Sprint Trials Fixed Wireless
Oct 20, 2004, 1:40 PM by (staff)
Tellular today announced that Sprint PCS is conducting a trial of the company's Phonecell® SX5T fixed wireless terminal. The product allows devices designed for wireline networks, such as telephones, fax machines, analog modems, and TV set-top boxes, to connect to Sprint's CDMA 1x network. The device provides a standard dial tone, as well as caller-ID, TDD/TTY, and gpsOne for E-911 compliance. The trial is being conducted in Charlotte, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, Richmond and San Antonio.
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