Cingular To Launch GAIT In March
Jan 16, 2002, 3:49 PM by (staff)
Cingular Wireless today announced it is field testing GAIT technology that allows customers to move seamlessly between Cingular's TDMA and GSM networks. The testing is occurring throughout Cingular's markets, with most of the focus in the Southeast region. Testing is scheduled to continue through February 2002, with the first market launches planned for March 2002 and rollouts continuing through late 2002.
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