CDMA2000 subs reach 421 million worldwide

Industry body the CDMA Development Group (CDG) said Monday that the total cdmaOne and CDMA2000 subscriber base grew by 20 million subscribers in the third quarter, to reach 421.4 million at the end of September. The organisation also said that the CDMA2000 3G subscriber base, which incorporates the various flavours of 1xEV-DO as well as […]

UMB spec joins the CDMA family

The CDMA Development Group (CDG) and the Third Generation Partnership Project 2 (3GPP2) welcomed the latest member of the CDMA2000 family on Monday, with the publication of the Ultra Mobile Broadband (UMB) air interface specification. UMB is billed as the platform for next generation mobile broadband services based on Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access (OFDMA) […]

Sprint intros femtocells

The CDMA gang seem to have stolen a march on the rest of the mobile industry, with US cellco Sprint commercially launching a CDMA-based femtocell in Denver and Indianapolis recently. The Airave works with any Sprint phone and plugs into any broadband internet connection to provide enhanced in home wireless coverage plus unlimited calling by […]

CDG announces sub $35 3G handsets

The CDMA Development Group (CDG) looks keen to steal some thunder from arch-rival trade body, the GSM Association (GSMA). The CDG on Wednesday announced that two suppliers are now offering ultra low cost cdma2000 3G devices for less than $35 and another five suppliers are offering cdma2000 handsets for less than $40. In total, the […]