Cingular Finally Completes Network Integration
Oct 3, 2006, 3:53 PM by (staff)
Two years after the merger between AT&T Wireless and Cingular, the carrier has announced it has officially completed integrating the two networks. The carrier eliminated a number of redundancies as well as filled in network gaps with a total of 47,000 cell sites across the US. To complete the integration Cingular also had to upgrade many long time customers to new 850 MHz capable phones and 64K SIM cards. In addition to announcing full network integration, Cingular also announced that its 3G HSDPA network is live in 44 major metro areas now.
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New 3G cities?
I saw one lame list on the coverage map, and if that's it, the list is VERY limited. Their idea of a "city" is pushing it.
Is it just me.....
At least you have EDGE.
It pisses me off to hear about Cingular offering 3G in some areas when they haven't even brought EDGE yet to where I live!
Need some help/advice
..........And now they are going back to ATT
what there done
non 850 cingy phones?
One Network Down, One More to go!
Network in Arizona alot better lately
Wow. . . AHEAD of schedule?