mullaguru Naidu & Vera Kripalani, Global Technology Marketing, Qualcomm, December 2004

Shosteck Group White Paper on TDMA 3G Migration Paths
By Shosteck Group, June 2001
Also available in: Portuguese
This white paper looks at both GSM and CDMA as possible 3G migration paths for current TDMA/IS-136 operators from independent analysis by The Shosteck Group. It concludes that CDMA offers a viable evolution path for TDMA operators.

High Speed Wireless Data - Building The Business Case
By Airvana, Inc., 2001
Airvana has developed the following business case to demonstrate how operators can build a CDMA2000 1xEV-DO 3G network with an All-IP architecture to deliver new high-speed data services.  
The 450 MHz Band for the Smart Grid and Smart Metering
By CDG 450 Connectivity Special Interest Group (450 SIG), September 2013

Economics of 450 MHz Band for the Smart Grid and Smart Metering
By CDG 450 Connectivity Special Interest Group (450 SIG), September 2013

Wireless Technologies for the 450 MHz Band
By CDG 450 Connectivity Special Interest Group (450 SIG), September 2013
Communication Technologies and Networks for Smart Grid and Smart Metering
By CDG 450 Connectivity Special Interest Group (450 SIG), September 2013
Smart Devices and Services: How CDMA Technology is Driving the Connected Age
By Harbor Research, Inc., May 2013
Challenges in Realizing Mobile M2M Global Services
By Connected Device Forum, July 2012
Security Provisions in CDMA2000 Networks
By Qualcomm, November 2011
LTE Advanced: Heterogeneous Networks
By Qualcomm, January 2011

Traffic Management Strategies for Operators
By Qualcomm, January 2011

The Impact of Mobile Computers & Smartphones on CDMA2000 Networks
By Signals Research Group, January 2011
Evolving to LTE – Cisco’s Seamless Migration for CDMA Operators
By Cisco Systems Inc., 2010

Roaming Hubs for CDMA: Rapid Roaming Expansion Made Possible
By Transaction Network Services (TNS), September 2010

Smart Devices and Services Connected by CDMA2000
By Harbor Research, Inc., September 2010
End to End USSD System
By Puneet Gupta, Tata Teleservice Limited, July 7, 2010
LTE: An Introduction
By Ericsson, June 2009
1X Advanced – Four-Fold Increase in Voice Capacity
By Qualcomm, May 2009  

MEID and EUIMID Migration, Ver. 2.0 (CDG Ref. Doc #158)
By CDG, September 30, 2008

Spectrum Analysis for Future LTE Deployments
By Motorola, July 2008

Capacity Enhancement Solutions for CDMA2000 1X Networks
By Qualcomm, 2007

By Airvana, October 2006
MMS Inter-Carrier Implementation Guideline
By CDG & GSM Association, August 17, 2006
Mobile VoIP Over 1xEV-DO - A Technical White Paper
By Paul Callahan, VP, Businesss Development, Airvana, July, 2006
CDMA2000 EV-DO Revision B
By Motorola, May 2006
Americas MMS Inter-carrier Implementation Guidelines
By 3G Americas & CDG, May 2004
A Forward Link Performance Study of the 1xEV-DO Rev. 0 System Using Field Measurements and Simulations
By Qi Bi, Lucent Technologies, March 2004
An Approach Towards Convergence Of Walsh Codes With SDH Virtual Containers For nth Generation Wireless
By Annam Thyagaraja Kishore, Lucent Technologies, August 2003
Measures Of Wireless Data Performance
By Qi Bi, Ching-Yao Huang, Patrick Li, and Mark E. Newbury, Lucent Technologies, 2003
Forward Link Performance Analysis Of The CDMA2000 3G 1X Data System
By Qi Bi, Pi-Chun Chen, Patrick Li, Stan Vitebsky and Yang Yang, 2003
Performance Of 1xEV-DO Third-Generation Wireless High-Speed Data Systems
By Qi Bi, Ronald R. Brown, Dongzhe Cui, Asif D. Gandhi, Ching-Yao Huang and Stan Vitebsky, 2003
Reverse Link Capacity And Coverage Improvement For CDMA Cellular Systems Using Polarization And Spatial Diversity
By Levent Aydin, Eduardo Esteves and Roberto Padovani, Qualcomm, published by IEEE, 2002
This paper explores the benefits of increased diversity order using spatially separated, polarized antennas at the base station receiver of a CDMA cellular system.

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CDMA 1X Security Overview
By Christopher Wingert and Mullaguru Naidu of Qualcomm, August 2002
This paper discusses how CDMA2000 1X implements three major features of mobile security: authentication, data protection, and anonymity.
All-IP 1xEV-DO Wireless Data Networks - A Technical White Paper
By Airvana, Inc., 2001
In this paper Airvana shows how the combination of 1xEV-DO with an All-IP architecture can offer significant financial, operational and technology benefits to wireless operators.
1xEV: 1x EVolution IS-856, TIA/EIA Standard, Airlink Overview, Revision 7.2
By QUALCOMM, November 7, 2001
Capacity and Coverage Improvements of Adaptive Antennas in CDMA Networks, V1.2
By Erik Lindskog and Mitchell Trott of ArrayCom Inc., May 16, 2001
This white paper presents analysis of the effect of adaptive antennas on network capacity and coverage.
A Novel Polarization Smart Antenna
By Joseph Shapira and Samuel Miller, Celletra, May 7, 2001
Transmission Considerations For Polarization-Smart Antennas
By Joseph Shapira and Samuel Miller, Celletra, May 5, 2001

On Polarization Transmit Diversity In CDMA Regimes
By Joseph Shapira and Samuel Miller, Celletra, February 20, 2001