Verizon Wireless Brings EV-DO To Vegas
Jul 29, 2004, 9:34 AM by (staff)
Verizon Wireless yesterday announced the launch of its BroadbandAccess service in Las Vegas. Powered by an Evolution-Data Optimized (EV-DO) third generation (3G) network, BroadbandAccess provides average user speeds of 300-500 kilobits per second (kbps). The service is already available in Washington, DC and San Diego. Verizon Wireless expects to invest $1 billion over the next two years to deploy EV-DO nationally.
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What about EV-DV?
Why would you waste money on a protocol that takes away bandwidth from your voice services when there is one available that is fully retroactive and utilizes bandwidth for both data and voice?
Why would you waste money on a protocol that takes away bandwidth from your voice services when there is one available ...
Because EV-DV is not available yet. That's why Sprint, which was hold...
EV-DV support is wanning as well. EV-DO got a nice boost becaue it was...
And they had 6 months head start?!
of course I'...
Exactly how do they choose the markets to roll EV-DO out in?
1. If you were investing over a billion dollars this year in rolling out high speed wireless connections, where would you begin? Start with major business areas. Yes I know there are other BIG cities but they gotta start somewhere.