Cingular Rolls Out 3G In Atlanta
Jun 14, 2006, 12:12 PM by (staff)
Cingular today launched 3G service in its hometown of Atlanta. This marks the seventeenth metro area for Cingular's UMTS/HSDPA service. Subscribers with 3G data cards should be able to take advantage of HSDPA downloads speeds averaging 400-700 kbps and peaking over one megabit. Cingular announced that additional 3G handsets including HSDPA phones will be available later this. The carrier also said that most of its major markets will have 3G service by the end of this year, which appears to confirm our earlier report that it will re-launch nationwide 3G in the fourth quarter.
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Eighteen, not seventeen.
1. Atlanta, Georgia
2. Austin, Texas
3. Baltimore, Maryland
4. Boston, Massachusetts
5. Chicago, Illinois
6. Dallas, Texas
7. Gary, Indiana
8. Houston, Texas
9. Las Vegas, Nevada
10. Phoenix, Arizona
11. Portland, Oregon
12. Salt Lake City, Utah
13. San Diego, California
14. San Francisco, California
15. San Jose, California
16. Seattle, Washington
17. Tacoma, Washington
18. Washington D.C.
UMTS & HSDPA
. . . the Samsung zx-20 and the LG CU500. These two handsets should actually be launching in Cingular's current 3G markets by the end of the 3rd quarter.
Sooner than that - both the current 3G...
Compared to V-Cast?
Applications are most likely different. Vcast vs. MobiTv, etc.
The newer UMTS is both Voice and data though, and similar to GSM, should allow you to do voice and data at the same time. (I.e. I can receive SMS while I'm o...
I haven't gotten to use HSDPA yet, so I'm not able to speak from p...